Monroe County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Monroe County, TN.

Results 1 - 20 of 80 in Monroe County, TN

  1. Tim Boyd Says Rick Smith "Confusing The Public" On School Employee RaisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Chattanoogan.com

    County Commissioner Tim Boyd said the five-percent raise cited by Supt. Rick Smith in asking for a 40-cent property tax increase is "very confusing, and I think somewhat intentionally so."

    Comment?

  2. Monroe County Woman Charged With TennCare Fraud In 2 CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Chattanoogan.com

    A Monroe County woman is charged in separate TennCare fraud cases in two counties.

    Comment?

  3. Stormy conditions cause damage in East TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... t's thunder and lightning. That number was down to 150 as of Monday evening. At one point, almost 800 homes in Monroe County were without power. There were no reports of injuries related to the weather.

    Comment?

  4. Monroe Co. man charged with rape of a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Monroe County man has admitted to raping a an 8-year-old girl. William Charles Johnson, 34, of Madisonville, was arrested Sunday after he was Monroe Co.

    Comment?

  5. Today In HistoryRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | KeysNews.com

    1898:William Curry Son's electrical company had a contract to install electric lights in the Monroe County Courthouse on Whitehead Street. 1901:N.M. George on the yacht Privateer fishing in the Bahia Honda channel landed a tarpon that weighed 213 ...

    Comment?

  6. Tennessee Man Complains of Police BeatingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Courthouse News Service

    A Tennessee man says two police officers used excessive force while arresting him, and later beat him while he was suffering from a mental episode in the jail drunk tank. Andrew Lovingood sued Monroe County, Tenn.

    Comment?

  7. Monroe County deputies recover $100K in stolen items; now looking for ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says it has solved five theft cases and recovered more than $100,000 in stolen items, some that were taken more than seven years ago, after searching a home in the Vonore area. Capt.

    Comment?

  8. CSCC unveils 5-year planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... the Industrial Training Center that once existed in Vonore to provide more career training options to Monroe County residents. Though the Tennessee Board of Regents, which governs Cleveland State, has an advisory board for all its colleges ...

    Comment?

  9. 2 former Monroe County deputies charged with assaulting inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Two former Monroe County Sheriff's Department deputies have been arrested and charged with allegedly assaulting an inmate nearly a year ago. Former captain Bill Johnson, 44, and former detective Derrick Graves, 24, were arrested Thursday on one count each of assault and official misconduct.

    Comment?

  10. 2 Former Monroe County Sheriff's Deputies Arrested On Assault And Misconduct ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Chattanoogan.com

    An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of two former deputies with the Monroe County Sheriff's Department. 2 comments

  11. Tellico Plains couple loses thousands in landscaping contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Monroe County couple paid thousands of dollars to have their yard landscaped last summer but the contractor never finished the job. Now the couple has learned their landscaper has a police record and he's no stranger to 6 On Your Side either.

    Comment?

  12. Fire damages several cars at Monroe Co. car auction businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Fire damages several cars at Monroe Co. car auction business Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a fire inside a Monroe County car auction business late Monday night.

    Comment?

  13. Storm cleanup could stretch into summer for Monroe CountyRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Monroe County Highway Department has moved more than 350 loads of debris to a nearby burn sight since the February ice Storm cleanup could stretch into summer for Monroe County The Monroe County Highway Department has moved more than 350 loads of debris to a nearby burn sight since the February ice Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1MHSqS2 Cleanup of winter storm debris could continue into the summer. Our winter weather devastated a number of East Tennessee counties, and crews are having to clear tree debris across many miles of roadways.

    Comment?

  14. Monroe County crews move tons of storm debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Tennessee counties, and crews are having to clear tree debris across many miles of roadways. March 17, 2015 Monroe County crews move tons of storm debris Cleanup of winter storm debris could continue into the summer. Our winter weather devastated a ...

    Comment?

  15. Tennessee man arrested in northeast Arkansas for rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    LEACHVILLE, AR - A Tennessee man was arrested in Region 8 on charges he faced in his home state. According to Bob Clark with the U.S. Marshals Service, Jerry W. Carter, 39, of Monroe County, Tennessee, was arrested on 8 counts of child rape.

    Comment?

  16. Snow In Today's Forecast After Balmy Wednesday; Hamilton County Schools, CCS Closed ThursdayRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... be closed today. School Age Child care will also be closed." Boyd-Buchanan, Catoosa County, Grundy County, Monroe County, Polk County, Sweetwater and St. Andrews-Sewanee schools are on a two-hour delay. Fort Payne and Dekalb County, Ala., schools ...

    Comment?

  17. County Under Winter Weather Advisory; Hamilton County Schools On 2-Hour DelayRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... regular schedule." Catoosa County schools, Chattanooga Christian School, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, Monroe County, Polk County, Sweetwater and St. Andrews-Sewanee schools, will also be delayed two hours. Fort Payne and Dekalb County, ...

    Comment?

  18. Winter Weather Advisory Goes Into Effect At 4 A.M. On Thursday;...Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... open on regular schedule." Catoosa County, Chattanooga Christian School, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy, Monroe County, Polk County, Sweetwater and St. Andrews-Sewanee schools are also delayed two hours. Fort Payne and Dekalb County, Ala., ...

    Comment?

  19. To State Senator Mike BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... has no hospital at all; citizens of this long, thin 195 square mile area have to go out of county for surgery. Monroe County, a 635 square mile area, has a hospital in Sweetwater. Polk County's 435 square miles are served by one 25 bed hospital in ...

    Comment?

  20. Monroe County Woman Charged With TennCare FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    A Monroe County woman is charged in both McMinn and Monroe Counties with TennCare fraud involving doctor shopping, or using TennCare to go to multiple doctors in a short time period to obtain prescriptions for controlled substances. The Office of Inspector General , assisted by sheriff's officers in McMinn and Monroe counties, on Friday announced the arrest of Tiffany V. Kaeppner, 28, of Athens.

    Comment?