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911 hangup leads to man's arrest

A Lenoir City man is facing multiple charges after law enforcement responded to a 911 hangup call Saturday on Cordova Lane. Loudon County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Thomas Spradlin met a woman who answered the door crying and had a white rag on the left side of her face. Spradlin recognized there had b


EDA land contract raises questions

A request from Johnny James for a financial credit resulted Thursday in the Loudon County Economic Development Agency looking at its contract with the Loudon councilman for land use in Centre 75 Industrial Park.


'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.


Community Calendar: Feb. 20

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West Tennessee traffic stop leads to discovery of 68 pounds of cocaine

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A traffic stop in West Tennessee last week led state troopers to the discovery of 68 pounds of cocaine. The stop happened on Feb. 13 along Interstate 40 in Henderson County.


EDA not on the move yet

Officials took another step last week toward Loudon County Economic Development Agency relocating offices. The EDA board met Thursday, voting to have mayors for Loudon County, Lenoir City and Loudon discuss locations, including the possibility of staying put, before coming back to the board.


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.


Property Transactions: Feb. 20

Following are recent property transactions recorded in the Loudon County Register of Deeds office:. • Midfirst Bank to Secretary of Veterans Affairs, warranty deed, District 3, 1.83 acres, Lynwood Drive, $0.


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


Man sentenced to 38 years in prison for 2016 slaying in Marion County, Tennessee

A man charged in the 2016 slaying of a Marion County, Tennessee, man was sentenced Tuesday to 38 years in prison. Cody Waggoner, 22 when arrested in August 2017, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Marion County Circuit Court, where he was set to begin a murder trial Tuesday in the killing of


Incessant rain makes muddy mess for farmers in East Tenn.

LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. — Day after day of rain is making a muddy mess on farms throughout East Tennessee. The bogged-down fields have filled a normally slow time of year with hard labor.


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.


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


Storms begin to affect East TN with flooding, school and road closures and downed power lines

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — A series of storm systems moving across our region this week started to cause problems Wednesday morning. In Anderson County, Airport Road, Irwin Mill Road, Hinds Creek Road are all closed due to flooding, dispatchers told 10News.


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.


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.


New addiction recovery home in Lenoir City focuses on women, new moms

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WATE) - Middle Tennessee lawmakers Terri Lynn Weaver and Janice Bowling are sponsors of a bill that, if passed, would allow mothers to be prosecuted for assault if their babies are born drug-exposed. Part of the bill includes passing a drug court program.


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.


Drugs seized in Briceville raid

According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, on February 13th, agents with the 7th Judicial District Crime Task Force executed a series of search warrants at a residence in Briceville that led to a large seizure of narcotics.

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