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Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Savannah
A pedestrian was killed Sunday night when he was hit by a minivan in Savannah. According to city police, Donnie R. Cummings, 58, 105 Fairgrounds St., was in a dark area on Fairgrounds Street close to Savannah Florist at the intersection of Wayne Road when he was struck at about 8:12 p.m. He was pron
Chester County Senior Center receives $2,500 Innovation Grant
The Chester County Senior Center has been awarded a $2,500 Senior Center Innovation Grant by the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD). The grant will provide the funding for the Center to design and create a Nature Walk at the back of their property. The Nature Walk will provide senio
Corinth trio charged with Oxford assault
OXFORD - Three suspects, wanted for a home invasion in early December, turned themselves in to authorities. Oxford police were called to a house on Olive Branch Way on Dec. 3. The victim said a man and two women entered his house and assaulted him. The man received minor injuries.
Booneville police searching for credit card thief
BOONEVILLE - Police are looking for a couple of suspects in connection with the theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. The Booneville Police Department received a report of a stolen credit/debit card on Dec. 10. The investigation revealed the card had been used for multiple transactions in both
HOPE program in Chester Co. makes sure students have weekend meals
CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. — One organization is helping to bring hope to students this holiday season. “HOPE actually stands for ‘Helping Other People Eat,'” said Heather Griffin with Coordinated School Health in Chester County.
THP offers $10,000 reward in deadly 2016 Hardin Co. hit-and-run
HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — Two years after a hit-and-run in Hardin County left a Mississippi man dead, the Tennessee Highway Patrol has increased their reward for information leading to a conviction.
Tennessee Police Warn Speeders With Photo Of Cop Pointing AT-4 At The Road
A tongue-in-cheek Facebook post by a Tennessee police department has created a wave of controversy. The Loretto Police Department shared a photo of one of their officers kneeling next to his police cruiser and pointing an AT-4 rocket launcher at the road.
AHS names Foley interim head baseball coach
Adamsville High School announced Wednesday that Jason Foley has been named as interim head baseball coach for the upcoming season. Foley will fill the vacancy left by coach Rennard Woodmore, who recently accepted the head football coaching position at Scotts Hill High School.
Fugitive sex-offender soccer coach headed back to Ohio after arrest in Tennessee
A former Ohio soccer coach, who has been on the run since he was convicted in November of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl on his team, was captured when a woman he met on a dating site researched him and alerted authorities.
Local attorney charged after 2017 crash
JACKSON, Tenn. — A local attorney is facing felony charges after a December 2017 crash injured a Bethel Springs man. Angela Hopson, 40, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, reckless driving, driving on suspended or revoked license, and other charges.
Man's 51-point buck could break national record set by Tennessee hunter
A hunter in Illinois could be in the running for one of the largest bucks ever shot in America. According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Keith Szableswki shot the 51-point buck during the opening weekend of deer gun season in November.
Chronic wasting disease detected in Tennessee; Kentucky restricts carcass transport
Tennessee hunters face interstate transport restrictions after chronic wasting disease was detected in 10 white-tail deer in Hardeman and Fayette counties. Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a contagious and a fatal neurological disorder that affects members of the deer family known scientifically as
Police: 2 men fatally shoot each other in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say two men fatally shot each other during an apparent drug deal in Nashville. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department identified the men in a news release as 21-year-old Tyler Bradley of Smyrna and 18-year-old Tori Murphy of Nashville.
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency finds CWD in white-tailed deer in West Tennessee
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is enacting the chronic wasting disease response plan, following a preliminary positive detection of CWD in white-tailed deer in Hardeman and Fayette counties. The response plan involves a coordinated effort between TWRA, the Tennessee Department of Agricultur
Veteran who was shot 13 times in Iraq walks across stage, graduates from Middle Tennessee State University
An Army veteran who survived being shot 13 times while serving in Iraq was able to walk across the stage at Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday, thanks to the help from an on-campus organization.
4WARN BLOG: Comet 46P/Wirtanen visible over Middle Tennessee tonight
If you look up into the night sky on Sunday, December 16, 2018, you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Comet 46P/Wirtanen. This comet, which was discovered in 1948 by Carl Wirtanen, an astronomer, will be about 7.1 million miles away from Earth. That might seem extremely far away, but on a
'Zombie Deer' Disease Detected In Tennessee Deer, Authorities On Alert
A white-tailed deer is now confirmed to have Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) or what’s also known as the zombie deer disease. Authorities are now on high alert to ensure the health and safety of other deer.
2nd earthquake in 4 days shakes eastern Tennessee
MASCOT, Tenn. (AP) - An earthquake centered in eastern Tennessee also was felt in three other states. The U.S. Geological Survey website says the epicenter of the magnitude 3.0 earthquake early Sunday was about two miles southeast of Mascot, near Knoxville. It also was felt in parts of Georgia, Kent
LOOK: Tennessee receives surprise visit from top 2019 target Quavaris Crouch
One of Tennessee’s top targets for the 2019 recruiting cycle may be trending toward the program at the perfect time for Jeremy Pruitt and company. After taking over on Rocky Top last December, Pruitt’s Tennessee staff has been frequent visitors to Harding University in Charlotte for one reason, argu
Penny Hardaway on Memphis vs. Tennessee Altercation: Vols Ran Over to Fight
Tempers flared in the final minute of the third-ranked Tennessee Volunteers' 102-92 victory over the Memphis Tigers on Saturday, and while technical fouls were handed out, Memphis coach Penny Hardaway felt the officiating crew should have been tougher with its discipline.