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Ky. man sentenced in sex case involving 16-year-old Franklin teen

December 23rd, 2010 4:09 am by Maria Giordano

A Kentucky man who traveled to Franklin in March 2009 to pick up a 16-year-old runaway was sentenced Tuesday to 11 years in prison, according to a Franklin police. Ian Nelson, 28, was convicted in a Williamson County court of aggravated statutory rape,

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There's a new sheriff in Cocke County who's challenging old ways

December 23rd, 2010 4:06 am by Natalie Neysa Alund

NEWPORT, Tenn. - From cock fighting and moonshine busts to dirty politicians and corrupt cops, Cocke County's got a reputation. And its residents have had enough.With their newly elected sheriff, Armando Fontes, in command, some say that reputation could

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Modest growth forecast for 2011

December 23rd, 2010 4:02 am by Kevin G. Hall

WASHINGTON 2011 should be a happy new year for the U.S. economy, according to forecasts from mainstream economists, although their predictions over the past several years have been about as accurate as the local weatherman's. Most economists predict gro

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East Tennessee boy gets Christmas wish in dad's return from war

December 22nd, 2010 3:25 pm by Associated Press

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) All Jackson Marquis wanted for Christmas was for his daddy, Tech. Sgt. Zachary Marquis, to come home from Afghanistan. Little did Jackson know when he expressed his wish to Santa Claus Tuesday at a Maryville mall that Marquis was cr

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Knoxville officer shoots armed man after woman accosted at ATM

December 22nd, 2010 2:08 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News Sentinel

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Washington County officials look to tighten pauper burial program

December 22nd, 2010 4:18 am by Heather Richardson

In fear that the county is being taken advantage of, Washington County officials are looking to tighten and make a few changes to its policy on pauper burials.According to the county mayor's executive assistant Sherry Greene, Washington County spent more

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Complaints from walking trail users lead to arrests for indecent exposure, drug charges

December 22nd, 2010 4:16 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON An investigation by the Elizabethton Police Department's vice officers into complaints of indecent exposure in areas around the public walking trail along Watauga River has led to the arrest of two men on Monday on several charges.Barry Davi

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Deputy named in drug probe: Cocke County jailer fired after alleged sale of pills to inmates

December 22nd, 2010 4:16 am by Natalie Neysa Alund

NEWPORT, Tenn. - A Cocke County Sheriff's Department deputy is under investigation after allegedly selling drugs to a jail inmate.George Trent, a corrections officer who'd worked with the department for just more than a month, was fired Friday following a

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