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Body found inside car in Roane County's Poplar Creek

OLIVER SPRINGS, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Roane County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol and other rescue crews found a body Tuesday afternoon in a car near Poplar Creek Road. The car is in Poplar Creek. Investigators are working to determine how the car ran into the creek. Local 8 News is o

WVLT.TV - 2018-03-20 19:31:00

CPD arrests one in armed robbery

According to Calhoun Police Chief Garry Moss, on Friday March 16, 2018 Calhoun Police arrested 30-year-old Lorie Jane Thacker, of 238 Maple Drive, Cedartown, in connection with a January 31, 2018 armed robbery. Detectives began an investigation into the matter, after receiving information that Thack

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 12:31:00

Double kidnappening leads to arrest of suspect and victims

A recent double kidnapping led to three people being arrested - the suspect and both victims. At around 11 p.m. Sunday, McMinn County Sheriff's Department Deputies Brandon Jenkins and McKenzie Miller were responding to a reported domestic dispute on County Road 700 when they noticed a black Ford Foc

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2018-03-20 15:30:00

Westside School Walk-a-Thon set for Friday

March is hurrying to leave us. Westside School kicks off its annual walk-a-thon on Friday the 23rd. The actual event will take place on Thursday, March 29th. This is a major fundraiser for the school's PTO and a highlight for all the students as well. Hopefully they'll have lovely weather! Students

DAILYPOSTATHENIAN.COM - 2018-03-21 14:58:00

Graysville residents to see garbage rate increase

Graysville residents will soon see an increase of their monthly garbage rate after the Mayor and Board of Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of a $2 increase in the rate at its monthly meeting last week. City officials said the Sanitation Department has continued to endure financial woes and w

RHEAHERALDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 14:25:00

2018 Rhea County Prayer Breakfast set for April 25

The 15th annual Rhea County Prayer Breakfast is nearly a month away as event organizers recently announced the annual event is slated for Wednesday, April 25, from 6:30 to 8 a.m. at First Baptist Church Dayton. Organizers said they are expecting over 200 people to attend the event, which encourages

RHEAHERALDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 14:11:00

Council OKs Garrison Park and fire department purchases

This is an idea of how the new playground equipment at Garrison Park will look. The photos were supplied to the Crossville City Council by Recreational Concepts, the local vendor for Landscape Structures, the company building and installing the new equipment. This is an idea of how the new playgroun

CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE - 2018-03-20 18:47:00

There are still more than 100,000 pay phones operating in the US

Flood Advisory issued March 18 at 9:08PM CDT expiring March 19 at 1:00PM CDT in effect for: Lake Flood Advisory issued March 18 at 9:08PM CDT expiring March 19 at 1:00PM CDT in effect for: Lake Flood Warning issued March 18 at 9:07PM CDT expiring March 20 at 10:00AM CDT in effect for: Dyer, Lak


Crossville resident struggles to get refund for vacuum sold door-to-door

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - For nearly 100 years, the Kirby company has manufactured superior home cleaning systems, mainly vacuum cleaners. However, Kirby does not sell directly to the public. The company continues a long tradition of distributing its systems through independent distributors. Their


Two injured in Sunday crash in Dunlap; THP investigating

The Dunlap Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle crash with entrapment Sunday morning. The department responded just before 6:00 am to US 127 at the Signal Mountain Overlook. When firefighters arrived, they found a pickup truck with an attached trailer jackknifed. The truck had hit a rock wal


Trial date set for April in Dayton, Tenn., fatal hit-and-run case

A trial date has been set for the man accused of first-degree murder in the 2016 hit-and-run incident that killed a well-known thrift store employee in Dayton, Tenn. Douglas Edward Alvey, 53, was originally charged with criminal homicide in the Sept. 6, 2016, hit-and-run at Dayton's We Care Thrift S

CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 04:06:57

Crash in Dunlap sends two people to the hospital

The Dunlap Fire Department posted to its Facebook page about a serious crash on Highway 127 Sunday morning. According to the post, the truck pulling a trailer jackknifed near the Signal Mountain scenic overlook, slamming into the rock wall. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating. There's no w


School board requests more officers at schools

The Rhea County School Board, along with the Rhea County Sheriff's Department, is requesting the hiring of four additional school resource officers [SROs] in order to increase safety at county schools. At a school board meeting earlier this month, all nine school board members, as well as Rhea Count


Two fires in Athens, one claims family's home

Two fires hit the Athens area late last week, one resulting in a total loss and the other causing significantly less damage. According to Athens Fire Chief Jim Dyer, firefighters were called out to a residence on Hamby Street Thursday night to a fire in progress at a trailer. No injuries were report


UPDATE: Cleveland PD identify body found in ditch Saturday

UPDATE: Cleveland Police have identified the man who was found dead by a ditch. Police have identified the man as Jeffery Donovan. Dispatch received a call around 10:30 am that a man had been discovered near 6th Street SE and Sheeler Street SE. One woman who called police described to Channel 3 what


UPDATE: CPD investigating, searching for suspect in pedestrian hit and run

UPDATE: Chattanooga Police are investigating after a child was struck by a vehicle in a hit and run Saturday afternoon. The hit and run happened in the 1500 block of S Beech Street. CPD PIO Rob Simmons said the child, who is between the ages of 5-7, was transported to a local hospital with non-life-


City prepares to clear abandoned mill site [photos]

1920 - John T. Lupton acquired 1,000 acres of land near the Tennessee River and created the mill town of Lupton City for his Dixie Mercerizing Co. 1964 - The Dixie Co. changed its name to Dixie Yarns 1998 - R.L. Stowe Mills acquires Dixie Yarns 2009 - The mill shuts down 2012 - Lupton City LLC,


Chattanooga Police investigating shooting victim

Shooting 3.jpg Chattanooga police say they are investigating after a man arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound. CPD says the 30 year old victim arrived at the hospital in a personally owned vehicle. According to police, the injury is non-life-threatening. A spokesperson for CPD says the c


Son allegedly stabbed father to death in his Sparta home

Joshua Jordi After an intensive investigation from multiple law enforcement agencies following the discovery of a deceased victim in the Mt. Vernon Subdivision of White County last week, a Minnesota college student has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of his father. Joshua Nathanie


Dunlap Volunteer firefighters respond to incident from controlled burn

DUNLAP, Tenn. (WDEF) - On Friday afternoon, the Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call of a field on fire. There was about ten to 15 acres of property burning. - Advertisement - "The problem was that we had a tree line of pines that bordered the property, and it was getting in those pi