Knox County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Sweet Pa s BBQ opens Downtown Knoxville locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Knoxville. Sweet Pea's Barbeque and Downtown Dive, a spin-off of Sweet P's Barbeque and Soul House in South Knox County had a soft opening Thursday at their new 410 West Jackson Avenue location. The restaurant hopes to have a grand opening sometime ...

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  2. Dandridge man pleads guilty to 2013 vehicular homicdeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... (WBIR - KNOXVILLE) - A Dandridge man will serve a 12-year prison sentence after pleading guilty Thursday in Knox County Criminal Court to vehicular homicide. Ricky B. Myers, 55, was under the influence of three types of prescription drugs in ... 3 comments

  3. Neighbor: West Knox breeder kept too many dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The fate of more than two dozen dogs is up in the air as a West Knox County breeder is accused of animal cruelty. Those dogs are now Neighbor: West Knox breeder kept too many dogs The fate of more than two dozen dogs is up in the air as a West Knox County breeder is accused of animal cruelty.

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  4. Tennesseea s education commissioner visits Knox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The woman picked not long ago as Tennessee's new education commissioner visited Knox County Schools Thursday ahead of a presentation on her priorities. Commissioner Candice McQueen says she wants to start with changing the idea of success in school and that getting students to graduation is the ultimate goal.

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  5. DA: Man convicted of Knox County vehicular homicide was intoxicated by 3 types of pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A 55-year-old man will spend 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide Thursday in the 2013 death of a woman in East Knox County. District Attorney General Charme P. Allen's office says Ricky Blaine Myers was intoxicated by three types of prescription drugs at the time of the crash.

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  6. Trustee Shouse to have prostate removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County Trustee Ed Shouse will undergo surgery Monday to have his prostate removed and should be back to work the following Trustee Shouse to have prostate removed - Knox County Trustee Ed Shouse will undergo surgery Monday to have his prostate removed and should be back to work the following Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1CezMMR Knox County Trustee Ed Shouse will undergo surgery Monday to have his prostate removed and should be back to work the following week. - Knox County Trustee Ed Shouse will undergo surgery Monday to have his prostate removed and should be back to work the following week.

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  7. UT football player arrested, charged with theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A University of Tennessee football player was arrested and charged with theft after he allegedly sold a stolen video game system to a Knoxville store. A Knox County arrest report states a victim told University of Tennessee officers on Friday, March 13, that someone entered his dorm room in Reese Hall and stole his Xbox One and three games. 1 comment

  8. Unemployment Rates Decreased In All 95 Tennessee Counties In FebruaryRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... had the state's lowest major metropolitan rate in February at 4.8 percent, down from 5.4 percent in January. Knox County was 5.1 percent in February, down from 5.7 the previous month. The Hamilton County February rate was 5.9 percent, down from 6.6 ...

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  9. What you need to know ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... other people in the home, including several children under the age of ten, managed to safely escape. A West Knox County woman has been cited for cruelty to animals after deputies found the dog breeder kept animals in fetid conditions, according to ...

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  10. County seizes 31 dogs, shutters West Knox homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Knox County woman has been cited for cruelty to animals after deputies found the dog breeder kept animals in fetid conditions, according to the County seizes 31 dogs, shutters West Knox home A Knox County woman has been cited for cruelty to animals after deputies found the dog breeder kept animals in fetid conditions, according to the Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1CbGfYX - A West Knox County woman has been cited for cruelty to animals after deputies found the dog breeder kept animals in fetid conditions, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Neighbors had complained of barking dogs and a strong odor of feces coming from the house, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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  11. Knox County Clerk's U-turn revives gas allowance debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County's Clerk requests a blanket up-front payment for gas and travel, a practice he previously criticized and eliminated to save money. Knox County Clerk's U-turn revives gas allowance debate Knox County's Clerk requests a blanket up-front payment for gas and travel, a practice he previously criticized and eliminated to save money.

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  12. Backflow valves vanishing from West Knoxville neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... their foot and there you go, they have a $20, $25 piece of equipment." said Brad Stinnett with Backflow. The Knox County Sheriff's Office says in 2011 thieves targeted West Knox County subdivisions and and hit more than 100 homes. Similar thefts ...

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  13. Movement seeks to replace Jackson, add woman to $20Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... show it to my kids and say I was a part of this. I did this," Meghan said. His namesake, Andrew Jackson VI, is a Knox County General Sessions Court judge and a former Knox County prosecutor. He has a daughter named Rachel.

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  14. 1 taken to hospital after West Knox County car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Knox County Sheriff's Office says Pedro Delangel, 47, was going northbound on Joe Hinton Road around 8:27 a.m. in a 1998 black Honda Accord when he lost control of the car and hit a utility pole.

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  15. Black bear harvest numbers down despite expandedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... have contributed to a decrease in reported bear nuisance activity. "Although bears are not commonly found in Knox County, they do show up on occasion," he said. "Residents need to be mindful that if there is bear activity they need to remove bird ...

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  16. Knox County: Land of a thousand potholes - and countingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The comments on Twitter about Knoxville area potholes would be hilarious if they weren't so true. Mikaela Faust observed: Knoxville may not have a Knox County: Land of a thousand potholes - and counting The comments on Twitter about Knoxville area potholes would be hilarious if they weren't so true.

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  17. Iron_Jawed_Angels_6376Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The National Foundation of Women Legislators and the Alice Paul Foundation is hosting a free public showing of "Iron Jawed Angels" in honor of Women's History Month. The showing starts at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Knox County Health Department, 150 Dameron Avenue in North Knoxville.

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  18. Superintendents and Haslam to meet MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... meet with superintendents on Monday to discuss education funding in the state. Plans have since been solidified. Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre will be there along with superintendents from Metro Nashville Schools and Hamilton and ...

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  19. Greenway expansion to link West Knoxville, Oak RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... region. The project will link three existing greenways: the Ten Mile Creek Greenway in West Knoxville and West Knox County, the Pellissippi Greenway in West Knox County and the Melton Lake Greenway in Oak Ridge. "Greenways really add a lot to a ...

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  20. Pill abuse death prompted state law changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... biggest pill mill bust last week. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1MLU19p A West Knox County man's death because of pills inspired his sister to help lead an effort to change state law. March 18, 2015 Investigators have not ...

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