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Grocery bagger knows his job and most of Seymour

Grocery bagger knows his job and most of SeymourMichael O'Connor greets customers, bags groceries, and spreads happiness with his huge smile.
  • News
  • 14 hours, 37 minutes ago
News

Man, 67, found dead after pickup hits tree

Man, 67, found dead after pickup hits treeA Mascot man, 67, died Monday night after his pickup truck hit a tree on Roberts Road near Washington Pike.
  • News
  • 11 hours, 9 minutes ago
Local

Vote: TDOT looking for clever message board signs

Vote: TDOT looking for clever message board signsPeople have been submitting their funny and creative slogans to catch people's attention on those interstate message boards, and now you can vote for your favorite
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 14 minutes ago
Crime

TN colleges to fight sexual violence together this week

TN colleges to fight sexual violence together this weekThe two-day summit will bring local college staffers together with national experts on sexual and domestic violence
  • Crime
  • 17 hours, 1 minute ago
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Family asks for blood donations for officer injured in crash

Family asks for blood donations for officer injured in crashThe family of injured Jacksboro Police Detective Mike Starrett is calling for prayers and blood donations in his name.
  • News
  • 15 hours, 39 minutes ago
Life

Crossville couple wins $750-thousand dollar jackpot

Crossville couple wins $750-thousand dollar jackpotAccording to the Tennessee Lottery, Alvie Ward bought the winning Tennessee Cash ticket at Lake Tansi Villag Market in Crossville.
  • Life
  • 16 hours, 31 minutes ago
News

Knoxville homeless programs getting $1.38M in federal funding

Knoxville homeless programs getting $1.38M in federal fundingThrough new federal funding, Knoxville area homeless programs will received $1.38 million.
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  • 12 hours, 28 minutes ago
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Escaped Sevier Co. inmates were unarmed, found near jail

Escaped Sevier Co. inmates were unarmed, found near jailA search is underway for two inmates who escaped from the Sevier County jail late Friday night.
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  • 18 hours, 48 minutes ago
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Mike Huckabee makes book tour stop in Knoxville

Mike Huckabee makes book tour stop in KnoxvilleMike Huckabee is bringing his book tour to East Tennessee on Monday and hinting at another possible presidential run.
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  • 20 hours ago
Crime

3 arrested at Knoxville motel with guns, drugs, & cash

3 arrested at Knoxville motel with guns, drugs, & cashThree people are behind bars after being arrested in a Knoxville motel room with guns, drugs, and cash.
  • Crime
  • 19 hours, 23 minutes ago
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Salvage principals face prison terms, $10.3 million restitution in asbestos case

Salvage principals face prison terms, $10.3 million restitution in asbestos casePrincipals tied to a salvage firm that was working at a defunct Hamblen County plant face prison terms and millions in restitution for environmental crimes.
  • News
  • 4 days, 14 hours ago
Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene

Woman accused of beating elderly relatives with skillet

Woman accused of beating elderly relatives with skilletA Hamblen County woman is accused of hitting her elderly relatives with a skillet.
  • Hamblen - Jefferson - Cocke - Greene
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Politics

Knox commissioners vote to meet later in the day

Knox commissioners vote to meet later in the dayIn an effort to be more accessible to the public, Knox County commissioners voted Monday to start meeting later in the day.
  • Politics
  • 16 hours, 51 minutes ago
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Supply depot for teachers opens this weekend

Supply depot for teachers opens this weekendThe Teacher Supply Depot opens Saturday morning so Knox County teachers can get supplies to help teach their students.
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  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
West - Knoxville - Farragut

Smokestack that towered over Lakeshore Park is gone

Smokestack that towered over Lakeshore Park is goneA smokestack that towered over Lakeshore Park for decades, a vestige of when that property served as a mental health institute for East Tennessee, is gone.
  • West - Knoxville - Farragut
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
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Cumberland board turns back code restricting leggings

Cumberland board turns back code restricting leggingsCumberland County education officials declined to impose a stiffer dress code that would ban leggings.
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  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Vols

Vols' Donnie Tyndall on the spot in Southern Miss probe

Vols' Donnie Tyndall on the spot in Southern Miss probeTyndall's contract with the Vols allows the school to fire him for cause if he is found to have committed an NCAA Level I or Level II violation at another program.
  • Vols
  • 3 days, 18 hours ago
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Sheriff: Man tried to ram Blount deputies during chase

Sheriff: Man tried to ram Blount deputies during chaseAccording to Blount County authorities, a Maryville man led several police agencies on a two-county chase Thursday night.
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Crime

Cory Batey tells Vanderbilt victim that he's sorry

Cory Batey tells Vanderbilt victim that he's sorryBatey, who turns 21 on Tuesday, and another former Vanderbilt University football player, Brandon Vandenburg, are on trial on charges of raping the 21-year-old unconscious woman.
  • Crime
  • 53 minutes ago
Local

Prescription drug abuse 'epidemic' costing TN taxpayers

Prescription drug abuse 'epidemic' costing TN taxpayersHealth officials say prescription drug abuse in Tennessee is an epidemic, and taxpayers are shouldering much of the burden.
  • Local
  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
Maryville - Blount

Second person dies in Alcoa fatal crash earlier this month

Second person dies in Alcoa fatal crash earlier this monthA second person involved in a fatal crash earlier this month has died, Alcoa police confirmed Friday.
  • Maryville - Blount
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
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Man charged in 2008 Morningside Park rape, beating

Man charged in 2008 Morningside Park rape, beatingInmate serving life sentence charged in 2008 rape, attack on elderly Knoxville woman.
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Politics

Official suggests political motivations behind E-911 radio vote

Official suggests political motivations behind E-911 radio voteHis comments come a day after board members said they wanted a do-over after an evaluation team spent more than 18 months overseeing the bidding and negotiation process
  • Politics
  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
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President brings Cystic Fibrosis to national spotlight

President brings Cystic Fibrosis to national spotlightPresident Obama used a breakthrough treatment in Cystic Fibrosis as an example of the type of medical research he wants to see more of.
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  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
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Men charged, pot, $17K seized

Men charged, pot, $17K seizedTwo Maryville men face pot charges and authorities have seized 6 pounds of hydroponically grown pot and more than $17,000 in cash found in their homes.
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  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
News

E-911 board declines to approve radio system contract, requiring do-over

E-911 board declines to approve radio system contract, requiring do-overBoard declines to approve long-awaited emergency radio system contract.
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  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Pets

Rescued dog that captured hearts dies of tumor

Rescued dog that captured hearts dies of tumorWe first met Ruger back in December when he was malnourished and on the edge of death.
  • Pets
  • 1 week ago