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Trick or Trees at the UT Gardens

Spooktacular fun for little ghouls and goblins KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Come scare yourself silly at the UT Gardens! Families are invited to come in costume and join us for the 3rd annual Trick or Trees on Saturday, Oct. 26, from noon until 4 p.m. Hike through the garden and enjoy …

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Horse Pasture Walk scheduled for Oct. 8

UT Institute of Agriculture to host educational event in Middle Tennessee SPRING HILL, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is offering a “Horse Pasture Walk” on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The event is scheduled for 5 – 7 p.m.at the Equine Extension and Research Center at the Middle …

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GSMNP issues final release until shutdown ends

(GSMNP) Because of the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service (NPS) has closed all 401 national parks, including Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  All visitor facilities including visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds, trails, and roads – except for Newfound Gap Road, …

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ACSD touts Crime Prevention Month

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Department has joined with the County Commission in declaring October as Crime Prevention Month and, as part of their continuing effort to reduce crime in the county law enforcement officials are planning a countywide Neighborhood Watch meeting for later this month.  In a press release, Sheriff …

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Campbell Man Charged with Faking It!

A Lafollette Middle School janitor was arrested Tuesday and charged with criminal simulation after officials say he admitted using a school copier to literally make some extra money.  James Chapman was arrested Tuesday and investigators say that his scheme involved copying each side of a real bill on the school …

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Roy Alvin Jenkins, III, arrested after warrant served

A little after 8pm, Tuesday evening, Harriman Police Department officer Warren, assisted Roane County Deputies Mayes and Bell in conducting a warrant check on Roy Alvin Jenkins, III, age 27.  After making contact with a woman at the residence at 1730 Bennett Circle, a male subject known as Jenkins attempted …

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Campbell County mourns the loss of former Caryville Police Chief

STORY COURTESY OF THE KNOXVILLE NEWS-SENTINEL Retired Caryville Police Chief Bill Widener, who served the department for 23 years, died overnight at his home. Widener, who resided in Jacksboro, had recently undergone heart surgery. His wife reported his death. Caryville Police Chief Stephanie Smith said Widener launched his career at …

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Campbell County Janitor Arrested on Counterfeiting Charges

A LaFollette Middle School janitor was fired Tuesday for allegedly using the school copy machine to run off counterfeit currency. James Terry Chapman, 44, of LaFollette was arrested Tuesday by Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Detective John Long and charged with criminal simulation, according to records. Chapman was released from jail …

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BE PREPARED: HOME ESCAPE PLANS SAVE LIVES!

NASHVILLE, TN – If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one-third of American households estimated that it would take at least six minutes before a fire …

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