Knox County Newswire (Page 8)

Knox County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Knox County, TN. (Page 8)

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  1. Group working to bring in low-cost, full service airlines to McGhee TysonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... because of the fares," said Mayor Madeline Rogero. So far, the city of Knoxville has set aside $170,000. Knox County has committed $200,000 and Sevier County is setting aside $300,000. The rest is coming from businesses like Team Health, which has ...

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  2. Former Trustee Lowe in court to determine finances to repay $200KRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Former long-time Knox County Trustee Mike Lowe who reported to jail in April to begin a one-year sentence for felony theft was back in court Former Trustee Lowe in court to determine finances to repay $200K Former long-time Knox County Trustee Mike Lowe who reported to jail in April to begin a one-year sentence for felony theft was back in court Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bPpaee - Former long-time Knox County Trustee Mike Lowe who reported to jail in April to begin a one-year sentence for felony theft was back in court Wednesday, this time as attorney for both sides briefly discussed looking into his finances to determine how and when he should pay back some $200,000 he confessed to stealing from the taxpayers.

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  3. Comptroller: Former KCS Nutrition Director "Double-Dipped"Read the original story

    May 13, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The results of an investigation show Jon Dickl, Former Knox County Schools Nutrition Director, used a "double-dipping scheme" to misuse at Comptroller: Former KCS Nutrition Director "Double-Dipped" - The results of an investigation show Jon Dickl, Former Knox County Schools Nutrition Director, used a "double-dipping scheme" to misuse at Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1HgWuJt - The results of an investigation show Jon Dickl, Former Knox County Schools Nutrition Director, used a "double-dipping scheme" to misuse at least $3,677. The Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury and Knox County Sheriff's Department worked together on the investigation.

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  4. Mom, 19, charged after toddler found in hot caraRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Knoxville child was removed from a hot car by authorities Tuesday afternoon after being spotted in front of the City County Building Mom, 19, charged after toddler found in hot car downtown A Knoxville child was removed from a hot car by authorities Tuesday afternoon after being spotted in front of the City County Building Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bObUXo A Knoxville child was removed from a hot car by authorities Tuesday afternoon after being spotted in front of the City County Building downtown. Knoxville police and Knox County Sheriff's Officers responded to the government center on Main Avenue around 1:30 p.m. There they say they found a 15-month-old boy left in a parked vehicle in front of the building.

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  5. Officers rescue child from hot vehicle in Downtown KnoxvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Knox County Sheriff's Office deputies and Knoxville Police Department officers Tuesday afternoon rescued a child left unattended in a vehicle at the City-County Building in downtown Knoxville. Deputies were first informed that a child had been left in a vehicle parked in front of the building.

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  6. Knoxville law enforcement honor fallen in memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    On Tuesday morning, local law enforcement officers and families gathered for a solemn ceremony to honor 22 of their own who have died in the past Knoxville law enforcement honor fallen in memorial service On Tuesday morning, local law enforcement officers and families gathered for a solemn ceremony to honor 22 of their own who have died in the past Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bMOCRA On Tuesday morning, local law enforcement officers and families gathered for a solemn ceremony to honor 22 of their own who have died in the past year. Knoxville Police, the Knox County Sheriff's Office, UT Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol, TBI and FBI took part in the memorial at the Mary Costa Plaza downtown.

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  7. Knoxville area peace officers recognized in memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Law enforcement agencies in the Knoxville area remembered peace officers that passed away during the annual Knoxville-Knox County Peace Officers' Memorial Service on Tuesday morning. Families of the officers were escorted to a memorial wreath where they placed a flower in memory of their loved ones at the Mary Costa Plaza at the Civic Coliseum at 10 a.m. The Knox County Sheriff's Office, Knoxville Police Department, University of Tennessee Police, University of Tennessee Medical Center Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol, TBI, FBI, and the Fraternal Order of Police Volunteer Lodge Number 2 participated in this annual event.

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  8. County commissioners weigh in on proposed budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett unveiled his $747.2 million proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year on Monday, but it County commissioners weigh in on proposed budget Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett unveiled his $747.2 million proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year on Monday, but it Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1HdP75m Commissioners say they're sympathetic to the requests of Knox Countians for two middle schools. They're just not sure where the money would come from.

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  9. The Future Of Education Is Theme At LeaderU June 20Read the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Maxwell Elementary, Metro-Nashville Public Schools; Tim Childers, Asst. Principal at the L&N STEM Academy, Knox County Schools; Dr. Timothy Drinkwine, Principal, Eakin School, Metro-Nashville Public Schools; Dr. April Ebbinger, Director of Clinical ...

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  10. Former jail employee indicted in November jail beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A former Knox County corrections officer faces charges of official oppression and simple assault in connection with the beating of a Knox Former jail employee indicted in November jail beating - A former Knox County corrections officer faces charges of official oppression and simple assault in connection with the beating of a Knox Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Resuk7 - A former Knox County corrections officer faces charges of official oppression and simple assault in connection with the beating of a Knox County jail inmate in November, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. The TBI conducted an investigation into the beating in November of Louis W. Flack of Knoxville.

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  11. Knox man guilty of attempted voluntary manslaughter in 2013 road rageaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... charges of first-degree Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1RdSg8a WEDNESDAY NIGHT UPDATE: Knox County jurors on Wednesday night convicted a Northeast Knox County man of a lesser count of attempted voluntary manslaughter, among ...

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  12. FBI releases descriptions of trio wanted for kidnapping familyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... says it seeks two males and a female reportedly involved in a kidnapping and robbery plot that targeted a West Knox County family. The FBI has released descriptions of the trio accused of kidnapping a credit union employee's family in an effort to ...

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  13. Suspect descriptions released in Y-12 credit union kidnapping, extortion plotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... hair that may have been a wig. Anyone with information is asked to call the Knoxville FBI at 865-544-0751 or the Knox County Sheriff's Office at 865-215-2444.

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  14. Attorney says Knoxville road rage suspect felt threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2013 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The attorney representing the man accused of opening fire on two motorcycle riders following a road rage clash earlier this week in East Knox County spoke to 6 News Friday about his client. Rodney Lee Scott was released from jail Friday after a judge reduced his bond from more than $1 million to $25,000.

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  15. Tennessee Board to examine Historic Places nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... ainger County Jail and Rutledge Presbyterian Church; and Gay Street Historic District and Murphy Springs Farm in Knox County.

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  16. Knoxville College suspends classes until fall 2016 termRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... already has a $466,427 federal tax lien on the 39-acre property that was filed in August 2008, according to the Knox County Register of Deeds Office. Annual graduation and convocation services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rogers Memorial ...

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  17. Victims, suspect take the stand in 2013 'road rage' trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Victims, suspect take the stand in 2013 'road rage' trial A case out of Northeast Knoxville continued onto day two of the trial Tuesday Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1IeaAd3 - A Knox County trial about a 2013 road rage incident in Northeast Knox County featured testimony Tuesday from both the alleged victims and the defendant. In December 2013, law enforcement arrested 61-year-old Rodney Scott on charges of first-degree attempted murder, one count of aggravated assault, and leaving the scene of an accident.

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  18. State Court to hear oral arguments on electrocutionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... The defendant was convicted of attempted voluntary manslaughter, false imprisonment, and aggravated assault of a Knox County woman in May 2010. The Court will consider if the convictions for attempted voluntary manslaughter and aggravated assault ...

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  19. West Knox County residents battling awful smell in neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    WATE 6 On Your Side has been hearing complaints about the smell around some West Knox County neighborhoods. Some aren't far from a landfill, but neighbors have different explanations for the source of the problem.

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  20. Knoxville police search for robbery suspect; N. Knoxville schools put on lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Three Knox County schools were put on soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon while officers search for a man suspected of robbing the Money Center inside the Walmart on Clinton Highway. The Knoxville Police Department says a man entered Walmart, 6777 Clinton Highway, just after noon and walked around the store before approaching the Money Center.

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