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  1. 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.

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

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Mar 17 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Mar 17 | 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 ...

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

    Friday Mar 13 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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, ...

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

    Wednesday Mar 4 | 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., ...

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

    Tuesday Mar 3 | 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 ...

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  10. 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.

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  11. Hovering near zero degrees, thousands still in the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... and Kentucky. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1EvD7Hn Like many utility customers in Monroe County, a Madisonville family has been living without power for days now. Feb. 19, 2015 Earlier this week, a powerful winter storm cut ...

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  12. Madisonville family has lived for days without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Like many utility customers in Monroe County, a Madisonville family has been living without power for days now. Feb. 19, 2015 Madisonville family has lived for days without power Like many utility customers in Monroe County, a Madisonville family has been living without power for days now.

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  13. Hovering near zero degrees, many still in the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... to return. "We Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1EvD7Hn Like many utility customers in Monroe County, a Madisonville family has been living without power for days now. Feb. 19, 2015 MADISONVILLE - On what is expected to be the ...

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  14. Monroe County Animal Shelter waits for electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    We are days into power outage issues all over East Tennessee, and one animal shelter still sits without power or heat. Monroe County Animal Shelter waits for electricity We are days into power outage issues all over East Tennessee, and one animal shelter still sits without power or heat.

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  15. Outage update: About 7,400 served by Fort Loudoun Electric without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Loudoun Electric Cooperative crews continue to work to restore power to about 9,000 customers, many in the Monroe County area. KUB customer outages were down to about 600 by 10 p.m. Wednesday. The utility had warned that while it hoped to restore ... 1 comment

  16. Preparation key in being a Circuit Court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Be ready and do your research. That's what Monroe County Circuit Court Judge David Rice said are the keys to being a good judge.

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  17. The Red Cross is opening a shelter at Parkwest Church of God.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... of Rockwood, Caryville Elementary School, First Christian Church in Crossville and Jellico High School. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says because some residents will not have power restored Tuesday, Sequoyah High School is open for those who ...

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  18. Several shelters open for people without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Monte Vista Baptist Church, located at 1735 Old Niles Ferry Road and at Friendsville First Baptist Church. In Monroe County, there's a shelter open at Sequoyah High School, and a warming station set up Sweetwater City Hall.

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  19. Monroe board scraps grade policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Monroe County Board of Education has voted to get rid of its controversial grading policy that made any failing score a 60. Dozens Monroe board scraps grade policy MADISONVILLE - The Monroe County Board of Education has voted to get rid of its controversial grading policy that made any failing score a 60. Dozens Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1E6bG6J MADISONVILLE - The Monroe County Board of Education has voted to get rid of its controversial grading policy that made any failing score a 60. Many opposed it, including students Leslie Summitt and Brianna Irvin. They gathered the signatures of more than 200 fellow students who also opposed the move.

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  20. 9th Annual Young Sportsman Quail Hunt Is March 7 In Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    The Knoxville Quail Forever Chapter and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will sponsor a young sportsman quail hunt on March 7, at the McGhee-Carson Unit of the Tellico Lake Wildlife Management Area.

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