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Scott Co. veterans honored at renovated War Memorial Building

(WBIR-ONEIDA) All across East Tennessee, and the rest of the country, people paused to thank the men and women who have served our country.

In Oneida, the community celebrated Veterans Day by showing off the newly renovated War Memorial Building.

In 2010, the local American Legion and Disabled Veterans groups decided it was time to rehab the old building

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Longtime Scott County journalist dies at 67

(WBIR-ONEIDA) The Scott County community is mourning a man who brought them the news for more than four decades.

Paul Roy, 67, who helped found the Independent Herald newspaper in 1976 and served as its publisher for much of that time, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer.

Trial date set in Morgan County toddler murder case

(WBIR - Morgan County) A couple charged in the death of an East Tennessee toddler will go to trial next year. 

17-month-old Levi Beaty died in June of 2014 at his home in Wartburg.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said his autopsy showed multiple blunt force injuries -- including a spinal fracture.

Pilot killed after crash during Scott Co. air show

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State and county leaders want changes after prison attack

(WBIR- Morgan County) Following an attack on a Morgan County correctional officer on Tuesday, state and county leaders are pushing for changes.

Boater critical after running aground on Norris Lake

(WBIR-LaFollette) A LaFollette man is still hospitalized after a running his boat aground last week in Norris Lake.

According to TWRA, Jimmy Arnold, 52, was the only one on board the open bow 24-foot Chaparral boat when he ran aground near Shanghai Marina. The boat came to rest 69 feet onto the point.

Witnesses on a nearby houseboat said Arnold was headed to their location at Heatherly's point. They saw the accident and called 911.

Death of man found in Campbell Co. ruled suicide

Update: An autopsy has determined that the 81-year-old Georgia man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Original story 7/5/15

(WBIR – LaFollette) Authorities found a dead unidentified male Sunday afternoon who sustained an apparent gunshot wound in Campbell County.

Authorities responded to the 200 block of Chapel Heights Lane around 2:40 p.m.