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Egg-citing times

9:10 AM, 04/21/2014
Sweetwater Primary pre-schoolers enjoyed an Easter egg hunt at the school on a sunny Thursday. 

Pucker up! Candidates prepare to kiss the pig

9:13 AM, 04/21/2014
It appears it going to be a "swine" time at the annual Relay for Life May 2 at Hiwassee College in Madisonville.

Candidate public forums start today

9:15 AM, 04/21/2014
MADISONVILLE-Hiwassee College and The Advocate & Democrat's candidate forums start at 6 p.m. today (April 21) in the Performing Arts Center at the college.

Feds indict mail thief

9:18 AM, 04/21/2014
A Vonore area man is facing charges in Federal Court after he allegedly tampered with the mail last December.

'Outstanding' award

9:20 AM, 04/21/2014
The Commissioner of Health John J. Dreyzehner was in Knoxville at the East Tennessee Regional Health Office to present the annual "Commissioner Awards" for the East Region on April 11. 

Sports News

Sans coaches, Lady Chiefs rally past Central for key 5-AA win

2:48 PM, 04/14/2014
It took both of their coaches getting ejected from the sidelines to wake up Sequoyah's softball team. But once the Lady Chiefs woke up, there was nothing McMinn Central could do to stop them from marching to the 9-4 district win Thursday at Sequoyah High School.

Sweetwater's new boys hoops coach Marie aims to win 'immediately'

2:51 PM, 04/14/2014
When it comes to returning Sweetwater boys basketball back to its traditional winning ways, LeBrandon Marie isn't playing the long game.

Sequoyah assistant, former standout Brannon takes girls head job at Knoxville Central

2:55 PM, 04/14/2014
One year after former Sequoyah basketball standout Josh Brannon returned to the Chop House sidelines as an assistant under Daniel Curtis, Knoxville Central hired Brannon to helm its girls hoops program.

Chiefs dominate rebuilding Polk County

2:59 PM, 04/14/2014
The Chiefs recovered from its first losses from Saturday, pummeling a rebuilding Polk County team, 17-2, in five innings Tuesday at Tim Leonard Field.

Looking out for No. 1: Top-ranked Chiefs hold off defending champ Pigeon Forge

1:23 PM, 03/31/2014
Something had to give when the newly christened top-ranked team hit the road for a date with the defending Class AA state champions.

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