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  1. Alcoa planning commission OKs rezoning near airportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... vernment in Washington, D.C., twice, in addition to her favorite job as mom of two. She covers Alcoa, Maryville and Townsend.

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  2. Veterans use Townsend retreat to find peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... veterans from 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, Recon Companies A-D spent May 7-9 together in Townsend for their fourth annual reunion. For these men, who traveled to Tennessee from all over the United States, the reunion provides ...

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  3. Maryville planning commissioners back rezoning for Blount County developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ... vernment in Washington, D.C., twice, in addition to her favorite job as mom of two. She covers Alcoa, Maryville and Townsend.

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  4. Study: Bears rescued by ABR have high survival rate in wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... is Appalachian Bear Fest, scheduled for June 2, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at ABR's headquarters in Townsend. The event features a hike, live music, local artists, a petting zoo, large birds from the American Eagle Foundation and Smoky ...

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  5. Wears Valley businesses anticipate long awaited tourist seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Market at the intersection of Wears Valley Road and Line Springs Road three years ago. "We sold all of our stuff in Townsend and we came here and one of the reason that we did come here was because of the Foothills Parkway," Maples said. Maples ...

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  6. Tour de Blount keeps growing in 27th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | Daily Times

    ... no excuse in this area to not be outside in this area." The Tour, which will start at 7:30 a.m. today at the Townsend Visitors Center, is expecting anywhere from 300 to upwards of 400 riders for the event, despite the inclement weather in the ...

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  7. Townsend tubing operator offers to hire county deputy, provide free port-a-potties for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | Daily Times

    Tubing season has begun, but the Townsend Board of Commissioners still has not taken action on a revised ordinance to require more from commercial tubing operators on Little River. Former Mayor Pat Jenkins, who has been leading a grassroots effort to crack down on commercial tubing since August, had made commissioners' suggested edits to the tubing ordinance he revised and presented to them in February.

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  8. Townsend government closed for two weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | Daily Times

    The Townsend Municipal Office at 133 Tiger Drive will be closed from Friday, May 18, until Monday, June 4. The Townsend Police Department will be open.

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  9. Weekend Calendar: Blount County, May 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Daily Times

    GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS HERITAGE CENTER , 123 Cromwell Drive, Townsend: Spring concert series - Early Bird Special at 7 p.m.; $10 CLAYTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS , 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway on the Maryville College campus: Riders in the Sky, Quebe Sisters at 7:30 p.m.; $18.50-$31.50 THE SHED SMOKEHOUSE & JUKE JOINT at Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson, 1820 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville: "Black Dragon Breakdown" featuring Handsome & The Humbles, Andrew Leahey & The Homestead, Kevin Abernathy, The Barstool Romeos at 1 p.m.; free THE STATION , 4206 Miser Station Road, Louisville: Wildwood with Scott Southworth at 8 p.m.; $20 suggested donation.

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  10. Townsend cleaner thanks to efforts of KBB volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 15 | Daily Times

    Austin Best with Boy Scout Troop No. 88 carries a bag of trash back to Townsend Visitors Center on Saturday, May 12, during a community cleanup hosted by Keep Blount Beautiful.

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  11. Autopsies indicate homicide and suicide in Townsend deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | Daily Times

    The Blount County Sheriff's Office is investigating after two people were found dead Saturday afternoon inside a residence on Kelly Ridge Road in the Laurel Valley Golf community in Townsend. A broken window is seen at a home that was the scene of a standoff with police Saturday on Kelly Ridge Road in Townsend.

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  12. BCSO: Preliminary autopsy finds deaths of Townsend couple consistent with murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Blount County Sheriff's Office says preliminary autopsy results of couple found dead in Townsend home were consistent with murder-suicide. UPDATE : The preliminary autopsy results of the man and woman who were found dead in their Townsend home on Saturday are consistent with murder-suicide, according to the Blount County Sheriff's Office.

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  13. Investigation continues into double fatality in TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | Daily Times

    The Blount County Sheriff's Office is investigating after two people were found dead Saturday afternoon inside this residence in Townsend. The Blount County Sheriff's Office is investigating after two people were found dead Saturday afternoon inside a residence on Kelly Ridge Road in the Laurel Valley Golf community in Townsend.

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  14. BCSO: Identities released of two found dead inside home after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Blount County Sheriff's Office says two bodies were found inside a Townsend home following a barricade incident Saturday afternoon. Their identities have been confirmed by officials.

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  15. Police investigating after two bodies found in TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | Daily Times

    The Blount County Sheriff's Office is investigating after the bodies of two people were found at a residence in the Laurel Valley Golf community in Townsend. Sheriff's Office deputies and Townsend officers responded to a residence on Kelly Ridge Circle in regard to a welfare check at around 12:30 p.m. today, the Sheriff's Office said.

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  16. Blount County Sheriff: 2 people found dead inside Townsend homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Two people were found dead inside a Townsend home Saturday afternoon in the Laurel Valley area, according to a spokesperson for Blount County Sheriff's Office. Around 12:30 pm sheriff's deputies and Townsend Police responded to a residence on Kelly Ridge Circle in regards to a welfare check.

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  17. BCSO: Two found dead inside home after barricade incident BCSO: Two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Blount County Sheriff's Office says two bodies were found inside a Townsend home following a barricade incident Saturday afternoon. The Blount County Sheriff's Office says two bodies were found inside a Townsend home following a barricade incident Saturday afternoon.

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  18. Blount County Sheriff: SWAT responds to barricaded suspect in TownsendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Blount County Sheriff's Office and SWAT are responding to reports of a barricaded suspect Saturday afternoon in Townsend. A spokesperson for the sheriff's office would not disclose the exact location but did say they are responding to a private residence in Townsend.

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  19. Townsend planning commissioners debate campers, RVs on residential lotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | Daily Times

    Townsend planning commissioners are considering a zoning change that would allow residents to park their campers, recreational vehicles and travel trailers at their homes. "The intent of the amendment is to allow property owners to park their campers on their property," planner Joe Barrett of the East Tennessee Development District told The Daily Times before the Townsend Planning Commission meeting Thursday.

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  20. Simpler times on tap for Spring Concert Series kickoff by Early Bird SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 9 | Daily Times

    Art Massey, Vern Lindsey and Alan Jenkins - will kick off the spring series of performances on Friday at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center in Townsend. Early Bird Special - Art Massey, Vern Lindsey and Alan Jenkins - will kick off the spring series of performances on Friday at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center in Townsend.

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