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Thursday Jul 17 | WATE-TV Knoxville

Officials say Knoxville man on lawnmower struck by car

Emotions were overwhelming as the North Carolina church bus crash survivors were reunited with the men and women who helped saved their lives.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sevierville, TN

Thursday Jul 17 | WATE-TV Knoxville

Weather big factor in better tomato crop this year for Grainger Co. farmers

The Grainger County Tomato Festival, a 22 year East Tennessee tradition, is about a week away, showcasing locally grown tomatoes.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Grainger sheriff denies fleeing, DUI

Rutledge mayoral candidate and former Grainger County Sheriff Richard McElhaney said he never saw the blue lights of two agencies' vehicles chasing him before he drove off the road and into a cemetery.

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Related Topix: Rutledge, TN, Blaine, TN, Knoxville, TN, Sports

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Tennessee News Minute

The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has agreed to pay $92 million for cheating customers out of promised rebates and discounts.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Rutledge, TN, Nashville, TN, US Politics, US News, Al Gore

Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Grainger County sheriff, mayoral candidate faces DUI, speeding, evading arrest charges

A police pursuit reaching speeds in excess of 115 mph ended when a former Grainger County sheriff and current mayoral candidate slammed into tombstones in a Rutledge graveyard.

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Related Topix: Rutledge, TN, Sports

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knoxville police officer injured in traffic accident

From her porch in rural Anderson County, we watched Coleen Miller sketch her next barn quilt.

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

WBIR-TV Knoxville

5 arrested in Grainger Co. prostitution bust

The Grainger County Sheriff's Office arrested five people after law enforcement busted a home in Rutledge for sex trafficking.

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Related Topix: Rutledge, TN, Drugs, Luttrell, TN

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knoxville City Council approves first reading on electronic ticketing system

It's an amazing story. A Knoxville man who weighed 555 pounds not that long ago is now literally half the guy he used to be.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Wed Jun 25, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

East TN counties make progress on text-to-911

The term "next generation 911" is now a reality for several East Tennessee counties.

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Related Topix: Rutledge, TN, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

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