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Maryville Animal Shelter to hold Christmas sale next week
The City of Maryville Animal Shelter wants to help its residents get home for Christmas. The city’s shelter is at capacity with 25 cats and has run out of space for additional cats so they're asking for help from the community.
DENSO to hold grand opening of Maryville manufacturing plant Friday
MARYVILLE, Tenn. — Automotive manufacturing corporation DENSO will hold its grand opening of the new Maryville plant Friday. The new facility is 335,900 square feet and will produce advanced systems for automakers shifting to electric and autonomous vehicles.
Blount Co. man pleads guilty to child sexual exploitation charges
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Blount County man who admitted to sexually exploiting a 16-year-old when he was 22 has been sentenced to two years in prison. The Knoxville Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a complaint on Aug. 10, 2018 from a citizen that a 22-year-old Blo
Pet photos with Santa offered Saturday at 4 Chics
The Humane Society of East Tennessee will offer pet photos with Santa from 12-4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 4 Chics and a Cat Resale Shop, 1116 E. Broadway Ave., Maryville. Dogs must be on leashes and other pets in carriers.
AED bill inspired by Maryville boy's death passed in U.S. House
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that encourages every state in the country to require schools to have Automated External Defibrillators on hand to aid students suffering cardiac arrests.
Man arrested after attacking Maryville convenience store employee with bladed instrument
A Kentucky man was arrested Monday evening after police said he attacked a Maryville convenience store employee who was perplexed by an item the man was seeking. Maryville Police officers arrested Christopher Lee Gregory, 30, Manchester, Ky., on a charge of aggravated assault. He was being held Tues
Police: Maryville man, 39, traveled to Kentucky to have sex with teen
COLUMBIA, Ky. (AP) - - COLUMBIA, Ky. (AP) - A Tennessee man is accused of traveling to Kentucky to have sex with a 14-year-old girl he communicated with using Snapchat. Citing a Kentucky State Police release, news outlets report 39-year-old Samuel Hicks was arrested Dec. 8 when he returned to meet t
InFive: Missing woman’s car found, Tennessee earthquake felt in Northern Virginia, and local dentist competing on ‘Jeopardy!’
Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia. Police searching for a missing Maryland woman found her car at Great Falls Park. A magnitude 4.4 earthquake centered in Tennessee rattled several southeastern states early Tuesday, with people in Woodbridge and Arlington reporting they felt it, accor
HOLIDAY EVENTS GUIDE: Twelve days until Santa arrives
It’s officially 12 days until Christmas, but does that mean area holiday events are slowing down?. Hardly. If you want to get your Yuletide on, there’s still plenty of time. Here’s a roundup of area events.
Load Your Family Up, It's Time For Coco And Christmas Lights
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - It takes a full month to get every light hung and every display made, but the planning to deck out one home in Maryville starts nearly a year in advance. Mark and Alisha Bacon say what started as just a few Christmas Lights has turned into a family tradition for many in the
Customers of Richy Kreme Donuts received sweet surprise thanks to U.S. Cellular employees
Customers at Maryville's Richy Kreme Donuts, 2601 E. Broadway Ave., received a random act of kindness on Wednesday morning from representatives of U.S. Cellular. Linda Barner, a general manager for Richy Kreme, said a man and woman came in and purchased a $150 gift certificate from the doughnut shop
Maryville man dies after attending off-campus party at Tennessee Tech
COOKEVILLE — A man is dead after falling unconscious at an off-campus party near Tennessee Tech University on Friday night. According to officials with the Cookeville Police Dept., officers responded to the residence near TTU after reports of an unconscious person.
Two Earthquakes Hit East Tennessee Minutes Apart, Impact Felt in NC and Georgia
Two earthquakes were felt across East Tennessee and into parts of Georgia on Wednesday morning, the United States Geological Survey. There were no injuries or reports of damage as of 4:45 a.m. from either quake.
Church Youth Leader in Tennessee Jailed on Charges of Statutory Rape and Sexual Exploitation of 16-Year-Old Boy
A 35-year-old church youth leader in Tennessee is now in jail on charges of aggravated statutory rape and soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor after a 16-year-old boy told police that they had sex at least 10 times. The youth leader doesn’t recall being intimate with the teenager more than four
Bill Cox Furniture Opens 2nd Store Location In Downtown Maryville
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Our homes are certainly the main place we all gather around the holidays, so if your home is in need of some great new pieces furniture wise.. You are gonna love this next story..
Shannondale of Maryville administration named to statewide board
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Health Care Association has named David Maxwell, vice president/administrator of Shannondale of Maryville Retirement Community, to its board of directors for 2018-19. Abigail Holliday, executive director of Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, also was named to
BODY DISCOVERED NEAR TTU CAMPUS
Authorities say that a 23-year-old man died Friday night after he became unconscious at a party near the Tennessee Tech campus in Cookeville. The subject was identified as Paul Hamilton Ten Eyck of Maryville, who later died at the hospital. It is said that the man was not a student at TTU and that f
Loudon church youth leader charged with statutory rape, sheriff says
A 35-year-old Loudon County woman is behind bars after authorities say she admitted to repeatedly having sex with a 16-year-old boy she met at church. Courtney Bingham was arrested Dec. 4 on charges of aggravated statutory rape and soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor.
Tennessee man, 39, charged with traveling to Kentucky to have sex with 14-year-old girl
State police have arrested a man who allegedly traveled to Kentucky from out of state to have sex with a 14-year-old girl, according to a news release. Samuel Hicks, 39, of Maryville, Tenn., is charged with third-degree sodomy; unlawful transaction with a minor; and prohibited use of an electronic c
Dead standoff suspect ID'd as TBI investigates Blount Co. incident
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has identified the suspect in Saturday's hours-long standoff with Blount County Sheriff's deputies in Louisville. TBI is investigating the incident as an officer-involved shooting at the request of 5th District Attorney General Mike Flynn, according to a release