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For the first time since a triple murder - crime scene tape no longer surrounds the Bellevue house where the tragedy happened.
Investigators have wrapped up the evidence collecting portion of the investigation- but the shock wave sent through the community is far from over.
It was a busy day for family members of the victims killed here-
Today was a day of cleaning up the gruesome scene and making final arrangements.
Meanwhile neighbors continued to take time to remember those who lost their lives.
It's a visual sign saying it's time to begin the healing process as family members hire a crew to clean this home on beech bend drive...
But neighbors say it's still sinking in as a growing memorial with flowers and pictures remind them of a horrific crime.
Ken Hasty says, “I would wave to him every morning and I suppose it didn't really hit me until I was going to work on Tuesday morning after the holiday and he wasn't out here waiting at the bus stop.”
Early Sunday morning police say 48 Michelle Pinkowski, her son 14 year old Jonathan Culpepper and Michelle's mother 71 year old Marylea Jordan were stabbed to death allegedly by 41 year old Craig Garber, a neighbor.
Her nine year old daughter was able to escape.
Mary Dahlhauser says, “This is a very tragic tragic tragic thing I mean all three generations - I knew them all very well.”
The crime has rallied neighbors together- but many say it has also rattled nerves in this neighborhood.
Karen Childress says, “A little unnerving I mean we know that this is a great neighborhood and we had seen it for a couple of weeks and then to have something like this happen was a little bit disconcerting.”
Ken Hasty says, “Kids riding bikes people walking dogs it is a beautiful quaint little neighborhood and something like this just shakes it right to the foundation.”
Heather Gaspard's son was a Boyscout and classmate of Jonathan Culpepper.
Heather Gaspard says, “It just makes me angry because there was nobody to protect them and I just can't get the images out of my head.”
Police say Craig Garber remains in the hospital with self inflicted stab wounds.
Combined funeral services will be held for Michelle Pinkowski, Jonathan Culpepper and Marylea Jordan at 11am on September 10th at the Williamson Memorial Funeral Home.
Wednesday, September 5 2012, 10:46 PM CDT
Rebar finishing will add 40 jobs in Knox County
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Another 40 jobs are coming to Knox County as Gerdau (gair-DOW') expands its steel reinforcement bar plant.
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development says the new facility will apply finishing services to rebar now made at the company's Lonsdale mill.
TDEC Commissioner Bill Hagerty and Gerdau officials announced the expansion on Monday, saying the plant will have the capacity to finish about 120,000 tons of steel per year.
Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett said it was good to see a vacant building in the WestBridge Business Park be put back into industrial use.
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