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UTM hosts second annual special needs prom

MARTIN - Prom season is usually associated with spring, but a group of students in the area around UT Martin attended one this past weekend. UTM's Duncan Ballroom in the Boling University Center was the site of the second annual special needs prom, hosted by the school's Non-Traditional Students Ass

JACKSON SUN - 2017-11-21 14:51:33

Haslam appoints Tidwell to serve as Circuit Court judge for Rutherford and Cannon counties

Subscribed, but don't have a login? General Sessions Court Judge Barry Tidwell will succeed the late Circuit Court Judge Keith Siskin, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Tuesday. "We are pleased to have someone of Barry Tidwell's experience to take on this important position after the tragic loss of Judge

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-11-21 20:29:00

Alissa Parrish honored by UTM

Paris resident Alissa Parrish was honored at an event held in the Hardy M. Graham Stadium Champions Club at the University of Tennessee at Martin. During UTM's annual promotion, tenure and faculty awards recognition dinner on Oct. 19, Parrish was named a Ray and Wilma Smith Faculty Development Endow

PARIS POST-INTELLIGENCER - 2017-11-20 14:57:00

Santa's Village to celebrate 33rd season December 7-10

A youngster reaches out to a reindeer on display at last year's Santa's Village. Christmas is coming soon and that means Santa's Village is too. The 33rd annual event is scheduled for December 7 & 8 from 6-9 p.m.; December 9 from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. and December 10 from 1-5 p.m. at the Ned McWherter Agr

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Local officials hope Tyson will improve economy, quality of life in Gibson County

HUMBOLDT - In a town known for its strawberry production, chicken is about to become a very important asset. Tyson Foods' announcement Monday morning about its plans to build a new chicken production complex in Humboldt that should be fully operational by late 2019 was one people in Gibson County ha

JACKSON SUN - 2017-11-20 17:11:35

City of Dresden recognizes local runners for placing 1st and 2nd in State competition

Dresden Mayor Jeff Washburn presents Anna Johnson (left photo) with a plaque and a key to the city in recognition of her being the state champion in the TSSAA Division I Small School State Championship Cross Country Meet. Loral Winn (right photo), who placed second in the competition, receives a pla

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Finance, Ways & Means approves purchases

During Thursday morning's meeting of the Weakley County Finance, Ways and Means Committee, members approved several resolutions authorizing the expenditure of funds. This included the purchase new equipment for the Highway Department, a patrol car for the Sheriff's Department, new voting machines, a

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Santa's Helpers receives donation of toys and money

Trent Hornbeak (left) hosted a Halloween party at his home in memory of his best friend, the late Scott Kincer, who died in May of this year at the age of 47. According to Scott's mother, Teresa Kincer (middle), the theme of the party was 'Santa's Helpers.' Many toys were collected and a total of $1

DRESDEN ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Fantasy in Lights back for 26th year

Do you like colorful Christmas displays? Do you like to have fun? If so, don't let the holiday season go by without visiting the famous Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Resort & Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. In the past few years, National Geographic, CNN, Yahoo Travel and the Weather Channel are among

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-11-22 01:44:00

Sheriff's office has "exahusted" search efforts in case of missing 75-year-old woman

The Troup County Sheriff's Office has "exhausted" its resources in the search for a missing 75-year-old woman, according to a news release. Carol Evans, of West Point, Ga., was first reported missing on Nov. 13 by family members. She was last seen Nov. 10 around 2 p.m. at her home in the 200 block

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-11-20 17:25:00

4 arrested during surprise drug bust on Greenville St.

The Newnan Times-Herald Two men remain behind bars in the Coweta County Jail following a drug bust on Thursday inside the Create Sew Grow and Ethical Hacking businesses located at 15 Greenville Street. Jeffery Adam Shumake, 28, and David Richard Bunn, 27, were arrested along with William Scott Lun

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-20 05:45:00

Fayette is well represented in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Students from both Starr's Mill High School and J.C. Booth Middle School will be performing before a national television audience during the 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City Nov. 23. Above, Starr's Mill Panther Pride Marching Band members, from left, Camber Bransky, Zach G

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-20 17:58:21

Jim 'N Nick's on U.S. 280 closed after small fire

Firefighters responded Tuesday afternoon to a small blaze that has temporarily shut down a popular U.S. 280 restaurant. Hoover Fire and Cahaba Valley Fire responded shortly after 4 p.m. to Jim 'N Nick's in Greystone. Hoover Fire Executive Officer Rusty Lowe said there was fire and smoke showing when

AL.COM - 2017-11-21 22:48:43

Suspects drive truck through Valley grocery store, steal ATM

Valley police are searching for a stolen vehicle that crashed through the front of a grocery store before the occupants of the vehicle stole an ATM. About 3:02 a.m. Tuesday, police responded to an alarm at Givorns Foods on Fairfax Bypass, Valley police chief Tommy Weldon said in a press release. "Up

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-11-21 23:28:00

Masterbuilt smoking Thanksgiving turkeys for Valley Rescue Mission

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Another local business already hard at work preparing Thanksgiving Day meals, they too will go to families in need across the Chattahoochee Valley. Employees at Masterbuilt in Columbus smoking turkeys since early Tuesday morning, all of these birds will go to feed families help

WTVM - 2017-11-21 22:57:59

Southern Union Plastic Injection Molding Program offering scholarships through industry donations

Lanier Color Company of Gainesville, Ga., and PCS Company of Fraser, Mich., have each made donations to the Plastic Injection Molding Program at Southrn Union State Community College, making several partial scholarships possible for the Plastics Injection Molding Program at Southern Union. The donat

RANDOLPH LEADER - 2017-11-21 19:30:00

Crash Closes Higgins Road In Park Ridge

PARK RIDGE, IL - Higgins Road has been temporarily closed near where Dee Road becomes East River Road in Park Ridge early Tuesday afternoon. Park Ridge police have responded to a traffic accident at Higgins and Dee, according to a Nixle alert from the Park Ridge Police Department. The eastbound lan

PATCH - 2017-11-21 18:24:57

Union Unhappy With Park Ridge Police Chief

A letter from Local 700 president to Mayor Marty Maloney claims there is "low morale" in the Park Ridge Police Department. PARK RIDGE, IL - The police union that represents officers in Park Ridge is unhappy with the chief there citing "poor leadership and morale." Members of the Teamsters Local 700

PATCH - 2017-11-20 21:20:44

Man Killed In Bensenville Apartment Fire: Coroner's Office

BENSENVILLE, IL - A 64-year-old man was killed in an apartment fire in Bensenville on Sunday morning. The DuPage County Coroner's Office, Bensenville Police and Fire departments along with the DuPage County Arson Task Force are currently investigating the residential apartment fire fatality. The cor

PATCH - 2017-11-20 18:30:31

Police: 1 killed, 1 wounded in West Garfield Park shooting

One man was killed and a second was wounded Monday evening in a West Garfield Park neighborhood shooting, according to Chicago Police. Just after 5 p.m. a 26-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 0-100 block of South Pulaski, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was s

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-20 22:45:00