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  1. Tennessee Virtual Academy not enrolling new students this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... of three students who attended the online school sued earlier this year asking for it to remain open. The Union County school system teamed up with K12, Inc. in 2011 to create the academy for students in kindergarten through eighth grade across the ...

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  2. What you need to know MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... evening. Officials have not identified the man. TWRA said emergency crews responded to Sugar Camp Lane in Union County around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, where witnesses said a 29-year-old man was riding on a tube when he went under the water and never ...

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  3. Rescue crews locate drowning victim at Norris LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Lake. Officials have not identified the man. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1SfR17T UNION COUNTY- The Union County Rescue Squad is looking for the body of a drowning victim on Norris Lake Sunday afternoon. Tennessee Wildlife ...

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  4. Union County reveals Veterans Memorial on Flag DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Officials In Union County used a day dedicated to the American flag as an opportunity to unveil a new veterans memorial. The celebration was held at Wilson Park in Maynardville.

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  5. Woman dies in Sharps Chapel wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Woman dies in Sharps Chapel wreck A woman, 32, died in a one-vehicle accident on Sharps Chapel Road early Sunday morning. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1SfMZMQ According to Union County officials, the wreck happened near Brewer Hollow Road in Sharps Chapel.

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  6. Tennessee Virtual Academy teachers, parents relieved virtual schoolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... that the Tennessee Virtual Academy will remain open for at least one more year. Johnson has been teaching in Union County for the past 39 years. She traded her classroom for a computer screen back in 2011, when the TNVA first opened. TVNA allows ...

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  7. Judge Rules Tennessee Virtual Academy Can Stay OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | The Daily News

    The Knoxville News Sentinel reports Union County director of schools Jimmy Carter said the Davidson County ruling means a decision to close the school can't be made until after the next school year. Families of three children who attend the struggling online school sued earlier this year asking for it to remain open.

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  8. Court rules Tennessee Virtual Academy can remain openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... nd is open to all counties in the state. It is operated by for-profit company K12, Inc., and contracted through Union County Schools.

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  9. Union County officials search for missing elderly manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... man's four wheeler, parked next to his personal boat dock, running the the man was no where ot be found. The Union County Rescue Squad, Northeast Union Fire Department and Union County Sheriff's Department began searching in area for the man with ... 4 comments

  10. Union County's Art on Main 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    June 2, 2015 Live at Five at 4 Art on Main 2015 June 6, 9am to 4pm Downtown Maynardville Hosted by : Union County Arts Cooperative www.unioncountyarts.com Union County's Art on Main 2015 June 2, 2015 Live at Five at 4 Art on Main 2015 June 6, 9am to 4pm Downtown Maynardville Hosted by : Union County Arts Cooperative www.unioncountyarts.com Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1M2w50f June 2, 2015 Live at Five at 4 Art on Main 2015 June 6, 9am to 4pm Downtown Maynardville Hosted by : Union County Arts Cooperative www.unioncountyarts.com

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  11. Firefighters extinguish Maynardville house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Union County received a call about the fire at 6:10 a.m. Thursday. The fire was reported at a home at Reed and Butler Lane.

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  12. Plane makes hard landing in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Plane makes hard landing in Union County No one was hurt when a small airplane made a hard landing Saturday in Union County. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Hp4PuH Emergency responders were called to a reported plane crash a little before 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the area of Tanglewood Road and Old Valley Road in Sharps Chapel, Sharps Chapel Fire Chief Chris Upton said.

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  13. School's AED doesn't work when woman needs it mostRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Tennessee schools. See the full list on Project ADAM's website. A WBIR 10News survey of 33 school systems shows Union County Schools is the only district without any AEDs in their schools. Every other district said it has at least one defibrillator ...

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  14. Comparative Sequence Analyses of La Crosse Virus Strain Isolated from ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... of the child's home during summer 2012, after the postmortem diagnosis. In July 2012, a 6-year-old boy from Union County, Tennessee, was seen at an emergency department after 2 focal seizures and symptoms consistent with viral encephalitis. Because ...

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  15. U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne InfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | MedlinePlus

    ... new paper published in the May issue of the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases . In this case, the 6-year-old Union County boy was hospitalized in July 2012 after suffering two seizures and other symptoms associated with viral encephalitis. His ...

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  16. Judge won't order troubled virtual school to stayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... NASHVILLE - Lawyers representing the families of three children who attend a struggling Union County-based online school have pleaded with a Nashville judge to keep it open. NASHVILLE - A judge has refused to issue a temporary injunction that would ...

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  17. Alexander's education bill allows states to dropaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... tests in general," Alexander said in opening remarks to the education committee Tuesday. Sarah Maness, a Union County schoolteacher of 37 years, said she's become disenchanted by the number of tests and how the results are used. "Students are tested ...

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  18. EducationFamilies sue to keep academy openFamilies sue to keep...Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Leaf-Chronicle

    ... told the court. At the Tennessee Virtual Academy, kids stay home and do schoolwork on their computers. The Union County School Board contracts with K12 Inc., a Virginia-based for-profit corporation, to operate the school, but the students can Under ...

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  19. Parents ask judge to keep TN Virtual Academy openRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Lawyers representing the families of three children who attend a struggling Union County-based online school have pleaded with a Parents ask judge to keep TN Virtual Academy open NASHVILLE - Lawyers representing the families of three children who attend a struggling Union County-based online school have pleaded with a Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1FyLYJJ NASHVILLE - Lawyers representing the families of three children who attend a struggling Union County-based online school have pleaded with a Nashville judge to keep it open. NASHVILLE - Lawyers representing the families of three children who attend a struggling Union County-based online school have pleaded with a Nashville judge to keep it open.

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  20. Fire destroys historic building in Sharps ChapelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... tore to a rental home. The renters living at the house at the time made it out safely, and no one was hurt. The Union County Red Cross is assisting the family with temporary housing.

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