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UPDATE: Pedestrian killed along Hwy. 33

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A pedestrian was killed Sunday night while walking along Hwy. 33 near the Tazewell - New Tazewell city limits.Around 9:23 p.m., officers were dispatched to a location on Hwy. 33 on the report of a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian, according to a release from the Tazewell Police Department.Upon arrival at the scene, officers say they learned that a 1993 Chevrolet S-10 driven by Larry D. Johnson II, of Tazewell, was traveling southbound on Hwy. 33 and allegedly ran off the right side of the roadway, hitting a pedestrian who was walking south.The vehicle continued on until it came to rest against a house, the release states.The pedestrian was dead when officers arrived.

 

Man killed in wreck on U.S. Hwy. 25E

One man was killed Monday as the result of a wreck on U.S. Hwy. 25E, near the intersection with Lower Caney Valley Road. No other vehicles were involved.According to a report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), Bobby E. Wolfe, 28, of Bulls Gap, Tenn., was driving a 2006 Suzuki small SUV southbound on U.S. Hwy. 25E “at a high rate of speed.”The vehicle hydroplaned due to rainwater on the roadway, causing the vehicle to go into a spin, the report states. T...

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Pedestrian killed along Hwy. 33

A pedestrian was killed Sunday night while walking along Hwy. 33 near the Tazewell - New Tazewell city limits.Around 9:23 p.m., officers were dispatched to a location on Hwy. 33 on the report of a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian, according to a release from the Tazewell Police Department.Upon arrival at the scene, officers say they learned that a 1993 Chevrolet S-10 driven by Larry D. Johnson II, of Tazewell, was traveling southbound on Hwy. 33 and allegedly ran ...

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Pedestrian killed along Hwy. 33

A pedestrian was killed Sunday night while walking along Hwy. 33 near the Tazewell - New Tazewell city limits.Around 9:23 p.m., officers were dispatched to a location on Hwy. 33 on the report of a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian, according to a release from the Tazewell Police Department.Upon arrival at the scene, officers say they learned that a 1993 Chevrolet S-10 driven by Larry D. Johnson II, of Tazewell, was traveling southbound on Hwy. 33 and allegedly ran ...

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Tazewell shows decline in businesses selling alcohol to minors

A noticeable decline in businesses selling alcohol to minors is taking place in Tazewell, according to Tazewell Police Chief Mark Lamb.“I attribute the decline to aggressive checks of the beer permit holders within the city of Tazewell,” Lamb said.Lamb partnered with agents of Tennessee’s Alcoholic Beverage Commission in 2012 and since has been conducting routine checks to see if businesses will sell or serve alcohol to minors.“Initiall...

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Obamacare replaces Prohibition as most-hated federal law

Like President Carter who has lost his reputation as the worst President in recent times Andrew Volstead (R-MN) has lost his distinction as the author of the most hated legislation in modern history with a politician’s name attached to it. The Volstead Act which implemented Prohibition has now been replaced by Obamacare and Congressman Volstead has been replaced by President Obama. According to a recent Associated Press poll Obamacare has the approval of a resounding 26 percent of the A...

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