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(WBIR) It is not just the Tennessee Vols who have Michigan on their minds. Many other East Tennesseans have ties to the Mitten state.

UPDATE: All lanes reopened after Loudon Co. I-75 crash


Update 12:52 am:

(WBIR) Crews have reopened all lanes on I-75 in Loudon County following a multiple vehicle crash Monday morning.

Update 11:53 am:

(WBIR) Crews have just opened one southbound lane on I-75 in Loudon County following a multiple vehicle crash Monday morning.

Previous Story:

(WBIR) Dispatchers confirmed crews have shut down southbound I-75 in Loudon County for a reported crash among several vehicles.

Loudon deputy remembered on 10th anniversary of his death


It's been ten years since a Loudon County deputy was killed in the line of duty.

A large crowd, which numbered up to 150 people or so, gathered outside the Loudon Couny Justice Center Wednesday morning, to remember Deputy Jason Scott, who was shot while responding to a domestic call on March 12, 2004.

Sheriff Tim Guider spoke to the group, which included law enforcement officers, family members, and friends.

Mother charged with trying to kill son with special needs


A Loudon mother is charged with trying to kill the son who was dependent on her for his care.

According to the Loudon Police Department, Martha Brewer, 51, was charged with attempted first degree murder on Sunday. Her arrest came after police were called in a home on Elm Lane for a reported suicide attempt.

Earthquake rumbles Loudon early Thursday morning


(WBIR) Did you feel the rumble this morning?

U.S. Geological Survey reported that a 2.6-magnitude earthquake shook Loudon seconds before 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

The earthquake's intensity was considered weak, but was registered as far as Atlanta.


TVA replacing sand baskets along Tellico Lake


(WBIR - Loudon County) The Tennessee Valley Authority announced it will begin work on a more permanent solution to flood control than the sand baskets it currently uses.

TVA officials said Friday they will replace the nearly 100 sand baskets with an extended concrete wall just north of the Tellico Village boat ramp around Fort Loudoun Dam and Tellico Lake. The wall will be about two miles south of the Fort Loudoun Dam on Tellico Parkway, and when done, will be about 500 feet long.