• Author Signing for National Book Lovers Day

    TOWNSEND, TENNESSEE – Local author Reba Rhyne is celebrating National Book Lovers Day on August 9th, 2022, and August 10th, 2022! She will be signing her local legacies from 9:00 am – 5:00pm at the Townsend Visitor Center. In summary, Reba Rhyne has been a Blount County native since 1942. She graduated high school locally […]

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  • Blount County General Election Results

    •BLOUNT COUNTY TN – The Blount County General Election is on August 4th, 2022. To begin, all county commission election results will be listed. Following, this article will include election results for Assessor of Property, County Trustee, County Clerk, Register of Deeds, and City of Friendsville. Mentioning, Tennessee is the only state that does retainment […]

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  • Julie Elder has the Ingredients for Success

    BLOUNT COUNTY, TN – Julie Elder is giving answers to parents and students on success for the Maryville City Schools. To begin, Julie Elder is running for the Maryville City School Board. The municipal elections for the MSB are on August 4th, 2022. FetchYourNews has reached out for statements.  Favorable Platforms What platforms are you running […]

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  • Pastor Ken and Protestors against PRIDE Fight Back

    BLOUNT COUNTY, TN – The Blount County PRIDE Community faced backlash from local protesters today on July 30, 2022. The protests gathered across the street to “sing their song.” Pastor Ken makes view statements below for FetchYourNews. To begin, Pastor Ken Peters from Lenior City and works for the Patriot Church. Statements He said,” I […]

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  • Blount County Parties speak on Primary Ballot

    Blount County, TN – There have been local concerns about primary ballot and Blount County parties have shared views on importance of upcoming elections. Differences in Elections To begin, there has been collective confusion about the length of this ballot and the significance of this primary compared to the last one. Why is the ballot […]

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  • Tim Burchett’s office gets threatening calls

    Blount County, TN – According to Congressman Tim Burchett’s office, authorities are working to investigate threatening calls from a Blount County commissioner. Following, Tim Burchett’s Chief of Staff has reached out to the Sheriff Department for aid on investigation and safety precautions. Statements FetchYourNews has since reached out to Congressman’s office and Sheriff Department for […]

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  • Crime Investigation in Blount County

    BLOUNT COUNTY, TN – The Blount County Sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting that happened on July 10, 2022. Blount County Police Department is asking for public assistance on any known crime leads. According to the police report, the gun violence occurred at 3:45 a.m. on Singleton Station Road near Continental Drive. Five individuals are […]

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  • Knox Board of Education is leading through learning

    Knoxville, TN – The Knox Board of Education held a meeting on July 13, 2022, at 6 p.m. To begin, the board welcomed Grayce Decker, newest member, as an AP Scholar and student mentor. Then, information was shared about the previous executive session with the law department. Updates According to the Board of Education, TECAP […]

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  • Early Voting in Tennessee Press Release

    Nashville, Tenn. – According to TN.gov, early voting for the state and federal elections begins this Friday on July 15 and ends July 30, 2022. Following release, “More Tennessee voters take advantage of the convenience and flexibility of our state’s generous early voting period every year,” said Secretary of State Tre Hargett. “There is a […]

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  • Three suspects in custody for catalytic converter theft

    MARYVILLE, TN –   Three arrests were made for catalytic converter theft. Eyewitness claims that suspicion was raised when red sedan was parked at church on Calderwood Drive in Blount County. Dispatchers were called to the scene after midnight on June 8th, 2022. Police Report According to the police report, officers were dispatched to a church […]

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  • Townsend Restaurant total loss after catches fire

    Blount County, TN – The Townsend Walkers Catfish Restaurant caught fire and deemed total loss early Monday and resulted in six firefighters that experienced heat exhaustion. Popular Restaurant Catches Fire Hence, the firefighters were already out for hours during 4th of July celebrations. While preparing for fireworks Townsend Fire Department received the call about the […]

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  • Advocates for the homeless are not happy about new law

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    Nashville, TN – The House 0978 and Senate Bill 1610 rolls into full effect today on July 1st, 2022; despite Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee having strong reservations and refusing to sign it. Advocates for the homeless are not happy with the passing of the bill. Earlier, in March a Bill was drafted that criminalizes camping […]

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  • Law Enforcement Job Fair

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Have you felt called to protect your city and civilians before? Blount county and at least 40 more Tennessee law agencies are hosting a Law Enforcement Job Fair on Thursday, June 30th! It will take place in the Knoxville Expo Center from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. This job fair may be […]

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  • Gun reform act signed into law

    WASHINGTON – The first major gun reform act in decades was signed, June 25, by President Biden. The bill, known as the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, has been referred as ways to implement “red flag” laws, more extensive background checks, and provides millions of dollars for mental health and gun safety programs.  In the wake […]

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