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Athens Walmart stores will still sell Mayfield milk
ATHENS — Mayfield milk will still be seen on shelves at Walmart locations in Athens. Recently it was announced by Walmart that it would no longer carry Mayfield milk in its stores.However, the retail chain has announced slightly different plans now, noting that Mayfield milk will continue to be sold
Lynn DeVault Boulevard Named In Cleveland
“This is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, assets of the city of Cleveland,” Mayor Rowland said of the airport to those gathered for the event.
Trio arrested in shoplifting, public intoxication incidents
Roy Edward Wright, 55, was arrested by Maryville officers on a charge of public intoxication. He was being held in lieu of $500 bond pending a 9 a.m. June 19 hearing in Blount County General Sessions Court.
Ex-Monroe sheriff's captain accused of sexual contact with inmate
Special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation began looking into allegations of misconduct by 65-year-old Austin Byrum Jr. on Aug. 30, 2016. At the time, Byrum served as captain at the Sheriff's Office.
Families honor Chris Newsom, Channon Christian in memorial ride
"Ever since the very beginning, since the first ride, we have kept an effort to keep shining Chris's memory alive," Gary Christian, Channon's father, said. "It's great to see after all these years, people are still supporting us."
1993 Sweetwater football team remembers dream season
"It's just good to hear and reconnect and to listen to everyone talk," said Larry Arwood, a former linebacker and fullback. "It kind of takes you right back to that moment. Makes you feel about 25 years younger."
Summer Swim League starts Monday, still taking sign-ups
The Athens-McMinn Family YMCA Summer Swim League is starting Monday, and it is still looking for more children to sign up.So far, between 50 and 60 swimmers are signed up to participate, according to Sea Dragons Coach Tony Womac, who helps direct the Summer Swim League."A little bit lower than last
Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report
ADAMS, ALICIA DANIELLE742 HENDERSON DRIVE CHATTANOOGA, 37411Age at Arrest: 30 years oldArresting Agency: Hamilton CountyVIOLATION OF PROBATION (FORGERY)---ANDERSON, EDWARD ANTONIO2507 CURTIS ST CHATTANOOGA, 37406Age at Arrest: 26 years oldArresting Agency: ChattanoogaDRIVING ON REVOKED LICENSELIGHT
Overturned cargo truck spillage delays traffic on I-40E in Roane County
A tractor trailer carrying some kind of powdery product overturned Friday afternoon on Interstate 40 east in Roane County.The truck flipped around 6 p.m. near Rockwood Airport Road. While emergency crews responded, both lanes were completely blocked which caused a lot of traffic to back up.TDOT comm
Greenback man accused of soliciting teen girl
Michael Paul Marshall, 38, Old Niles Ferry Road, was charged Thursday with human trafficking for commercial sex acts and failure to pay child support.
Crossville man accused in Cleveland robbery
A Crossville businessman and former school teacher has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a Cleveland, TN pharmacy, according to reports.
Unmarked Soddy Daisy police car stolen
A call to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office early Friday morning presented deputies with a different type of crime.Once they arrived, they learned that the report of a stolen car was an unmarked Soddy Daisy Police vehicle.Searching the area, deputies were able to locate and recover the vehicle a
Former President George W. Bush to visit Athens, Tenn. in June, 2019
TheAthens, Tenn. Area Chamber of Commerce saysformer President George W. Bush will be the featured speaker at its Annual Benefit Dinner in June, 2019.
CapStar Bank buys biggest bank in Athens
CapStar Bank, the Nashville-based bank established a decade ago, said today it will pay $1213.5 million, or $57.54 per share, to acquire all of Athens Federal Community Bank. Pending regulatory and shareholder approval, the deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of the year.
Auditions for 'To Kill a Mockingbird' start June 24
Athens Community Theatre announces auditions for the summer 2018 production of Harper Lee's classic "To Kill a Mockingbird," adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel, on Sunday, June 24, at 2 p.m. and Monday, June 25, at 6 p.m. at The Arts Center. Show dates for "To Kill a Mockingbird" are August
Main Street faceliftMain Street face-lift
Main Street in Sweetwater got a bit of a face-lift recently with a fresh coat of paint for parking places, including handicapped parking places. With new businesses opening on Main Street earlier this year and events like First Fridays when businesses stay open later and entertainers provided music
Niota gets new chief of police
Former Police Chief Josh Hyde announced his decision to resign from his post during the commission's May meeting and, during Monday night's regular meeting, it was decided that Jeb Brown would be his replacement.
Police: 'Hood-surfing' teen run over, killed by 16 year-old driver
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) - A 15-year-old boy was run over and killed after "hood surfing" on a rural Washington County, Virginia road Wednesday afternoon, according to Virginia State Police.
Man arrested after shooting at vehicle
On Friday, Sweetwater officers were dispatched to Browder Street in reference to a possible shooting. Once on the scene, Officer Rob Burris said he found a vehicle with a bullet in the rear driver’s side quarter behind the tire.
Cleveland Police searching for purse thief
A white male grabbed a woman's purse while she was shopping at Walmart on Friday, June 8, the department explained. He then left the store.