Campbell County man sentenced to 12 years in prison for statutory rape

JACKSBORO — A Campbell County man was sentenced to 12 years in prison — the maximum allowable — for statutory rape involving an underage...

Windle argues immunity in defamation case

NASHVILLE — State Rep. John Mark Windle says that he is immune to liability in a defamation lawsuit filed by the CEO of Big...

Former Fentress County employee indicted on theft charges

An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, has resulted in the indictment of Kellye Crabtree,...

Lawmaker calls on social media giant to protect kids

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tennessee's junior U.S. Senator, Marsha Blackburn, is urging the world's most popular social networking tool among children to take action to...

Yager: ‘Fundamentally flawed’ wage index has played role in hospital closures

NASHVILLE — Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Ken Yager, R-Kingston, has called for adoption of a proposed rule pending before the Centers for Medicare &...

Michael Alexander named CEO at Jamestown Regional Medical Center

JAMESTOWN — Michael Alexander has been named chief executive officer of Jamestown Regional Medical Center, the hospital's parent company, Rennova Health, announced Monday.Alexander comes...

Yager-backed faith bill passes

NASHVILLE — Legislation being sponsored by State Sen. Ken Yager, R-Kingston, to establish the Governor's Office of Faith-Based & Community Initiatives, was approved by...

Governor requests major disaster recognition for 58 counties, including Scott

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee sent a formal request Friday to President Donald Trump for a Major Disaster Declaration to make federal recovery...

Tennessee governor proposes $40m in funding for school security

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has proposed a $40 million investment to improve school safety in the Volunteer State, with an emphasis on...

Flood watch issued for Fentress County as more rain arrives

NASHVILLE — The National Weather Service here has issued a flood watch for Fentress County and much of the rest of northern...

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