Butch Jones, Frank Beamer grand marshals for Food City 500
The Hamblen County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit and Detective Division are rounding up suspects Monday as part of a year-long drug investigation.
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Loudon woman charged with trying to murder disabled son
The Morristown Police Department is warning residents about a scam in which elderly residents are being solicited for roofing and driveway sealing jobs who have not asked to have any repairs made.
Tennessee Education Association suing Knox County Schools over bonus decisions
The Tennessee Education Association has filed a lawsuit against the Knox County Board of Education saying its use of Tennessee Value Added Assessment System estimates in high-stakes bonus decisions is unconstitutional.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Several agencies battling Jefferson County brush fires
As of 5:30 p.m., one fire, located near the 1400 block of Old Dandridge Pike in New Market, covered 15 to 20 acres.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Before the deluge: Amy Greene's new novel puts a family's farm in the path of a TVA reservoir
The novelist Amy Greene remembers her first sight as a child of the ghostly tops of silos submerged in the Cherokee Reservoir near her home in the Appalachian foothills of East Tennessee.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Man charged with arson in Molotov cocktail fire at Hamblen County home
A Bean Station man was arrested for setting his ex-wife's house on fire with a Molotov cocktail on Valentine's Day.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
More Than 75 Animals Placed In Shelters After Morristown Rescue
LEBANON, Tenn. More than 75 animals have been placed into shelters and other various organizations after being rescued from what officials called "deplorable conditions" from a home in Hamblen County.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
An animal rescue group says two cats and 78 dogs seized from a Hamblen County rescue group will soon be placed in new homes.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Haslam Announces Retirement Of TEMA Director Jim Bassham
Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday announced the retirement of Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Director Jim Bassham effective April 7. Mr. Bassham led TEMA through the response to hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Gustav; devastating tornadoes that ripped through Tennessee in 2006 and 2008; the Nashville floods in 2010; tornadoes through the ... (more)
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Cleveland Daily Banner
SPCA believes four abused pets from Cleveland
A case of animal cruelty involving more than 60 dogs, two cats and several fish at an animal rescue group in Morristown has sparked local discussions of how local animals are rescued and sent to other cities.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Hamblen landfill director resigns amidst investigation
The longtime director of the Hamblen County Morristown Solid Waste Disposal System resigned Friday amid a state comptroller's investigation, officials said.
Rescued animals recovering
Volunteers with Animal Rescue Corp and New Leash on Life helped rescue 75 animals from a residence in Hamblen County Friday.
ORNL and Cincinnati aim to improve 3-D printer
McMinn County investigators are trying to figure out how a woman was shot while driving her car Monday morning.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
75 animals rescued from deplorable conditions
Authorities in Hamblen County received help from an international animal protection agency Saturday when they found 75 animals living in deplorable conditions.
More than 60 animals rescued in cruelty case brought to Lebanon
About 20 Animal Rescue Corps and New Leash on Life volunteers brought more than 60 dogs and two cats to Lebanon on Saturday after Hamblen County authorities found them living in deplorable conditions Friday.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
One arrested, one sought after 61 dogs found in deplorable conditions at Hamblen home
Hamblen County authorities and a 20-person team from Lebanon, Tenn., worked into the evening Saturday checking 61 dogs found living in horrible conditions at a South Hamblen County home Friday, officials said.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
Airgas truck crashes, shuts down Highway East 11E in Hamblen County
East Andrew Johnson Highway East 11E in Hamblen County is opening back up four hours after a truck crash shut down the route earlier this afternoon, authorities said.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Knox County Mobile Meals needs help delivering meals Friday
A snowball fight in Neyland Stadium Wednesday night led to eight University of Tennessee students being cited for trespassing and two for underage drinking.
Snow keeps Morristown locals in hotels
Some locals say they're planning to stay in a hotel for at least a few nights to give time for the back roads to get cleared.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Major marijuana bust made near Morristown
Hamblen County officers say they took 32-year-old Keith Maeweather into custody as a result of a large marijuana bust.