Nehemiah Keshun Golson and Aaeontae Victor Russell, both of Michigan, were booked into Blount County jail early Monday, July 4, after police say that they used a saw to steal catalytic converters. Alcoa Police officers noted that they were at the M-Star Hotel on Alcoa Highway performing a property check...
Walker’s Catfish Cabin and BBQ in Townsend was destroyed in a fire late Monday. Six firefighters were treated for injuries after a structure fire, according to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office and Townsend Fire Department.
A fire at Walker’s Catfish Cabin, a Townsend restaurant, burned from about 9:20 p.m. Monday night, July 4, until around 3 a.m. July 5, injuring six firefighters. The restaurant structure was a total loss. Two firefighters were transported to Blount Memorial Hospital for heat exhaustion; four others were treated on the scene, according to Townsend Volunteer Fire Department Chief Don Stallions. Stallions said that fire personnel responded to reports of...
BCSO: Townsend restaurant a total loss after July 4 fire, firefighters treated for 'heat-related issues'
TOWNSEND, Tenn. — The Blount County Sheriff's Office said crews responded to calls about a fire at a restaurant in Townsend on Monday night. Officials said firefighters with the Townsend Area Volunteer Fire Department responded to Walker's Catfish Cabin and BBQ around 10 minutes after the call came in.
The long-awaited initiative to gather and disperse solar-generated energy in Blount County is in its contractual stages. On Tuesday, Maryville City Council approved agreements for three different solar power plant locations in the county: one off Sevierville Road close to the Northfield subdivision, another off Mint Road near the Old Niles Ferry intersection and the last located on DENSO’s manufacturing plant off Robert C. Jackson Drive. In total, the properties...
BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn. — After two years of free meals for all students, Blount County Schools has announced that it will only be offering free and reduced-price lunch meals to students who qualify. "It's been an absolute pleasure serving your children meals," BCS said in a Facebook post. "We...
The Walkers Catfish Cabin and BBQ restaurant in Townsend caught fire Monday night, according to officials with the Blount County Fire Department. Efforts to help families of fallen officers, injured officers underway. Updated: 18 hours ago. Efforts to help families of fallen officers, injured officers underway. What does the holiday...
Two firefighters were treated for injuries after a structure fire at a Townsend restaurant, according to the Blount County Sheriff's Office.
The Tennessee Department of Education released district-level results Wednesday, July 6, from state testing that largely shows students rebounding after a pandemic dip. The latest results from the 2021-22 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program are based on student achievement, what percentage of students are meeting grade-level expectations in English language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.
The Blount County Sheriff's Office said at least two firefighters were treated for "heat-related issues." No other injuries were reported.
Hello, Soul Fam! I hope everyone enjoyed the holiday weekend. Fifteen days after Juneteenth, the day we celebrate emancipation across the country, we celebrate our nation's Independence Day. In 1776, however, Black...
Blount Pride solidifies entertainment lineup, seeks volunteers and food truck for July 30 celebration
The lineup is fleshed out, the venue is secured and the wheels of organization roll toward an end-of-the-month finish line: For the first time since 2019, Blount Pride will celebrate unity and diversity in a downtown festival on July 30. Organizers announced earlier this year that they had secured Jack...
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- Median household income: $60,301 --- 10.0% above state average, 7.2% below national average - Households earning over $100k: 24.6% --- #921 highest among all counties nationwide - Households earning less than $15k: 8.9% --- #871 highest among all counties nationwide
the Brian Hornback Experience Episode 93 – Does the Local Media Have a Political Bias? Daily Times, Knox News, WBIR, WVLT and WATE.
The 93rd episode of the Brian Hornback Experience audio is here. the 93rd episode of the Brian Hornback Experience video is here. On June 21, 2022 I posted this story with an alleged Affidavit of Complaint on an incident involving a Blount County Democrat Leader and Democrat candidate. The Blount County Daily Times has been silent. The Knoxville News Sentinel, WBIR, WVLT, WATE have been silent. When Republicans appointed or former Republicans are accused it is breaking news. Where are you on Dylan Kelley?
Area first responders go above and beyond the call of duty daily, but a handful will be recognized for those efforts tonight in Seymour. To Seymour Volunteer Fire Department Chief John Linsenbigler, these everyday heroes save lives through their collective efforts, and tonight’s recognition ceremony — of Sevier County Ambulance paramedic Rod Dykes and EMT Bryson Dykes; Seymour first responders Chris Harrington, Chandler Viscardis and Adam Linsenbigler (the chief’s son); Blount County 911 dispatcher Charity Gentry; and Blount-based AMR paramedic Nelson Fields and EMT Josh Williams — is a way of giving a little credit to those who answer calls at any time of the day or night without expectation of it.
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