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Everywhere and Always, Under One Flag

Everywhere and Always, Under One Flag

Upon the death of President Andrew Johnson in 1875, among his final wishes was that his body be wrapped in one of the most sacred of our national symbols, the U.S. Flag.  In keeping with this deep reverence of our flag, the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site will present a Flag Day Program  at 6:00 pm on the evening of Friday, June 14.The program will be conducted at the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery located at 121 Monument Ave. in Greeneville.

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Former major leaguer to hold camp in Morristown

For you parents who have a little baseball player or softball player, you have a chance to send your kid to camp under the guidance of a former big leaguer.

Former Major League All-Star Brian Jordan is spending a weekend in Morristown to teach youngsters the game. 

"I never had that opportunity as a young kid to go to camp with Major League Baseball players where they're teaching, motivating and inspiring me to dream big," said Jordan.

Jordan's camp will run Saturday June 22nd and Sunday June 23rd at Frank Lorino Park.

Pharmacist sentenced for stealing over 20K Oxycodone pills

A Greeneville pharmacist charged with stealing more than 20,000 Oxycodone pills will spend the next 63 months in prison.

A judge sentenced 39-year-old Robert McNeese on Tuesday. Prosecutors say the pharmacist stole the pills and gave them to five others who sold the pills.

The other five suspects have all be tried and sentenced.

Dandridge recognized among top small towns on water

Dandridge is being recognized by Life on the Water magazine as a finalist for the title of top small town on a body of water in the South.

Dandridge is one of 25 finalists from around the country and one of two Tennessee towns to make the list. The other is Clarksville.

The rankings are based on the quality of lifestyle, ground and water-based amenities among other things.

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Man, child die in Cocke Co. crash

A man and a child were killed in a Cocke County crash Monday afternoon, confirms THP.

Officials say a Honda Accord was traveling east on US Highway 25/70 at approximately 4:20 p.m. and attempted to turn left into a driveway, when it was struck from behind by a Ford Explorer. It then crashed into a tree.

Both passengers of the Honda Accord, 62-year-old Charles McMahan and 6-year-old Dylan Sisk, were killed in the crash. Both drivers were injured.

An investigation is ongoing.

Lawsuit filed in White Pine motel murder, fire

(WBIR, Knoxville) The daughter of a man killed inside a White Pine motel is suing the suspect and motel owners for $2 million.  

Authorities found the body of Eddie White, 72, after the Crown Inn caught on fire in June 2012.

Investigators arrested the motel's general manager, Jeffrey Burke, on charges including second degree murder.  They said Burke set the motel on fire to cover up the crime.  

Grainger Co. dispatcher back at work after heart attack

A Jefferson County woman is back at work after surviving a heart attack that left her without a heartbeat for almost an hour.

Olivia Arnold, 35, returned to work as an emergency dispatcher for Grainger County on Saturday morning.

On March 27, a heart attack left Arnold on the other end of 911.

After an ambulance rushed Arnold to UT Medical Center, she flatlined.

The hospital staff performed CPR on Arnold for nearly an hour before her heart beat returned.

She flatlined one more time after that.