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Deadly blaze

3:56 PM, 04/23/2014
A Madisonville mother and son were killed in a house fire early Easter Morning.

Man stabs mother

3:57 PM, 04/23/2014
MADISONVILLE-A Madisonville area man has been charged with first-degree attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed his mother last week.

Pleas entered in Bald River Falls murder

3:59 PM, 04/23/2014
MADISONVILLE-They asked for separate trials, but in the end, they pled together.

Are voters holding out until Election Day?

4:02 PM, 04/23/2014
So far, early voting for the May 6 party primaries has been a bit slower than county election officials expected.

Jail issue keeping county behind bars?

4:13 PM, 04/23/2014
MADISONVILLE-The jail, or lack of a new one, was a big topic at Hiwassee College and The Advocate & Democrat's county mayor and sheriff candidates' forum held at the college Monday night.

Sports News

Sans coaches, Lady Chiefs rally past Central for key 5-AA win

2:48 PM, 04/14/2014
It took both of their coaches getting ejected from the sidelines to wake up Sequoyah's softball team. But once the Lady Chiefs woke up, there was nothing McMinn Central could do to stop them from marching to the 9-4 district win Thursday at Sequoyah High School.

Sweetwater's new boys hoops coach Marie aims to win 'immediately'

2:51 PM, 04/14/2014
When it comes to returning Sweetwater boys basketball back to its traditional winning ways, LeBrandon Marie isn't playing the long game.

Sequoyah assistant, former standout Brannon takes girls head job at Knoxville Central

2:55 PM, 04/14/2014
One year after former Sequoyah basketball standout Josh Brannon returned to the Chop House sidelines as an assistant under Daniel Curtis, Knoxville Central hired Brannon to helm its girls hoops program.

Chiefs dominate rebuilding Polk County

2:59 PM, 04/14/2014
The Chiefs recovered from its first losses from Saturday, pummeling a rebuilding Polk County team, 17-2, in five innings Tuesday at Tim Leonard Field.

Looking out for No. 1: Top-ranked Chiefs hold off defending champ Pigeon Forge

1:23 PM, 03/31/2014
Something had to give when the newly christened top-ranked team hit the road for a date with the defending Class AA state champions.

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