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'War' brings Grainger tomatoes into spotlight

July 23rd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Knoxville News Sentinel, Grainger County is preparing for imminent war this weekend - a war that involves red, juicy and round ammunition.The Grainger County Tomato Festival's tomato wars are this weekend, and its expected to

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Bug distracts driver, causing head-on wreck; occupant trapped in burning vehicle

July 22nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report by the Morristown Citizen Tribune, a bug that distracted a driver caused a crash that shut down East Andrew Johnson Highway Tuesday.Fletcher Porter, 19, of Brights Pike in Russellville was driving west on East A.J. at about 6 p.m. wh

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Federal charge against Roanoke neo-Nazi Bill White dismissed

July 22nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Roanoke Times is reporting that a federal judge has dismissed a charge that neo-Nazi leader William A. White of Roanoke used his Web site to encourage violence.Chicago, U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman ruled that White's actions were protected by the

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Bristol car chase suspect has 16-page rap sheet

July 22nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report by the Bristol Herald Courier the FloridBa fugitive arrested after a two-state chased with police this week has a 16 pages Rap Sheel.Jeffrey Allen Phelps. 50, is charged with felony evading after a high-speed that went through Brist

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Driver trapped in wreck after head-on Morristown crash

July 22nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Morristown Citizen Tribune is reporting that a head-on collision Tuesday evening left rescue workers fighting to remove a person trapped in a Nissan Altima after it collided with a GMC Sierra hauling a lawnmower trailer on East Andrew Johnson Highway.

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Woman killed after hitting dog, losing control of car, being broadsided by van

July 22nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to a report in the Greeneville Sun, a woman who lost control of her car after apparently striking a dog, died Tuesday morning when her vehicle was hit broad-side by a van on the Asheville Highway.The victim was identified as Regina Ayers, 49, of

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Greene Bankshares loses $151.4 million in 2nd quarter

July 22nd, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Greeneville Sun is reporting that Greene Bankshares, Inc., the holding company for GreenBank, reported net losses of $151.4 million - $11.58 per diluted share for the second quarter.The loss "was primarily driven by an after-tax, non-cash goodwill i

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Kingsport's Sensabaugh launches Web site; answers reader questions about being a Dallas Cowboy

July 21st, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

Kingsport native and new Dallas Cowboys safety Gerald Sensabaugh has recently launched his own website, GeraldSensabaugh.net. He says he created the website as a means to communicate with fans, personally answering reader questions and updating his blog o

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