Top Stories for Thursday, December 12
The fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander makes his first court appearance Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography. Read more...
Maryville’s Darryl Brewer, convicted last month by a Blount County Circuit Court jury for aggravated armed robbery, is now speaking out in his own defense. Read more...
The man charged with initiating inappropriate contact with women and teens at Panera Bread in Alcoa, including an incident involving a 16-year-old girl on Nov. 29, had a similar incident occur in February of this year which led to his apprehension, according to an Alcoa Police Department report. Read more...
Maryville man charged with filing false police report of shooting
A Maryville man was formally charged Wednesday with filing a false police report that he was shot in front of an apartment complex Sunday evening. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
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- Blount woman charged with TennCare fraud
- Heritage High, Heritage Middle partner to prevent bullying
- Ruby Tuesday ‘rumors:’ Buyout search and more layoffs
- Woman found dead in Maryville apartment
A night to shine: Alcoa’s Young, Wright, Love suit up for All-Star game
Alcoa’s Braylon Young, Zac Wright and Malik Love, just a week removed from winning a Class 3A state championship, will have the opportunity to suit up one last time in tonight’s Toyota East-West All-Star game at Tennessee Tech’s Tucker Stadium. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
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- Green Acres wrestling show to benefit Children’s Hospital
- TSSAA expands official’s jurisdiction to address issues
- UT football youth earn honors
- UT’s Weeklys honored for milestones
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Bourbon mixes it up: New styles, flavors, brands
Picking a bourbon isn’t the one-two-three choice it used to be. There’s been a boom in brands, especially from small, premium producers, not to mention a flood of new styles. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
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- Gracie’s holds successful fundraiser for ‘Mama’
- Knowing coupon jargon helps in checkout line
- Foothill Striders to hike to Beard Cane Trail
- Ornament sale aids Mane Support Grief Counseling
HOLIDAY HOMECOMING: Dancer (and MHS grad) Angela Hill returns to East Tennessee in time for ‘Primitive Light’
Interview with dancer Angela Hill Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
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- Over the Rhine duo ‘keeps the edges wild’ on new album
- Hed PE continues its ‘Evolution’ as a band on a mission
- The music may change, but the Carolina Chocolate Drops remain rooted in tradition
- John Pizzarelli brings ‘cool’ jazz for holiday hearts to Knoxville
Traditional office holiday parties getting ditched
A variety of factors show why many bosses are ditching traditional holiday parties. Subscribe to our e-edition to read more. Only $1/mo. for print subscribers!
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- TVA says wet summer means lower electric bills
- Rising riches: 1 in 5 in US reaches affluence
- Detroit ruling opens threat to NY worker pensions
- Senate proposal: Open Mexico’s oil to private firms
Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95. Read more...