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  1. After church shootings, concerned congregations aim to protect their flocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    East Tennessee church leaders are filling sanctuaries, learning to protect their flocks from armed intruders after shootings targeting Tennessee and Texas congregations. "We have got to get rid of the thought that it's never going to happen in my church," Blair told 1,100 people at a Nov. 27 "active shooter" seminar for houses of worship he led at East Maryville Baptist Church.

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  2. KCSO holds safety seminar to teach safety techniques in churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Church congregations met in Temple Baptist Church in Powell with the Knox County Sheriff's Office to learn how to keep congregations safe on Saturday. This seminar comes after the community expressed concern about safety in churches, particularly after the last two that have happened in 2017.

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  3. Security weighs on church leaders' minds after Sutherland Springs shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    At North Knoxville Baptist Church, the flag hangs at half staff after a church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas , killed 26 people. "It's tragic when we think about that many lives that were impacted," said Pastor Joe Emmert.

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  4. Join us in the Connecting Hearts food drive on Oct. 27 Join us in the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Our goal for Connecting Hearts is to provide low income, home bound seniors with companionship and human interaction along with nutritious bag of groceries. Much like Mobile Meals home food deliveries, seniors will be provided groceries through the Connecting Hearts program, additionally our Senior Visitors will also spend quality time with their designated senior companion.

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  5. Records: 16-year-old fired gun in fatal Powell shooting Records:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Newly released records allege a 16-year-old boy was the one who shot and killed 19-year-old Cameron Smith following a car chase in Powell earlier this month. A juvenile petition says Justin M. Gonzalez fired a 40-caliber pistol, killing Smith and injuring another man on Emory Road on Oct. 10. Gonzalez has been charged with felony murder, possession of a gun during a felony and a juvenile in possession of a gun.

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  6. 'It's sickening': Powell shooting victim's friend reacts to arrests...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The death of 19-year-old Cameron Smith after a car chase and shooting has devastated the Powell community, including Sheila Fox, who owns Talk Of The Town Hair Salon on West Emory Road. Smith was there as Fox started her hair salon business, so to hear about the end of his life broke her heart.

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  7. 2 men, 1 juvenile charged in Powell fatal shooting 2 men, 1 juvenile charged in Powell fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Knox County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that Jorge Ortiz Gonzales, 21, Cameron Brewer, 18, and a 16-year-old juvenile have been arrested accused in the deadly shooting that happened in Powell on Emory Road. Lucas Halliburton, 20, was injured and Cameron Smith, 19, was killed after shots were fired at the Sebring they were in on Oct. 10. Investigators said a black 2015 mustang that the 3 suspects were in was chasing Smith when the shooting happened.

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  8. Witnesses claimed they heard 30 to 40 gunshots while driving and saw...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County authorities are investigating a shooting in the Powell community that left one person dead and two others hurt. Deputies said gunshots were fired into a vacant home near a Pilot gas station at 2535 Old Callahan Drive.

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  9. Police reports: Powell shooting victim and girlfriend were being followedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Police reports suggest a shooting victim and his girlfriend were being followed about two months before he was fatally shot in North Knox County last week. On Oct. 10, a shooting killed Cameron Smith, 19, and seriously hurt Lucas Halliburton, 20. Investigators are still looking for the suspects , who they said drove a black Ford Mustang.

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  10. Police reports: Powell shootingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    It has been 8 days since someone shot and killed 20-year-old Cameron Smith and seriously hurt 19-year-old Lucas Halliburton. A memorial has grown in the eight days since Cameron Smith, 20, was killed in a shooting on Emory Road in north Knox County.

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  11. Rural Metro breaks ground on North Knox fire station Read Story Annie CarrRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The new $1.3 million station is located in Powell on Norman Jack Lane. That's just off East Emory Road.

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  12. Deputies continue search for two persons of interest in Powell shooting Read Story Marc SallingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Two days after a shooting on Emory Road in Powell left one person dead and another injured, Knox County Sheriff's Office deputies continue to search for two men they believe are connected with the crime. 19-year-old Cameron Smith was killed and 20-year-old Lucas Halliburton was injured in the shooting Tuesday.

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  13. Friends remember victim of Powell shooting Read Story Marc SallingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    "He was one of the best men I ever met," said Devin Pincombe, a close friend high school friend of Cameron Smith. "I'm in disbelief that I lost someone that was close to me."

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  14. About-Town 38 mins ago 6:03 p.m.10 About Town 9/7-9/10Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Marble Springs and New Harvest Farmers Markets continue Thursday. There will be locally-grown produce, artisan crafts and more.

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  15. Eclipse 42 mins ago 10:35 p.m.Viewing the solar eclipse from the Cove at Concord ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Aug. 21, 2017: Thousands of people joined the eclipse watch party at the Cove at Concord Park in West Knox County. More than 2,500 people turned their eyes toward the sky at the Cove at Concord Park in West Knox County Monday afternoon to view the total solar eclipse.

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  16. Hometown-Spotlight 3 mins ago 10:27 a.m.Hometown Spotlight: Boutique Boom in PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    "I just thought it's perfect, I'm going to go for it-- take a leap of faith," said Spradlen. "I'm a daddy's girl and growing up, he always said to me, 'I love you a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck'," added Spradlen.

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  17. Features 43 mins ago 5:05 p.m.Weigel's started with fresh milkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The history of Powell is intertwined with a local business that employs about 800 people across East Tennessee. The Weigel family has owned a farm there for almost 100 years.

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  18. Features 36 mins ago 5:11 p.m.A visit to Antique Addiction in PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Antique Addiction opened in its new location in Powell just before Christmas. Seven months later many former clients from their Solway location and many new customers have found the store.

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  19. Teen works to save summer camp for kids with diabetes Read Story Mary ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Natalie Miller's Type 1 diabetes requires constant care: five blood sugar tests a day, an insulin pump, counting carbohydrates and the list goes on. While the Powell High School junior has learned to deal with the pain and management of the medical treatments, she remembers when diabetes made her feel like an outcast.

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  20. Crime 11 mins ago 6:16 p.m.20 years later: 'Evil' killing of Powell family resonatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    He has no recollection of how six young Kentuckians met the Powell residents at a rest stop off Interstate 81 in Greene County on April 6, 1997, how they forced them into their van, followed them to a quiet road off the Baileyton exit, lined them up along a ditch and them shot in the night with two pistols. Peter himself was shot twice, losing an eye and suffering permanent neurological damage from another bullet fired into his back.

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