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Roane County man charged with vehicular homicide after crash

Anthony Taylor, 27, is charged with vehicular homicide involving intoxication, altering or changing VIN, evading arrest in motor vehicle creating risk to bystanders, violating speed limits, reckless endangerment and driving without a license.

WATE - 2018-08-15 20:39:28

For sale: Pine Ridge property with panaromic views - Oak Ridge Today

A large ridge top tract of land that features panoramic views and was once proposed as the site of a Target retail development is now for sale. The land, which is also known as The Summit, is on Pine Ridge along South Illinois Avenue between Scarboro Road/Lafayette Drive and Centrifuge Way. It’s pic

OAKRIDGETODAY.COM - 2018-08-16 19:58:55

East Tennessee sheriffs warn of phone scam

So far, calls have been reported in Blount, Loudon and Roane counties. The sheriff's offices say they will never call a resident to say they owe money for a parking ticket and will never tell people to buy prepaid credit cards to pay those debts.

WATE - 2018-08-15 00:27:23

Missing 89-year-old Harriman woman found safe in Chattanooga area

ROANE COUNTY — Roane County 911 has canceled a Silver Alert for a missing 89-year-old woman with dementia after she was found safe Tuesday.Roane County 911 said Georgia Kirkland was found safe in the Chattanooga area.She had been reported missing after she left her home in Harriman Tuesday, saying s


Man allegedly steals food, looks through dumpster

Pippin said he found Stinnett in the Dollar Tree parking lot, where he was digging through a dumpster. Pippin said he asked Stinnett if he had anything illegal on him, and Stinnett said he had a glass pipe in his pocket.

THE ADVOCATE AND DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-16 12:00:00

Perch catch ties state record

Cumberland County resident, Richard Marsich recently tied the yellow perch state record set by Trenton McCoy in January of 2017. Both record fish weighed in at two pounds, three ounces and were caught in the Fairfield Glade area of Cumberland County.

CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE - 2018-08-16 19:28:00

Harriman city parks get security upgrade

HARRIMAN, Tenn. (WVLT)--Just like every other Summer Wednesday, the farmer's market takes over Riverfront Park in Harriman."I love meeting people," Danny Redmon said as he sold his produce to Roane County neighbors. He enjoys his time at the park. "It's convenient and nice. We really enjoy it," the

WVLT.TV - 2018-08-15 23:21:00

TVA wants public input on Kingston coal ash investigation plan

The plan is part of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's 2015 directive to follow Obama-era coal combustion residual rules put in place after TVA spilled 1.1 billion gallons of toxic coal ash slurry from its wet cells in 2008, damaging dozens of properties and leaving hundreds

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-08-16 22:11:00

Blount, Loudon county sheriffs warn residents about latest phone scams

The scammers also manipulated their phone numbers to appear on caller ID as if the calls were coming from Blount County Communications' non-emergency line or, alternately, the Loudon or Roane County sheriffs' offices.

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2018-08-15 15:48:00

Silver Alert issued for missing Roane County woman with dementia

Top Local StoriesSilver Alert issued for missing Roane County woman with dementiaJefferson City police seize more than 2,900 prescription pills in bustWorker rescued after Knox County tree-cutting accidentHARRIMAN, Tenn. (WATE) - The Roane County Sheriff's Office has issued a Silver Alert for a miss


KPD arrest suspect in Fast Cash Plus armed robbery

Top Local StoriesUniversity of Tennessee welcomes new students with Welcome Week7 things 2018 babies won't recognizeEast Tennessee sheriffs warn of phone scamKNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Knoxville police have captured a suspect accused of robbing a check cashing business Tuesday on Clinton Highway.The

WATE - 2018-08-15 11:20:47

A call to action: Parking and puppy poop

Recently, there have been misunderstandings regarding the proper place to park for events involving the Square. Fairfield Glade Community Club has made parking very accessible by running free shuttle services to and from the Community and Conference Center or CMC Upper parking lot to the Square dire

CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE - 2018-08-15 17:20:00

5-year-old girl sells family farm's extra produce to raise money for ETCH

A five-year-old girl from East Tennessee wanted to help Children's Hospital so she put her farming and business skills to the test.For the past four weeks, Nova Wilson, sold her family's extra produce that they grow on their farm in Loudon.East Tennessee Children's Hospital said she sat through hour

WBIR - 2018-08-15 21:46:18

Maryville man accused of forcing food in child's mouth

A Maryville man was arrested this weekend after allegedly forcing food into a 5-year-old boy’s mouth and slapping the child in the face when he got choked and spit it out.Christopher Michael Sayers, 38, Atchley Drive, was arrested by Maryville Police officers Sunday night on a charge of child abuse.

DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-15 04:00:00

Rope rescue used to remove injured Jeep driver from steep hill - Oak Ridge Today

A rope rescue system was used to help remove an injured Jeep driver who had driven over a steep hill near Edgemoor Road in east Oak Ridge at about 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, authorities said. (Photo courtesy Oak Ridge Fire Department)


Husband arrested for trying to kill wife

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Phone scam in Blount County claims to have arrest warrant from sheriff's office

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --The Blount County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a phone scam in the Maryville area.The phone scammers are calling Blount County residents and claiming to be Blount County Sheriff’s Office employees. The calls typically include claims of an arrest warrant for unpa

WVLT.TV - 2018-08-15 10:00:00

EXPLORING WITH EPSTEIN: Tiny homes, big interest in downsizing

After looking up a site dealing with tiny houses, we decided to explore the Tiny House University project located in Morristown, TN. We headed over to the huge warehouse and met up with the Incredible Tiny Homes Owner/Builder and Director of operations and building school, Randy Jones .


No tax hike sought for Harriman budget

The only negative, he said, is the city does not have funds in order to do things like the large paving project the city completed last year.


Two county chase ends in pair of arrests

Two Knoxville women were arrested last week after they allegedly led a Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy on a chase that ended in McMinn County.Monroe County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Bobby Queen, who is an interdiction officer who patrols Interstate 75, said he was southbound on the interstate aroun