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Agents raid Lafollette church, seize snakes

  LAFOLLETTE — The church and snake-handling pastor who were among the subjects of National Geographic's recent miniseries, "Snake Salvation," were raided by state authorities...

TVA announces 1.5 percent rate hike

KNOXVILLE — Customers in Tennessee Valley Authority's distribution area will soon see a slight rate increase. The TVA board of directors on Thursday approved...

Yager's Lynn's Law wins approval

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } NASHVILLE — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Harriman) has received full Senate approval for “Lynn’s Law” as the General Assembly...

Ramsey advances judicial shuffle

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } NASHVILLE — Tennessee Republicans, led by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, are moving forward with a redistricting process that...

Mining ban to be attempted again

A bill that would ban mountaintop-removal mining in Tennessee has been reintroduced in the state legislature.

Legislation filed to prevent TennCare expansion

NASHVILLE -- State Sen. Brian Kelsey, R-Germantown, filed legislation Thursday to prevent an expansion of TennCare under provisions of the federal health care reform...

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Unemployment claims drop below 600 in Scott County

The jobless numbers in Scott County continue to improve in the wake of coronavirus shutdowns that occurred in the spring, with unemployment claims last...

Cross resigns 6th District constable position

One of Scott County's constable positions will be back on the ballot in November. Tyler Cross, who was elected last week to the constable position...

Dept. of Health reports second coronavirus fatality in Scott County

The TN Dept. of Health has reported a second coronavirus death in Scott County. The state health department reported Scott County's first Covid-19 death on...

Scott County man indicted on sexual battery charge

HUNTSVILLE — A Scott County man was indicted on a single count of sexual battery when the Scott County grand jury convened for its...
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