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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
Maryville driver charge with DUI
A Maryville woman was arrested early Saturday after police received a complaint about reckless driving. Kara Marie Crye, 32, Crye Road, was arrested at 12:25 a.m. by Maryville Police officers and charged with driving under the influence after dispatchers received a call that a car had run off the ro
Rezoning for landfill office passes
The Blount County Commission has approved the industrial rezoning of a 53-acre site next to the Alcoa/Maryville/Blount County Sanitary Landfill. The resolution passed 17-3 at Thursday’s commission meeting. Commissioners Nick Bright, Dodd Crowe and James Hammontree voted against it.
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.
Kiwanis delays $50,000 grant for John Sevier Park project
The Maryville Kiwanis Club will announce to its membership today that the organization has delayed a special project designated to celebrate the club’s 100th anniversary. The club recently had voted to start the project of rebuilding the playground at John Sevier Park with a $50,000 contribution to
Heritage hangs on for narrow victory over Maryville
If the Maryville and Heritage baseball game on Monday night could be summarized by one play, it would come from the top of the sixth inning. With a runner on first for Heritage, Bryce Belcher hit a chopper over the pitcher's head. The third baseman collected the ball but left third base uncovered. T
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
Winds rip off roof of Maryville fire station
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Strong winds ripped off the roof of a fire station in Maryville on Friday morning. A firefighter noticed damage to the building around 1 a.m. when rain started drenching equipment.
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.
Bachelorette party dare leads to arrest in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A 30-year-old woman told police she threw a barstool at a bartender in Nashville, Tennessee Monday morning as part of a dare by her bachelorette party, a police report states.
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.
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.
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?”
Armed Robbery suspect in Lanett arrested in Tennessee
Lanett Police say a suspect in an armed robbery has been arrested in Tennessee. Authorities say back on April 15th, officers from the Lanett Police Department were called to the Marathon gas station in Lanett in reference to an armed robbery.
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."
Multiple new lawsuits related to Waffle House shooting filed in Tennessee, Illinois
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - One year after four people were killed by an active shooting at the Waffle House in Antioch, victims and their families have levied a number of new lawsuits against the suspected gunman Travis Reinking, his father, and the place where it all happened.
Adorable video: Mother bear helps tiny cubs cross the street
BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn. — A mother bear was caught on camera helping her cubs across the street in Tennessee.
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.
Tennessee Governor hasn't called meeting to address Klan leader bust
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Lee's office is declining to answer questions surrounding why the Republican has not called a meeting of the Capitol Commission to address the bust of a Confederate cavalry general and early Ku Klux Klan leader on display in the Tennessee Statehouse.
Learn to paint at Hobby Lobby class
Local artist Dianna Kilgore is offering painting classes in which students can learn to paint from their own photos. The classes are held at noon, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursdays and at 10 a.m. on Fridays at the Hobby Lobby in Maryville, 505 N. Foothills Plaza Drive. Cost is $25 per session plus supp