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Smokies ranger, Townsend firefighter honored for bravery


On Monday, Great Smoky Mountains National Park Ranger Brad Griest and Townsend Fire Department Volunteer Firefighter Christopher Scarbrough were honored in Washington DC for their actions that saved a life in 2011.

At the Department of the Interior's 69th Honor Awards Convocation, Griest was awarded the Valor Award, which is given to those who demonstrate unusual courage involving a high degree of personal risk in the face of danger.

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Maryville piano prodigy receives national attention


ID=8882271(WBIR-Maryville) A piano prodigy from Maryville will represent East Tennessee on the national stage later this month.

Fatal motorcycle crash discovered 4 days later


(WBIR) A Vonore man was killed in a motorcycle crash that wasn't discovered for four days.

According to the Blount County Sheriff's Department, a mowing crew along Calderwood Highway found the wrecked motorcycle and the body of Ray Leon Seaton, 49, down an embankment.

Seaton was last seen Sunday on his motorcycle on Calderwood Highway. Investigators believe the bike ran off the left side of the road, hit a utility pole, then rolled thirty feet down an embankment.

Priority Ambulance announces expansion into Blount Co.


(WBIR) A new ambulance company headquartered in Knoxville announced Wednesday it's expanding into Blount County.

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Blount Co. voters approve sales tax increase


Blount County voters approved a .50 percent sales tax increase in Tuesday's election.

The measure received 7,770 votes for the increase and 4, 033 votes against it.

That money will go to local schools.

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Cranberry Chicken by Donna's Old Town Cafe

Cranberry Glaze

1 can whole berry cranberry sauce

Equal amount Bennett's chili sauce

1 Heaping TBS apricot preserves

1/2 tsp. allspice


Mix all ingredients together in a saucepan and bring to a simmer.

Chicken Breast:

Brown chicken in a skillet with oil. Pour topping over chicken; let simmer 5 minutes more. Serve

Presented by Melissa Graves, Donna's Old Town Cafe

Date: 5/6/2014

 

Fun DIY Mother's Day Crafts

Lindsay Ruggieri from Custom Love Gifts shows us how to make a beautiful gift basket for mom.