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8 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Philanthropies, April 27

Smith is the Honorary Chair of the family festival and one-mile walk, which will benefit Columbus Home Children's Services.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Painting, Arts, Fairfield Glade, TN, Tellico Village, TN, Vonore, TN

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Ramp festivals in Polk, Monroe counties

Two Southeast Tennessee towns are paying homage to wild leeks of Appalachia, otherwise known as ramps, this weekend.

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Related Topix: Polk County, TN

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Former Loudon sheriff's candidate arrested on domestic violence charge

A former candidate for Loudon County sheriff in this year's race was arrested Sunday by members of the department he once sought to lead.

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Related Topix: Loudon, TN, Loudon County, TN, Lenoir City, TN

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Crews working to repair early morning water main break on Neyland Drive

According to the U.S. geological survey, a 2.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded around 1 a.m. near Vonore.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Vonore, TN, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Knoxville, TN

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

What's left of fire on Short Bark Road in Madisonville.

MADISONVILLE - Two individuals, a mother and son, lost their lives in a house fire Sunday morning in Monroe County.

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Related Topix: Madisonville, TN, Knoxville, TN, McEwen, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Monroe County mother and son die in early-morning house fire

Two individuals, a mother and son, lost their lives in a house fire Sunday morning in Monroe County.

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Related Topix: Madisonville, TN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Federal authorities arrest Vonore man on mail fraud charges

Authorities arrested a Vonore man Wednesday and charged him with mail fraud after a federal grand jury in Knoxville indicted him earlier this week, officials said.

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Related Topix: Vonore, TN, Knoxville, TN, Sports

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Woman killed while crossing road in Vonore

Authorities are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman struck by a SUV while crossing a Vonore street.

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Related Topix: Vonore, TN, Loudon, TN, Sports

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office employee charged with assault

A Monroe County deputy is accused of beating his girlfriend who works in the Roane County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Madisonville, TN

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Tenn. Senate approves Haslam's school voucher bill

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in finding a 16-year-old girl who went missing from her home.

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Related Topix: Education, School Vouchers, East Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University, University of Tennessee, Knox County, TN

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Corker Praises Committee Passage Of Tennessee Wilderness Act

U.S. Senator Bob Corker praised committee passage of the Tennessee Wilderness Act , which was reported out of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander, Tennessee

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Records: Monroe candidate's pay records, time sheets for police work conflict

A candidate for Monroe County sheriff has worked for the Vonore Police Department for more than three years, including one year full time, city time sheets show.

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Related Topix: Vonore, TN, Sports

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Police officer injured during pursuit

An SUV is a total loss after it caught fire in the drive thru window of a McDonald's in Monroe County Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Fire, Nashville, TN, Claiborne County, TN

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee dairy farmers face changing business

Photos by J. Miles Cary/News Sentinel Jonathan Lee checks the milking equipment in the milking parlor.

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Related Topix: Sports

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Man arrested in 4 Knoxville robberies

TODAY: Mostly sunny, but still cool. High: 46. TONIGHT: Clear early with a slow increase in clouds.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Madisonville grandma hit by car while inside gas station

The southbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Campbell County have reopened after being closed for hours Tuesday evening due to a crash involving multiple vehicles.

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Related Topix: Madisonville, TN, Campbell County, TN, Oak Ridge, TN

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