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Dozens of Tennessee jails fail inspections in 2017

Out of 129 jails inspected by the Tennessee Corrections Institute this year, 71 required re-inspections. "TCI is not a regulatory agency, it's a compliance agency," said Kevin Walters with the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance is the a

WSMV - 2017-11-21 02:48:00

Frances Gene Smith

Frances Gene Smith, 87 of Carrollton, formerly of Newnan, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017, in Carrollton, Georgia. She was born April 14, 1930, in Arp, Tennessee, to the late Arthur E. Grammer and Estelle Morris Grammer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul V. Smith and son, Hugh Gra

TIMES-GEORGIAN.COM - 2017-11-21 04:08:00

School threats are an increasing problem in Tennessee

(Photo: WKRN) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - School threats are an increasing problem in Tennessee, so News 2 looked into some of the threats in our area in the last few months. Every school within the Cheatham County district was placed on lockdown Friday due to a threat. The Ashland City Police Depar

WKRN - 2017-11-21 00:02:43

Attorney: Video contradicts Kansas shooting police account

Attorney: Video contradicts Kansas shooting police accountAttorney: Video contradicts Kansas shooting police account The widow of a Kansas man killed last month by an undersheriff has asked a court to release video and audio recordings that her attorney says show her husband was unarmed and trying t

KAKE TV - 2017-11-21 01:01:00

Tennessee House to hold active shooter training course

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - House staffers in the new Tennessee legislative office building are being required to take a class on how to survive an active shooter incident. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that the mandatory course follows a decision by the speakers of the House and Senate to al

WRCBTV.COM - 2017-11-21 02:30:00

ISP say deer caused early morning I-57 crash

WILLIAMSON CO. -- Illinois State Police believe a deer caused a semi crash on I-57 Monday morning in Williamson County. It happened in the southbound lanes near the Herrin/Johnston City exit around 4:15 a.m. Two men from Tennessee were in the semi. The driver said he swerved to avoid the deer and lo

WSIL TV - 2017-11-21 02:13:00

Two House Fires in Springerton in One Week

Authorities are investigating two house fires in rural White County, IL. One broke out Monday night in Springerton with three departments working it; it's the second one in a week in a town of about 50 people. Stay with 44News on air and online for more details as we get them. 44News Evening Anchor.

WEVV.COM - 2017-11-21 04:12:09

Many angered over mayor's plan for Nashville General Hospital

(Photo: WKRN) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Community members and employees from Nashville General Hospital hoped to learn more about the mayor's plan to slash services at the safety-net hospital at a meeting held Monday night. However, they walked away with few answers. Dozens of people sat in counci

WKRN - 2017-11-21 03:44:10

GHS FFA awarded $1,000 for school environment program

Gallatin Senior High School FFA was recently recognized for its school environmental program as one of the 10 winners of the 2017 Good Sports Always Recycle (GSAR) school challenge. Gallatin FFA was awarded $1,000, and Rebekah and Hanna Myers represented Gallatin as the winners were recognized on th

GALLATINNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 01:46:00

School board still short millions after second look at Jonesborough Elementary renovation options

JONESBOROUGH, TENN. (WJHL) - A plan to update a school in Tennessee's oldest town is still over budget. For years, parents have complained about conditions at Jonesborough Elementary School. After hearing about a first round of options that were far over budget - the architect went back to the drawi

WJHL.COM - 2017-11-21 05:04:42

Weekend storm system produces 3 tornadoes in middle Tennessee

Path of 2 tornadoes that ripped through Middle Tennessee Saturday (WMC) - A cold front that swept from one end of Tennessee to the other produced a myriad of weather for the state. A line of storms developed along the leading edge of the front as it entered eastern Arkansas. The line crossed the M

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2017-11-21 01:54:40

Feds to investigate escape of tiger found prowling metro on Georgia interstate

In an email, Georgia Department of Natural Resources spokesman Mark McKinnon said state officials have handed over the probe to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He said multiple states were involved and USDA oversees wild animal regulations. The USDA will look at whether charges should be filed

KRMG - 2017-11-21 03:59:00

Titans' Harry Douglas returns to practice, could be activated from injured reserve

Titans wide receiver Harry Douglas returned to practice this week for the first time since the preseason, when he was sidelined by a knee injury and subsequently placed on injured reserve. "I felt like a kid in the candy store," Douglas said Monday. "I really didn't sleep that much last night, know

KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL - 2017-11-21 00:30:15

2018 NFL Draft order following Week 11: 49ers hold on to No. 2 spot

It appeared likely that the San Francisco 49ers might drop in the projected draft order following a Week 11 matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New York Giants. Then the improbable happened. The Giants upset the heavily-favored Chiefs in overtime on Sunday, improving their record to 2-8,

49ERSWEBZONE.COM - 2017-11-21 04:51:11

LOCAL BRIEFS: Balanced Sullivan East boys beat Unaka

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-21 05:07:00

Tigers heading to Rocky Top this season

Word is Chapmanville Regional High School's basketball players liked last year's Florida trip so much that some of them didn't want to come home. There were palm trees, nice beaches and warm Florida sun as the Tigers traveled south to Daytona Beach to take part in the post-Christmas Daytona Beach Su

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-21 05:01:01

Event: Florida Southern College

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EVENTBRITE.COM - 2017-11-21 05:45:35

Get To Know A Marquette Basketball Opponent: Wichita State Shockers

Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports I'll start this off by saying that when I first started writing for this blog, the rap lyrics article and the Wichita State preview were the ones I were most excited to write. I've been a Wichita State fan since 2006, when they beat 10 seed Seton Hall and 2 seed Tenne

ANONYMOUSEAGLE.COM - 2017-11-21 03:15:01

WR Corey Davis on QB Marcus Mariota: 'It's amazing he still has faith in me'

It's been a rough rookie season for the No. 5 overall pick in the 2017 draft. Corey Davis held out for the first day of training camp, then only got a couple practices in before hurting his hamstring. He missed all of the preseason, then hurt his hamstring again in Week 2 after a six-catch 69-yard W

MSN.COM - 2017-11-21 04:59:28

Tennessee Field Reports: Drier Conditions Allow Harvest to Resume

Wet conditions is making it hard to finish the soybean crop. Producers are concerned with pods popping. What little wheat that has been planted has come up well. Newly established cool season pastures have come up well also. Producers are starting to feed hay to cattle. Larry Moorehead, Moore Count

AGFAX.COM - 2017-11-21 00:42:21