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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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Powell man accused of robberies

A Powell man wanted in multiple armed robberies is being held at the Knox County jail after his arrest on Christmas Eve. 38-year-old Dudley Moore was charged with three armed robberies in Knox County after the Knoxville Police Department took him into custody for robberies inside the city limits. His …

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New Dragon coach speaks about hire, community support

Tuesday morning, we were joined on Ask Your Neighbor by Clinton High School’s new football coach Randy McKamey. McKamey, a 1989 graduate of CHS, was hired last week to take over at his alma mater after spending 10 successful seasons at Grace Christian Academy in Knoxville. While some people want …

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LaFollette PD warns of counterfeit bills

The LaFollette Police Department is warning the public about counterfeit $100 bills making the rounds in that city. On its Facebook page, officers say they have received numerous reports of counterfeit bills, distinguished from the real thing by the pink Chinese writing on the bills. Anyone with information or who comes …

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