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New Market Easter Parade set for Saturday

The New Market Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 2nd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday, March 30.  Both an Easter parade and egg hunt are scheduled.

Easter parade floats will begin lining up at 11 a.m. at the intersection of Reed Bull Road and Old Andrew Johnson Highway.

The parade starts at 11:30 a.m., traveling along Old Andrew Johnson Highway to the New Market Fire Department.

Everyone is invited to participate in the parade with Easter floats, antique vehicles, horses, ATVs, marching bands, etc.

East TN town prepares to help "The Band Perry" launch new album

One of country music's biggest acts heads home to East Tennessee this weekend for a career milestone. "The Band Perry" is set to give a free concert in Greeneville to launch its second studio album.

The community has been preparing for the big night for six weeks. Organizers said Saturday's show is the largest event the town has ever hosted.  Now, its down to the last 48 hours until downtown streets switch into a stadium.  

Update: Disabled senior dies after Dandridge fire

A woman has died after a mobile home fire in Dandridge.

Crews got the call just after 7 o'clock Thursday evening and responded to the home on Applewood Way. They found 66-year-old Gloria Aguilar, who had a disability, inside the home.

Emergency responders performed CPR and took her to Jefferson Memorial. She later died at the hospital.

Farrow Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Greene Co. bus driver charged with statutory rape was also a school custodian

New details are emerging about a former bus driver accused of raping a teenage girl.

Greene County school officials say 49-year-old Jerry Malone also worked as a janitor inside an elementary school. He's charged with statutory rape and buying alcoholic beverages for a child.

Officials say back in October, Malone met two minors and gave them alcohol. They then went to a home where Malone had sex with one of the minors. Officials now say the victim was 17 years old.

73-year-old man charged with dealing drugs

An elderly man is facing charges, accused of dealing drugs.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says a grand jury indicted 73-year-old Arthur Jackson Scarlett and 43-year-old Lisa Michelle Tipton on drug trafficking charges. They're accused of distributing oxycodone and other pills over a four-year period.

They each face up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine if convicted.

Jefferson Co. man found guilty of attempted murder after stabbing wife

A Jefferson County man is facing more than two decades in prison for stabbing his wife. On Thursday, a jury found 67-year-old Glenn Stepp guilty of attempted first-degree murder.

Nearly two years ago, he attacked his wife from behind and stabbed her multiple times with a hunting knife.

She managed to escape and run to a neighbor's home. She survived but suffered extensive injuries.

Stepp faces up to 25 years behind bars.

Four now charged with murder of Cocke Co. couple found under bridge

Four people are now charged in the shooting deaths of a Cocke County couple.

The bodies of Cortney Amber Thompson, 20, and Terrence Logan Stewart, 21, were found under the river bridge off Newport Highway in March 2012.

This week, a grand jury indicted four people on first degree murder charges in connection with the deaths: Teresa Miller of Greene County, Tabitha Whitlock of Mosheim, James Douglas Black of White Pine, and Christopher Allen Jones of Newport.