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TSWA All-State Football teams announced

Tennessee Sportswriters Association All-State Football teams for 2016 season Class 6A OFFENSE QB – Cole Copeland, Bradley Central QB – Dylan Hopkins, Maryville RB – Kylan Watkins, Whitehaven RB – Master Teague, Blackman WR – Lameric Tucker, Bradley Central WR – Edward Johnson, Cordova WR – Trey Knox, Blackman OL …

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New insurance law hits state books in 2017

(TN Dept. of Revenue release)  The Tennessee Department of Revenue is launching a new insurance verification system in early 2017 to promote compliance with the state’s Financial Responsibility Law.  Ahead of the program’s launch next month, the Department of Revenue is encouraging motorists to ensure that proper insurance coverage or …

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Bodies of plane crash victims recovered from GSMNP

Late Wednesday afternoon, the bodies of the three people killed when their single-engine Cessna 182 airplane crashed in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park were recovered by park rangers and a chopper from the Tennessee Air National Guard. The plane, bound from Florida to Gatlinburg, crashed into the side of …

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New law aims to deter illicit use of Suboxone, similar drugs

(Submitted) Legislation aiming to deter the misuse of Suboxone or buprenorphine drugs is set to go into effect on January 1.  The new law defines nonresidential substitution-based treatment centers for opiate addiction and places them under the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse for licensure. “We are experiencing problems with unscrupulous doctors …

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James Earl Biddix, age 75, of Kingston

James Earl Biddix, age 75, of Kingston passed away suddenly Monday, December 26, 2016 at Roane Medical Center. He was born August 3, 1941 in Candler, North Carolina and moved to Roane County in 1974. He was a United States Army veteran who served his country proudly during the Vietnam …

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Shannon Marie Seiber, age 32

Shannon Marie Seiber, age 32, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2016 at the North Knoxville Medical Center in Powell. Shannon was born on July 17, 1984 to Frank Seiber and Sandra Kennedy Seiber in LaFollette, Tennessee. Shannon was a member of Cumberland Mountain (Swag) Baptist Church.  She liked writing …

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