MAJOR DRUG STING IN ROANE COUNTY NETS 18 INDICTMENTS

Saturday, August 2, 2014State authorities say 18 people in Roane County have been indicted by a Knoxville federal grand jury on conspiracy to manufacture 50 grams or more of meth. Investigators say the five individuals from Rockwood, 9 from Harriman, two from Kingston and one from Oakdale bought pseudoephedrine at pharmacies and was using it…

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TVA to pay Kingston coal ash spill victims $27.8M

Friday, August 1, 2014The Tennessee Valley Authority has agreed to pay $27.8 million to settle claims with more than 800 property owners affected by the one of the largest man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history. On December 22, 2008, the wall of a huge storage pond broke at the TVA power plant in Kingston. The…

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FATHER AND SON FOUND DEAD AT THEIR FAMILY STORE IN PICKETT COUNTY

Friday, August 1, 2014A father and son were found dead inside a business in Pickett County which borders Fentress County on Thursday. Danny Dowdy and his son, Cody Dowdy, were working at their family store, the Sugar Shack, when they were killed. “Around 6 o’clock this morning, the neighboring county had notified us to check…

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY MAN DIES AFTER BEING TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

Thursday, July 31, 2014The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of a Cumberland County man who died Sunday after he was arrested.  34-year-old Rustin  Grayson was arrested by Crossville police for shoplifting. When the officers got to the Justice Center with Grayson, he wasn’t able to get out of the car. Graysone was taken…

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