2 hrs ago
Alcoa Police are working on arresting a man they believe groped several women, including a teenage girl, at a Panera Bread restaurant.
7 hrs ago
Knoxville News Sentinel
Authorities confirm Dancing Bear Lodge blaze began as chimney fire
Authorities have closed the investigation into the Nov. 14 fire that destroyed the main building at Dancing Bear Lodge in Townsend, officials said.
16 hrs ago
Wheelon, Gunter, Lunsford, Primm indicted for animal cruelty by grand jury
Four men were indicted by the Blount County Grand Jury Monday on charges of aggravated cruelty to animals, including long-time Blount County Tennessee Walking Horse trainer Larry Joe Wheelon, 68. All four men turned themselves in at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday and were free on bond by 9:45 p.m. Wheelon and his employees Randall Stacy Gunter, 44, and Brandon ... (more)
21 hrs ago
Sen. Lamar Alexander hopes for budget resolution without shutdown
THE DAILY TIMES U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., talks with members of The Daily Times staff during a visit Tuesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Man charged with making meth in vehicle at Maryville home
Photo by SUBMITTED PHOTOS Cynthia Renee Evans, Ditrah Lynn Guffey, Steven Lynn Rauhuff, Joshua Rich Rhinehart and Joseph Ray Scearce face various drug charges related to the manufacture of methamphetamine.
5 arrested in 3 Blount County meth-related incidents
An outside audit ordered by the Shelby County Schools board shows that $48.4 million in school equipment is missing or unaccounted for in the district.
County Mayor Mitchell has possible challenger
Walland resident Brad Bowers took out qualifying petitions for both the mayor's office and for the District 8-A County Commission seat currently held by Roy Gamble.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Blount County grand jury indicts man on animal cruelty, stalking charges
A Louisville man charged with aggravated cruelty to animals and stalking was indicted by a Blount County grand jury Monday.
Authorities make meth bust in Maryville
Monday night, authorities in Blount County made a meth bust at a Maryville home where kids live just next door.
One arrested in meth lab bust on Wrights Road
One person was arrested following the discovery of multiple methamphetamine labs in a vehicle parked at a residence on 618 Wrights Road in Alcoa this evening.
Blount County woman deceived by rip-off driveway sealant offer
Authorities say a Tennessee sheriff has been arrested, accused by one of his deputies of sexually assaulting her at her home.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Alcoa Police Department's new chief Philip Potter seeks ongoing improvement
New Alcoa Police Chief Philip Potter, who has been called a workaholic, said he believes in continuous improvement and keeping up with the latest in law enforcement technology.
Maryville man arrested after altercation in front of minor son
A Maryville man was taken into custody Friday night after allegedly threatening his wife with a steak knife in front of the couple's 7-year-old son.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Tree lightings, parades continue in Blount County
THE DAILY TIMES The William Blount High School ROTC clown troop walks Saturday in the Greenback Christmas Parade in Greenback.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
BCSO graduates largest class of recruits
Photo by SUBMISSION The Blount County Sheriff's Office graduated 30 recruits from its basic training academy last Friday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
At the sound of the bells: Salvation Army ramps up Red Kettle Campaign
THE DAILY TIMES Sam Lonker talks about how much he enjoys being a bell ringer for the Salvation Army.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Park roads remain closed due to ice, snow
THE DAILY TIMES Foothills Parkway was closed for a time due to the snow Wednesday morning.
Everything is ready:' Blount road crews have 200-tons supply of salt, chat
THE DAILY TIMES Blount County Highway Department workers Bobby Giffen and Mike Davis install a salt box on a truck preparing for the possibility of bad weather.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Blount County Community Action Agency's Meals on Wheels gives seniors Thanksgiving dinner
Photo by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Blount County Community Action Agency employees Sean Bruce, kitchen manager Christie Hawley and volunteer Louise Thompson help prepare Thanksgiving meals for the agency's Meals on Wheels clients.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Happenings briefs, Nov. 26
Leslie Henderson, President/CEO of The Roane Alliance, announced her retirement effective at the end of March 2014.