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14 hrs ago | Metropulse.com

Cherokee Farms' First Tenant Already in Knox

Say it ain't so. I'm writing this column hoping that I'm over-reacting, but I don't think so.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee, Knox County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Man escapes injury when car flipps into creek Blount County man...

The driver's name wasn't available, but Blount County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jarrod Millsaps said the young man was driving a silver 1997 Taurus too fast for conditions on Weatherspoon Road in Louisville when the vehicle flipped on gravel and went into the water at Polland Creek.

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Related Topix: Louisville, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Man escapes injury when car flipps into creek Blount County man...

The driver's name wasn't available, but Blount County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jarrod Millsaps said the young man was driving a silver 1997 Taurus too fast for conditions on Weatherspoon Road in Louisville when the vehicle flipped on gravel and went into the water at Polland Creek.

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Related Topix: Louisville, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

'Dirty Dancing' leads off the week The last of the Summer Movie Magic ...

The last movie in the Tennessee Theatre's "Summer Movie Magic" series this year is "Dirty Dancing."

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Crossville, TN, Home Gardening, Home, Opera

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Suspect faces numerous charges after hitting Loudon County deputy during chase

Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed... Ferguson's streets remained peaceful as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest ... (more)

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Related Topix: Loudon County, TN, Loudon, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Local officers equipped with military gear through federal program

Local officers equipped with military gear through federal program 0News obtained data that shows East Tennessee counties have received millions of dollars worth of U.S. military gear for free through a federal surplus program.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Knox County, TN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Blount County Executive Bill Crisp dies Bill Crisp, former...

Bill Crisp, a former mayor of Blount County, died Friday morning from injuries suffered in a bicycle wreck earlier this year in Townsend.

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Related Topix: Townsend, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Blount County bus driver fired after he drops Kindergartener off with older student

A Blount County bus driver was fired after he failed to follow protocol Wednesday afternoon while making his usual route.

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Related Topix: Loudon County, TN, Sevier County, TN, Maryville, TN

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

News about nonprofits and fundraisers n The Michael Dunn Center...

The Guild of the Knoxville Museum of Art presents "Art Fair KMA 2014," Sept. 14-20, including a gala masked ball on Friday and free family activities on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Woman arrested in Blount County for sexual exploitation of an infant

Naomi Jean Justice, 21 of Seymour, was arrested Wednesday at a home in Rockford without incident.

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Related Topix: Rockford, TN, Seymour, TN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Fun stuff: Celtic concert, British motorcar show Cleanup and Paddle

John Ulmer takes his grandsons Drew, left, 4, and Max, 6, fishing at The Cove at Concord Park in this News Sentinel file photo.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN, Knox County, TN, Sports

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County saves $45k in 4 years after getting rid of county car for mayor

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett's office said his move to eliminate the mayor's county issued vehicle has saved almost $45,000 in taxpayer dollars since Burchett took office.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Louisville, TN, Cocke County, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Widow of man killed by Blount County deputy on his own property files wrongful death suit

The wife of a Louisville man who was shot and killed by a Blount County deputy in his own garage has filed a wrongful death suit against the deputy and Blount County Sheriff James Berrong.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Louisville, TN, Tennessee

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Wife of property owner killed by Blount Co. deputy files lawsuitWife...

The wife of a property owner shot and killed by a Blount County deputy has filed a lawsuit against the county, sheriff's office, deputy, and sheriff.

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Related Topix: Louisville, TN

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

LMU-CSON receives 2 HRSA Grants

Lincoln Memorial University 's Caylor School of Nursing was recently awarded two grants by the Health Resources and Services Administration .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Scott County man hoping to soon build 60 feet tall cross in Blount County

Big white crosses towering over the interstates have become an East Tennessee landmark of sorts.

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Related Topix: Scott County, TN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

LMU-CSON receives 2 HRSA Grants

Lincoln Memorial University 's Caylor School of Nursing was recently awarded two grants by the Health Resources and Services Administration .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

SlimFest raises $35,000 for Blount charities Slimfest community...

The event drew about 2,500 folks to the New Midland Plaza amphitheater to hear rock cover band Taboo and the Knoxville R&B group Smooth Groove.

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Related Topix: Dance, Taboo, Alcoa, TN, Sports

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

4 hurt, 1 seriously at Blount County home construction site

Tennessee voters have a choice whether or not to retain three State Supreme Court justices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tennessee, Anderson County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Four hurt in roof collapse at Blount build site Four workers were...

Four workers were injured, including one who was flown from the scene by Lifestar helicopter, when a roof collapsed at a Blount County home construction site Thursday, officials said.

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