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Rural Southeast Tennessee counties' law enforcement agencies, district attorneys' offices get $1 million in safety grants

Assistant Commissioner of Safety and Homeland Security David W. Purkey talks about the Public Safety Action Plan during an editorial board meeting Thursday at the Times Free Press. Photo by Tim Barber /Times Free Press. Chattanooga police, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office get safety grants Distri

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-24 04:07:01

Electronics on hit list in home burglaries

More than $7,000 worth of items, including a laptop computer and iPad, were stolen from a locked garage at a Summer Lane home overnight Wednesday, according to a Bedford County Sheriffs Office report. The victim said the computers were missing from a work bag inside his vehicle. Marks indicated wher

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

Endometrial cancer survivor fights for awareness

Colleen Johnson, 62, ran 100 miles during Hurricane Harvey remnant rains and flooding in Manchester to raise awareness for endometrial cancer. Johnson was diagnosed with endometrial cancer two days after her 57th birthday. "The first thing out of my mouth, after I picked my jaw up off the floor, was

JACKSON SUN - 2017-09-22 16:15:01

Former Tullahoma band co-director indicted on child porn charges

The former co-director of the Tullahoma High School Band has been named in federal indictments for child pornography. According to a spokesperson for the FBI, Martin Drew McFarlane, 31, was named in indictments for distribution of child pornography. The indictment was issued after a presentation of

MANCHESTER TIMES - 2017-09-23 13:42:00

5 Loaves' mission: Feeding children

STAFF WRITER Erin McCullough In the fight against child hunger, one local nonprofit has been on a mission to make sure Tullahoma students don't go hungry during the school year one grocery bag at a time. 5 Loaves 4 Kids, a local nonprofit started in 2007 by Tullahoma student and former Miss Tennesse

TULLAHOMA NEWS - 2017-09-23 15:30:00

Fall break camps keep student brains active

LIFESTYLES EDITOR Kali Bradford Students in Tullahoma City Schools will take a reprieve from their studies during the system's fall break - set for Oct. 2-13. During the break, several local organizations will hold camps to help keep the minds of students fresh and working. The Tullahoma Art Center

TULLAHOMA NEWS - 2017-09-22 22:39:00

Story series ends but poverty goes on

The Poverty in Bedford County series has concluded with todays story on the South Central Human Resource Agency. That does not mean we will not be covering topics relating to poverty. Its just time for this series to end. Tennessees 4th U.S. Congressional District (which includes Bedford County) ha

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Agency offers one-stop poverty help

A nondescript former garment mill sited on a stretch of Winchester Highway in Fayetteville plays an important role in fighting poverty in Bedford County. The South Central Human Resources Agency is a mouthful of a name, but the public non-profit agency operating in 13 counties often goes by its init

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System announces administrative addition

"We are so impressed with Rose and her leadership skills," said STRHS president Rob Followell. "Her background and experience in the administrative area of healthcare, negotiating, and relationship building will complement our strategy and mission of making communities healthier. I believe she is a

HERALD CHRONICLE - 2017-09-25 16:00:00

POVERTY: Who can help

Read the stories in the Poverty in Bedford County series at t-g.com/poverty. Cancer patient support Bedford Cancer Foundation: Provides grants to local cancer patients to help with utility bills, gas for traveling to treatments, and mortgage or rent. 931-488-4188. bedfordcancerfoundation.org America

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 05:00:00

Sen. Bowling announces September 'Listening' meetings - In Winchester Wednesday, Sept. 27

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - State Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) announced the schedule for her town hall Listening Meetings in District 16 today. In her monthly meetings, Bowling offers assistance with state services and listens to concerns citizens have for the State Legislature. "I look forward to t

HERALD CHRONICLE - 2017-09-25 15:54:00

Grundy County, Tenn., man convicted of murder in 2007 challenging case again

A Grundy County, Tenn., man convicted of murder in 2007 says there's new information in his case that could set him free, according to new court filings. Adam Clyde Braseel, 34, now serving a life sentence at the state prison in Bledsoe County, wants a new trial. On Nov. 7, 2007, he was convicted of

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2017-09-25 04:07:46

Latest on Burnette Church of Christ Shooting Investigation

Melanie Crow Smith was shot and killed outside Burnette Church of Christ. Photo from Facebook. The FBI and other federal authorities have launched a civil rights investigation into the deadly shooting at Burnette Church of Christ. Melanie Crow Smith of Smyrna was killed and seven others injured. Met

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-09-25 15:17:16

How Riverdale students are using Oreos, MTSU chocolate milk to train pigs for racing

Watch out Wilbur - there is a new passel of pigs from Batey Farms making a run for stardom. A dozen energetic piglets born and raised on the local farm in the Blackman community - with stage names like "Squealy Nelson," "Hamela Anderson" and "Spider Ham" - are now in the care of Michael Shirley's ag

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-25 13:38:39

Early Morning Fire on College Street Suspicious

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (Engine 4, District 4 and 7, and Rescue 8) responded to a reported fire at a business located at 1106 W. College Street at 1:46 am on Monday morning. Crews arrived to find numerous vehicles around the body shop that were fully engulfed with fire. A total of eight

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-09-25 15:17:29

Burnette Chapel Church of Christ Witness Reaction

Many in the mid-state are still in shock over the events at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ, when a shooter opened fire on members. Melanie Crow Smith, age 39, of Smyrna was walking to her car when shot allegedly shot by the suspect, 25-year old Emanuel Kidega Samson. Minerva Rosa was in church dur

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-09-25 14:17:02

Tennessee sees church shooting with one dead, eight wounded

A gunman shot a woman dead and injured 8 others including himself in a Tennessee church [Image: YouTube/The Oregonian] The incident happened at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ on Sunday in Antioch, Tennessee, just outside of #Nashville. According to varying reports, the gunman entered the chu

BLASTINGNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 21:39:41

Antioch Church Shooting: 1 Dead, 8 Others Including Suspected Shooter Injured

ANTIOCH, TN - One woman is dead and seven other people - including the church's minister, his wife, and the suspected shooter - are injured following a shooting at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, according to Metro Police. The woman was found dead in the parking lot, investigators say.

PATCH - 2017-09-24 16:48:00

NHI hires senior vice president of investments

Michelle Kelly, NHI's new senior vice president of investments. SUBMITTED National Health Investors, Inc. announces the hiring of Michelle Kelly as senior vice president of investments, effective Sept. 1, 2017. Kelly will be responsible for business development and management of NHI's customer relat

MURFREESBORO POST - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance Announces Addition of Dr. Justin W. West, M.D.

Dr. Justin West, M.D. SUBMITTED NASHVILLE - Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance, Middle Tennessee's largest orthopaedic surgery provider, is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Justin West, M.D. to its extensive network of providers. West is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sp

MURFREESBORO POST - 2017-09-24 07:00:00