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Dickson County officials: recent flooding more destructive than 2010 floods

DICKSON, Tenn. (WTVF) — Officials in Dickson County say for them, recent floods have been more destructive than the historic 2010 flood. Michael Adams, director of the Water Authority of Dickson County, said flooding in February have already caused more than $140,000 in damages. Adams said floodwate


Woman killed in Dickson County house fire identified, caused by space heater

DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn.--The Dickson County Sheriff's Office has identified a woman who's body was found near the front door during a February 13 house fire. The department says the woman has been identified as 55-year-old Leslie Pardue Witte, the only resident of the home. Based on the investigation


Dickson county woman blames company for estimated $50,000 in flood damages to home

A Dickson neighborhood still recovering from past flooding is bracing for possible record-setting rainfall this week. Lori Collins says her home in the Sherri Lane neighborhood regularly floods. The worst was June of 2018 when a nearby dam busted.


Dickson County prepares for another round of flooding

Dickson County is still recovering from the last heavy rainfall and is expected to be one of the biggest problem areas affected by this storm. The Hidden Valley Apartments on Spring Street flooded just two weeks ago and are expected to get hit hard again. Crews warned residents to go ahead and start


'Cyntoia Brown Bill' headed for more study by Tennessee lawmakers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Some Tennessee lawmakers feel they have a bill to protect young girls like the one Cyntoia Brown once was, but any movement through the legislature will have to wait until at least next year.


Tennessee Highway Patrol Troopers Seize 68 Pounds of Cocaine

NASHVILLE – On Wednesday February 13, Trooper Baron Cooper, assigned to the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) West Bureau Interdiction Plus (IP) Unit, stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Interstate 40 in Henderson County, near mile marker 103. Trooper Cooper spoke with the driver, Camilo Gon


What you need to know to get the state to pay for damage to your car caused by a pothole

Potholes can cause serious damage to your car and the News4 I-Team has uncovered in some cases it's taking the state weeks to fix them. To report potholes on state routes, call the TDOT Maintenance Office that corresponds to the county the pothole is in:


Tennessee 5th most sinful state, according to study

(WJHL) - A new study has determined the Volunteer State is the 5th most sinful state in America. The study conducted by WalletHub compared the states using seven dimensions: anger and hatred; jealousy; excesses and vices; greed; lust; vanity; and laziness. Those dimensions were measured using 43 met


Many roadways in middle Tennessee still impassable after flooding yesterday

SMYRNA, Tenn. -- Many roadways throughout middle Tennessee are still impassable on Thursday after flooding on Wednesday. Reporter Sara Small is live on Kedron Church Road in Smyrna, which is closed.


Tennessee officials concerned after 183 deer test positive for ‘zombie’ disease

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A wildlife epidemic has been sweeping across the country this winter, and some officials in Tennessee said this “huge problem” is going to persist for a lengthy amount of time.


Historic church looks to make flooding repairs, fears more rain and flooding this week

Generations of families have attended a historic church in Dickson, but members there are still recovering from this month's flooding. They fear this week’s rain will bring even more of it.


Heavy rains close road, bridge over Wilson Dam; Tennessee River spots near flood stage

The Tennessee Valley Authority has closed the road and bridge over Wilson Dam due to hazardous conditions created by heavy rain. TVA spokesman Scott Fiedler said the road and bridge that spans the Tennessee River between Florence and Muscle Shoals will remain closed until further notice. North Alaba


Roads blocked, closed across Middle Tennessee due to flooding

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - As rain continues to fall across Middle Tennessee, flash flooding is becoming more and more of a concern. Here is a list of roads and waterways local responders say to avoid due to current or possible flooding:


Counterfeit cash ring hitting stores across Middle Tennessee, say investigators

Surveillance video shows two people walking into the Dollar General on Old Nashville Highway on February 13th then purchasing $1,450 in prepaid Visa cards with counterfeit money.


Tornadoes, Flash Flooding threatens Middle Tennessee this weekend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Coming off a heavy rain event with flash flooding Wednesday, more dangerous weather is expected in Middle Tennessee this weekend. Additional flooding is possible Friday with severe thunderstorms Saturday.


Hoops: Dickson County girls rally past Brentwood for fifth district title in six years

DICKSON — Dickson County first-year head coach Erin Webb said her team’s havoc-causing half-court zone defense is hard to explain. “It’s a Dickson County thing,” said Webb with a smile.


Viewer photos of heavy rainfall’s effects across the Tennessee Valley

Rain fell across North Alabama and southern Tennessee for another day, flooding waterways and roads across the area. In addition to the 2-3 inches of rain the fell across the area Tuesday, and a chance of rain remains in the forecast each day through Sunday.


Nurse practitioners not allowed to prescribe drug used to treat opioid addiction

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Nurse practitioners across the state are trying to prescribe a drug to treat opioid addiction. However, it’s not allowed in Tennessee. The CEO of Neighborhood Health, Brian Haile, wants that to change so their clinics can serve their clients in rural areas. There are clinic


4 war history projects in Tennessee receiving grants

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - State commissions have announced more than $115,000 in grants for four projects related to war history in Tennessee. The Tennessee Wars Commission and Tennessee Historical Commission says the grants are intended to protect and interpret "Tennessee's historic military sites ra


Bill requiring Tennessee voters to register by political party causes division among Republicans

NASHVILLE -- Legislation requiring Tennessee voters to register by political party moved through a House panel today by voice vote with debate showing divisions among Republican members.