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November Mugshots- Northeast Tennessee
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:40:40 -0800

The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in November by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.

Hill meets with local county highway chiefs to discuss bridge funding changes
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:08:09 -0800

BLOUNTVILLE — Bridge funding talk held the attention of county highway commissioners during a so-called "County Bridge Relief Summit" hosted Monday by state Rep. Timothy Hill at the Sullivan County Courthouse. Hill, R-Blountville, sponsored and passed legislation earlier this year to allow county highway departments to tap into their fund balances accrued in the state treasury for bridge repair ...

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 05:58:26 -0800

Members of the Hamilton County Commission and Hamilton County’s legislative delegation met Tuesday morning to discuss priorities for the 2015 legislative session. County Mayor Jim Coppinger presented a wish list and asked for help and support for those issues.

Adult education in Carter, Johnson moves forward
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:35:47 -0800

A year and a half ago, the state of Tennessee made the decision to consolidate its 95 Adult Education (AE) programs into 46. Johnson and Carter counties and Northeast State Community College all wrote grants in order to be the command center for AE for the two counties.

New BOE Members Sworn In
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:50:51 -0800

New Dade County School Board members Cindy Shaw, center, and Jennifer Hartline, right, are sworn into office by Superior Court Judge Kerri Bray Carter.

Spotlight on History: Franklin, Tennessee - Aftermath
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 07:51:27 -0800

EDITOR’S NOTE: In commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, Dr. Gary Loudermilk of Brownwood has written a column of historical facts relating to the War Between the States.

Many ways to help in the local region
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:36:30 -0800

VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2004: Ten year reunion. State Line Bar & Grill in downtown Bristol, Dec. 27, 7-11 p.m. $10 per person and will cover light hors d’oeuves. A cash bar will be available. Attire is dressy casual.

Sycamore Shoals needs more funding and volunteers
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:47:16 -0800

There are 53 state parks in Tennessee and to operate those parks it takes money and volunteers.

Lady Vols edge Wichita State 54-51
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:01:13 -0800

KNOXVILLE — Cierra Burdick posted a double-double with 10 points and a career-high 17 rebounds, Isabelle Harrison scored 14 points and the No. 11/13 Lady Vols held on for a 54-51 win over Wichita State on Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EST
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:27:13 -0800

Man pleads guilty in 2012 Roan Mountain killing ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) - A man has pleaded guilty in the 2012 Roan Mountain killing that left two people dead in the ashes of a burned garage. The Johnson City Press reports (http://bit.ly/1xeTyb5) 23-year-old Jonathan Scott Shell pleaded guilty ...