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Scott Co. leaders set final deadline for hospital funding

Scott County commissioners have set a final deadline to have funding in place to re-open the county's hospital.

Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday night that sets a deadline of February 28 for SM Promen to have its funding secured.

If the operator can't prove it has sufficient funding to operate a hospital by that date, then the county will terminate the deal.

The hospital closed last May,  after a contract with Health Management Associates ended, and the company pulled out.

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TDOT: Settlement expected on I-75 S. in Campbell County

Drivers traveling along the section of I-75 S. through Campbell County, which was repaired last year, might have noticed a depression throughout that section of roadway.

10News contacted the Tennessee Transportation Department, and according to TDOT spokesperson Mark Nagi, this type of settlement is typical.

"Louie Bluie" legacy lives on with Carolina Chocolate Drops

The Carolina Chocolate Drops made the trip to Los Angeles on February 10 with their latest album Leaving Eden nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Folk Album category. A couple of years ago they won a Grammy for their album Genuine Negro Jig. While the group went home empty-handed this time, the level of success and recognition achieved by this all-black old time string band is remarkable considering they have only recorded three studio albums since forming in 2005.

Isolated snow flurries across East TN, TDOT trucks ready

Snow flurries fell across many areas in East Tennessee Saturday.

While the snowfall was isolated across the region, in Knox County left just a light accumulation.

According to TDOT spokesperson Mark Nagi, isolated snow squalls in Monroe County and Campbell County produced snow that stuck to the ground. Some ice patches have been reported.

TDOT said trucks are loaded with brine across the region and will treat roadways as needed.

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LaFollette man dies in Campbell Co. crash

A LaFollette man is dead after a crash in Campbell County on Wednesday.

It happened just after 5:00 pm on Cedar Creek Road.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 37-year-old Dallas Law, Jr. was traveling west on the road in a Ford Mustang when he lost control along a curve.

A report says the car ran off the road and over an embankment.

Law died in that crash.

Authorities say he was not wearing a seat belt.

Morgan Co. Schools discuss corporal punishment policy

Parents and teachers in one East Tennessee community met Monday night to discuss the future of corporal punishment in their schools.

The former principal of Sunbright Elementary in Morgan County, Dr. Elizabeth Boyd, was suspended in August after a parent filed a complaint she used severe corporal punishment on her son.

Two day manhunt ends with routine traffic stop

A man wanted for several break-ins in Campbell County was taken into custody after a traffic stop.

According to Sheriff Robbie K. Goins, deputies has been searching for Randy Monday for two days after a home invasion on Wednesday.  The Knox County Sheriff's Office assisted in the search.

Goins calls Monday a "career criminal" and believes he is responsible for several burglaries to homes, a business, and a church in the northern part of Campbell County, particularly in the Morley area.