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3 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Ownby backs child abuse awareness resolution

Nearly two years after he was caught engaging in oral sex with a man on Sharp's Ridge, Commissioner Jeff Ownby is introducing a resolution to Knox County Commission recognizing April as child abuse awareness month.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Sports

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

KCSO: Man's nude body found hanging outside Halls home

Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose nude body was found in the front yard of a North Knox County home Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Halls, TN, University of Tennessee, Sports

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

One person extricated following crash in North Knox

One person was extricated and airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after a one-vehicle crash Saturday in North Knox County, officials said.

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Related Topix: Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

President Obama honors former GCA player Will McKamey

President Barack Obama took a moment to remember the life and service of former Grace Christian Academy player Will McKamey on Friday.

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Related Topix: Farragut, TN, Knoxville, TN, Morristown, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County marble sites added to National Register of Historic Places

J. MILES CARY/NEWS SENTINEL The Rev. Laura Bogle sits on a rock outcrop at Mead Marble Quarry on April 10 in South Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Maryville, TN, Sports

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Georgiana Vines: Carringer's early start is paying off

Knox County Commission candidate Michele Carringer is out-fund raising her opponent thanks to an early start on the campaign.

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Related Topix: Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

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KUB has been receiving calls from customers at locally owned businesses who reported someone called claiming to be from KUB to say they owe money on their account.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Security, Knoxville, TN, Claiborne County, TN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Watchful Eye on Drugs, Alcohol and Disorderly Conduct

Today's Watchful Eye on Drugs, Alcohol and Disorderly Conduct for April 11-18 shows a cluster of incidents in West Knox County near Middlebrook Pike and east of Cedar Bluff Road.

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Related Topix: Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County Officer arrested on rape charges makes bail

The Knox County Sheriff's Office Lieutenant arrested on child rape charges, is out on bond Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Oak Ridge, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Woman recalls 'surreal' discovery of dead body in West Knoxville backyard

Investigators check under a deck of a west Knoxville home where a body was discovered 15-20 feet back from the end of the deck.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Hardin Valley students take a stand against bullying

Students in a leadership class started Project U, and decided to tackle the growing issue after seeing KPD's billboards against bullying.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Merchants fighting back against online shoplifting

Low pressure developing along the Gulf will spin some clouds our direction Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Blount County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Corryton man shoots self in leg after reaching for cup of coffee

A Corryton man shot himself in the leg Thursday morning at his home after reaching for a cup of coffee.

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Related Topix: Corryton, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Burchett says county funding teachers' raises unlikely

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett says county employees won't receive raises next year, and the county funding a raise for teachers is unlikely.

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Related Topix: Sports

Metropulse.com

2014 Primaries: Board of Education

For elections that aren't even countywide, the Knox County Schools Board of Education races have drawn outsized attention this year.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Mark Harmon wins SDX award for News Sentinel columns

Mark Harmon has won a Sigma Delta Chi award for excellence in journalism for a series of columns he wrote for the News Sentinel.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sigma Delta Chi, Fraternities, University of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Sports

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Grainger County residents hoping for change in race for sheriff

A group of Cedar Bluff Middle School students get quite a surprise. Since August they've been writing to a member of the US Air Force.

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Related Topix: Grainger County, TN, Education Etc., Knoxville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Poston's record as attorney reveals several complaintsPoston's record ...

We're learning more about the history of a high profile Knoxville lawyer arrested on drug charges.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Knoxville, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County early voting locations opened Wednesday

The Jellico Elementary School was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a bomb threat.

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Related Topix: Campbell County, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, University of Tennessee, Knoxville College, Gatlinburg, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Watchful Eye shows car burglaries off Murphy Road

Watchful Eye on Property Crimes for April 9-16 is watching a rash of car burglary incident reports off Murphy Road near Beverly Park in northeast Knox County.

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Related Topix: Sports

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