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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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Knoxville News Sentinel

Report: TN improves in child well-being, but still No. 36

Jackson Walker, left, and Mallori Lamb work a puzzle at the Partners for Children childcare program, Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Challenger question's state Rep. Hall's use of mailers

Martin Daniel, who opposing state Rep. Steve Hall in Knox County's 18th House District Republican primary, is questioning the incumbent's use of his taxpayer-funded "constituent communications" account for sending a direct mail piece to voters at the last moment legally allowed.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Roane Co. mom arrested after admitting she allowed her 9 year-old to drive car

Police in Clinton are asking for help in identifying several pieces of jewelry recovered from a burglary suspect's home.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Tennessee, Greene County, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Judge taking 'closer look' at ex-instructor's request for pretrial diversion

On Monday, Knox County Criminal Court Judge Bob McGee said he would need to take a "closer look" at the circumstances in the case of Gary Hamilton, a former Fulton High School in-school suspension instructional assistant who was charged in September with assaulting a student.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Communities still waiting for millions in 2011 tornado reimbursements

Communities still waiting for millions in 2011 tornado reimbursements FEMA and TEMA still owe local counties and municipalities over $14 million from the deadly storms.

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Related Topix: Greene County, TN, Knoxville, TN, Bradley County, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

The Green Locket tells stories that teach lessonsThe Green Locket...

An East Tennessee woman has imagined far off lands with inspirational characters and put it all down in a book.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Halls greenway project on hold

The American Cancer Society kicked off its Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event Monday by creating a human pink ribbon at World's Fair Park in Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Halls, TN, Knoxville, TN, Tennessee, Powell, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

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Thomas James stops traffic while a construction crew cleans debris from the expansion joint on the south end of the Henley Bridge in Knoxville on Thursday, May 29, 2014.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Wine in grocery stores will be on November ballot for Farragut

Wine in grocery stores will be on November ballot for Farragut It's official - wine in grocery stores will be up for vote in Farragut for the November elections.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

KARM collecting school supplies for children in need

Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries is holding its annual "Stuff the Bus" campaign through July 27 to give children the supplies they need for school success.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Georgiana Vines: New Knight to take new name with district attorney post

According to the ballot, Knox County's next district attorney is Charme Knight - but once she takes office in September she will be Charme Allen.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Campfield, Briggs clash over residency

State Sen. Stacey Campfield contends that utility bills indicate Richard Briggs does not really live at the Farragut apartment that Briggs, his Republican primary opponent, has listed as his residence on election documents, potentially violating state law.

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