Local News in Blount County, Tennessee


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Second suspect in Blount Co. robbery arrested in Knoxville
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:35:12 -0700

Deputies have arrested a second person in connection with a weekend  assault and robbery  outside of a Blount County bakery.

Tenn. House unanimously passes "Noah Dean and Nate Act"
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:49:40 -0700

The Tennessee House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill intended to make state waterways safer from electrical currents on Wednesday.

KPD reports body had been under West Knoxville porch for at least 7 days
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:03:34 -0700

A body was found under the porch of a West Knoxville home Wednesday night.

Corryton Man suffers accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:35:49 -0700

The Knox County Sheriff reports that a Corryton man accidentally shot himself in the leg Thursday morning.

Campbell County commissioner arrested Wednesday for driving under the influence
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:10:53 -0700

A Campbell County Commissioner was arrested Wednesday night for driving under the influence.

Man brought to hospital after falling from cliff in South Knoxville
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:02:34 -0700

A man was transported to the hospital Thursday morning after falling from a cliff in South Knoxville.

Sam Venable: Perhaps he'll be received better at Cal
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:41:00 -0700

A sad ending to Cuonzo Martin's career at UT.

Crash follows high-speed chase in Blount County; four injured
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:42:00 -0700

A Blount County woman is facing a host of charges after allegedly leading deputies on a pursuit that reached speeds of nearly 120 mph and causing a crash that sent her and three other people to a local hospital Tuesday.

Work underway to help traffic build-ups at busy Sevier Co. interchange
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:28:42 -0700

The Tennessee Department of Transportation recently got started on the $15 million project at Exit 407 in Sevier County where traffic is known to really back up during busy tourist seasons.

Knoxville K-9 officer Nathanael Skellenger injured in crash
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:34:38 -0700

Knoxville Police Department K-9 officer Nathanael Skellenger, 28, was injured Wednesday afternoon when he apparently suffered a medical problem and crashed on Interstate 640.