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Tennessee man dies after being struck by salt truck
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:37:16 -0800

A Tennessee man was killed Thursday morning after being hit by a salt truck in Lawrence County, TN.

Confirmed: Tennessee man dead after being struck by salt truck
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 06:53:24 -0800

A Tennessee man was killed Thursday morning after being hit by a salt truck in Lawrence County, TN.

Primary roads may look clear, but the back roads keep schools closed
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 20:50:05 -0800

Ronnie Blevins has scraped and salted his way through Carter County for the last 20 years as a truck operator for the Carter County Highway Department.

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:13:24 -0800

The Tennessee Division of Natural Areas announced the opening of a new access trail to the Watauga River at Watauga River Bluffs State Natural Area in Carter County. A parking area is now available, with room for eight vehicles.

Lawrence County man hit, killed by TDOT salt truck
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:53:38 -0800

A 42-year-old man was killed in the crash that happened on McKinney Road in Iron City around midnight Thursday.

Live blog for winter weather updates
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:40:07 -0800

4:48 p.m.Tennessee Department of Transportation released the following:Region 1 Weather and Road Condition UpdateRegion-wideAll routes have been treated and are on black pavement. Patches of snow and ice are on shoulders and are all that remains. District 17 Current Incidents Carter (01) 29 Degrees, Roads good Greene (02) Temp. 30. Majority of roads are looking good. 70N & 348 still has snow ...

Man dies after being struck by salt truck
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:46:23 -0800

A Lawrence County man accidentally was struck and killed by a Tennessee Department of Transportation salt truck shortly after midnight Thursday morning.

Salt supplies running low across Tri-Cities
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:20:19 -0800

Snow removal crews are saying this is the worst week of snow here in the Tri-Cities in more than 30 years.

Final exams: Hawkins panel votes to change autopsy provider
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 11:03:38 -0800

ROGERSVILLE — All other things being equal, some Hawkins County commissioners said Friday they’re willing to switch from East Tennessee State University to Knox County for autopsy services to save an estimated $170,000 over the course of four years.The county commission’s Forensics Committee voted 5-2 Friday in favor of recommending the Knox County Forensic Center in Knoxville over the William L ...

‘A big, big thinker’; Community mourns loss of longtime VP Carter at age of 57
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:50:11 -0800

Through it all, two things seem to stand out when it came to the life of longtime Murray State University Vice President of Institutional Development Jim Carter.