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Shooting victim with known drug ties heads to prison

A man who was shot last December in Canton will now be spending the next one-to-two years in prison. Matthew Allen Walker, 42, pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to manufacture, sell, or distribute methamphetamine and one count of possession of a firearm from a felon Tuesday in Ha

THE MOUNTAINEER - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Sevierville man allegedly pulls gun during fight, shoots person in face

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Officers say a physical altercation led to a man being shot in the face Wednesday in Sevierville. The Sevierville Police Department responded to a residence in the 900 block of Middle Creek Road around 10:45 p.m. Officers said two men, 47-year-old James Raney, Jr., and 4

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-22 19:29:00

Close call with bear in Gatlinburg caught on camera

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WATE) - Bear sightings are common in Gatlinburg, but one Middle Tennessee family found one right outside their hotel room. Kim Vastola and her two sons were staying at the Quality Inn-Creekside in downtown Gatlinburg. They were visiting from Wilson County last week for a baseball

WATE - 2018-03-22 03:00:05

'Town bear' startles hotel guests in Tennessee tourist spot

GATLINBURG, Tenn. - A Middle Tennessee woman visiting Gatlinburg with her family got quite a surprise when she found a bear outside their hotel. Kim Vastola, of Watertown was in Gatlinburg for her son's baseball tournament and was staying on the first floor of a Quality Inn. Vastola was startled wh

KTTS - 2018-03-21 18:58:29

Major development looking toward Maggie Valley

A 5.9-acre parcel on Soco Road in Maggie Valley (in blue) may soon be home to a national chain hotel. Haywood GIS photo A major hotel could be coming to Maggie Valley sooner rather than later after the town recently passed a pair of amendments to its design guidelines to allow for taller buildings.

SMOKY MOUNTAIN NEWS - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Alcoa Police need help identifying men pictured

ALCOA, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Alcoa Police Department asked for the public's help identifying the two men pictured. The department did not say why they are trying to identify the individuals. Anyone who recognizes the men seen in the pictures was urged to call the Alcoa Police Department at 865-981-4

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-21 15:18:00

Blake Shelton's Ole Red Is Heading to Gatlinburg, TN

In an exciting announcement Wednesday afternoon (3/21), Blake Shelton, along with his partners at Ryman Hospitality, announced that his Ole Red lifestyle and entertainment brand will be heading to East Tennessee with a new restaurant in Gatlinburg. Located just across the street from the future Marg

SOUNDSLIKENASHVILLE.COM - 2018-03-21 21:50:38

Man on meth binge allegedly threatened to 'cut people' at McDonald's, Walmart

ROGERSVILLE - A Hawkins County man was arrested Friday morning after he allegedly threatened to "cut people" at the Rogersville Walmart and McDonald's parking lot, and admitted he'd been up four days on meth. Joey Scott Eidson, 31, 109 Old Rt. 66, Rogersville, was arraigned Monday in Hawkins County

KINGSPORT TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-20 22:30:00

Knoxville driver dies after being found in crashed, bullet-riddled car

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Knoxville police say a man has died after he was found in a vehicle that was riddled with bullet holes. The case is being investigated as a homicide. The Knoxville Police Department was called to the intersection of Middlebrook Pike and Ed Shouse Drive around 6:12 p.m. They

WATE - 2018-03-21 03:53:04

One person trapped inside car for 45 minutes after single-vehicle crash

HICKORY - One person was airlifted to an Asheville hospital Sunday after being trapped inside a wrecked car for about 45 minutes. Kevin Huffman, 23, of Connelly Springs, suffered serious injuries to his lower body when the car he was riding in crashed into a tree, said Trooper K.B. Robinson of the N


Superior Court - The Sylva Herald: Court News

An administrative term and a regular term of Jackson County Superior Court were held recently at the Justice Center. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

SYLVA HERALD - 2018-03-21 21:00:00

Man arrested after allegedly pulling gun on girlfriend

A Waynesville man was arrested after allegedly assaulting and pulling a gun on his girlfriend last Friday. Anthony Keith Hampton, 59, was arrested on March 16 by Waynesville Police officers after a 911 call was placed that, according to the arrest report, stated that "[Hampton] had a gun and [his gr


Church Bulletin - The Sylva Herald: Home

will hold its regular fourth Saturday night singing March 24 beginning at 7 p.m. The featured singer is Nikki Headley from Sharps Chapel, Tennessee. Ochre Hill Baptist will hold a Poor Man's Supper from 3-7 p.m. Saturday at the Balsam-Willets-Ochre Hill Fire Department. The menu includes pinto beans

SYLVA HERALD - 2018-03-21 20:52:00

Morristown woman arrested for indecent exposure

NEWPORT-A Hamblen County woman was arrested Friday morning after Newport police officers say she came to the Cocke County Courthouse seeking information about running for governor while nude from the waist down. Patrolman Paul Weber reported he was sent to the Cocke County Courthouse concerning a wo


Man steals $900 from Bi-Lo in late night robbery

The Waynesville Bi-Lo was robbed Sunday night around 10 p.m., with $900 stolen. According to a Facebook post published on the Waynesville Police Department Facebook page, the suspect was carrying a knife in an ungloved left hand and had a black and yellow glove on his right hand. "He did demand mone


Death believed to be accidental drowning

Investigators located the discarded clothing of a Rutledge man whose body was found March 9 in Cherokee Lake, Sheriff Bud McCoig reported. The find appears to support the theory that Brandon Scott Farrow, 42, might have been attempting to bathe in the lake when he became the victim of an accidental


Report: Man Who Drove Into Bull Had Meth

A Mosheim man who struck a bull in his car shortly after 9 p.m. Friday was found by the Tennessee Highway Patrol to be carrying 56 grams of suspected methamphetamine. William Richard Gregg, 35, of 8539 Blue Springs Parkway, was driving a 1997 Volkswagen Golf sedan when it struck the bull on Reed Roa


2 female Cherokee tribal members operate brewery

Two women in Cherokee are the first tribal members to operate a brewery. Morgan Owle-Crisp and Collette Coggins and two others have started Seven Clans Brewing. To get started, they're having Bearwaters Brewing in Canton make their recipes. The first one is a blonde ale called Mother Town. The cans


One person charged in weekend homicide at East Knoxville nightclub

The Knox County Sheriff's Office allows people to anonymously submit tips on crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit A 24-year-old man has been charged in connection with a shooting that left one person dead inside an East Knoxville night


Family escapes Sunday night house fire in Haywood County

A Haywood County family escaped and is receiving help from the Red Cross following a house fire Sunday night. The fire started around 10:30 p.m. along Inheritance Mountain Road. Crews from Maggie Valley and Crabtree Iron Duff Fire Departments responded to the blaze. Officials say the floors insid