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  1. Union County Humane Society needs help with socializing hoarded dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    More than 100 dogs were taken from a home on Raccoon Valley Road in Union County earlier this month. Those dogs are now staying at a few animal shelters across East Tennessee, including in Knoxville.

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  2. PetSafe Donates $8,000 to 136 Dogs Taken From One HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Pet Product News

    Officials in Union County, Tenn., removed 136 dogs from inside a 1,000-square-foot home in Maynardville and rescued them from abject squalor and persons described by officials as "hoarders." The dogs were alive but in dire need of veterinary assistance and other basic care.

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  3. Family pulls daughter from TN Virtual Academy, shares storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... earlier this year from the online school. Tennessee Virtual Academy (TNVA) is an online public school based in Union County. It serves some 1,300 kindergarten-through-eighth-grade students throughout the state. TNVA has been under fire the past ...

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  4. Future of TN Virtual Academy set for discussion at Nashville meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... a meeting set for next week in Nashville. Tennessee Virtual Academy (TNVA) is an online public school based in Union County. It serves some 1,300 kindergarten-through-8th grade students throughout the state. TNVA has been under fire in the past ... 4 comments

  5. Volunteers step up around the country to help 136 dogs rescued from accused Union County hoardersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The NCAA Selection Committee announced the bracket for the 2015 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship on Monday night, and Tennessee will mak Millions of people will commit a crime this week without even knowing they are doing so. Office pools in which people fill out brackets for

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  6. 136 dogs removed from 1,000 square foot Tennessee hoarder homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Examiner.com

    The couple will be allowed to keep 2 dogs, must submit to psychiatric evaluation and help and will be regularly checked at their home. Authorities in Union County, Tennessee say this is the worst case of animal hoarding they have ever seen as staff and volunteer crews spent the weekend removing 136 dogs from a home on Racoon Valley Road in Maynardville, reports local8now.com.

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  7. Morristown man leads officials on high-speed chase through 2 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Morristown man leads officials on high-speed chase through 2 counties Union County deputies arrested a man who led officials in a chase that spanned two counties. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bbygCs The chase started early Sunday morning when a Toyota van, driven by George E. Francisco, 54, of Morristown nearly struck a deputy's patrol car on Highway 33 in Maynardville.

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  8. Fire destroys campers at Maynardville marinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Campers at the Beach Island Resort & Marina in Maynardville caught fire Friday evening. Union County dispatch confirmed they received a call at 5:23 Fire destroys campers at Maynardville marina Campers at the Beach Island Resort & Marina in Maynardville caught fire Friday evening.

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  9. More than 80 dogs taken from Union Co. homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Union County couple is facing animal cruelty charges after more than eighty dogs were seized from their home. Micheal and Teresa Nichols were More than 80 dogs taken from Union Co.

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  10. Developing: Campers ablaze at Maynardville marinaRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Campers at the Beach Island Resort & Marina in Maynardville caught fire Friday evening. Union County dispatch confirmed they received a call at 5:23 Developing: Campers ablaze at Maynardville marina Campers at the Beach Island Resort & Marina in Maynardville caught fire Friday evening.

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  11. CAK girls find plenty of power after delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... halftime lead. Scott's Jessica Edwards led all scorers with 28 points. Gatlinburg-Pittman (20-7) will take on Union County at Fulton on Wednesday at 4 p.m. Grainger 61, Happy Valley 44: Blake Lamb scored 19 points, and Karli Combs added 12 as the ...

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  12. Overturned garbage truck blocks section of Maynardville Hwy.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1EoHST9 Crews shut down part of Maynardville Highway in Union County Wednesday morning because of a crash during winter weather involving a garbage truck. Troopers on the scene told 10News a truck ...

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  13. Section of Maynardville Hwy. shut down in UnionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Sharps Chapel, on the north side of Seymour ridge. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1EoHST9 Union County dispatch said a garbage truck has turned over and lots of tractor trailers have crashed on this section of highway. WBIR has ... 1 comment

  14. Time for Tennessee Virtual Academy to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Clarksville Online

    ... and offer all classes on-line. Immediately upon passage of the law, the company K12, Inc. contracted with the Union County Tennessee School District to set up the juggernaut now known as the Tennessee Virtual Academy, serving students in ...

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  15. Jackson, Duggins are players of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Jackson averaged 33 points in wins over Gatlinburg-Pittman and Union County last week, including 46 against the Patriots in roughly three quarters. Jackson's point total was eight points shy of Carter's single-game record - set the week prior by teamamte Jordan Bowden - but it was still enough for Jackson to be the final pros' pick as boys basketball player of the week for the 2014-15 season.

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  16. Late artist's historic North Knoxville home being renovatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... home. "It was Lloyd Branson, who was one of our most prominent painters." Born in 1853 in what is now part of Union County, Branson moved to Knoxville as a boy. From the start his artistic talent drew praise. As a student in the 1870s he attended ...

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  17. Man arrested for two Knox County armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... ounter by threatening the clerk with a gun. Davis is also a suspect in several other robberies in Knoxville and Union County. He is facing federal Hobbs Act charges in connection with these robberies.

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  18. Drivers, watch out for black ice on roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... overnight, drivers need to be cautious on the roads Friday morning. A light layer of snow coated the ground in Union County Thursday night, and even though it wasn't sticking, drivers said it make the roads wet and slick. However, the biggest safety ...

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  19. Civil War sesquicentennial helps preservation projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... approaching, East Tennesseans are working together to ensure war records are preserved. Emily Stroud explains. Union County - The sesquicentennial of the Civil War has been an opportunity to focus on that time in our country's history. That ...

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  20. Union County Hog Club members raise livestock to showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... farmer coaches 4-H members on how to raise hogs. The students show the animals at competitions then sell them. Union County Hog Club members raise livestock to show A local farmer coaches 4-H members on how to raise hogs. The students show the ...

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