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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Deer monitoring
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be collecting deer biological data on Saturday, the opening day of the rifle season, at various locations across East Tennessee. Data to be collected will include deer age estimates, antler measurements, and Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) surveillance samples. With the addition of Internet checking in and the TWRA On the Go mobile application, less than half of harvested deer are brought to a checking station. The newer methods for big game checking have made it more difficult for TWRA to collect data that greatly aids in managing the state’s deer population. As concerns over the potential spread of CWD into Tennessee increase, TWRA has amended a rule regarding importation restrictions on deer, elk, moose, and caribou carcasses harvested anywhere outside of the state. TWRA encourages hunters that harvest a deer on the opening day to bring it by one of the checking stations or locations; Including Mantooth Custom Meat Cutting in Bybee and Two Bucks Processing in Dandridge.

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Saturday, December 08, 2018

  • Friday evening hit and run in Cocke County
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  • Pedestrian struck on West Broadway in Newport
  • Jefferson County carjacking

    Friday, December 07, 2018

  • Shots fired at Hamblen officer
  • Jail and justice center options
  • Inmates charged with assault
  • Alexander lauds Corker

    Thursday, December 06, 2018

  • TennCare fraud is alleged
  • Couple arrested in Evans assault
  • Judge Carter Moore hears pleas
  • King arrest
  • Pennington found competent
  • Tennessee attorneys provide more free service
  • New laws effective January 1

    Tuesday, December 04, 2018

  • Newport swearing-in
  • Victim remembrance
  • Life insurance benefits
  • Senate Republicans

    Monday, December 03, 2018

  • President George H.W. Bush dead at 94
  • Tennessee musicians laud President Bush
  • Republicans want to change Tennessee election rules
  • Smokies fatality

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