4 hrs ago
Federal jury indicts 21 in cocaine trafficking ring
Blount County authorities were part of an investigation involving a cocaine trafficking ring against 21 individuals who were living in Knoxville.
8 hrs ago
Court clerk supervisor says boss knew of problems, stopped supporting her
Recently resigned General Sessions Court Supervisor April Mayes said she personally made Criminal Court Clerk Joy McCroskey aware of problems in her office, but felt she lost the support of her boss.
12 hrs ago
Autopsy reveals no foul play in death of woman found in apartment
The Blount County Sheriff's Office said preliminary results of the autopsy on a 45-year-old Maryville woman found dead in her apartment Wednesday revealed no foul play as the cause her death.
16 hrs ago
Knoxville News Sentinel
Restrictions set for man accused of groping teen in Alcoa restaurant
A Blount County judge on Thursday imposed new bond restrictions and reset the case against a Greenback man charged in connection with allegedly groping a teenage girl at an Alcoa Panera restaurant.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
I'm innocent:' Convicted armed robber Darryl Brewer - testifies' in jailhouse interview
THE DAILY TIMES Darryl Kenneth Brewer sits in Judge David Duggan's courtroom in Blount County Circuit Court last month during his trial for aggravated armed robbery.
Sheriff's Office investigating death of Blount County woman, 45
Blount County Sheriff James Lee Berrong said the Sheriff's Office's Criminal Investigation Division is conducting a death investigation on a 45-year-old Maryville woman.
Maryville OKs sales tax hike
THE DAILY TIMES Michelle Barnhart signs her name to vote Tuesday in the Maryville sales tax referendum at Maryville High School.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Knoxville man charged in aggravated statutory rape of Maryville teen
A 32-year-old Knoxville man is charged with aggravated statutory rape after he allegedly had sexual contact with a 13-year-old Maryville girl.
Maryville couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide
Jennifer M. Rust, 39, Sam Houston School Road, and Matthew A. Rust, 27, same address, were both found dead at their residence early Sunday morning, according to a Blount County Sheriff's Office press release.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Wheelon, two workers plead not guilty to aggravated cruelty to livestock, conspiracy
Larry Wheelon and two employees pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated cruelty to livestock and conspiracy in Blount County Circuit Court Monday morning.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Friendsville wreck sends three to hospital
THE DAILY TIMES Rescue workers with the Friendsville Volunteer Fire Department work on the scene of a two- vehicle accident Sunday evening at West Lamar Alexander Parkway and East Main Avenue in Friendsville, which sent four people to the hospital.
Man allegedly shot by juvenile playing with gun
Blount County dispatchers reported a man in a Maryville apartment complex was accidentally shot by a juvenile playing with a gun.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Snow, ice, deep-freeze hit large swath of US
Apart from a recent dip in temperatures and incoming rain, Blount County has so far escaped harsh winter storms that have affected much of the country.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Maryville-to-Townsend greenway plan just the start
THE DAILY TIMES Ellen Zavisca, of the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization, talks Thursday about a plan to link Maryville's and Alcoa's greenway trails with those in Townsend.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Two Maryville men charged in meth bust
THE DAILY TIMES two one-pot Meth labs and other components used to manufacture the drug were located Thursday afternoon at sites on French Street and Cave Mill Road in Maryville.
Wreck on West Lamar Alexander Parkway sends three to hospital
Three people were taken to the hospital this afternoon after an accident in the 5900 block of West Lamar Alexander Parkway near West Millers Cove Road in Walland.
Maryville's tax referendum early voting ends today
So far, more than 1,103 people have voted early or through absentee ballot. The question before city voters is whether to increase the sales tax in the city of Maryville from 9.25 to 9.75 percent.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Alcoa Police are working on arresting a man they believe groped several women, including a teenage girl, at a Panera Bread restaurant.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Authorities confirm Dancing Bear Lodge blaze began as chimney fire
Authorities have closed the investigation into the Nov. 14 fire that destroyed the main building at Dancing Bear Lodge in Townsend, officials said.
Wheelon, Gunter, Lunsford, Primm indicted for animal cruelty by grand jury
Four men were indicted by the Blount County Grand Jury Monday on charges of aggravated cruelty to animals, including long-time Blount County Tennessee Walking Horse trainer Larry Joe Wheelon, 68. All four men turned themselves in at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday and were free on bond by 9:45 p.m. Wheelon and his employees Randall Stacy Gunter, 44, and Brandon ... (more)