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When Middle Tennessee Concrete began in 1987, it focused mainly on flat work, but the company noticed a need for concrete basement and retaining walls. ... McAdams Homes, Anderson Builders, Kenneth Pitts, Ritco Construction, Johnny & Jimmy Andrews and the late Michael Walters of Maury County.
Jerome Moon, Blount County Mayor Ed Mitchell, County Commissioners Brad Bowers and Grady Caskey, and Townsend City Recorder Danny Williamson. ... “The first Thursday in May became the official National Day of Prayer in 1952 when signed into law by President Harry S. Truman,” Taylor said in the ...

Akins is starting seedings for two community gardens as well as plots around the high school. Shelby County Schools is planning to spend $8 million revamping its career and technical education programs to better align with the jobs available today. (Photo: Brad Vest/The Commercial Appeal, Brad ...
The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for temporary/seasonal jobs for summer 2018. ... for a summer job, contact the Williamson County Government Human Resources Department at (615) 591-8504 or visit http://www.williamsoncounty-tn.gov/jobs.aspx.
According to the Tennessee Department of Health (www.tn.gov/health.html), “… truly adverse childhood experiences — severely negative experiences ... Dr. Tracy Grabman is a psychiatrist with Helen Ross McNabb Center's Knox County Children and Youth Center, which provides outpatient mental health ...
Bill Haslam in 2014. He also worked as an officer with the Oakland Police Department and as deputy sheriff with the Fayette County Sheriff's Office before joining the Tennessee Highway Patrol as a State Trooper in 2000. After three years as an insurance agent with the Tennessee Farm Bureau, Rich was ...

82 of Tennessee's 95 counties experienced lower unemployment rates when compared to February 2018. ... Bledsoe County also had a rate of 5.8 percent in March, which is lower than its February rate of 6.1 percent. ... The statewide unemployment rate is seasonally adjusted, while county rates are not.
Tazewell County Sheriff Robert Huston said the firearms were originally seized in August from a construction business that authorities believe is family owned. At some point, the guns were given to Reinking's father, Jeffrey, with the understanding the father would secure the weapons and not return them to ...
Knox received a "D" grade for high-particulate pollution, the lowest among counties with data available. Knox and five other Tennessee counties received "C" grades for the number of high ozone days; three counties got "A" grades and one, Shelby, got an "F." Shelby County's high-particulate pollution ...
About 20 minutes before last Thursday's deadline for candidates to withdraw from this year's elections in Tennessee, state Republican Party chairman ... A. Any individual who is actively involved in the Tennessee Republican Party, his County Republican Party, or any recognized auxiliary organization of ...
Blount County Sheriff James Lee Berrong announced Friday that 25 recruits representing nine Tennessee law enforcement agencies graduated from the Sheriff's Office 17th Regional ... Eight of the graduates are employed by the Blount County Sheriff's Office and will go through 12 weeks of field training.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The track team from a Kentucky high school where a deadly shooting happened got a warm welcome at a Tennessee restaurant. The manager at an Olive Garden in Chattanooga decided to cover the team's food bill when he found out they were from Marshall County High ...
Waters also served on the Sevierville Housing Authority, Sevier County Industrial Development Board, Sevierville Library Foundation, the Governor's Committees on Economic Development, Southern Growth Policy Board, East Tennessee Baptist Hospital Trust, and Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway ...
LAFOLLETTE, Tenn. (WATE) - A Campbell County store was raided and closed Friday in an alleged EBT card scam involving the vice mayor of LaFollette. Campbell ... The raid began around 11 a.m. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the 8th District Judicial Drug Task Force were also on scene.
THP dashcam video shows two traffic stops made by trooper Isaiah Lloyd, who is accused of groping a Campbell County mother during a traffic stop and ... A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper accused in a lawsuit of sexually harassing a Campbell County motorist has a history of policy violations since he ...
In the Channel 3 viewing area, the only Tennessee county that will not have at least one May 1 primary election is Sequatchie. If you have not yet ... To register this way, you must have a Tennessee driver's license or Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security ID. You will have to print the ...
“It is especially gratifying to add a minor league team that operates on our home turf. Reds County is special. The people living in Reds Country have a passion for baseball that has been handed down for generations. Greeneville, Tennessee, and the supporters of Tusculum College personify that deeply ...

Growing numbers of home buyers are making Maury County their destination of choice, attracted by prices that are significantly less than in nearby locations and by the convenience of nearby shopping, dining and ... He is past president of the Southern Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors (SMTAR).
A man suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty police officer in a small Kentucky city has been killed by law enforcement officials in Tennessee. Kentucky State Police Trooper Rob Austin ... Before that worked for about 14 years with the Christian County Sheriff's Department. Hopkinsville is about 73 miles ...
Decoursey, suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty police officer in a small Kentucky city was killed by law enforcement officials in Tennessee, authorities said Friday, March 30, ... Montgomery County sheriff's deputies and a U.S. marshal then confronted Decoursey as he walked back toward the restaurant.
People celebrate the Orange County Board of Supervisors' resolution Tuesday to condemn California's “sanctuary” laws protecting undocumented immigrants. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times). Fountain Valley is next in line to discuss taking a stand on California's "sanctuary state" immigration laws.
Tony Rudolph Boone, 59, 8990 Highway 11 S., Monticello, was arrested March 24 on a hold for another agency (Jasper County Sheriff's Office). Michael Bernard Brooks, 60, 3549 Fairview Road, Covington, was arrested March 24 and charged with battery, driving while license suspended/revoked, ...
Blount County Sheriff's Office has achieved its fifth reaccreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), BCSO said in a release Wednesday. ... According to a press release, BCSO is one of five sheriff's offices in Tennessee to be accredited through CALEA.
A regional manhunt following the shooting death of a Hopkinsville, Kentucky, police officer ended early Friday morning in Clarksville, Tennessee, with a fatal ... Meacham, who worked roughly 12 years at the Christian County Sheriff's Office prior to beginning at Hopkinsville, is also a native of the city.
Shamalh McDermott, 44, of 503 Tennessee Ave., Athens, was arrested on March 23 by the Athens Police Department and charged with possession of meth ... Ryky S. Alexandra, 24, of 204 County Road 360, Niota, was arrested on March 24 by the Tennessee Highway Patrol and charged with driving under ...
Admissions to John M. Reed Center in Limestone have been suspended by the Tennessee Department of Health. The nursing home is owned and operated by the Greene County-based Free Will Baptist Family Ministries. The admissions suspension was effective March 22, according to a news release ...
A state prosecutor is criticizing the actions of a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper accused of groping a Campbell County woman he twice pulled over ... Assistant Attorney General Amanda S. Jordan has filed State Trooper Isaiah Lloyd's first legal defense filing in a Campbell County Circuit Court lawsuit in ...
Fascinating details about the origins and history of the black community in Greeneville and Greene County exist. ... That is the focus of a post-graduate studies project by Juniper Starr, a University of Tennessee College of Information student who tapped into a number of sources to help organize the history ...
"It was probably a month or two after [the trail] opened and I'm walking down and I turn around and I hear sort of an odd noise," begins Tomita, who serves as mayor of Johnson City, the urban hub of eastern Tennessee's Washington County. "I turn around and there's a guy on an old bicycle, no helmet, his ...
Alvin C. York — Tennessee's most famed war hero and among the most recognized Americans from World War I — was "always jovial, always fun." ... only state-funded and managed public high school — it, too, carries York's name — in Fentress County, one of the most rural and poor counties in the state.
Hamilton County Clerk Bill Knowles announced his office will raise the Donate Life Flag during the month of April. Blue and green flags will be flying outside courthouses and county office buildings around Tennessee in recognition of National Donate Life Month. This is an effort by county clerks to bring ...
Whether you live in a rural county (over two-thirds of Tennessee counties are considered rural), an urban county (four or perhaps six counties), or somewhere in between, Tennesseans share a common complaint – it takes too long to drive to where we need go. There is a lot of noise in the news about how ...
Whether you live in a rural county (more than two-thirds of Tennessee counties are considered rural), an urban county (four or perhaps six counties), or somewhere in between, Tennesseans share a common complaint — it takes too long to drive to where we need go. There is a lot of noise in the news ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On March 13, 2018, Robert L. Rose, 65, of Knoxville, Tennessee, was sentenced to serve a total of 295 months in prison by the Honorable ... Brandon S. Hill, 42, of Knoxville, Tennessee, was sentenced on November 20, 2017, to serve 115 months in prison, followed by five years of ...
MLK50 In the 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, his dream of an education system providing equal economic opportunity to black children remains unfulfilled, according to a new book published by a Memphis advocacy group. Chalkbeat. DEVOS WATCH U.S. Secretary of ...
In order to get on the ballot, candidates must pick up a petition from the Greene County Election Commission and get 25 registered voters in their district to sign it. It is recommended that a candidate get at least 50 signatures, because some people may not be registered voters, may have become ineligible ...
David S. Troutman, 55, was found dead in the home on Crystal Court in The Villages of Cedar Creek near Saundersville and Nonaville roads on March 8, ... Personnel with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the State Fire Marshal's Office were requested to be at the ...
The FRC is one of 104 across the state of Tennessee and is funded by a grant from the State of Tennessee Department of Education with a match from the Greene County Board of Education and United Way of Greene County. In 2003, the grant was provided to serve Chuckey, Doak, Camp Creek and West ...
Their goal is to restore and clean the neglected cemeteries in the region, submit their findings to the Monroe County Archives for community records ... Boyd was a private in Company H of the 3rd Tennessee Mounted Infantry (Lillard's Company) CSA, recruited by his brother-in-law, General John Vaughn.
Additionally, Tennessee ranks in the Top 10 in percentage increases for K-12 state expenditures, outpacing the national average increase in teacher salaries. Most recently, Chairman Terry helped procure high growth rate funding for Rutherford County and Murfreesboro educational investments.
While the goal every year is to raise as much money as possible to fund services, care for Alzheimer's patients and their families, and to fund research that will one day find a cure, they would also be like to beat the Knoxville Walk. Gunner said Blount County has been close to matching their totals, and ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jodie Pope, 24, is facing charges after authorities say he escaped from Shelby County Penal Farm custody. His children's mother, Keyshona Weathersby, is ... Marcellus Jackson was surprised to hear an escaped Shelby County inmate was hiding out near where he lives in Raleigh.
... but experts think the reported number is low due to inconsistencies in how counties investigate and report deaths. Smith is meeting with Knox County School Board Chairman Patti Bounds and schools Superintendent Bob Thomas in the coming days about Knox County starting up a recovery high school.
THP dashcam video shows two traffic stops made by trooper Isaiah Lloyd, who is accused of groping a Campbell County mother during a traffic stop and pulling her .... Attorney Herbert S. Moncier listens during an interview with his client Patricia Wilson in Knoxville, Tennessee on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.
CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified a man killed crash on U.S. 231 in Wilson County Wednesday afternoon. ... Drivers are asked to avoid the area. Tennessee Department of Transportation reports the road is expected to be cleared at 5:30 p.m. ...
... S. Moncier listens during an interview with his client Patricia Wilson in Knoxville, Tennessee on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Wilson, a Campbell County woman who was allegedly groped by Trooper Isaiah Lloyd, spoke publicly about her experience for the first time. (Photo: Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel).
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee prosecutor is criticizing the actions of a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper accused of groping a woman he twice pulled over within ... The Tennessee Highway Patrol initially refused to make public dash cam footage of the two August traffic stops in Campbell County.
Tipton County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Billy Daugherty said one of the victim's ages at the time of the abuse was the aggravating factor in the first set of sexual battery charges. "The nature of ... the age of 13. The age of consent in Tennessee is 18," he said. ... Echo Day is The Leader's managing editor.
CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLAYHOUSE — 221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville, Tenn. ... ATHENS ARTS CENTER — 320 N. White St., Athens, Tenn. ... Entries accepted for annual "High School Art Show," for students in McMinn, Bradley, Meigs, Polk, Monroe and Rhea counties, through April 2 (show dates ...
The 10th annual Governor's Volunteer Stars Awards ceremony will honor volunteers from Wilson and 56 other counties Sunday at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin. ... Her teacher, Greg Armstrong, who is also a past Governor's Volunteer Stars Award winner in Wilson County, nominated Taylor.


 

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