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Knoxville hospitals team up to urge covid vaccinations

KNOXVILLE — Several Knoxville-area hospitals issued a joint statement on Wednesday encouraging East Tennesseans to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Together, the medical centers urged vaccination...

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...

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One dead, one injured in Ditney Trail shooting

HUNTSVILLE — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Scott County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a Monday morning shooting that has left one person dead...

Arrest made following Walmart shoplifting incident

A Robbins man attempted to use a receipt from an auto parts store to prove to Walmart employees that the merchandise he was attempting...

Obituary: Barbara Stephens, 60

Barbara Ann Stephens, of Whitley City, Ky. and wife of Mike Stephens, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center...

Obituary: Randall Garrett, 69

Randall Lynn Garrett departed this life on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 at his home in Rocky Top, Tenn. He was 69. Life: Born Feb. 22,...
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