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Man gets life in prison for Tennessee post office killings

Man gets life in prison for Tennessee post office killings

August 12th, 2014 1:31 pm by Associated Press

Chastain Montgomery had faced the death penalty at trial but entered a plea.

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BMA approves funds for community needs assessment

BMA approves funds for community needs assessment

August 12th, 2014 1:11 pm by Max Hrenda

Before the town of Jonesborough offers help to its community, its governing body decided that it should know what help the community needs.

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Police cite threats, won't name cop who killed teen

Police cite threats, won't name cop who killed teen

August 12th, 2014 1:04 pm by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

The officer was placed on administrative Saturday after fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Carter Co. plans drainage improvements in Braemer area

Carter Co. plans drainage improvements in Braemer area

August 12th, 2014 12:39 pm by John Thompson

The county plans to build a V-shaped ditch down the middle of the alley to carry the sometimes heavy flow of water from the mountainous area above Braemer.

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Florida couple killed in apparent murder/suicide in Sevier rental cabin

Florida couple killed in apparent murder/suicide in Sevier rental cabin

August 12th, 2014 12:10 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Authorities were alerted at 11:50 a.m. by a woman who said two people had been shot in the cabin at 2560 Treehouse Lane, according to a news release from the Sevier County Sheriff's Office.

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Elk Mills waste station out, Carter Budget Committee tables $20,000 landfill request

Elk Mills waste station out, Carter Budget Committee tables $20,000 landfill request

August 12th, 2014 10:36 am by John Thompson

Last week, the Landfill Committee voted to seek the funding to complete a new facility on county-owned land at the intersection of Tenn. Highway 67 and U.S. Highway 321.

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Erwin's budget set to pass with no tax hike

Erwin's budget set to pass with no tax hike

August 12th, 2014 10:03 am by Brad Hicks

With the passage of the town of Erwin's 2013-14 fiscal year budget, town officials passed the town's first property tax increase since 2001, but tax rate hikes will not prove to be a trend if the second reading of the town's proposed 2014-15 fiscal year b

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4-year-old boy drowns at birthday party in Middle Tennessee

4-year-old boy drowns at birthday party in Middle Tennessee

August 12th, 2014 7:33 am by The Daily News Journal

Evan Sayvone died at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, according to the release from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.

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Tragic turn for twins', mother's tale

Tragic turn for twins', mother's tale

August 11th, 2014 11:07 pm by Max Hrenda

Almost four months into her pregnancy, April Helton learned that the twin boys she was carrying were suffering from a rare condition that threatened both of their lives.

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22 people, 25 vehicles, 32 slashed tires

22 people, 25 vehicles, 32 slashed tires

August 11th, 2014 11:02 pm by Becky Campbell

When Tammy Roberts returned home early Sunday morning from picking up her daughter at a friend's house, she was startled to see a knife lying on the sidewalk leading to her Beechwood subdivision home.

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