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A few years ago, 2014 to be exact, Hollywood finally broke down and brought Godzilla back to the big screen. It had tried in 1998 to have the radiation spawned giant reptile roar to life and make untold millions of dollars, but it didn’t really take.

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The following is compiled from records of Monroe County General Sessions Court. Readers are cautioned that persons may exist with similar or identical names to those listed below. The term “11/29” means the defendant received a sentence of 11 months, 29 days - generally the most severe sente…

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A Sweetwater man was arrested after Facebook alerted a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office detective that the man was having inappropriate conversations with a 14-year-old girl.

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The following is compiled from records of Monroe County General Sessions Court. Readers are cautioned that persons may exist with similar or identical names to those listed below. The term “11/29” means the defendant received a sentence of 11 months, 29 days - generally the most severe sente…

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If you have noticed lots of work going on at Sweetwater’s popular Engleman Park, the end result is going to be worth the wait, city officials say.

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From left: Monroe County Mayor Mitch Ingram, and State Reps. Lowell Russell and Mark Cochran open Monroe County’s Bicentennial Homecoming at Sequoyah High School on Saturday. See more photos from the Bicentennial Homecoming event on page B4 of the June 12 edition.

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If you are looking for things to do in Tellico Plains, there will be even more options soon as the City Council approved several new events during their monthly meeting on Thursday night.

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There are plenty of pressures on Monroe County Government’s budget, however, a $717,000 Monroe County School System proposed budget shortfall is a major concern and dominated much of a nearly three-hour budget workshop on Monday.

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The Tennessee Trail of Tears Association and the Charles Hall Museum of History & Heritage are joining forces to have a special event in Tellico Plains on Saturday, June 22.

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Stopping to get gas resulted in Madisonville Police Officer Adam Russell arresting a man for being a felon in possession of a weapon on June 5.

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With scientists now claiming that humanity could see the beginning of its end by 2050, expect the amount of end of the world stories to grow even larger, if that’s possible.

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KNOXVILLE-The East Tennessee Historical Society’s (ETHS) annual Awards of Excellence were presented at the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 14, at the Foundry on the World’s Fair Site in Knoxville.

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There has been limited activity in Monroe County’s Niles Ferry Industrial Park located in Vonore. So, what’s new in the Niles Ferry Industrial Park?

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After a little more than a month without a 10th commissioner, Sweetwater resident Adam Reynolds was appointed to the Monroe County Commission on last Tuesday (May 28) night at the Monroe County Courthouse in Madisonville.

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The Sweetwater City Commission on Monday unanimously passed the second reading of the 2019-20 budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1.

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Robert Hooper has worked in the Monroe County School System for more than 30 years. He has worked under a number of director of schools and now, he is hoping to take on that challenge.

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It took around five and a half hours, but the Monroe County Board of Education completed interviews last week with the five remaining candidates who are vying to become the next director of schools.

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The first big event of Monroe County’s Bicentennial year takes place this Saturday, June 8, in downtown Madisonville with the Bicentennial Homecoming centered around the Courthouse from 11 a.m to 2 p.m.

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Cameron Taylor, Healthy Development coordinator for the East Tennessee Regional Health Office, far right, presents a check for $20,000 to Monroe County Mayor Mitch Ingram, Monroe County Health Department Director Teresa Harrill and employees of the Health Department. Harrill said the money w…

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The following is compiled from records of Monroe County General Sessions Court. Readers are cautioned that persons may exist with similar or identical names to those listed below. The term “11/29” means the defendant received a sentence of 11 months, 29 days — generally the most severe sente…

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The Sweetwater Board of Education on May 13 held its last meeting before the school year ended on Friday.

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Monroe County just registered its lowest unemployment rate in 20 years of record keeping coming in at 2. 9 percent for the latest month recorded, Monroe County Economic Development Director Richard Kirkland announced.