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Yesterday | Knoxville News Sentinel

Incumbent sheriff sues to contest results Monroe County incumbent...

A day after the certification of the Monroe County election, incumbent Sheriff Bill Bivens has filed suit against the election commission to contest the results.

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Yesterday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Monroe sheriff files lawsuit to keep his job

Monroe County Sheriff Bill Bivens filed a lawsuit Tuesday in hopes of keeping his job.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Special judge appointed to hear Monroe sheriff caseSpecial judge...

The Tennessee Supreme Court appointed a special judge to hear a lawsuit filed against Monroe County sheriff-elect Randy White.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WTVC

Prison Escapee Gives Up, Just Got Tired of Running

A man who escaped from custody in Monroe County, Tenn. turned himself in because he was "tired of running."

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Second escaped Monroe County inmate turns himself in

Although it is unclear exactly how many Republican provisional ballots remain uncounted in the 4th Congressional District's primary, the ballots counted so far make an upset look increasingly unlikely.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Knoxville, TN, Polk County, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Knox County man convicted of raping 7-year-old child

Although it is unclear exactly how many Republican provisional ballots remain uncounted in the 4th Congressional District's primary, the ballots counted so far make an upset look increasingly unlikely.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Lottery, Knoxville, TN

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Questions surround outcome of Monroe County sheriff's office race

Questions surround the outcome of the Monroe County sheriff's race. One of the candidates was singled out by the district attorney, saying he lacked state certification.

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Related Topix: Rockwood, TN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Tennessee, Roane County, TN, Knox County, TN

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

New sheriff elected in Monroe County

Knox County Clerk Foster Arnett has retained his position as Knox County clerk after facing challenger Mike Padgett in the August 7 election.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee

WBIR-TV Knoxville

White wins sheriff race in Monroe Co, despite controversyWhite wins...

An East Tennessee sheriff's race may have to be settled in court. Thursday night, Monroe County voters chose Randy White over incumbent Bill Bivens.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Monroe County man killed in Monday morning crash

A federal appeals court in Cincinnati is set to take up two cases that could determine the future of same-sex marriages in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Hawkins County, TN, University of Tennessee

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Tennessee WR Blanc out for year with torn Achilles

The University of Tennessee is preparing to roll out changes to a program letting students use their meal plan on the Cumberland Avenue strip.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, University of Tennessee, Wilson County, TN, Knox County, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

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A Newport police captain charged in a misconduct case involving drugs and alleged money laundering has entered a plea agreement in his federal case.

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Hamblen County, TN, Knoxville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Woman charged under drug-addicted baby law to appear in court

A mother charged with assault after she and her newborn baby tested positive for drugs is set to appear in court Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Madisonville, TN

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Two groups plan to sue Madisonville over Clean Water Act...

Two groups said they plan on suing the Monroe County town for what they call violations of the Clean Water Act.

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Related Topix: Madisonville, TN

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Monroe sheriff's candidate faces lawsuitMonroe sheriff's candidate...

Monroe sheriff's candidate faces lawsuit The chairman of the Monroe County Democratic Party filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Randy White and the election commission.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Sheriff candidate can serve if elected despite recent setback

Monroe County sheriff's candidate, Randy White, can hold the office if he's elected on August 7th, even though the state said it should not have ever Sheriff candidate can serve if elected despite recent setback Monroe County sheriff's candidate, Randy White, can hold the office if he's elected on August 7th, even though the state said it should ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Grainger County Tomato Festival helps the community

It's that time of year again. Grainger County tomatoes are off the vine and ready to hit your dinner table.

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Related Topix: Grainger County, TN, Life, Food, Food Festival, Rutledge, TN, Tennessee Government, Tennessee

WATE-TV Knoxville

One of two missing Monroe County inmates recaptured

Cindy Heinemann describes herself as determined. She started Misty Mountain Soap Company in her kitchen 10 years ago.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, Tennessee Government, US Governors, Tennessee, Anderson County, TN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Attorney rejects POST Commission ruling on candidate client

Monroe County sheriff's candidate Randy White is still certified as a police officer and will be on the Aug. 7 ballot, according to his attorney.

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