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 Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Commissioner of Education Penny Schwinn invited Tennesseans to participate in the full review of the state’s education funding formula and explore possibilities for a more student-centered approach.

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Today the full Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that Tennessee’s 48-hour waiting period for abortions is constitutional. The Court’s ruling reverses the district court’s decision in Bristol Regional Women’s Center v. Slatery.

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 A nine-count indictment was unsealed today charging the former Cumberland County, Tennessee Solid Waste Director with civil rights violations, including kidnapping and sexually assaulting women that he supervised, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Mary Jane Stewart for the Middle District of T…

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A Tennessee Army National Guard medical flight crew responded to an emergency air evacuation mission after a camper was attacked and injured by a bear while sleeping in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park area, June 18.

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Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the end of statewide public health orders and signed Executive Order 80 to address economic and regulatory functions. EO 80 also ends the local authority to issue mask requirements in the 89 counties directed by the state health department.

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An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has resulted in the indictment of Angela Osborne, the former bookkeeper at the Highland Rim School in Fayetteville, Tennessee. The investigation began after school officials discovered and reported low balances in Highland Rim’s accounts…

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Assistant District Attorney General for the14th Judicial District, Jason Ponder has posted an long statement questioning a bill introduced by Janice Bowing that Sentencing reduces the portion of a person's sentence for first degree murder that must be served prior to becoming eligible for pa…

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 On April 14, 2021, Teela Moore Hendrix, 35, of Ooltewah, Tennessee, was sentenced by the Honorable Curtis L. Collier, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Today, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the state in calendar year 2020.The report, released in accordance to the requirements in Tennessee Code Annotated §38-10-102, uses established definitions an…

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The Board of Mayor and Alderman Tuesday approved a series of resolutions approving the annexation of a property owned by New Era Farms LLC where the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is held. 

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The Wall Street Journal broke a story today (Thursday, March 4) that General Motors was looking at building a second battery factory in the US with joint venture partner LG Chem Ltd. to expand investments in electric vehicles. 

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Senator Janice Bowling (Rep.) 16th District has introduced a bill that would require the state to only use watermarked paper ballots that would be hand marked by the voter. 

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TBI: Search for 70-year-old David Vowell continues. He's wanted on two counts of first degree murder in connection to a double homicide that occurred in Obion County.

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A Tennessee General Assembly bill introduced to the House Jan. 20, if passes, would require Kindergarten through eighth grades a minimum of in-person classes or face funding cuts.  

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In a livestream announcement held on Facebook on Thursday,  Jan. 28, Governor Bill Lee said that winter sports restrictions on K-12 schools would be rolled back as of Feb. 1

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The CHS Lady Raiders have been going on a tear this season. The disciplined group coached by Joe Cope have an 18-1 record that includes a perfect 7-0 in conference play. The sole loss the group faced was to Blackman earlier in the season, and since that loss the team has blown out most of th…

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Tennessee Department of Transportation and our partners at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security are teaming up to raise public awareness of the alarming fatality crash rate on Tennessee’s roadways. It’s not OK for the number of deadly crashes to be at an all-time high in a year whe…

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The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a missing juvenile, Emilee Chyann Parker, 14.

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FBI has released photo of Anthony Warner, who has been identified as the Nashville Christmas Day bomber. Investigators say he died in the bombing, WZTV Fox 17 News reports.

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Imagination Library of Coffee County and The Dollywood Foundation are presenting a free one-night-only live streaming world premiere event for The Library That Dolly Built, a behind-the-scenes look at Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Originally scheduled as a nationwide live event on more…

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Criminal Investigations Division (CID) seeks the public’s assistance to identify individuals related to the vandalism of the Edward Carmack Statue atop of the state Capitol Motlow Tunnel entrance, on May 30, 2020. During the protest, approximately three ind…

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Today, Gov. Lee issued Executive Order No. 38, which allows groups of up to 50 people to participate in social and recreational activities while encouraging strong social distancing measures. The order’s provisions include:

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Coffee County has a total of 64 confirmed COVID-19 cases, as of May 22, according to the department of health. Forty-one people have recovered, which means the number of active cases is 23, and 1,892 tests were negative. 

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Coffee County has a total of 63 confirmed COVID-19 cases, as of May 21, according to the department of health. 41 people have recovered, which means the number of active cases is 22, and 1,886 tests were negative. 

The 2020 Memorial Day holiday weekend is upon us and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to emphasize the use of life jackets along with boating in a safe and responsible manner.