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TBI Agents Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Roane County
TBI/Peg Broadcasting News Sunday September 17, 2017

TBI Agents are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting that occurred Saturday morning in Harriman. Preliminary information indicates the incident occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. ET, when deputies with the Roane County Sheriff's Office responded to an incident at 352 Mays Valley Road. Deputies arriving at the scene were confronted with a male individual with a weapon, and that man, since identified as 43-year-old David Daugherty, was shot during that confrontation. Daugherty was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment. No deputies were injured during the incident. The investigation is on-going and the TBI did not identify the officers involved.


Oak Ridge man admits to killing dad's dog, setting living room on fire
WVLT Sunday September 17, 2017

A father believes his son entered his home, beat and killed his dog, damaged the television and set fire on the living room floor, according to the Oak Ridge Police Department.

Police said the killing and destruction happened Friday around 5:39 a.m. at the home of 19-year-old Skyler Griffin's dad, in the 200 block of Villanova Road.

When officers arrived to the residence, they found Griffin inside and took him to the police department for questioning.

Investigators said Griffin admitted he walked to and entered his father?s residence, beat and stabbed his father?s dog to death and set fire to items on the living room floor before walking back to his own residence.

Griffin was arrested and charged with aggravated arson, aggravated cruelty to animals and vandalism.

Griffin was taken to the Anderson County Detention Facility in Clinton and is being held on a $86,000 bond.


Florida wins 26-20
WVLT/Peg Broadcasting News Sunday September 17, 2017

Florida's Hail Mary pass gave the Gators a 26-20 win on Tennessee Saturday in Gainesville. The Vols will take on UMass Saturday, September 23 in Neyland Stadium. Game time is set for 11 a.m. CT and you can hear all the action beginning with the Kick-off Call-In Show at 9:30 a.m. on your Home for the Vols, 102.5 WOW Country.


High School Football
Vince / Steve Saturday September 16, 2017

Stone Memorial fell to Livingston Academy 37-0 in a Region 3 Class 4A football match-up Friday at SMHS. The loss snaps the Panthers three game winning streak. SMHS is now 1 and 1 in Region play and 3 and 2 overall this season. Next Friday night the Stone Memorial Panthers will travel to Kingston to take on the Yellowjackets with the action set to begin at 6:30. Live coverage will air on Mix 99.3 beginning at 6:15.

Cumberland County dropped a 49-13 decision to Macon County in a Region game Friday at Jet Stadium. Caleb Lester returned the opening kick-off 78 yards for a score and Jacob Kerley found the end zone with a 10 yard run for the Jets. Next Friday CCHS will play their second straight home game as the Jets entertain the Bees from Upperman High School. Coverage begins at 6:45 on 102.5 WOW COUNTRY with the kick-off set for 7:00.


UT reinstates Lady Vols brand
WVLT/Peg Broadcasting News Friday September 15, 2017

UT has reinstated the Lady Vols name, WVLT reports. This comes after the athletics department made the decision to brand all teams under the Power T, except for women's basketball starting in the 2015-16 academic year. The Lady Vols logo is restored for programs and athletes who wish to be recognized as such. According to WVLT, fans will likely see the Lady Vol logo on gear and uniforms next year.


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