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  1. Former Charlotte County man charged with child sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | NBC2 News

    A former Charlotte County man was arrested in Tennessee Monday afternoon on a Charlotte County warrant charging him with sexual battery on a child. Major Crimes detectives obtained a warrant last Friday for Glen Edward "Pee Wee" St. John, 40, of 177 East Loomis Road in Jamestown, and travelled to Tennessee where they worked with Fentress County Sheriff's detectives to affect the arrest.

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  2. Two churches burglarized in Fentress CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A burglar in Fentress County made off with more than $1,500 worth of property after targeting two churches in a week. Two churches burglarized in Fentress County A burglar in Fentress County made off with more than $1,500 worth of property after targeting two churches in a week.

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  3. Cash, mowers, chainsaws, more reported stolenRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Herald-Citizen

    ... that two former employees had taken items from their home," the report says. The two suspects are both from Fentress County. "The vandalism was in the early part of March and suspected that the items were taken around that time, too," the report ...

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  4. Raises approved for some UCHRA employeesRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Herald-Citizen

    ... services department director, submitted a request to approve budgetary raises for two homemaker aids in Fentress County, one in Pickett County and one in Macon County. "It's getting tougher and tougher to fill these jobs," Luke Collins, executive ...

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  5. What Happens When Drugs Move In To One Of The Country's Poorest TownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    ... hills of the Cumberland Plateau. It has few claims to fame-World War I hero Alvin C. York was born in Fentress County and built a state-of-the-art school in Jamestown at the end of the war, and the town is the origin of the world's largest yard ...

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  6. Hawaii Has No Hate CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... doesn't understand the definition of a hate crime and was just pissed off at their neighbors," said former Fentress County sheriff Tom Choate, the top cop overseeing Jamestown in 2012, when the FBI documented 29 hate crime incidents there. To put ...

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  7. Georgia B. BeatyRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Star Press

    She was born September 2, 1926 in Fentress County, TN, and was the daughter of the late Lee and Ellen Stephens.

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  8. Jay L. Ashburn, Jr.Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    He was born on June 21, 1934 in Fentress County Tennessee to Jay and Dollie Ashburn.

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  9. Audrey Z. GrovesRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Star Press

    She was born March 29, 1922 in Fentress County, Tennessee, the daughter of William Robert and Nannie Upchurch.

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  10. Nancy P. Smith, North VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Republic

    Nancy P. Smith, 72, of North Vernon, Indiana, formerly of Fentress County, died Friday, March 6, 2015 at Jennings County Nursing Home in North Vernon. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Jennings Funeral Homes-Clarkrange Chapel.

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  11. Jamestown, TN assesses storm damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Fentress County, like many Plateau counties, has seen wave after wave of wintry weather. They're bracing for ice and snow Thursday.

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  12. Jamestown expects $300,000+ in storm costs, prepares for next roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Last month's back-to-back storms was among the worst in the last two decades in the Fentress County seat of Jamestown. "This was Jamestown expects $300,000+ in storm costs, prepares for next round JAMESTOWN -- Last month's back-to-back storms was among the worst in the last two decades in the Fentress County seat of Jamestown.

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  13. All power restored in Fentress County by Volunteer Energy CooperativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Five hundred additional crews from Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative, Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation, Caney Fork Electric Cooperative were bought in to help over one hundred crews working to restore power.

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  14. Progress being made in restoring electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Herald-Citizen

    ... without power. The areas with the most outages at that time were Cumberland County with 22,631 outages and Fentress County with 10,557 outages, with more than 40,000 customers out at the height of the storm. "The main feeds are back up, and it's ...

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  15. Doctor Arrested In New York For TennCare FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WTVF Nashville

    ... is accused of charging TennCare when patients visited his office to get those prescriptions. He closed his Fentress County practice and moved to New York, where he is currently licensed to practice medicine. Officials said he voluntarily surrendered ...

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  16. Former Jamestown doctor arrested in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | 13WHAM

    ... is accused of charging TennCare when patients visited his office to get those prescriptions. He closed his Fentress County practice and moved to New York, where he is currently licensed to practice medicine. Officials said he voluntarily surrendered ...

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  17. "Substantial progress" made in Plateau power restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... overall outages now at about 7,500.. The specific outage breakdown: 5,146 out in Cumberland County; 429 in Fentress County; 608 in Putnam County; about 733 in White County; and about 549 in Overton County and just 24 in Bradley County. The southern ...

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  18. Former Tennessee doctor charged in New York following joint investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    At the request of then-8th District Attorney General Paul Phillips and the Jamestown Police Department, TBI special agents, working in conjunction with the Jamestown Police Department, Fentress County Sheriff's Office, Monterey Police Department, Tennessee Medical Board and state Pharmacy Board, started an investigation involving Vijaya Patibandla, 68, in August 2009. At that time, Patibandla was a medical doctor with a practice in Jamestown.

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  19. Former Fentress doctor faces TennCare fraud, theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit led a multi-agency investigation that has Former Fentress doctor faces TennCare fraud, theft charges KNOXVILLE - Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit led a multi-agency investigation that has Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Ad3EF7 A former Fentress County doctor faces 40 counts of TennCare fraud and two counts of theft for writing illegal prescriptions for controller substances and charging TennCare for patients' visits to get those prescriptions, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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  20. 1,400 still without power in PutnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Herald-Citizen

    ... customers were without power system-wide at press time, including 8,000 in Cumberland County, 1,200 in Fentress County, 1,000 in Overton County, 970 in White County and 22 in Pickett County, as well as Putnam customers. In Cookeville, the city's ...

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