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  1. Monroe Co. man killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A 22-year old man died after a car crash early Saturday morning in Monroe County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol said it happened at 2 a.m. near Monroe Co.

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  2. Dueling graduation ceremonies held in wake of Sequoyah HS vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... and trash in the hallways, left behind a dead animal, and wrote on the hallway walls, among other things. The Monroe County deputy who acted as the school resource officer was fired. He was seen at the school at different times as students came and ...

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  3. Seniors involved in Monroe County high school vandalism graduateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Weeks after a Monroe County prank crossed lines into vandalism, leading to a TBI investigation, a number of law enforcement officers disciplined and a high school principal suspended, the seniors involved are graduating Friday night. Students who participated in the April 29 incident at Sequoyah High School in Madisonville that left the school a mess were punished by being banned from graduation activities scheduled for Friday night.

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  4. What you need to know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    What you need to know Tuesday What you need to know Tuesday. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bM7SyT The Monroe County Sheriff Department confirms deputies found a what appeared to be a homemade bomb near Tellico Plains late Monday night.

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  5. Homemade bomb found in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Homemade bomb found in Monroe County Officials say they found a what appeared to be a homemade bomb in Tellico Plains late Monday night. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bM674z - The Monroe County Sheriff Department confirms deputies found a what appeared to be a homemade bomb near Tellico Plains late Monday night.

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  6. Homemade bomb explodes in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says no significant property damage was created after a homemade bomb exploded on Monday night in Tellico Plains.

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  7. Vonore residents fight gas pipeline expansion projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    No one likes it when the government threatens eminent domain. In Monroe County a proposed natural gas pipeline has caught the wrath of many local residents.

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  8. Monroe County veteran walks 142 miles to raise awareness for veteran suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    For Army veteran Eddie Ridenour, one is too many. To help raise awareness he is taking his mission on the road.

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  9. 2 Madisonville police officer disciplined after Sequoyah High School senior prankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... orney General Steve Crump requested that the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation investigate the vandalism case. Monroe County Director of Schools Tim Blankenship said the students involved will not be allowed to attend graduation activities.

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  10. Who is Andrew Taylor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... the treaty dates. These properties were both 640 acres," according to the publication. This land was likely in Monroe County and was sold by the state in 1822. The state claimed the Taylors had no right to it because they had not lived on the land. ...

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  11. POST: Randy White lacks qualification to be law officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Former Monroe County Sheriff Randy White does not meet current qualifications to serve as a law officer, according to the Peace Officer POST: Randy White lacks qualification to be law officer - Former Monroe County Sheriff Randy White does not meet current qualifications to serve as a law officer, according to the Peace Officer Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Idxy4b - Former Monroe County Sheriff Randy White does not meet current qualifications to serve as a law officer, according to the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission. White, in office briefly last year before being ruled ineligible, has been working as an assistant to current Sheriff Tommy Jones.

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  12. TBI to review Sequoyah High School vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Attorney General Steve Crump to look into last month's mass vandalism by students at Sequoyah High School. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office was investigating the case but has stepped out because one of its deputies was a school resource officer at ...

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  13. Principal suspended after high school vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Principal suspended after high school vandalism The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is investigating several reports of vandalism at Sequoyah High School. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1GLVVEl Monroe County school officials say high school seniors who took part in a "prank" that amounted to mass vandalism won't be allowed to participate in graduation.

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  14. Deputy fired, seniors barred from graduation after high school vandalismRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Deputy fired, seniors barred from graduation after high school vandalism The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is investigating several reports of vandalism at Sequoyah High School. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1GLVVEl Monroe County school officials say high school seniors who took part in a "prank" that amounted to mass vandalism won't be allowed to participate in graduation.

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  15. 3 arrested after selling pills to undercover officers in SweetwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office teamed up with the Sweetwater City Police Department and arrested Amy Vorels-Alvarez of Sweetwater; Roland Sharp of Vonore; and Tammy McCullough of Vonore.

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  16. Monroe County Sheriffa s Office collecting stuffed animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office and CASA Monroe are partnering to collect stuffed animals and other items deputies can give to children to help them be less afraid in police situations. The sheriff's office says there are often young children in the vehicle when deputies pull a vehicle over.

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  17. 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."

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  18. 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.

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

    Apr 20, 2015 | 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.

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

    Apr 17, 2015 | 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.

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