Pigeon Forge Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge

A Pigeon Forge man is in jail on Attempted Murder charges this morning facing a bond of $235,000. 59-year-old Jerry Benton was arrested in South Knox County yesterday after an incident earlier in the morning.

Benton was charged with Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault, and Felon in Possession of a Weapon.

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KARM Dragon Boat Festival

KARM Dragon Boat Festival

KARM’s 16th Annual Dragon Boat Festival is a fun, family-friendly event in which dedicated participants, volunteers, and sponsors raise money to support homeless men, women, and children in our community.