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Harriman woman charged in man’s death

TBI agents, working with investigators from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, arrested a Harriman woman over the weekend on charges related to the shooting death of her live-in boyfriend. Morgan County deputies were called to a home shared by Ellis Hamby Jr. and Tonya Baughman on Friday, where they found …

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Coal Creek Health Day celebrated

Students at Briceville Elementary School learned about the health of Coal Creek Friday by documenting the animals that live in the creek, which runs right by the school. Volunteers from TVA, the University of Tennessee, Trout Unlimited and others helped students in kindergarten through fifth grade learn more about the …

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Comptroller releases findings in Harriman police chief probe

The Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury has released results of an investigation into allegations against the former Harriman police chief that he used city property and employees for his personal use. The investigation found that police officers were often asked to run personal errands for former police chief …

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First-of-its-kind checkpoint in Roane County yields results

(THSO)  On Saturday, October 22, the evening of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back initiative, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO), local law enforcement and drug recognition experts (DREs) held a multi-jurisdictional sobriety checkpoint in Rockwood on Highway 27 to focus on detecting drugged-impaired driving. This …

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Opal McDaniel Harris, age 100 of Lake City

Opal McDaniel Harris, age 100 of Lake City, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Anderson County, TN to the late John Charles McDaniel and Sarah Ethel Hunley on August 27, 1916. She was an avid gardener and an avid quilter. Opal was …

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Phyllis Ann Massengill Kagley, age 70, of Knoxville

Phyllis Ann Massengill Kagley, age 70, of Knoxville passed away on October 25, 2016.  Phyllis retired from Hillcrest Nursing Home.  Preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Rosa Massengill; sisters, Shirley Graham; brothers, Jimmy Ray, Archie and Vern Massengill; special friends, Murriel Mashburn and Gene Davis. She is survived …

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Sara Louise Longmire, age 49, of Andersonville

Sara Louise Longmire, age 49, of Andersonville passed away October 28, 2016 at UT Medical Center. She met life with love and enthusiasm, especially for Norris Lake, the Muppets, Elvis Presley, and teaching second grade,which she did at Big Ridge Elementary School for 24 years. A lifelong member of Andersonville …

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