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Hamblen County Newswire

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  1. Morristown Driver Services Center to Close and Relocate to New FacilityRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | PressReleasePoint

    The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announces the current Morristown Driver Services Center will close and relocate to a new center to better serve the citizens of Hamblen County. The new location will be located at 1551 East Morris Boulevard, east of Liberty Road.

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  2. Black bear remains found near Morristown apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... if it was under it's illegal to kill a black bear cub." said Cameron. Legal hunting season for black bears in Hamblen County is in October, but only for archery. Cubs and female black bears with cubs are illegal to hunt. The TWRA believes this bear ...

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  3. 5 finalists named for Knox County Schools superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... County, after having served as a county-wide literacy coordinator. Lynch is the current superintendent of Hamblen County Schools. He previously served as a teacher and later assistant principal at Jonesborough Middle School in Washington County, and ...

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  4. Long-acting contraception now offered at 55 Tennessee jails Read Story Mary ScottRead the original story

    Monday Jan 30 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... contraception in Tennessee. "We have a problem. A big problem," Sherrie Montgomery, Director of Jefferson and Hamblen County Health Departments, told a group of female inmates in the Jefferson County Jail in early January. It's the beginning of a ...

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  5. Crime 16 mins ago 11:20 a.m.Stolen property recovered from 25-30 Hamblen Co. burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Detectives with the Hamblen County Sheriff's Office recovered stolen property worth thousands of dollars at a residence on Friday. The home belonging to Erik Crockett stored property from burglaries to some 25-30 East Hamblen County homes, according to a Hamblen County Sheriff's Office release.

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  6. East Tennessee school systems watching weather before deciding to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... to students January 9, Anderson County returns January 5, and Blount County's first day back was Wednesday. Hamblen County Schools started back on Tuesday, January 3, as did Loudon County. Maryville city and Sevier County Schools wait until January ...

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  7. Morristown Hamblen Humane Society facing tough decisions with deadline looming Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... at 300 Dice St. The shelter doesn't pay to use the building, but does foot the bill for any repairs to it. Hamblen County and Morristown pay the shelter for animal control services for both municipalities. That money doesn't cover all their ...

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  8. THP trooper helps family stuck on ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | WKRN

    ... Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the man in Sherman's photo as Trooper Jeremiah Downs, stationed in Hamblen County. Elizabeth Davis, a manager at the gas station said the little girl was three years old and they were able to get the families car ...

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  9. Hamblen County trooper helps family stuck on ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the man in Sherman's photo as Trooper Jeremiah Downs, stationed in Hamblen County. Elizabeth Davis, a manager at the gas station said the little girl was three years old and they were able to get the families car ...

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  10. Cleveland No. 2 in nation in job growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... No. 8 community on the chart is an East Tennessee community very similar in size to Cleveland, Morristown, in Hamblen County. Driving employment growth in the Cleveland area were professional and business services. Employment in the industry grew by ...

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  11. Weekly East Tennessee Construction Report for DecemberRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area. HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 160 at Merchants Greene: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts near this intersection. Motorists should expect ...

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  12. Morristown food plant evacuated for ammonia leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Hamblen County Emergency Management Director Chris Bell said at around 11:45 a.m. there was an ammonia leak at the plant, located at 123 Fairmont Street. He said 210 people were evacuated from the plant and some surrounding businesses.

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  13. Christopher PolleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... theft over $500, and nine counts of theft under $500. Polley was located at his grandmother's home Monday in Hamblen County. Police call most of the thefts "crimes of opportunity" that were due to vehicles being left unlocked. He is being held on ...

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  14. Dewitt Clinton SenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Grainger Today

    ... helped remedy the situation of a town divided between two counties, and was instrumental in the formation of Hamblen County. Dewitt Clinton Senter was born in McMinn County. The son of William Tandy Senter, a popular Methodist Minister, he grew up ...

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  15. East Tennessee teaching assistant dismissed for racial slurRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | WKRN

    The Hamblen County Director of Schools confirms a teacher was dismissed after posting to Snapchat a photo of a student with a racial slur. Dale Lynch, the Hamblen County Director of Schools, said Katie Beth Rich was dismissed Friday for unprofessional conduct.

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  16. 3 arrested in Morristown after multiple car burglaries, theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Investigators say three vehicles were stolen from the West and South Industrial Parks. The vehicles were recovered, including one that was burned in Hamblen County.

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  17. Weekly East Tennessee Construction Report for NovemberRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... this resurfacing project. Motorists should be alert for workers present and use extreme caution in this area. HAMBLEN COUNTY, SR 160 at Merchants Greene: Motorists should be alert for lane shifts near this intersection. Motorists should expect ...

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  18. $10M Lawsuit: Teens Vandalized Mansion Read Story Mike DonilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Watch our WBIR 10News Investigation tonight at 6pm to see what's on the owners' security video and why it is not a simple investigation. A Hamblen County couple has filed a $10 million lawsuit against several East Tennessee families accusing their children of breaking into a mansion, trashing it during a wild party, and stealing a number of items.

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  19. Hamblen County man charged with recording secret videos of adult, 2 juvenilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Hamblen County man faces charges of videotaping an adult and two juveniles using the restroom, taking a shower and/or changing clothes without their knowledge. 2 comments

  20. City buys Morristown College for $900K; plans to build a park Read Story Mike DonilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... significance of the city's history. The fate of historic Morristown College comes into play on Monday when a Hamblen County judge hears arguments about the long-abandoned school's future. On one side is the city, which wants to turn it into a public ...

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