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Rick Springfield and The Dirty Guv’nahs headline 2013 Secret City Fest.

Rick Springfield and The Dirty Guv’nahs headline 2013 Secret City Fest.

It’s Secret City Festival time again in Oak Ridge! The bands have been selected, the schedule is filling up, and tickets to this year’s headliner concerts go on sale Monday, May 6.  Tickets are priced at an early bird rate of $17. After June 7, ticket prices go up to $20.  
            

Sheriff who busted Popcorn Sutton talks Newport distillery

The coveted recipe of iconic East Tennessee moonshiner Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton will once again be cooked in Cocke County.  This time it is legal.

Sutton's recipe has been in legal production for around a year and a half in Nashville, with the goal to eventually set up a bigger shop in the mountains of East Tennessee.

"This is kind of the dream becoming a reality, finally," said Jamey Grosser, apprentice to Popcorn Sutton and master distiller.

Popcorn Sutton Distilling headed to East TN

Four years after his death, Popcorn Sutton's namesake distilling company is setting up shop in East Tennessee.

10News has learned Popcorn Sutton Distilling is in the process of opening a distillery in Newport of Highway 25/70. Master Distiller & partner Jamie Grosser says the company "always" wanted to be in Newport, but local legislation prevented that. However, laws recently changed. 

Lockdown lifted at Tusculum College after report of gunman

A lockdown on the campus of Tusculum College in Greene County has been lifted following a report of a gunman Tuesday night who ran from police, according to WCYB, the NBC affiliate in the Tri-Cities.

The Greene Co. Sheriff's Office told 10News the campus was safe and no one was in danger.

The WYCB report said the school sent students two alerts around 10:45. Students were told to go inside, lock their doors and call campus authorities if they saw the student.

Woman pleads guilty to murder of triple amuptee

A woman will spend more than three decades behind bars for the murder of a triple amputee.

Elizabeth Ann Mills pleaded guilty last week to second degree murder and theft in the death of 68-year-old William Buchanan.

He was found dead from a blow to the head last December in Jefferson County.

Mills was originally charged with first degree murder, but the charge was downgraded to second degree in the plea deal.

She must serve her entire 35 year sentence because of previous convictions that qualified her as a violent offender.

'Cruise Against Cancer' raises more than $40K for cancer patients

7 East TN high schools rank among best in state

Several East Tennessee schools are ranked among the best in the state.

U.S. News and World Report evaluated more than 21,000 public high schools
across the country in the areas of student-teacher ratio, college readiness, algebra proficiency, and English proficiency. The magazine put out a list of
the best schools in the country, as well as the best schools in each state.
More than half a dozen East Tennessee high schools have been ranked in the top
20 in the state.