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Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend multiple times


A Hamblen County woman is in jail after deputies say she stabbed her boyfriend multiple times.

About an hour after midnight Thursday, Hamblen County deputies responded to a stabbing on Elijah Martin Road where they found the victim bleeding heavily from his stomach. The boyfriend told police that his girlfriend, 48-year-old Robyn Jeanine Mason, stabbed him.

Crews immediately flew the victim to the University of Tennessee Medical Center where he's undergoing surgery.

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Woman accused of beating elderly relatives with skillet


A Hamblen County woman is accused of beating her elderly relatives with a skillet.

Deputies said Kristi Ann Greene, 43, of Morristown was drunk she went over to her family's house and hit two of her relatives in their heads with a skillet.

Crews took both victims, who are in their 80s, to the hospital.

Officials charged Greene with two counts of elder abuse and two counts of aggravated domestic assault. She's being held on a $100,000 bond.


Greene Valley closure draws opposition from families


The state's efforts to close down Tennessee's last remaining large institution for people with limited mental functioning drew an impassioned response in federal court on Wednesday from relatives with loved ones still living there.

Greene Co. woman dies in morning house fire


(WCYB) One person is dead after a house fire Tuesday morning on Valleydale Road in Mosheim.

The call came in just after 5 a.m. after a passerby spotted the flames.Greene County Sheriff's Department investigators say the victim was found inside the home.

Her name has not been released.

The sheriff's department is waiting on a positive identification from medical investigators.

The home was consumed by flames by the time firefighters got to the scene.

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Jefferson Co. deputy fired after suspected DUI crash


A Jefferson County deputy has been fired after being charged with driving under the influence over the weekend.

According to the sheriff, Deputy Chelsea Bolin was driving her personal car Sunday night while off duty when she wrecked it.

Dandridge Police worked the crash because it was within city limits. Bolin was charged with D.U.I. because she appeared to be under the influence.

Firewood ministry helps heat those in need


(WBIR - Greene County) When the temperatures fall, most people can turn up the heat, but others don't have the luxury of a thermostat in easy reach.

One group is hard at work each week, to help provide those in need a little relief from the cold. Every Saturday from October to April, from dawn to dusk, you'll find the Greene County Firewood Ministry sawing away at donated wood.

Residents rally to save facility for disabled


With a federal judge's hearing to close Greene Valley Developmental Center (GVDC) a week away, concerned citizens are doing everything they can to postpone a decision.

Dozens of people showed up for the "Rally for Greene Valley" on Thursday in hopes they can convince a judge to push back the January hearing.