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Body recovered of man who drowned at Ft. Loudoun Marina

Lenoir City Police say they've recovered the body of a Knoxville man who drowned at Fort Loudoun Marina.

Investigators said 53-year-old Keith Prine was reported missing on Sunday, though he hadn't been seen in for at least a day. They believe he fell off a dock and into the water.

Rescue teams searched the area and divers recovered Prine's body early Monday morning.

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Roane Co. Sheriff's Office receives life-saving donation

(WBIR, Lenoir City) - A local sheriff's office received some much needed equipment Thursday morning.

Firehouse Subs donated six AED's and 50 first aid kits to the Roane County Sheriff's Office.

It's part of the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation which provides funding and life-saving equipment to first responders.

The captain with the Roane County Sheriff's Office says with this donation every supervisor will have an AED in their car.

New Greenback school now open

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(WBIR) The small community of Greenback has opened a new school for the first time in more than 80 years.

After a decade of fundraising and planning, students at the K-12 schools walked the halls for the first time Tuesday morning.

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WBIR Olympic Opening Ceremonies Torch Relay

WBIR Olympic Opening Ceremonies Torch Relay

WBIR is inviting our community to take part in a Knoxville-wide Olympic torch bearer relay in celebration of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and to raise money for our friends at the United Way of Greater Knoxville.

New Greenback School slated to finish by end of month

"It's one of the greatest places I've ever been. I love Greenback," said teacher Leslie Holmes, who called the K-12 school home for four years.

However, her new classroom will soon be a few hundred yards away, in a new 148,000 square foot building.

"I love the sense of family -- you feel that immediately when you come into the school," she added.

Teachers and faculty of the Loudon County school spent Wednesday learning about the new building, what will be offered, and what each room will have.

Shelters opening during dangerously cold temps

Shelters opening during dangerously cold temps

A couple of shelters have opened in East Tennessee to help folks trying to stay safe from the cold.

In Greene County, a shelter is open at Hal Henard Elementary School on East Vann Road. The director of emergency management says cots will be set up at the school, but there will not be food available.