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  1. Sheriff: Man tried to ram Blount deputies during chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Sheriff's Office patrol vehicles as they attempted to stop his vehicle." Authorities say Jinright drove into Monroe County. The chase ended in Madisonville near Tellico Street after Jinright ran over two sets of spikes dropped by law officers. ...

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  2. Clayton honored as BSCO Volunteer of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... Sheriff's Office 'Life Saving Award' for his actions on Jan. 1, 2015. After observing a vehicle on I-75 in Monroe County driving very erratically, Anderson called 911 and followed the vehicle until officers arrived to make a traffic stop. It was ...

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  3. Injured trooper writes book called Trial by FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Fund. I said I'll do that," he remembered. The scholarship funds $1,000 grants for high school students in Monroe County who are dedicated to serving their communities. It is named for Frankie Watson, a U.S. Marine who was killed in Afghanistan ...

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  4. Wind chills could make it feel below zero tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... closed Thursday. Wednesday afternoon, Campbell and Jefferson counties said school will be closed Thursday. Monroe County and Sweetwater City Schools will be delayed two hours Thursday. So far this winter, the weather has been comparably mild, but ...

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  5. Vonore teacher arrested for public intoxicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Vonore teacher arrested for public intoxication Monroe County Schools suspended a teacher without pay after she was arrested and charged with public intoxication. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1BvtOHR Monroe County Director of Schools Tim Blankenship said Kristin Cochran was arrested early Saturday morning.

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  6. Yamaha, to invest $17.7 million, create 150 new jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Business & Heritage Clarksville

    NASHVILLEE, TN: Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing USA, Inc. officials have announced the company will expand operations by purchasing an additional building located adjacent to its current production facility in Vonore. Yamaha, the largest manufacturer of 19-foot to 24-foot sport boats in the United States, will invest $17.7 million and create 150 new jobs in Monroe County.

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  7. Yamaha Jet Boat to grow Tenn. plant, add 150 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WCYB

    ... t manufacturer of 19- to 24-foot sport boats in the United States. The company last expanded its operations in Monroe County last year.

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  8. Yamaha to create 150 new jobs in Monroe Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... manufacturing company announced Monday they'll purchase another building and invest $17.7 million in Monroe County. The new facility will add more than 36,000 square feet for production and office space. Yamaha expects to be operational in the new ...

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  9. Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing To Expand Vonore OperationsRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... of 19-foot to 24-foot sport boats in the United States, will invest $17.7 million and create 150 new jobs in Monroe County. "We want to congratulate Yamaha on this expansion and thank the company for its continued investment and new jobs that will ...

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  10. Jones appointed Sheriff of Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol say two people are dead and one sent to the hospital after a multiple car crash in Ro

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  11. Tennessee health profile - Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Monroe County , Tennessee is in the southeastern part of the state, bordering on North Carolina. Its principal cities are Madisonville, Vonore, Sweetwater, and Tellico Plains.

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  12. Sweetwater leader Rhodes dies at 55Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Eric Weaver choked back the emotion as he recounted his association with longtime Sweetwater High School teacher, coach and administrator Rex Rhodes Jr. "He was one of the sons of Sweetwater," said Weaver, who is principal at the Monroe County school and was coached by Mr. Rhodes. Mr. Rhodes, who graduated from Sweetwater in the late 1970s, died Thursday at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.

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  13. Monroe County man dies after being thrown from carRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Monroe County man dies after being thrown from car A Monroe County man died Saturday morning after hitting two trees near Rocky Springs Church. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1qMPe0O Tennessee Highway Patrol says 40-year-old, William B. Blair was driving a Toyota 4 Runner north on 101 Rocky Springs Road in Madisonville when he ran off the road at 1:18 a.m..

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  14. Monroe Co. woman sentenced to court diversion programRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Toledo Blade

    The Monroe County woman who admitted to faking her own disappearance was sentenced to a court diversion program, allowing her conviction to be expunged if she successfully completes probation. Haley Turner, 18, of Temperance, was sentenced to three years probation today by Judge Dan White of Monroe County Circuit Court.

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  15. Trail of Tears path receives new protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... could settle there. Nearly 200 years later, this remote segment of the Cherokee Trail of Tears in eastern Monroe County, Tenn., is on the edge of modern development, once even eyed for homes. But thanks to a joint effort of the U.S. Forest Service ...

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  16. Slanted guide handed to Monroe voters, candidate saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    A former Tennessee House of Representatives candidate says poll workers in Monroe County broke election law during early voting by distributing a misleading, politically slanted guide covering the four constitutional amendments on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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  17. Lowell Russell picks up application for Monroe Co. sheriff jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A former Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper who survived a fiery crash back in 2012 is considering applying for the open Monroe County sheriff's position. Lowell Russell picks up application for Monroe Co.

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  18. Monroe Co. is accepting applications for sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Monroe Co. is accepting applications for sheriff Monroe County is now accepting applications for people who are qualified to run for sheriff.

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  19. Monroe Co. is accepting applications for sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Monroe Co. is accepting applications for sheriff Monroe County is now accepting applications for people who are qualified to run for sheriff.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... facility hosts its Living History Garrison and Museum grand re-opening. A grant from the Grubb-Sumner Fund for Monroe County paid for renovations at the park's museum. In the past year, park staff and contractors have added new displays in the ...

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