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Campbell Co. man stabbed several times in his back

Campbell County deputies arrested and charged a suspect accused of stabbing a man several times in the back late Monday night.

Deputies responded to a stabbing at 196 Bethel Lane in the Victory community shortly after 10 p.m. When they arrived, they learned the man who lived at the address, 54-year-old Ferrall Reynolds had been stabbed several times in his back.

Crews took Reynolds to the University of Tennessee Medical Center. His condition is unknown at this time.

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Kids "play with no boundaries" at new playground

(WBIR- Scott County) After four years of planning, fundraising, and building, a playground designed to accommodate special needs children is finally open in Oneida.

Amy Martin has a son with global developmental disabilities. She said she thought of the idea for the playground after visiting a similar one in Knoxville.

Scott County voters elect sweeping change

Voters in one part of East Tennessee have drastically changed their county's political landscape.

In Scott County -- that meant nine new county commissioners and a new mayor elected to office last Thursday.

Second victim dies in July crash

A second victim from a crash last month has died.

It happened July 21st in Campbell County near Caryville. Tennessee Highway Patrol says one car carrying four passengers on Patty Hill Road ran off the road and hit a tree.

The crash killed Charles Morris, and troopers say a second victim, Darrell Carroll, has died.

THP says possible criminal charges are pending.

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One year later: Recovery court helps drug addicts


(WBIR-Wartburg) It has been one year since a drug recovery program, aimed at cutting down the number of repeat offenders, opened in East Tennessee.

Campbell Co. mayor sued for overgrown property

The town of Jacksboro is suing the Campbell County mayor after they say a property he owns has become a nuisance.

Court documents show the town says William Baird's property is "severely overgrown" and has three structures that are falling apart. The Jacksboro Fire Chief says it's a fire hazard.

The town wants Baird to tear down the structures and fix the overgrowth problems or have the city correct the problems at his expense.

Morgan Co. receives $400,000 grant for water work

A couple thousand Morgan county residents should see improvements to their water soon, thanks to hundreds of thousand of dollars in grant money.

Morgan County officials received a $400,000 to replace old, cast iron pipe of the Old Brushy Mountain Water Treatment Plant with 6,000 feet of new PVC piping . The project will affect about 2,000 people living in the Petros community.