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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...

Report: Claiborne inmates, officers sold scrap metal for personal gain

The Tennessee Comptroller's Office says that the litter patrol in Claiborne County has been pocketing funds from scrap metal sales in...

Several from Campbell County sentenced to prison

JACKSBORO — Several Campbell Countians were sentenced to prison last week, after being found guilty of violating terms of their probation.

Chronic Wasting Disease discovered in Tennessee

It had been rumored in Tennessee’s hunting community throughout the day Friday that big news was coming. And, shortly after 8 p.m. Friday evening,...

Alexander won’t seek re-election

NASHVILLE — U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., announced Monday that he will not seek re-election in 2020, touching off a storm of compliments and...

Poll finds virtual deadlock in Senate race

NASHVILLE — Phil Bredesen’s campaign claimed that internal polling showed the former governor in a virtual deadlock with Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn in the race...

New poll finds Blackburn’s lead still increasing

NASHVILLE — A new poll last week suggested that Democrat Phil Bredesen continues to lose ground to Republican Marsha Blackburn in the race to...

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Oneida tabs Kingston’s Layne as band director

The Oneida Special School District has named Andrew Layne its new band director, Director of Schools Dr. Jeanny Phillips announced this week. Layne, a native...

Cristobal may bring rainfall, risk of severe weather to Tennessee

Tropical Storm Cristobal has dumped copious amounts of rain on parts of Mexico and appears to be taking aim at the Gulf Coast for...

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 &...

Tennessee’s active coronavirus cases top 8,000 as outbreak continues to grow

There was early hope that the arrival of warmer weather would cause the outbreak of novel coronavirus to ease, months before an anticipated vaccine...
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