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  1. New county building saving taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WKBT

    After two decades of controversy and political battles, the new Monroe County Justice Center is finally beginning to take shape. It took the county about 20 years to convince residents that building a new justice center was the right decision.

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  2. Accused Cherokee Forest squatter pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Monroe County man was building himself a log cabin and raising a garden on an isolated and beautiful plot of land in the mountains of East Accused Cherokee Forest squatter pleads guilty A Monroe County man was building himself a log cabin and raising a garden on an isolated and beautiful plot of land in the mountains of East Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1xmf1eP Terry L. Sharkey was charged with damaging national forest property, cutting protected trees, and using the forest as his home. He pleaded guilty to the six charges against him in federal court on Monday.

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  3. ACLU warns on 'misleading' information about abortion, other amendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    NASHVILLE - Spurred by reports that some poll workers in Monroe County have provided "misleading" information to voters on the proposed abortion amendment, the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee has demanded state officials make it clear to all 95 local election commissions that such activity is unacceptable.

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  4. Monroe County deputies locate missing teen girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Madisonville dad says his teenage son got so drunk at a party that he was scared the boy wouldn't live. ... A Monroe County man said he gave permission for his son to be paddled for acting up at school, but claims in a lawsuit the school staff took ...

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  5. ACLU warns on 'misleading' information about abortion amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    NASHVILLE - Spurred by reports that some poll workers in Monroe County have provided "misleading" information to voters on the proposed abortion amendment, the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee has demanded state officials make it clear to all 95 local election commissions that such activity is unacceptable.

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  6. Monroe County deputies looking for missing teen girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Madisonville dad says his teenage son got so drunk at a party that he was scared the boy wouldn't live. ... A Monroe County man said he gave permission for his son to be paddled for acting up at school, but claims in a lawsuit the school staff took ...

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  7. Cronan arrested for voter briberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... is not alone in its recent election worries, as the TBI is also investigating illegal voting activities in Monroe County. "I anticipate that evidence will be presented to the Monroe County grand jury in the very near future as well," Crump ...

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  8. Jo Ann Cronan Charged With Bribing Voters In Polk County; Similar Probe Underway In Monroe CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... is still completing an investigation into illegal activities related to the August general election in Monroe County. "I anticipate that evidence will be presented to the Monroe County Grand Jury in the very near future as well," said Mr. Crump. "I ...

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  9. Jo Ann Cronan Receives 6-Count Indictment For Bribing Voters In Polk CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... is still completing an investigation into illegal activities related to the August general election in Monroe County, Tennessee. "I anticipate that evidence will be presented to the Monroe County Grand Jury in the very near future as well," said Mr. ...

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  10. Second Vonore teacher arrested in less than a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Second Vonore teacher arrested in less than a month A Vonore teacher is accused of driving drunk and almost running other drivers off the road. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1tFul8K "It was an off duty Monroe County Sheriff's deputy who actually called it in.

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  11. Monroe Co. Animal Shelter joins program to transport dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Monroe County Animal Shelter is now participating in a program that transports adoptable dogs to animal shelters where they're more likely to be adopted. Monroe Co.

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  12. Wanted Man Discovered In a Dark Closet, Casually Munching On SaladRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Gawker

    A man who was wanted for stealing a car and shoplifting in Monroe County, Tenn. was discovered inside the dark closet of another person's house, casually eating a big bowl of salad, WRCB3 reports.

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  13. Monroe County sheriff's election result voided; Chief deputy to temporarily assume postRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    Monroe County, Tenn., officials have four months to fill the county sheriff's position after Randy White's August election was voided by a Chancery Court order.

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  14. One person killed in an early morning car accident in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Madisonville dad says his teenage son got so drunk at a party that he was scared the boy wouldn't live. ... A Monroe County man said he gave permission for his son to be paddled for acting up at school, but claims in a lawsuit the school staff took ...

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  15. Judge: Randy White won't serve as Monroe Co. SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A special judge ordered that Randy White will not serve as Monroe County Sheriff, despite winning the election by popular vote in August. Judge: Randy White won't serve as Monroe Co.

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  16. Judge overturns Monroe Co. Sheriff election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A special judge ordered that Randy White will not serve as Monroe County Sheriff, despite winning the election by popular vote in August. Judge: Randy White won't serve as Monroe Co.

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  17. Judge voids Monore sheriff's electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Special Judge Donald Ash has voided the August election of Monroe County Sheriff Randy White, according to an order filed Thursday morning in Monroe County Chancery Court. The order calls for a new election or for a legislative body to choose who should be sheriff.

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  18. Judge declares Monroe County sheriff election voidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Sheriff Randy White did not meet the legal requirements to hold the office and declaring the election void. A Monroe County man said he gave permission for his son to be paddled for acting up at school, but claims in a lawsuit the school staff took ...

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  19. Ind. Courts - Monroe County's 'New mental health court starts next week'Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Indiana Law Blog

    Monroe County is creating a mental health court to provide services for offenders with mental health disorders, substance abuse issues, traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder. The mental health court will be an expansion of the state-certified problem-solving court program, which employs evidence-based approaches to reducing recidivism, and the county's existing mental health review team.

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  20. Court rules for Chattanooga restaurant in beer permit disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... state voter ID laws have damped election turnout, disproportionately affecting blacks and younger people. A Monroe County man said he gave permission for his son to be paddled for acting up at school, but claims in a lawsuit the school staff took it ...

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