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TBI “Crime In Tennessee Report” reveals decline in crime

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) released its 2013 “Crime in Tennessee Report” on Tuesday. The annual study compiles data reported from each law enforcement agency in the state, providing an updated and comprehensive picture [...]
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Local Primary Election Results: Decision 2014

Here’s the latest Primary Election Results for Marion County, TN…. Updated: 10:35pm CDT MARION CO. CLERK DEMOCRATIC 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING Dwight Minter (D / Inc.) 2,953 85% Don “Yoyo” Willis (D) 525 15% MARION [...]
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WEATHER: Marion and surrounding counties under Tornado Watch through later tonight

        Marion County and several other surrounding counties in Tennessee and North Alabama are now under a Tornado Watch until 7:00pm CDT / 8:00pm EDT tonight. Tennessee counties covered under the watch include: Bledsoe [...]
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TEMA activates Level III State of Emergency

The state of Tennessee has declared a state of emergency as severe weather threatens the state from Memphis eastward to Chattanooga. The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Nashville activated their Level III state of emergency. Tennessee [...]
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Jasper radio station brings an “Opry-feel” to local airwaves

For many years now country music and bluegrass artists know they reach the pinnacle of their career when they hit the stage of WSM’s “Grand Ole Opry” on the legendary Nashville radio station. The Opry is synonymous with longtime [...]
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Grundy Co. High School cheerleaders win national competition

The Grundy County High School Cheer Squad won a national competition this weekend in Pensacola, FL. The squad qualified earlier in Atlanta, and won a first place bid to compete in the southeast U.S. regional competition in Pensacola. Supporters [...]
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Tennessee’s override of local bans of ‘guns in parks’ fails

NASHVILLE, TN — A bill seeking to do away with city and county governments’ power to ban firearms in parks, playgrounds and ball fields has failed for the year. The bill sponsored by Republican Rep. Tilman Goins of Morristown did [...]
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Cuonzo Martin leaving Vols Basketball coaching position for California

California announced their new hire on Tuesday Morning, Cuonzo Martin, of the Tennessee Vols Basketball team. He replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley. Martin went 63-41 in three seasons at Tennessee, [...]
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Open gun carry bill defeated in Tennessee House panel

NASHVILLE, TN — A bill seeking to allow Tennesseans to openly carry firearms in public without permits has been defeated in a House subcommittee. The House Finance Subcommittee voted 10-1 on Monday night against the measure sponsored by [...]
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Sketch released of possible suspect in Lookout Valley triple homicide

We now know the description of a second suspect that police say may be connected to a triple homicide in Lookout Valley. The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office released the sketch seen above late Sunday evening. They say the suspect is described [...]