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  1. Inmates who left work detail last month are back in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Two Grainger County inmates were on the run Thursday night after leaving their work detail. Randy Dalton and Adam Garland were both being Inmates who left work detail last month are back in custody - Two Grainger County inmates were on the run Thursday night after leaving their work detail.

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  2. Authorities searching for missing East Tennessee manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Authorities searching for missing East Tennessee man (WBIR - Grainger Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1NqLoAM Authorities are asking the public's help in finding Matt Munsey. He was last seen July 22 in Union County According to the Grainger County Sheriff's Department, Matthew Munsey, 35, was last seen on Tazewell Pike in Union County back on July 22. He was initially reported missing in Knox County because they first believed he had been treated at a local hospital.

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  3. Matthew MunseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Several law enforcement agencies are asking for help in finding a missing Grainger County man who was last seen in Union County. Matthew Munsey, 35, of Washburn, was actually reported missing in Knox County because it was believed he had been treated at a hospital there. 16 comments

  4. Truck driver indicted in deadly I-75 crash near ChattanoogaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... of the victims were from the same family and have East Tennessee ties. Family members say Sandra Anderson of Grainger County, her daughter Tiffany Watts of Morristown, and her granddaughters Savannah and Kelsey were killed. The little girls were ...

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  5. Grainger County woman killed in South Carolina crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Spartanburg County Coroner's Office said Mary Jane Reeves, 50, of Tennessee was killed Saturday night on Interstate 26 West in Enoree, South Carolina. The coroner's office said Mary Jane Reeves was a passenger in the vehicle.

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  6. Knox County 'ghost employee' pays restitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... bation, according to the Knox County District Attorney's office. A jury in August 2014 found the 59-year-old Grainger County businessman guilty of felony theft. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay back the money.

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  7. Local ambulance companies worried about new requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... because although he is a Tennessee resident, he can't get a job as an EMT basic in Tennessee," said Downey. Grainger County EMS adapted to the change last fall by sending any EMTs that needed it to the necessary training. The county now only hires ...

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  8. Grainger inmates drive off in maintenance truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Two Grainger County inmates were on the run Thursday night after leaving their work detail. Randy Dalton and Adam Garland were both being Grainger inmates drive off in maintenance truck - Two Grainger County inmates were on the run Thursday night after leaving their work detail.

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  9. Adam GarlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Two Grainger County inmates walked away from a work detail in Rutledge Thursday afternoon, apparently stealing a Grainger County School System maintenance truck in the process. Randy Dalton, 37, and Adam Garland, 35, were each being held on aggravated burglary and theft charges.

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  10. Extreme heat, rain impact Grainger County tomatoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The extreme heat over the past few months has impacted a famous crop in Grainger County. But it didn't stop farmers from participating in the biggest event of the year.

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  11. 2015 Grainger County Tomato Festival draws a crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    2015 Grainger County Tomato Festival draws a crowd A look at the Grainger County Tomato Festival from WBIR news director Martha Jennings. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1MP1Udy

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  12. Grainger County Tomato Fest kicks off Friday in RutledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Grainger County Tomato Festival runs this Friday through Sunday on the grounds of the Rutledge Elementary and Middle schools. Grainger County Tomato Fest kicks off Friday in Rutledge The Grainger County Tomato Festival runs this Friday through Sunday on the grounds of the Rutledge Elementary and Middle schools.

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  13. Vine ripened fun at Grainger Co. tomato festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    July 24, 2015 Live at Five at 4 Reporter Brittany Bade highlights all of the fun at the Grainger County tomato festival. The festival is always the last full weekend in July.

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  14. 10 About Town has a fun lineup this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1RVV3FY July 23, 2015 Live at Five at 4 J.J. runs down a list of activities going on in the area on the last full weekend of July 2015 - The Grainger County Tomato Festival returns this weekend to celebrate agricultural products, local artists, and craftsmen in the area. Enjoy free music, dancing and demonstrations while participating in one of the largest free festivals in East Tennessee.

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  15. U.S. 25-E in Grainger County reopens after closure due to downed power lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Expect delays on Interstate 40 westbound. Crews are working an accident on near the James White Parkway on ramp. The left lane blocked.

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  16. Rescue squad searches Cherokee Lake for possible drowning victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... the irrigation line services is off Highway 11W, about 4 miles west of the intersection with Highway 25E. Grainger County Sheriff James Harville says this area is not accessible from the roadway. According to Harville, the farmer who owns the land ...

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  17. 'Ghost employee' to pay $200K by Oct. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... a crime as to when and in what amounts payments will be made." A jury in August 2014 found the 59-year-old Grainger County businessman guilty of felony theft. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay back the money. Prosecutors say Ray ... 1 comment

  18. A Tennessee store put up a "no gays allowed" sign - and it's totally legalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    After the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states, a store in Grainger County, Tennessee, put up a sign with a terrible message: "No gays allowed," Vox reports.

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  19. Tennessee hardware store posts a No Gays Alloweda signRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Washington Times

    A small hardware store in East Tennessee is making national headlines after posting a "No Gays Allowed" sign in the storefront window following the Supreme Court's decision allowing same-sex marriage. Jeff Amyx , a baptist minister who owns Amyx Hardware & Roofing Supplies in Grainger County, said he added the controversial sign in order to stand up for his religious beliefs.

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  20. Tennessee law: A merchant's right to refuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Grainger County hardware store operator explains his thoughts about declaring his right to serve whoever he likes. Earlier this week, he posted a sign that banned gays.

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