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Billing mistake means higher LCUB gas bills in February

Some customers of the Lenoir City Utilities Board will be paying extra this month.

It's because they paid less than they should have in December, according to LCUB General Manager Shannon Littleton.

Littleton told 10News that their billing agency undercharged LCUB's 5,600 gas customers in Loudon County and Roane County for gas used in November.

He said the utility's billing agency made a mistake and moved a decimal over for the purchased gas adjustment.

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Lawyer takes control of Houston brothers' estate

A lawyer who once represented one of the Houston brothers now has control of their estate.

James Logan represented Leon Houston in his first-degree murder case. Both Rocky and Leon Houston faced murder charges for the death of a Roane County deputy following a shootout in 2006. They were charged but never convicted.

Wintry mix hits East Tennessee

The snow made for a slick and messy commute on Saturday.

It started falling in North Knoxville around 10 a.m. and did not stop until around 11 a.m. After that, there were some snow flurries as well.

Many people stopped for gas at a Pilot station, including Victoria Day who is traveling from New Orleans to Baltimore.

"We had wonderful weather in Tennessee and then all of a sudden, we woke up this morning... a lot of snow," Day said.

The Knoxville Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad prepared equipment.

Roane Co. man nabbed with meth materials in jail parking lot

A Harriman man picked a really bad place to break the law.  On Saturday, Kevin Anthony Ryan, 26, was arrested for having the makings of a mobile meth lab in the parking lot of the Roane County jail.

According to the arrest warrant,an officer spotted a Dodge Durango making a sudden turn into the jail parking lot.  When he approached the vehicle to see if everything was ok, he smelled an odor commonly associated with meth.

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Social media increasingly used for severe weather updates

First it was snow, then ice, and now flooding.

"It's been really crazy," said Dennis Ferguson, Roane County Road Superintendent. "For a new road superintendent, don't get me wrong I love my job, but man we have been piled on with it. Last week I was up 36 hours."

Meth lab busts on the rise in Tennessee

The number of meth lab busts in Tennessee was up in 2012.

According to TBI statistics, there were 1,811 meth busts in the state last year. That's up more than 100 compared to the year before.

Anderson County had the most meth busts in the state with 130. Campbell County saw a decrease in the number of busts with 52 in 2012. That's down from 87 in 2011.

Knox County had 18 meth lab busts in 2012.

Federal trials set for Houston brothers

Federal trials for Roane County brothers Rocky and Leon Houston have been scheduled.

Authorities arrested Rocky Houston in early January for owning firearms while being a convicted felon.

Rocky Houston decided to represent himself Monday and have an attorney help him during his March 26 trial. He still has the opportunity to change his mind.