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Daylight Saving Time bill passes Tennessee House
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) â€” The Daylight Saving Time bill has passed Tennessee's house. HB 0247 aims to establish Daylight Saving Time as the standard time in Tennessee. The legislation passed a House floor vote Monday. It still must pass the state Senate, be signed off by Governor Lee, then go to C
Tennessee town's movie theater censors 'Hellboy' on sign
DICKSON, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Middle Tennessee town's movie theater is going viral after censoring a film's title on its sign. The Roxy Movie Theater in Dickson, Tennessee is making waves on social media after putting up "Heckboy" on their theater sign instead of "Hellboy."
Hartsville Fred’s location expected to close by end of May
The Hartsville location of Fred’s is among 159 stores being closed in 13 states, the retailer announced last Thursday. In a statement, Fred’s said it expects to close all 159 stores by the end of May 2019. However, an exact closing date was not currently available and requests from The Vidette were
Tennessee attorney sentenced for stealing over $1M from trust funds of clients including slain trooper's daughter
attorney who was charged with stealing more than $1.36 million from the trust funds of clients including a slain state trooper's daughter was sentenced Monday to over seven years behind bars.
Hartsville Community Pregnancy Center to hold fundraising banquet
Hartsville’s Community Pregnancy Center will hold its second annual fundraising banquet on Monday, April 29 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The banquet will be held at Creekside Fellowship Church, located at 101 Harsh Lane in Castalian Springs. The banquet was held last year at the Hartsville Community Cente
EARTHQUAKES SHAKE EAST TENNESSEE SUNDAY AND MONDAY
Another earthquake rattled East Tennessee Monday morning. A 2.3-magnitude quake shook Dayton, Tennessee, Monday morning. The seismic activity took place at 8:23 a.m. Eastern Time, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Tenn. health officials contacting over 600 people possibly exposed to measles
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed that the case of measles in a visitor from Tennessee that Mississippi health officials are warning some residents about is the same case reported earlier last week in East Tennessee.
Homeless population said to be damaging Living History Museum
Keeping the homeless population out of Hartsville’s Living History Museum was a topic of discussion during last week’s meeting of the County Buildings Committee. The house on White Oak Street dates back to the 1930s and replicates a tobacco farm from that era, according to the county website.
19 indicted for conspiracy to distribute meth, cocaine and weed in Tennessee
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Officials said 19 people have been charged on two separate indictments for conspiracy to distribute meth, cocaine, and marijuana in west Tennessee. March 18, a federal grand jury indicted four defendants with conspiracy to distribute meth. One count was being a felon in possession o
Look Back: Claude Kerr had brief, but memorable time as Trousdale sheriff
Last week we began our look at former Trousdale County Sheriff Claude Kerr. Kerr, as we saw last week, was born and raised in Trousdale County, was an outstanding athlete, served in World War II as a military policeman, and after the war attended college and played semi-professional baseball.
Reese Witherspoon's Son Tennessee Wrote Her the Funniest Note!
The 43-year-old actress just shared a super cute note that. wrote all by himself, asking about his Easter candy. Reese took to her Twitter to share a copy of the note, which read, “Mom, do you know where mi candy is?”
Bill banning child sex dolls heads to Tennessee governor
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is poised to become the latest state to ban possessing, selling or distributing a child-like sex doll. The legislation outlawing child-like sex dolls won unanimous support from House lawmakers this week. The bill now goes to Gov. Bill Lee’s desk after previously clearing
Armed & dangerous Appalachian Trail hiker may be on his way to Tennessee
A hiker on the Appalachian Trail who threatened hikers Sunday in North Carolina could be on his way to Tennessee, according to Unicoi County authorities. Sheriff Mike Hensley told WCYB that the man is considered armed and dangerous and was last seen carrying a machete and a knife.
The Best Barbecue In The State Is Officially Found At This Nashville Restaurant
Tennessee is known for its barbecue, and thanks to a new Southern Living ranking, Nashville can now claim the best spot in the state: Peg Leg Porker. While the spot may not seem like much tucked away on a side street between popular Nashville neighborhoods, it definitely lives up to the hype. If you
19 indicted in West Tennessee drug trafficking sweep
JACKSON, Tenn. — Nineteen people have been indicted in two separate drug trafficking indictments in West Tennessee. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee D. Michael Dunavant announced the indictments Monday.
Waffle House shooting lawsuit: Dispatchers sent emergency responders to wrong Waffle House
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) â€” Shaundelle Brooks, mother of Waffle House shooting victim Akilah DaSilva, has filed a lawsuit against Metro Government in connection to the deadly Waffle House shooting that happened one year ago Monday. Investigators believe Travis Reinking entered the Antioch Waffle Hou
Thousands of acres in Kentucky and Tennessee will be protected as wildlife habitat
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Nature Conservancy, a nonprofit aimed at conserving land and water, is acquiring 100,000 acres of forest split between southeast Kentucky and northeast Tennessee.
Two plead guilty in 2018 Pilot killing
Derrick La’Juan Rucker Jr., 18, and Kaila Lashea Garrett, 21, both of Lebanon, pleaded guilty Monday for their involvement in a 2018 drug deal gone wrong that left two teens dead.
10Listens: Tennessee health officials won't release further info about measles patient
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Health says it is contacting people who may have come in contact with a person with the measles in East Tennessee and providing them with guidance.
Crash damages part of I-40 overpass in Lebanon
A tractor-trailer crashed into the Interstate-40 overpass Monday morning and damaged the bridge as it drove on Sparta Pike. Sgt. Charlie Caplinger with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said the crash happened at about 9:09 a.m. and resulted in damage to the overpass, which remained open after Tennessee