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Child of God Movie Review

Living close to nature is not what it's cracked up to be. Yeah, it's fine for a week, if you're into camping, but when you have to live like a feral animal in the hills of East Tennessee, virtually homeless with nary a shack within a mile, you could get mighty lonely-and dirty.

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Related Topix: Suicide

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

"Painted Ladies" window set for sale to benefit Knox Heritage

We often think of military families who are separated from their loved ones when they deploy.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Maryville, TN, Tennessee, Campbell County, TN, Knox County, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Crash kills two people in Sevier Co.Crash kills two people in Sevier...

Crash kills two people in Sevier Co. Two people died at the scene of an accident where a car struck several trees in Sevier County.

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Related Topix: Seymour, TN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Roadside art: Its amazing and its everywhere across the U.S.

This "See Rock City" Barn on U.S. Highway 441, in Sevier County, Tennessee, is one of many painted in the eastern United States early in the 20th Century as a promotion for the tourist attraction on Lookout Mountain, near Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Chattanooga, TN, Route 66

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Outlook for Sevier County tourism 2014

Outlook for Sevier County tourism 2014 Sevier County could have one of its best years yet.

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Related Topix: Pigeon Forge, TN, US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Philanthropies, July 20

Tours of the historic home begin at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7:30. Alcohol is "BYOB."

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN, Sevierville, TN, Seymour, TN, Sports

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Traffic Tips

Motorists should watch for workers, changing conditions and use extreme caution in this area.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, Sports

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Roane County officials warning residents of multiple occurrences of mail theft

Tennessee leaders say Volkwagen's plans to expand production at its Chattanooga factory and add a research and development plant demonstrate the auto company's commitment to the area after a bitter union... Tennessee leaders say Volkwagen's plans to expand production at its Chattanooga factory and add a research and development plant demonstrate ... (more)

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Related Topix: Roane County, TN, Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN, Kingston, TN, Knoxville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

6 indicted for thefts including funds raised for boy with cancer

Six people are facing charges, accused in a string of break-ins in Sevier County, including theft of thousands from a fundraiser for a boy battling leukemia.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, Gatlinburg, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

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Tennessee leaders say Volkwagen's plans to expand production at its Chattanooga factory and add a research and development plant demonstrate the auto company's commitment to the area after a bitter union... Tennessee leaders say Volkwagen's plans to expand production at its Chattanooga factory and add a research and development plant demonstrate ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN, Roane County, TN, Kingston, TN

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Teenage drivers can benefit from Sevierville's Collision Avoidance Training

Teenage drivers, start your engines. Registration is open for Sevierville Police Department's Collision Avoidance Training for Young Drivers seminar, to be held Aug. 15 and 16. SPD started hosting this program in 2009.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, Sports

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

FBI probing reported beating at Sevier jail; lawsuit seeks $5 million

FBI agents are investigating claims of civil-rights abuses at the Sevier County jail after a former inmate says he was beaten nearly to death there last year.

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Related Topix: Pigeon Forge, TN, Sevierville, TN, Sports

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Once-forbidden moonshine now providing significant tax revenue

Developers are taking notice of tourist's fascination with moonshine. Since lawmakers made the once outlawed brew legal, distilleries have become Once-forbidden moonshine now providing significant tax revenue Developers are taking notice of tourist's fascination with moonshine.

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Related Topix: Gatlinburg, TN, Pittman Center, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Exit 407 construction yields ramp closure

If you're trying to make your way from State Route 66 North to Interstate 40 West, you've got a slightly different route ahead of you.

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Related Topix: Sevierville, TN, Pigeon Forge, TN, Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Seymour spa busted for prostitution

Seymour spa busted for prostitution Sevier County deputies busted a Seymour spa Monday for prostitution.

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Related Topix: Seymour, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Four women and one man arrested in prostitution sting

Three women and one man were arrested Monday at a massage parlor on Chapman Highway in Sevier County, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, TN, Seymour, TN, Sports

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

State authorities to step up enforcement during holiday weekend

To promote safety and reduce crashes during the holiday weekend, the Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a high visibility enforcement campaign beginning at 12:01 a.m. Thursday and ending at midnight Sunday, according to THP.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Roane County, TN, Loudon County, TN, Loudon, TN

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Old Forge Distillery opens in Pigeon Forge

The newest attraction in Sevier County has longstanding roots in Appalachia. "What we have in these barrels out here, are smaller Old Forge Distillery opens in Pigeon Forge The newest attraction in Sevier County has longstanding roots in Appalachia.

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Related Topix: Pigeon Forge, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Woman killed in Sevier County crash identified

A 77-year-old Sevier County woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal, chain-reaction crash that injured four other people in Kodak on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kodak, TN, Sevierville, TN, Sports

Metropulse.com

Knox County Election: Clerk and Trustee

The early voting period for the Knox County general election is coming up soon , and voting day is Aug. 7. After a rough couple of years for the office of the Knox County trustee, voters will have a chance to elect either Republican Knox County Commissioner Ed Shouse or Jim Berrier, a Democrat and regulatory supervisor of financial advisors.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Five Points, TN, 9

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