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2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

New Knox Co. high school gives students college experience

When Knox County students go back to school in August, a handful of ninth graders will be starting on a college campus.

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Related Topix: Strawberry Plains, TN, Knoxville, TN

6 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Wine in grocery stores to appear on Knoxville's November ballot

Wine in grocery stores to appear on Knoxville's November ballot Knoxville voters will officially get a chance to decide if they want wine in grocery stores.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

10 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Domestic threat leads to meth lab in S. Knox A son's threats toward...

Officers escorting a mom to her South Knox County home because she feared her son would harm her found a meth lab and arrested her son and two others.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sports

11 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Three arrested on meth charges at South Knox County home

Knox County election officials say enough signatures have been collected to allow Knoxville city voters to decide whether to allow wine to be sold in grocery stores this November.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

12 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

2 arrested in burglary spree 2 arrested in area car burglary spree.

They were arrested following a series of burglaries that occurred in Loudon and surrounding counties.

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Related Topix: Loudon, TN, Loudon County, TN, Oak Ridge, TN, Sports

20 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Showdown set in Joy McCroskey lawsuit A Knox County judge today could ...

With the legal clock ticking for citizens to sue Knox County Criminal Court Clerk Joy McCroskey in wrongful arrest claims, a judge today could slam the door shut for all such lawsuits.

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Related Topix: Sports

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Candidates split on McIntyre's performance The candidates in the 1st...

From left, Knox County school board candidates Gloria Deathridge, Marshall Walker, Terry Hill and Sandra Rowcliffe, participate in a forum Thursday night at Lawson McGhee Library.

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Related Topix: Powell, TN, Education Etc., Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Man waives hearing on attempted rape charge He is also the suspect in a 2013 attempted rape in Alcoa.

A homeless Knoxville man who allegedly tried to rape a woman in the rest room of an Alcoa store last year on Thursday waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Knox County General Sessions Court on a separate attempted rape charge.

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Related Topix: Alcoa, TN, Knoxville, TN, Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

A closer look at Tennessee's Death Row

After it took nearly two hours for an Arizona death row inmate to die by lethal injection, the death penalty is once again under fire, with leaders A closer look at Tennessee's Death Row After it took nearly two hours for an Arizona death row inmate to die by lethal injection, the death penalty is once again under fire, with leaders Check out this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Tennessee, Davidson County, TN, Hamilton County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

$27M project leads 2013 new building permits The Knoxville area's...

Knoxville's commercial real estate market has recently seen a flurry of high profile apartment deals with three of the eight largest apartment communities in Knox County sold since January.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Pigeon Forge, TN, University of Tennessee, Sports

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Metropulse.com

Lonsdale may be our least-known historic neighborhood. Most folks...

Gabino Felipe maintains a garden that fills most of his yard, including an amazing patch of corn.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Knoxville, TN

Metropulse.com

Candidates with very different levels of experience vie for Chancery and Circuit Courts

Out of the five contested judicial races in Knox County, there are two that have drawn more scrutiny and upset than the others.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Knoxville News Sentinel

Briggs: Campfield accusations won't distract from running for office

The driver's license issued to Knox County Commissioner Richard Briggs lists his residence as 11631 Lanesborough Way, unit 913, in Farragut.

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Related Topix: Farragut, TN, Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

State officials discuss standardized testing

A Knox County school board member and the state board of education hosted a forum Tuesday to discuss testing every Knox County student must take.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

"Painted Ladies" window set for sale to benefit Knox Heritage

We often think of military families who are separated from their loved ones when they deploy.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Maryville, TN, Tennessee, Campbell County, TN, Sevier County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Greenway stalls in Halls Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, water...

A wetland - or the lack of one - in North Knox County has halted plans for a greenway, and officials close to the project are pushing around blame for the delay.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Man convicted of attempted murder escapes from Knoxville courtroom

Officials are searching for a man just convicted of attempted murder who ran from a downtown Knoxville courtroom Tuesday afternoon.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

KCSO: Four people arrested, three children taken to hospital after meth lab bust

Knox County authorities on Monday arrested four people and took three children to a hospital in connection with a meth lab bust, officials said.

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Related Topix: East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Papa Johns fundraiser helps local girl with brain cancer

A Knox County Papa Johns franchise is holding a fundraiser Tuesday to help a five-year-old girl with an aggressive form of brain Papa Johns fundraiser helps local girl with brain cancer - A Knox County Papa Johns franchise is holding a fundraiser Tuesday to help a five-year-old girl with an aggressive form of brain Check out this story on WBIR.com: ... (more)

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Knoxville News Sentinel

No charges after woman pulled into path of oncoming KCSO vehicle

No citations were issued after a crash last week involving an unmarked Knox County sheriff's SUV and a minivan on Clinton Highway.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

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