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UPDATE: 'All clear' given after bomb threat at health department leads to lockdown at Soddy-Daisy area schools
UPDATE: The "all clear" has been given at the Sequoyah Health Center after they had received a bomb threat. The threat was sent in the form of an email, according to the Soddy-Daisy Police Department.
InFive: Missing woman’s car found, Tennessee earthquake felt in Northern Virginia, and local dentist competing on ‘Jeopardy!’
Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia. Police searching for a missing Maryland woman found her car at Great Falls Park. A magnitude 4.4 earthquake centered in Tennessee rattled several southeastern states early Tuesday, with people in Woodbridge and Arlington reporting they felt it, accor
Dayton greenway project put on hold
The Dayton Greenway Project has been put on standby after city officials recently discovered a portion of the property under bridges is not part of the original TVA lease, thus stalling further progression and construction at this time.
Neediest Cases Fund's impact extends past Chattanooga city limits
DAYTON, Tenn. — The Times Free Press Neediest Cases Fund does the same work in Dayton and Rhea County as it does in Chattanooga and Hamilton County. People ask for help in the form of a one-time gift that will avert a family crisis.
Humane Educational Society still helping dogs from Rhea Co. hoarding case find homes
The Humane Educational Society is hoping to find forever homes for the animals rescued from a Rhea County home back in October. A criminal investigation is still not complete. About 100 dogs were confiscated from the home. Twenty-eight of those 100 dogs were taken to Hamilton County's animal shelter
Middle Tennessee doctor charged with running 'massive opioid distribution' & fraud scheme
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A Clarksville doctor has been indicted for allegedly running a "massive opioid distribution and healthcare fraud scheme" according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Local sports round up: Dec. 12
Rhea’s Kaylor leads defense in East/West All-Star game. Rhea County LB/FB Chandler Kaylor participated in this past weekend’s annual Tennessee East vs West All-Star game held at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.
Early morning earthquakes rattle Tennessee, Georgia
ATLANTA - People in Georgia and Tennessee were woken up by an earthquake early Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake happened about 4:15 a.m. near Decatur, Tennessee. It had a magnitude of 4.4.
Tennessee Church Youth Leader Arrested for Having Sex With a Teenage Boy
A Tennessee youth leader was arrested last week after a 16-year-old boy told police that they had had sex at least 10 times. The youth leader is being charged with of aggravated statutory rape and soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor.
Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta
DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta. The light earthquake occurred Wednesday around 4:14 a.m. about 7 miles (11 kilometers) northeast of Decatur. About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then
Impact of earthquake captured on video as store shelves quiver and shake in East Tennessee
EAST TENNESSEE - Surveillance cameras were rolling at a convenience store in Meigs County as a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit overnight across East Tennessee and parts of Middle Tenn.
East Tennessee Quake Second-Strongest On Record
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake at 4:14 a.m. Wednesday with an epicenter near Decatur, Tennessee, rattled windows and awakened some Greene County residents. Decatur is in Meigs County, about 135 miles from Greeneville.
Rhea County residents see snow
CHATTANOOGA., Tenn. — While the people of Chattanooga might be seeing a lot of rain today the people of Rhea Co. were seeing some flurries of snow and sleet. At the top of Dayton Mountain the rainy weather turned into a winter mix as the wind and snow hits the trees.
2 earthquakes hit eastern Tennessee, felt by some in the Upstate
Greenville, SC (Greenville News) - Two earthquakes hit eastern Tennessee that could be felt in surrounding states including South Carolina Wednesday morning. The first one was a 4.4-magnitude earthquake in Decatur, Tennessee, about 32 miles northeast of Cleveland, Tennessee. The earthquake was detec
4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Wakes Up Georgia
From East Tennessee to metro Atlanta, many Southern residents had an unsettling wakeup call this morning. A 4.4 magnitude earthquake originating in Decatur, Tennessee was felt in parts of Georgia around 4:15 AM Wednesday morning.
What we know about the earthquake that woke you up
ATLANTA -- Early Wednesday morning many people woke up to their home shaking. There were earthquakes felt deep into the northern portions of Georgia at around 4:15 a.m. There were actually two. They happened in Decatur, Tennessee. That’s about 125 miles north of the metro area. It was able to be fel
Tennessee earthquakes felt in Alabama Wednesday morning
Two early-morning earthquakes in Tennessee could be felt in parts of northern Alabama on Wednesday. The United States Geological Survey reported the first quake as a 4.4 magnitude in Decatur, Tennessee that happened at 3:14 a.m. The second was a 3.3 magnitude, also in Decatur about ten minutes later
Earthquake, 3 aftershocks rattle Georgia; more possible later today
ATLANTA - People across Georgia were woken up by an earthquake. And the earth hasn't stopped shaking since. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake happened around 4:15 a.m. near Decatur, Tennessee. It had a magnitude of 4.4. An aftershock of 3.3 magnitude happened about 15 minutes later.
Earthquake felt across north Georgia
ATLANTA — If you felt the ground shaking early Wednesday morning, you're not alone. People across north Georgia were awakened by a confirmed earthquake. The United States Geological Survey reported a 4.4 magnitude earthquake centered around Decatur, Tennessee Wednesday at 4:14 a.m.
Two local earthquakes shake viewers out of bed Thursday morning
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Two earthquakes this Wednesday morning have shaken our area. They registered at 4.4 magnitude and 3.3 magnitude at 4:27am. The first quake had an epicenter near Spring City. The second one had an epicenter near Ten Mile, in Meigs County.