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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Central digs up field, discovers old memoriesout of it. Many of those old memories of Fountain City Friday nights were dug
Central digs up field, discovers old memories
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 29 minutes ago
out of it. Many of those old memories of Fountain City Friday nights were dug up Thursday at Central High School. One of the Knox County Schools due for a new turf field in 2016, CHS invited former members of the Bobcats family to come and take a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Blood at burglary scene traced back to Friendship manrecovered were an antique grandfather clock that had been in the family for gen
Blood at burglary scene traced back to Friendship man
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
recovered were an antique grandfather clock that had been in the family for generations. While investigating the crime, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office found the burglar had cut himself breaking a window to get into the home. Blood left at the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Emotions run deep as Vietnam War Moving Wall arrives in ThomastonI’ve been at the wall. I’m still not sure if I can see it,” Grotton said. “This
Emotions run deep as Vietnam War Moving Wall arrives in Thomaston
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
I’ve been at the wall. I’m still not sure if I can see it,” Grotton said. “This is quite emotional.” The former manager of the Knox County Regional Airport said he served in the Army and flew helicopter gunships in Vietnam in 1969 and... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
5 summer reading books for teenagersA spokesperson with the Knox County Library shared . 1) "Six of Crows" by Leig
5 summer reading books for teenagers
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 10 hours ago
A spokesperson with the Knox County Library shared . 1) "Six of Crows" by Leigh Bardugo 2) "X" by Ilyasah Shabazz, Kekla Magoon 3) "Carry On" by Rainbow Rowell 4) "The Emperor of Any Place" by Tim... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knox Co. man to serve 17 years for violent kidnapping, beatingfollowing a violent beating in 2012 was sentenced Thursday to serve seventeen y
Knox Co. man to serve 17 years for violent kidnapping, beating
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 10 hours ago
following a violent beating in 2012 was sentenced Thursday to serve seventeen years in prison according to a release from the Knox County District Attorney General's Office. In a January trial, Nehad Sobhi Abdelnabi, 52, was found guilty of... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
One dead in crashNoon. A driver who fled from deputies and later crashed into a truck during the
One dead in crash
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 11 hours ago
Noon. A driver who fled from deputies and later crashed into a truck during the chase has been charged with vehicular homicide since the man he struck has now died, according to the Knox County Sherif... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Man fleeing officers faces vehicular homicide charge after deadly crashcrash. Bradley was driving a white 2007 Ford F-150 truck which also was occupie
Man fleeing officers faces vehicular homicide charge after deadly crash
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
crash. Bradley was driving a white 2007 Ford F-150 truck which also was occupied by Eric Kennedy, 26, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. Bradley's truck was struck by a maroon 2007 Chevrolet Impala driven by Ralpheal Coffey,... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Crash after KCSO chase sends 4 to the hospital, kills 1into a truck during the chase has been charged with vehicular homicide since th
Crash after KCSO chase sends 4 to the hospital, kills 1
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 14 hours ago
into a truck during the chase has been charged with vehicular homicide since the man he struck has now died, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. In addition, authorities charged Ralphael Coffey, 26, with drugs: manufacture, delivery,... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Knox BOE talks transportation, disparities(WBIR- Downtown Knoxville) The Knox County Board of Education (BOE) heard the f
Knox BOE talks transportation, disparities
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
(WBIR- Downtown Knoxville) The Knox County Board of Education (BOE) heard the findings of the Disparities on Educational Outcomes Task Force at its midmonth work session Wednesday night. The task force formed in November 2014 with a group of diverse... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Inspections begin for swimming poolsday that you are in operation to insure safety of the public,” said Almeida. S
Inspections begin for swimming pools
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
day that you are in operation to insure safety of the public,” said Almeida. She is one of 11 specialists who work for the Knox County Health Department to check a total of 511 each month. Kit used to test pool water. "What we want to do is... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Rio Olympics 2016: With all the sex going on at the Games, will the athletes have time to compete?for Australia in 2020! The champion water bomber of Peats Ridge Public, in the
Rio Olympics 2016: With all the sex going on at the Games, will the athletes have time to compete?
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
for Australia in 2020! The champion water bomber of Peats Ridge Public, in the late 60s, I launched a reign of terror in the Knox boarding house through much of the 70s, and am prepared to make a comeback. Give me some Americans called Hank and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Anderson County police chase ends in Knox County crashbut his condition wasn't immediately available. Authorities didn't say whether
Anderson County police chase ends in Knox County crash
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted yesterday
but his condition wasn't immediately available. Authorities didn't say whether anyone else was injured in the crash. The Knox County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened at about 2:40 p.m., but released no additional information. The... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Police chase ends in two-car crashto the corner of Callahan Drive and Central Avenue Pike, where two vehicles cra
Police chase ends in two-car crash
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted yesterday
to the corner of Callahan Drive and Central Avenue Pike, where two vehicles crashed into a pole. A spokesperson for the Knox County Sheriff's Office confirms they officers were pursuing a vehicle that crashed at that intersection. Anderson... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
After more than 2 years and 7 attorneys, Owls Head man convictedof the tapes that involved the attorneys. Clarke has a lengthy criminal record
After more than 2 years and 7 attorneys, Owls Head man convicted
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
of the tapes that involved the attorneys. Clarke has a lengthy criminal record that dates to 2003, when he escaped from the Knox County Courthouse while in custody on a domestic violence charge after a door to the holding room was left unlocked.... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bath man accused of breaking fellow inmate’s noseROCKLAND, Maine — A 24-year-old Bath man who was being held at the Knox County
Bath man accused of breaking fellow inmate’s nose
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
ROCKLAND, Maine — A 24-year-old Bath man who was being held at the Knox County Jail faces more charges after police say he broke another inmate’s nose and then clogged his toilet and flooded his cell. Robert J. Carroll was charged Monday with... Read more
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Canberra Times
Rio Olympics 2016: With all the sex going on at the Games, will the athletes have time to compete?for Australia in 2020! The champion water bomber of Peats Ridge Public, in the
Rio Olympics 2016: With all the sex going on at the Games, will the athletes have time to compete?
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
for Australia in 2020! The champion water bomber of Peats Ridge Public, in the late 60s, I launched a reign of terror in the Knox boarding house through much of the 70s, and am prepared to make a comeback. Give me some Americans called Hank and... Read more
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The Age
Rio Olympics 2016: With all the sex going on at the Games, will the athletes have time to compete?for Australia in 2020! The champion water bomber of Peats Ridge Public, in the
Rio Olympics 2016: With all the sex going on at the Games, will the athletes have time to compete?
The Age / Posted yesterday
for Australia in 2020! The champion water bomber of Peats Ridge Public, in the late 60s, I launched a reign of terror in the Knox boarding house through much of the 70s, and am prepared to make a comeback. Give me some Americans called Hank and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rio Olympics 2016: With all the sex going on at the Games, will the athletes have time to compete?for Australia in 2020! The champion water bomber of Peats Ridge Public, in the
Rio Olympics 2016: With all the sex going on at the Games, will the athletes have time to compete?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
for Australia in 2020! The champion water bomber of Peats Ridge Public, in the late 60s, I launched a reign of terror in the Knox boarding house through much of the 70s, and am prepared to make a comeback. Give me some Americans called Hank and... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
School board to discuss outside review of transportation department The Knox County school board will discuss an outside review of the district's
School board to discuss outside review of transportation department
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The Knox County school board will discuss an outside review of the district's transportation at a Wednesday meeting. The report by School Bus Consultants was released in March and... Read more
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iTWire
Centrify API adds single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, and access controlsingle sign-on to mobile apps. The streamlined approach helps our customers and
Centrify API adds single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, and access control
iTWire / Posted 2 days ago
single sign-on to mobile apps. The streamlined approach helps our customers and key ISV partners to integrate easily with the Knox framework,” said Young Kim, vice-president of B2B solution group, mobile communications business at Samsung... Read more
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The Hill
WWE star Kane 'seriously considering' run for office in Tenn.Professional wrestler Glenn Jacobs says he is "seriously considering" running f
WWE star Kane 'seriously considering' run for office in Tenn.
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Professional wrestler Glenn Jacobs says he is "seriously considering" running for the Knox County, Tenn., mayoral seat in 2018. But Jacobs, who wrestles under the ring name "Kane," said he will decide after this fall's presidential election whether... Read more
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give me sport
Former Heavyweight Champion could be quitting the WWEin Tennessee. Apparently, Kane - real name Glenn Jacobs - said he is "seriousl
Former Heavyweight Champion could be quitting the WWE
give me sport / Posted 2 days ago
in Tennessee. Apparently, Kane - real name Glenn Jacobs - said he is "seriously considering" a run as a Republican for the Knox County mayoral seat in 2018. SIGN UP NOW Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250-word test... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
PolitiKnox Insider: Group seeks change atop state Republican Partyit? Local resident Steve Cooper wants signatures so he can get a pair of marij
PolitiKnox Insider: Group seeks change atop state Republican Party
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
it? Local resident Steve Cooper wants signatures so he can get a pair of marijuana-related referendums on the Knox County ballot in August. He wants a recreational-use referendum and a medical-use referendum before voters. State... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Stop the Violence: Panel Discusses Juvenile Justice SystemThe Knox County Public Defender's office hosted a panel aimed at having an open
Stop the Violence: Panel Discusses Juvenile Justice System
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 days ago
The Knox County Public Defender's office hosted a panel aimed at having an open discussion about what goes on inside juvenile court. The panel featured community activists, experts on juvenile justice, and attorneys who specialize in juvenile... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
commission denies zoning change for family practiceA more than two-and-a-half hour discussion ended in a narrow vote by the Knox C
commission denies zoning change for family practice
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 days ago
A more than two-and-a-half hour discussion ended in a narrow vote by the Knox County Commission to deny a rezoning request in Farragut Monday night. The rezoning plan would have brought a new medical facility in the Mill at Choto neighborhood. Dr.... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Audit: Unpaid lunch fees an issue for Knox County Schoolsis to blame for the growing unpaid fees, according to audit officials and staff
Audit: Unpaid lunch fees an issue for Knox County Schools
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
is to blame for the growing unpaid fees, according to audit officials and staff from Knox County Schools. Members of the Knox County Audit Committee heard of the findings along with updates in four other significant areas of the audit during... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
TBI: Former caretaker faces charges for assault of autistic patientAt the time, Shaw was the overnight caretaker for the patient. The patient was
TBI: Former caretaker faces charges for assault of autistic patient
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
At the time, Shaw was the overnight caretaker for the patient. The patient was taken to the hospital for evaluation and the Knox County Sheriff's Office notified the TBI. An investigation led to information that Shaw was responsible for the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Former Caretaker Charged With Assault Of Autistic Patientcaretaker charged with assaulting an autistic patient. TBI special agents were
Former Caretaker Charged With Assault Of Autistic Patient
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
caretaker charged with assaulting an autistic patient. TBI special agents were notified on Nov. 24 by a detective with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office about the possible assault of a resident of a home owned and operated by Autism Breakthrough... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Glennpolitical one. Jacobs, who wrestlers under the handle “Kane,” said he is "seri
Glenn
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 days ago
political one. Jacobs, who wrestlers under the handle “Kane,” said he is "seriously considering" a run as a Republican for the Knox County mayoral seat in 2018, but will make a final decision after the upcoming presidential election toward the end... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Oak Ridge pastor arrested Saturday on human trafficking chargecharge and released him. Offenders cited to court usually are given a date in t
Oak Ridge pastor arrested Saturday on human trafficking charge
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
charge and released him. Offenders cited to court usually are given a date in the next couple weeks to report to the Knox County Sheriff's Office to be photographed and fingerprinted. Because authorities said Parakh expected to pay for... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Group rates Tenn. legislators on conservative credentialsfailed amid much controversy and an approved resolution denouncing the U.S. Sup
Group rates Tenn. legislators on conservative credentials
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
failed amid much controversy and an approved resolution denouncing the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage. Within the Knox County legislative delegation, Rep. Joe Armstrong was among the Democrats with a zero rating, while all Republican... Read more
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examiner.com
Amanda Knox the 15-million-dollar-womanAmada Knox receives $4,000,000 advance on Memoir from Harper Collins. Billionai
Amanda Knox the 15-million-dollar-woman
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
Amada Knox receives $4,000,000 advance on Memoir from Harper Collins. Billionaire Donald Trump also ostensibly donated to the Knox family. He was quoted in 2011 saying, "I've been supporting the family and helping the family and I'll continue to... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Church congregation comes together after children's minister arrestalong with 31 other people during a sting operation done by the Tennessee Burea
Church congregation comes together after children's minister arrest
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 4 days ago
along with 31 other people during a sting operation done by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. He's currently in the Knox County Jail. Instead of focusing on the charges against Kennedy, Pastor Ron Stewart told the church when people... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Looking Back on May 22the complaints in an effort to ascertain whether the students were purchasing a
Looking Back on May 22
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
the complaints in an effort to ascertain whether the students were purchasing alcoholic beverages, defined as a crime under the Knox law. Colored by the setting and atmosphere suggestive of a shipboard cruise 20 years hence, this year’s Class Night... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Festival makes reading a reality for Knox childrento News Sentinel) Letha Estes and her granddaughter Payton Bosworth, 6, look t
Festival makes reading a reality for Knox children
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
to News Sentinel) Letha Estes and her granddaughter Payton Bosworth, 6, look through books at the Friends of the Knoxville Public Library tent during the Children's Festival of Reading at World's Fair Park on Saturday, May 21, 2016.... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Festival of Reading brings in large crowd despite early rainstorytelling from famous authors, book sales, arts and crafts, music, food and
Festival of Reading brings in large crowd despite early rain
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 5 days ago
storytelling from famous authors, book sales, arts and crafts, music, food and fun for all ages. Mary Pom Claiborne with the Knox County Public Library said the annual festival is unique and important for children to continue their love of... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Sheriff: Threat, lunge at Knox judge brings new charges for inmateWhited was being escorted from the courtroom when he "began cursing Judge Sword
Sheriff: Threat, lunge at Knox judge brings new charges for inmate
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Whited was being escorted from the courtroom when he "began cursing Judge Sword and threatened to kill him," according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office. "The judge asked that the defendant be brought back before the court and asked Whited what... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Camden police arrest woman twice in one day for skipping out on billsHe said he expected additional charges of negotiating worthless instruments wou
Camden police arrest woman twice in one day for skipping out on bills
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
He said he expected additional charges of negotiating worthless instruments would be filed against her. She was taken to the Knox County Jail in Rockland and released on bail. Lende then returned to Camden and ate dinner at Cuzzy’s Restaurant... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Clerk: $1M lost because predecessors collected wrong jail feeKNOXVILLE - For almost two decades, the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk’s Offi
Clerk: $1M lost because predecessors collected wrong jail fee
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 days ago
KNOXVILLE - For almost two decades, the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk’s Office charged and collected the wrong jail fee amount. As a result the county lost out on at least $1 million. The problem was discovered earlier this week and fixed... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
‘Read to be Ready' initiative hits Knox County Schoolsstate offers guidelines on how school systems can best apply this initiative to
‘Read to be Ready' initiative hits Knox County Schools
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 6 days ago
state offers guidelines on how school systems can best apply this initiative to their own schools. Literacy readers within the Knox County School System are focusing on re-educating their educators. "We are focusing on teacher content knowledge... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Do your children know what to do during a home break-in?A man got out holding a screwdriver. He immediately called his dad, Lt. James H
Do your children know what to do during a home break-in?
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
A man got out holding a screwdriver. He immediately called his dad, Lt. James Hammond, who happens to be a lieutenant with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. “I told him, I said answer the door. Don’t open it. Just say ‘hey dad, somebody’s at the... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Sevier Co. search team looking for missing woman finds unidentified bodyat a cell tower site off Newport Highway, according to a release. The body has
Sevier Co. search team looking for missing woman finds unidentified body
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 days ago
at a cell tower site off Newport Highway, according to a release. The body has not been identified. Crews took the body to the Knox County Regional Forensic Center for an autopsy to determine the identity and cause of death. Jennifer Holmes, 39,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Advise TN will add college counselors in high schools statewideKnox County, Austin-East Magnet, Carter and Fulton high schools, along with the
Advise TN will add college counselors in high schools statewide
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Knox County, Austin-East Magnet, Carter and Fulton high schools, along with the Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy and the Knox Adaptive Education Center, are eligible to apply, according to the state. Funding of $2.5 million for the new... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rockland man’s plea to lesser charge ends assault trialthat Berry was a jealous man who let his jealousy and anger overcome him. The
Rockland man’s plea to lesser charge ends assault trial
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
that Berry was a jealous man who let his jealousy and anger overcome him. The prosecution played a tape of the 911 call to the Knox County Regional Dispatch Center on the night of May 10, 2015, in which the alleged victim twice told the dispatcher... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Last day for Knox County Schoolsstudents are set for Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Powell's ceremony is a
Last day for Knox County Schools
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 7 days ago
students are set for Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Powell's ceremony is at 9:30 a.m., and Karns’ is at 4:30 p.m. The Knox County District Attorney’s Office gave bikes to Maynard Elementary students with perfect attendance. The Junior... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Rain doesn't chill Vintage Festival in Creemoreentitled Lifted by Song - Let it Soar, in the show. She was inspired by a Loree
Rain doesn't chill Vintage Festival in Creemore
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
entitled Lifted by Song - Let it Soar, in the show. She was inspired by a Loreena McKennitt concert in Stratford at the Knox Presbyterian Church. "The acoustics made that performance magical. Watching her perform, I could almost see the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Memorial service honors 28 East Tennessee officers lost in the past yearPolice Department officer Keith Lyon, left, and his wife Amy are presented a ro
Memorial service honors 28 East Tennessee officers lost in the past year
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Police Department officer Keith Lyon, left, and his wife Amy are presented a rose in memory of St. Rick Lyon during the Knoxville - Knox County Peace Officers Memorial Service at the Civic Coliseum Wednesday, May 18, 2016. The service... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Maynard students get bikes for perfect attendance as part of DA’s Truancy Reduction InitiativeInitiative with the bikes donated by the Junior League of Knoxville. (MICHAEL P
Maynard students get bikes for perfect attendance as part of DA’s Truancy Reduction Initiative
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Initiative with the bikes donated by the Junior League of Knoxville. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL) By Mike Blackerby of the Knoxville News Sentinel Dedicated students at Maynard Elementary School in Mechanicsville were rewarded for perfection... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Second group of Knox County bus drivers receives safety awardsCowden, Jerry House and Earl Atkinson. The award winners all received high gra
Second group of Knox County bus drivers receives safety awards
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Cowden, Jerry House and Earl Atkinson. The award winners all received high grades from the district, bus contractors and the Knox County Sheriff's Department. After a string of bus accidents, including a fatal crash in December 2014 on Asheville... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Program needs community help to feed pets of low-income seniors this monthhelps feed the pets of low-income seniors needs help from the community to stay
Program needs community help to feed pets of low-income seniors this month
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 9 days ago
helps feed the pets of low-income seniors needs help from the community to stay afloat. The "Feed a Pet” program through the Knox County Office on Aging lost its main supplier of pet food donations. The food helps feed about 150 cats and dogs in... Read more
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