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6 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Bristol brings in big bucks to East Tennessee tourism

While "the World's Fastest Half Mile" is a few hours from Knoxville, East Tennessee is seeing the effects on the this weekend's Bristol brings in big bucks to East Tennessee tourism While "the World's Fastest Half Mile" is a few hours from Knoxville, East Tennessee is seeing the effects on the this weekend's Check out this story on WBIR.com: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Morristown, TN

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

INTERACTIVE: East Tennessee Medal of Honor recipientsINTERACTIVE:...

INTERACTIVE: East Tennessee Medal of Honor recipients Fourteen East Tennesseans have been awarded the nation's highest honor for valor in combat.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, History in the News, Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Officials destroy 100 pot plants in Hamblen Co. A state pot task...

Hamblen County helped continue the state's national reputation as a marijuana growing area with the seizure Thursday of about 100 pot plants.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Greene County, TN, Sports

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Hamblen County deputies arrest parole violator hiding in closet

The Hamblen County Sheriff's Office says it arrested Tuesday a suspect wanted by Federal Marshals for a parole violation after he was found hiding in the closet of a home.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Fri Aug 01, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Morristown hosts new 'Gig It' music festival

Morristown is hosting "Gig It," a new three-day music festival Aug. 1-3. Hamblen County Events Coordinator Jeffrey Dillard Morristown hosts new 'Gig It' music festival Morristown is hosting "Gig It," a new three-day music festival Aug. 1-3.

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Related Topix: Morristown, TN, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Music, Entertainment

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Hamblen County deputies save dog from drainage pipe

State and local officials are cutting down an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 large marijuana plants found on a Grundy County tree farm.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Grundy County, TN, Sevierville, TN, University of Tennessee, Morristown, TN

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Stolen vehicle recovered from Cherokee Lake in Hamblen County

The Hamblen County Sheriff's Office, with the help of a resident, recovered a stolen vehicle from Cherokee Lake Tuesday.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Man arrested after he stabs himself in traffic Man charged after he...

Atinia Jacky, 21, Morristown, was charged with reckless endangerment, impeding traffic, no drivers license and violation of the financial responsibility law, according to the Morristown Police Department.

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Related Topix: Morristown, TN, Sports

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Longtime friends run against each other for district attorney general

Fighting words... smear campaigns... and dirty politics all come with election season.

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Related Topix: Hawkins County, TN, Greene County, TN

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Deadly wreck under investigation in Claiborne County

In an effort to stop an invasive insect that destroys ash trees, seven counties in Middle and East Tennessee have been added to a quarantine that now affects 34 counties in the state.

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Related Topix: Claiborne County, TN, Knoxville, TN, Morristown, TN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

TDOC: Woman mailed drugs to her son in prisonTDOC: Woman mailed drugs ...

A Hamblen County woman is in a West Tennessee jail after officials say she mailed drugs to her son in prison.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Hamblen County Commission wants conversation about transition plans for embattled animal shelter

Court documents reveal how the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation was able to implicate a longtime Newport police captain in a drug and money laundering scheme.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Drugs, Murfreesboro, TN, Anderson County, TN, Campbell County, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Small plane crashes in Campbell County, no serious injuries reported

Brooke Roberts, 30, was last seen Monday at the Harper's Point Apartments in Murfreesboro where she works.

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Related Topix: Campbell County, TN, Murfreesboro, TN, Tennessee, Morristown, TN

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