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Roane man sentenced to 120 years

Last week, a Roane County man was sentenced to 120 years in prison following his conviction on charges of child rape. 40-year-old John Paul Little was convicted after a jury trial in December on four counts of child rape. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison on each count …

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GSMNP announces spring facility opening schedule

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced the 2017 spring opening schedule for park facilities. See the full opening schedule listed below: Roads – Secondary Roads are scheduled to open as follows: Forge Creek Road opened on March 10; Clingmans Dome Road will open on April 1; Roaring Fork Motor …

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Baseball, softball scoreboard (March 27th)

Here is a look at the scoreboard from Monday’s high school baseball and softball action. On the baseball diamond: Powell 2 Clinton 0 Karns 12 Campbell County 0 Coalfield 4 Oliver Springs 2 Oak Ridge 5 Loudon 2 Anderson County-Gibbs (susp by rain, will be completed Tuesday at AC) Pigeon …

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THP: Head-on collision kills Union County man

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that charges are pending in a head-on collision that killed a Maynardville man on Friday afternoon. The THP reports that the head-on crash occurred at the crest of a hill on Little Valley Road at around 4 pm Friday when the southbound vehicle driven by …

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Jacksboro election Saturday

Early voting for the April 1st Jacksboro municipal election wrapped up on Monday with only 55 of the town’s approximately 1350 voters casting ballots for mayor and two seats on the Board of Aldermen. Election Day in Jacksboro is this Saturday April 1st, with voting locations open from 9 am …

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