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Pickett State Park awarded for facilities management

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has named Pickett CCC Memorial State Park in Jamestown its top park in the state for...

More Tennesseans than ever died of drug overdoses in the past year

Tennessee marked International Overdose Awareness Day on Monday by pointing out that more people than ever died from a drug overdose in the past...

UT Medical Center plans stand-alone emergency department in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN — The University of Tennessee Medical Center will soon open a stand-alone emergency department here. UTMC announced late Wednesday that it has received a...

Former Fentress finance official sentenced to 12 years in prison

JAMESTOWN — Former Fentress County Deputy Finance Director Kellye Rhea Crabtree was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday. Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton...

Governor signs executive order trumping schools’ mask mandates

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee today rebuffed Republicans' calls for him to convene the state legislature in special session in order for bills...

Tennessee Republicans encourage Tennesseans to receive covid vaccination

NASHVILLE — Republican members of the Tennessee Senate on Monday released a letter touting the importance of the Covid-19 vaccines and urging all Tennesseans...

New law strengthening penalties for crimes against children set to take effect

NASHVILLE — Several new laws protecting children are set to take effect on July 1 in Tennessee.  This includes major Truth in Sentencing legislation ensuring...

FBI seeks public’s help in identifying victims of accused sexual predator

KNOXVILLE — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public's help in identifying potential victims of a Chattanooga man who has been indicted...

Yager announces funding to help Tennesseans struggling with housing needs and homelessness

NASHVILLE — Tennesseans who are delinquent on their mortgages, facing foreclosure and loss of utilities, will now have some help from the state. Sen. Ken...

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Obituary: Bonnie West, 71

Bonnie G. West departed this life on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2021 at her home in Helenwood. She was 71. Life: Born on Jan. 9, 1950...

Obituary: Ethel King Baird, 86

Ethel Alice King Baird, of Pine Knot, Ky. and formerly of Tennessee, departed this life on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at the River Valley...

Obituary: Charles Young, 86

Charles Cebern Young, of Huntsville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. He was 86. Life: Charles was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and companion. Preceded...

Obituary: Hurstle Keeton, 81

Hurstle Ray Keeton, of Oneida, departed this life on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 at the home of his daughter in Clinton, Tenn. He was...
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