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  1. Vet's grave marker returned to rightful placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... where it should, thanks to two East Tennessee veterans. Bill Rollins is commander of the American Legion in Union County. He spent the last five years tracking down the proper resting place for a white gravestone. It's unclear how it ended up at a ...

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  2. The Daily Plan-It: Wine on the Water, Union County Heritage Festival, ...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | Metropulse.com

    ... Tickets are $20-$40. Buy them here . 18+ only. SATURDAY Celebrate in the "cradle of country music" at the Union County Heritage Festival at Wilson Park in Maynardville. It's free to attend and kicks off at 10 a.m.! More info here. Have some ...

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  3. Tennessee Supreme Court Delays Irick ExecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Nashville Scene

    ... cheduled for Feb. 10, when Stephen West is to be put to death for the rape, kidnapping, torture and murder of a Union County woman her 15-year-old daughter.

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  4. Tennessee Virtual Academy's future still uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee Virtual Academy's future still uncertain Leaders at Tennessee Virtual Academy say they are working hard to improve test scores at the school. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1ulzhLB Union County Director of Schools Dr. James Carter says he has seen the first round of progress reports and scores and says students "are working really hard."

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  5. McCOY v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... John R. Henry, Jr ., attorneys for appellee. A 1. James McCoy appeals his convictions and sentences in the Union County Circuit Court for two counts of armed robbery. McCoy's appellate counsel argues that McCoy's sentences are excessive and the ...

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  6. Bradley County EMS Representatives Go To Washington D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Chattanoogan.com

    Pictured from left to right are: Ricky Slack, EMS Director Smith County EMS; Andrew Reed, EMS Director Union County EMS; Congressman Fleischmann; Stan Clark, Public Relations Bradley County EMS; Keith Douglas, EMS Director Sumner County EMS.

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  7. Wage theft and the American workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Arkansas Times

    ... son of a dirt farmer and carpenter, landed a job hauling oil for one of the 90 or so operators exploiting the Union County fields. It was a sunup-sundown job for a few furious months but my father and the other two or three haulers never got a ...

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  8. Union County sheriff discusses new appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Union County sheriff discusses new appointments There are 7 newly appointed people working in the Union County Sheriff's Office.

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  9. Underage drinking party busted in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... increasing our chances of showers and scattered t-storms, especially during the afternoon. According to the Union County Sheriff's Department, a call came in just after 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning about a possible underage drinking party at Red Gate ...

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  10. THP holding no refusal checkpoints over Labor Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... warrants for blood samples if they suspect a driver is impaired. THP will conduct "no refusal" checkpoints in Union County, Hamilton and Marion, Montgomery, Shelby, Hawkins, Smith, Maury, and Hardin County. Troopers will also hold other checkpoints ...

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  11. Former NFL player who lost life rescuing boys honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... her East Tennessee hometown is coming together in hopes of getting a new lead in the case. Authorities in Union County say a 40-year-old Memphis, Tennessee, man has been arrested in connection with a carjacking attempt at a convenience store. ...

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  12. Knoxville church hosts block party to celebrate new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... her East Tennessee hometown is coming together in hopes of getting a new lead in the case. Authorities in Union County say a 40-year-old Memphis, Tennessee, man has been arrested in connection with a carjacking attempt at a convenience store. ...

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  13. Suspect arrested in carjacking attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Authorities in Union County say a 40-year-old Memphis, Tennessee, man has been arrested in connection with a carjacking attempt at a convenience store.

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  14. New sheriff, DA elected in Monroe County There's a new sheriff in one ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    In the five-county 8th Judicial District, former prosecutor Jared Effler was holding a comfortable lead against his former boss, Lori Phillips-Jones, to become district attorney general.

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  15. WWE wrestler helps fight hunger in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... bring non-perishable food or school supplies. Those collections filled up two trucks and all of it went to the Union County Food Pantry. I think it's imperative that people support folks in our community that might need help," Jacobs said. "I think ...

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  16. Huffman orders closure of Tennessee Virtual Academy next yearHuffman...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A struggling online cyber school that serves students throughout Tennessee faces closure at the end of the upcoming school year unless it shows significant gains - the latest blow in an intense back and forth between Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman and Union County school officials.

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  17. Huffman orders closure of Tennessee Virtual Academy next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A struggling online cyber school that serves students throughout Tennessee faces closure at the end of the upcoming school year unless it shows significant gains - the latest blow in an intense back and forth between Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman and Union County school officials.

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  18. Tennessee Virtual Academy keeps 626 new studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee Virtual Academy keeps 626 new students The Union County School Board voted Wednesday night to keep more than 600 students enrolled at Tennessee Virtual Academy.

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  19. Knox Schools' TCAP results 'flat' While Knox County Schools' TCAP...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... w a decline of 4.8 percent in its third- through eighth-grade students who were proficient or advanced in math. Union County Schools showed gains in math, reading and language arts, science and social for its third- through eighth-grade students.

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  20. Virtual academy to stay open ... for now MAYNARDVILLE - There will be ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... one more year - starting Monday at the Tennessee Virtual Academy. In an emergency workshop Wednesday night, the Union County school board unanimously voted against passing a waiver that would have allowed it to unenroll 626 new students to the ...

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