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Alexander: ‘Millions who love Trump would follow his lead’ on masks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dxzqi918H-o U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander on Sunday said that "millions who admire President Trump would follow his lead if he wore a mask when appropriate." The...

Alexander: Tearing down Andrew Jackson’s statue would be a ‘terrible misunderstanding’ of history

Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the senior senator from Tennessee, delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate this week regarding efforts to destroy a...

Tennessee’s unemployment claims drop for a fourth consecutive week

NASHVILLE — The number of continued claims for unemployment insurance has dropped in Tennessee for a fourth consecutive week, the Dept. of Labor &...

District attorney general lashes out at governor’s ‘unconstitutional’ executive order

Shortly before Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee sent word to state legislators late Wednesday morning that he would allow some close-contact businesses like barbershops and...

Vols, Tigers should play every year, Memphis legislators say

NASHVILLE — If a pair of state lawmakers from Memphis have their way, the University of Tennessee and University of Memphis will meet annually...

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...

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As February ends, Scott County’s covid cases continue to plummet

As February ended on Sunday, Scott County's active coronavirus cases continued to plummet, dropping to the lowest level in nearly five months. There were 32...

State details allegations of wrongdoing by LaFollette mayor

LAFOLLETTE — The TN Comptroller's Office has released the results of an investigation that resulted in the indictment of LaFollette Mayor Michael Ray Stanfield...

Eight valedictorians top Scott High’s graduating class of 2021

Eight valedictorians and two salutatorians top Scott High School's list of top academic students in the 2021 graduating class, principal Melissa Rector announced Sunday. Rector...

More than 3.5 inches of rain fell over the weekend

National Weather Service estimates indicate that Scott County was the bullseye for excessive rainfall during the extremely wet final weekend of February, with more...
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