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South Carolina fugitive caught in Livingston
A domestic call turned into a fugitive capture in Livingston recently. Livingston Police Department Officers J.D. Masters and Jeremy Laycock responded to a domestic call at 513 East Seventh Street at approximately 7:13 a.m. Sunday, March 10. Upon their arrival, they discovered that it appeared a dom
Chattanooga high school football coach indicted for sexual contact with a minor
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WVLT) -- An assistant football coach at Grace Baptist Academy was indicted on charges of sexual contact with a minor by an authority figure, CBS affiliate WDEF reported.
Liquor store certificate granted, without vote
Volunteer Wine and Spirits LLC moved closer last week to obtaining a retail liquor license for a store to be located at 2734 Bradford Hicks Drive in Livingston. Livingston City Council held a public hearing and called meeting Wednesday, March 13 to consider owner Daniel Elder’s application for a Cer
Tennessee felon voting rights restoration bill advances
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee push to make it easier for some felons to get their voting rights restored has cleared its first legislative hurdle. Should voting rights be restored to felons in TN? Vote in the poll below (may take a few seconds to load):
Tennessee bill will allow alcohol sales at public university and college athletic stadiums
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Tennessee state lawmakers are trying to level the playing field when it comes to selling alcohol in some university venues. Cracking a beer at McKenzie Arena could soon be a reality thanks to a House vote in Nashville Thursday.
Tennessee woman charged with vehicular homicide in 3-year-old daughter's death
A woman involved in an October 2017 crash that claimed the life of her 3-year-old daughter was indicted Monday by Greene County Grand Jury on a charge of vehicular homicide. Summer Dawn Ingle, 29, of Hartman Lane, is scheduled to appear March 29 in Greene County Criminal Court.
Former Livingston resident signs with Cumberland U
Ivan Coil of Florence, AL, and formerly of Livingston, recently signed a letter of intent with Cumberland University to play football for the upcoming 2019 season. On hand for the signing were, seated from left, EmmaClaire Coil, sister, Ivan Coil, Lisa Coil, mother, back row, Chris Coil, father, and
Law Changes You Were Never Told About in Tennessee
A few new laws were added to the books last year, but have yet to receive much attention... even though they were added in year 2018! Therefore, WGNS thought it would be good to update you on a few of the law changes in Tennessee:
Tennessee Valley Authority plans to increase solar power
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The nation's largest public utility plans to rely more on solar power in the future, according to proposals in a draft long-range power plan. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the Tennessee Valley Authority expects to produce somewhere between 4 and 9 gigawatts of solar p
DALE HOLLOW LAKE, PLANKYARD ROAD ACCESS AREA CLOSING APRIL 1
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the Plankyard Access Area at Dale Hollow Lake near Byrdstown, Tennessee, is closing for an unspecified time period as of April 1.
Search ongoing for 16-year-old boy reported missing in January
SPARTA, TN (WSMV) - Officials are asking for your help finding a teenager who was reported missing on Jan. 18 from Sparta, TN. Blake Webb, 16, is said to frequent the areas of Smithville, Cookeville and Baxter.
Cumberland Co. woman injured in crash
SUMMER SHADE — A Cumberland County woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash that occurred four miles east of Summer Shade along Ky. 90 East in Metcalfe County on Thursday.
Police: ATV rider arrested for dragging Metro officer down Broadway
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - - The U.S. Marshals have arrested the ATV rider accused of dragging Metro Sgt. John Bourque. According to Metro police, 30-year-old Walter E. Moss II was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Springfield, TN.
A search for job talent should often start from within
When the longest serving Cookeville City Manager Jim Shipley announced his retirement four years ago, the Cookeville City Council, as many government agencies do, launched a nationwide search.
Tech baseball returns to Cookeville for OVC series against Eastern Illinois
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech baseball team returns home to the comfort of Bush Stadium at the Averitt Express Baseball Complex, playing host to Ohio Valley Conference foe Eastern Illinois in a three-game series beginning Friday evening. First pitch is set for a 6:00 p.m. CT start.
KYTC officials discuss critical infrastructure needs with fiscal court
TOMPKINSVILLE — Officials with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet attended the Monroe County Fiscal Court meeting on Thursday morning to talk about the county's most critical infrastructure needs.
Season-ticket holder seats to be held until 3:00 pm Thursday, TTU students to receive free admission to WBI contest
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team is postseason bound after claiming a bid to the Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI) Monday evening, playing host to Akron Thursday evening in a 6:00 p.m. CT tilt in the Hooper Eblen Center.
Clinton County doctor pleads guilty to illegally distributing painkillers
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - A Clinton County doctor has pleaded guilty to illegally distributing painkillers between 2012 and 2014. Michael L. Cummings, of Albany, was charged in 2017 with 18 counts of knowingly and intentionally dispensing pain killers to six patients, without a medical purpose and
Deputies arrest two people in Hwy. 6 area over two-day period
Whitley County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people over six days time in the Highway 6 area of Whitley County on drug-related charges. On March 11, Sgt. Jonas Saunders was patrolling the area when he arrested Gary Allen Banning, 29, of Jamesville, North Carolina, on charges of first-degree wanton
Cookeville Resolution Would Surplus CRH Property
Cookeville City Council will consider a resolution Thursday declaring the Cumberland River Hospital property as surplus. Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) CEO Paul Korth said the hospital will make a final push to sell the CRH facility and its assets as a whole.