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. In age of online booking, Knox County taxpayers paying for travel agentRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    In age of online booking, Knox County taxpayers paying for travel agent Knox County taxpayers are footing the bill for a travel agent. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Mj1V9n Knox County purchasing records show over the last five fiscal years, more than 46- thousand dollars have gone to a travel agency called World Travel Services.

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  2. Court rules former teaching assistant should get diversionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Tennessee appellate court is ordering a judge to grant pretrial diversion to a former Knox County teacher's assistant charged in 2013 with assaulting a student. Court rules former teaching assistant should get diversion A Tennessee appellate court is ordering a judge to grant pretrial diversion to a former Knox County teacher's assistant charged in 2013 with assaulting a student.

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  3. DAa s office: Knoxville man convicted of being armed marijuana dealerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Knoxville man was convicted Thursday of being an armed marijuana dealer, according to the Knox County District Attorney's office. A jury convicted Isiah Holloway, 32, of seven crimes including possessing marijuana in a school zone with intent to sell and possessing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony.

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  4. Mother adds new defendants to fatal bus crash lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The mother of a 6-year-old girl killed in the fatal Knox County bus collision has added several defendants including the Knox Mother adds new defendants to fatal bus crash lawsuit - The mother of a 6-year-old girl killed in the fatal Knox County bus collision has added several defendants including the Knox Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Mj2rUW - The mother of a 6-year-old girl killed in a fatal December Knox County bus collision has added several defendants including Knox County Schools to her negligence lawsuit. New defendants named are Fawver Buses LLC, which owned Bus No.

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  5. Knoxville police study highlights pedestrian safety concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... said this is due to the crossings proximity to the Knoxville Convention Center, University of Tennessee campus, Knox County STEM Academy, The Holiday Inn, food establishments, residences, and the green space of World's Fair Park. Officers conducted ...

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  6. Knox County asks Rural/Metro to explain potential 'service-related' issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Knox County has asked its ambulance provider Rural/Metro to explain why a number of "potential indicators of service-related issues" have occurred. Knox County asks Rural/Metro to explain potential 'service-related' issues Knox County has asked its ambulance provider Rural/Metro to explain why a number of "potential indicators of service-related issues" have occurred.

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  7. Elderly driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... concern grows about their ability to operate a vehicle. Don Lindsey with AAA and Nancy Welch with the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee talk about elder driving and being safe on the r Elderly drivers One in six drivers are age 65 or ...

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  8. WATE 6 On Your Side compares texting while driving to driving impairedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Texting and driving has been a concern for years, but a deadly Knox County school bus crash highlighted the dangers of of texting and driving. In December, a bus from Chilhowee Intermediate School crashed into a bus from Sunnyview Primary School killing 2 children and 1 adult.

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  9. Water main break near Norwood Library closes lane of trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... and the road closure is expected on Merchant Drive is expected to reopen around 1 p.m. Mary Pom Claiborne of the Knox County Public Library said the Norwood Branch Library would assess the water main break when the library opens around noon.

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  10. FBI still searching for West Knox County kidnapping, bank robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    As the search continues for the suspects who kidnapped a West Knox County bank employee and his family and forced him to take out money, the FBI says the suspects chose this method to get more money from the bank. A SmartBank employee, his wife, and infant son were taken hostage Tuesday morning and driven to the branch at 202 Advantage Place in the Cedar Bluff area.

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  11. Clerk: $1M lost because former clerk didn't properly collect feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    For more than two decades, the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk's Office failed to properly collect a mandatory court fee. As a result, officials Clerk: $1M lost because former clerk didn't properly collect fee For more than two decades, the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk's Office failed to properly collect a mandatory court fee. 1 comment

  12. Homeowner won't face charges for killing intruderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Homeowner won't face charges for killing intruder Knox County deputies are investigating after a homeowner shot a break-in suspect Wednesday morning in Strawberry Plains. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1zoSFzh A 40-year-old man with a criminal history has been identified as the burglar shot and killed at a Strawberry Plains home.

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  13. New tools help Knox County first responders reduce emergency response timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A major part of improving emergency call response times is knowing where a fire or a police call is located and where is the closest ambulance, fire truck or police cruiser at any given moment. Some new gear is going into service in Knox County that goes beyond the GPS you might have in your car or phone.

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  14. Knox County girl with cerebral palsy raising awareness through pageantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A group of little girls in East Knoxville is working to redefine beauty while at the same time trying to raise awareness for cerebral palsy. A 12 year old pageant contestant, Heaven Ramsey, and her fellow pageant friends are coming together and wearing the color green to represent those with cerebral palsy- a disorder Ramsey was born with.

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  15. Reward up to $19,500 in West Knox dog beheadingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Nearly $20,000 is being offered in reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed and Reward up to $19,500 in West Knox dog beheadings - Nearly $20,000 is being offered in reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed and Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1M8K5FW - Nearly $20,000 is being offered in reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed and beheaded two dogs dumped off a West Knox County road. Turkey Creek Land Partners is adding $2,500, bringing the total amount of reward money available to $19,500, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

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  16. Person has minor injuries after truck crash on Andrew Johnson HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    (WBIR - KNOX COUNTY) Authorities transported one person to an area hospital after sustaining minor injuries in a truck accident on Andrew Johnson Person has minor injuries after truck crash on Andrew Johnson Highway (WBIR - KNOX COUNTY) Authorities ...

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  17. Jack Neely: Was The South Ever Confederate Anyway? The Civil War...Read the original story

    Jul 4, 2015 | Instapundit.com

    ... publicly. David Glasgow Farragut and Gen. William Sanders-whose last names survive in multiple institutions in Knox County-both grew up in the South and fought against the Confederacy. Sanders, who'd spent most of his life in Kentucky and ...

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  18. Sign up for alerts, stay informed about area emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Blount counties. They can help notify people immediately who may otherwise not be near a TV or radio. ast year, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and then Knox County Commissioner Mike Hammond introduced such a tool to keep Knox Countians informed. ...

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  19. Knox County clerk to perform marriages only at downtown officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn state bans on same-sex marriage, a number of county clerks offices across Tennessee have Knox County clerk to perform marriages only at downtown office In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn state bans on same-sex marriage, a number of county clerks offices across Tennessee have Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1LXKLxP In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision last week to overturn state bans on same-sex marriage, a number of county clerks across Tennessee have opted to stop performing marriages altogether.

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  20. Two Republicans to vie for open state House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Knox County Board school board member and nurse, and a Knoxville business owner are the only two candidates who will vie for the open state House Two Republicans to vie for open state House seat A Knox County Board school board member and nurse, and a Knoxville business owner are the only two candidates who will vie for the open state House Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1LXgJuf A Knox County Board school board member and long-time nurse, and a Knoxville business owner are the only two candidates who will vie for the open state House seat recently vacated by Ryan Haynes. Both candidates are Republican and no Democrats qualified by Thursday's noon deadline.

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