Union County Newswire

Union County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Union County, TN.

Results 1 - 20 of 35 in Union County, TN

  1. Spout Spring Estates Winery and Vineyard prepares to release this year's winesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Grainger Today

    ... to make other flavorful wines." She said they purchased about 400 gallons of blackberries from a source in Union County, last year. Currently, Spout Spring Estates offers 12 wines and a variety of other products, including a cabernet sauvignon ...

    Comment?

  2. Knox County Schools among growing list of systems closed for illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... Lenoir City, Grainger County, Scott County and Sweetwater City have also announced they will be closed Tuesday. UNION COUNTY (WATE)- The decision to close schools due to illness isn't an easy one, just ask Union County Director of Schools Jimmy ...

    Comment?

  3. Education 31 mins ago 6:39 p.m.Several East TN school districts closed Monday due to illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Grainger, Monroe, Roane, Rhea and Union county school districts, along with Oneida City Schools, have claimed a significant number of students missing class due to illness. The Christian Academy of Knoxville will also be closed on Monday.

    Comment?

  4. Grainger sweeps four games from HamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Grainger Today

    ... back six or seven years ago. Our aggression the past couple of games has been good. We started that against Union County but not for 32 minutes. Tonight we did it against a team with good guards. We built the lead and then played more conservative ...

    Comment?

  5. Union County Woman Indicted On Solicitation And Sexual Exploitation ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... that Ms. Raper, 31, solicited underage males for the purpose of engaging in sexual activity. On Wednesday, the Union County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Ms. Raper with three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor by electronic means ...

    Comment?

  6. Crime 27 mins ago 6:15 p.m.TBI: Maynardville woman sought out young boys for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Union County grand jury returned an indictment Thursday that includes three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor by electronic means against Tonya Suzette Raper, 31,

    Comment?

  7. Grizzly boys defeat South GreeneRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Grainger Today

    ... cheduled for last Friday but was postponed because of the snow. Originally the Grizzlies were scheduled to play Union County at home, Friday, and that game has been moved back one day and will be played Saturday at Grainger High School.

    Comment?

  8. 1 injured in North Knox County carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... according to the sheriff's office. Deputies said the vehicle was later found off of East Raccoon Valley Road in Union County. The sheriff's office said one person is in custody and multiple suspects have been identified. Knox County Sheriff's Office ...

    Comment?

  9. Did you have any medical testing done in the Knoxville area?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... South Dakota by Agents with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is currently being held in the Union County Jail in South Dakota, pending extradition to Tennessee. On Thursday, Smith, 46, was arrested in Knoxville and Church, 61, ...

    Comment?

  10. 3 Indicted In East Tennessee Healthcare Fraud SchemeRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... South Dakota by agents with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is currently being held in the Union County Jail in South Dakota, pending extradition to Tennessee. On Thursday, Smith, 46, was arrested in Knoxville and Church, 61, ...

    Comment?

  11. Union County school bus involved in crash; no students on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Dr. Jimmy Carter, Director of Union County Schools, said the bus driver and people in the van were transported to a Knoxville hospital. The accident was reported at around 2:30 p.m. at Ailor Gap Road and Highway 33, which is about 1.5 miles from Union County High School.

    Comment?

  12. Lady Grizzlies remain undefeatedRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Grainger Today

    ... will play their first true road game, Friday, when they travel to Maynardville to take on the Lady Patriots of Union County, who currently hold a 5-1 record. The varsity girls game is scheduled for a 6:30 p.m. tip.

    Comment?

  13. KPD: Union County man arrested in Knoxville for soliciting a minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Investigators say Travis Lynn King, formerly from Warren County solicited a minor in 2015 from November to December. He was indicted by a Warren County grand jury in September.

    Comment?

  14. Board honors Taylor, SwartzelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... students study outdoors, and even go canoeing. Another class Pesterfield was impressed with was sponsored by Union County Schools. She said the high school is regularly on the nation's Best High Schools list. That system stresses cleanliness, and ...

    Comment?

  15. UT vet school treats miniature horse, finds owner Read Story Kendall MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Nov. 7, 2016: The UT College of Veterinary Medicine has been treating a miniature horse that was hit by a car in Union County. The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine is reuniting an injured miniature horse with its owner after the horse was hit by a car in Union County Sunday night.

    Comment?

  16. Did Justin Timberlake Commit Voter Fraud in Tennessee?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... including in Tennessee, Florida and North Carolina. In 2012, Linda Brewer was convicted of illegal voting in Union County, Tennessee, a class E felony; in 2011, Gayle Copeland was convicted of false registration and illegal voting in Davison County, ...

    Comment?

  17. Reed ShoffnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Daily Times

    ... Hospital. He was of the Baptist faith. He is preceded in death by his parents Ellic and Hettie Shoffner of Union County, and brothers: Author and Max Shoffner, both of Maryville. He is survived by his wife of 45 years: Carolyn Sue Shoffner of ...

    Comment?

  18. Former Union County teacher accused of sexually harassing student makes first appearance in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... 2016, Head was charged with three counts of sexual battery. His personnel file says he verbally resigned from Union County Schools on November 24, 2015. WATE 6 On Your Side asked Head and his attorney for comment on the case. They both said "no ...

    Comment?

  19. Body Of Missing Norris Lake Boater RecoveredRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Witnesses onboard the boat say that the victim went under the water and never resurfaced. Rescue crews from Union County and Knoxville joined TWRA in the search for the victim who was located by way of a Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV). TWRA officers ...

    Comment?

  20. Union County hero collects cloth diapers for underprivileged babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A busy mom in Union County makes time to help underprivileged families with new babies by providing cloth diapers free of charge. Haley Graves has two sons: Silas, 3, and Malachi, 20 months, but she also makes time for struggling parents in need of diapers for their little ones.

    Comment?