INCREDIBLE! MIND BLOWING!

It came, it went and it was INCREDIBLE! The ECLIPSE! Eclipse totality will not occur in Tennessee for many, many years so what we witnessed on Monday was truly a once in a lifetime experience. Many eclipse watchers came to the state from several states that could see it in their location. The total solar …

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Beat the Peak on Tuesday Afternoon

High electricity demand is predicted Tuesday afternoon (August 22, 2017). Forecasts indicate that Tuesday’s temperatures and humidity levels will be some of the highest for the month so far. Projected afternoon highs of around 91-92 degrees for Tuesday with relative humidity levels around 64%, will make it feel like 99-104 outside, combined with higher electricity …

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University of Tennessee System Searching for Title IX Coordinator

Tennessee has launched a national search for a Title IX coordinator to oversee the entire University of Tennessee system. This was one of the recommendations an independent commission made this summer on how Tennessee could improve its Title IX compliance. The commission was formed after Tennessee reached a $2.48 million settlement last year in a …

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$2 Million Powerball Winner in Tennessee

Someone from Erin, Tennessee, in Houston County won $2 million in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. There was also a $200,000 winner in Memphis among the 96,127 winners across the entire state. Lottery officials say the $2 million winner matched 5 of the white numbers drawn, just one shy of a jackpot win, and the $200,000 winner …

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Squirrel Season Opens Saturday

Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 26 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season. Free Hunting Day is an event the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency annually provides in hopes of increasing interest in hunting. The TWRA offers a reminder that hunter education requirements are not waived for …

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Beat the Peak Alert Monday and Tuesday

High electricity demand predicted Monday and Tuesday afternoons (August 21, 2017) Forecasts indicate that Monday’s and Tuesday’s temperatures and humidity levels will be some of the highest for the month so far. Projected afternoon highs of around 91-92 degrees on both days with relative humidity levels at around 64%, making it feel like 99-104 outside, …

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Tullahoma Police Investigating Church Theft

Tullahoma Police are investigating the theft of $400 from St. Paul’s Catholic Church located on West Grizzard Street. According to a report by Officer Tommy Elliott, Pastor Steven Klasek said that when he returned to the office he found that a rear door had been broken and an envelope with $200 cash had been taken …

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Decherd Police Looking for Theft Suspect

On Monday, August 14th at around 4:30 pm, a white male subject broke into a vehicle at Elite Energy Gym in Decherd and stole a purse and wallet. The man then proceeded to go to Walmart in Winchester and use one of the debit cards he obtained from the wallet. The Decherd Police Department would …

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Bluegrass Underground Moving to Grundy County

After nine years in Cumberland Caverns, Bluegrass Underground will be moving to a new location. Beginning in 2018 Bluegrass Underground will present its concerts at The Caverns, located within the base of Monteagle Mountain near Pelham. Organizers say the venue will hold larger audiences and will be more accessible to people with physical disabilities. It …

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Lowest Unemployment Rate in Tennessee History

Tennessee’s unemployment for the month of July again made history with a 3.4 percent rate. This exceeds the previous month’s revised rate of 3.6 percent, which was the all-time low. Over the past year, Tennessee’s unemployment rate fell one and four-tenths of a percentage point from 4.8 to 3.4 percent. The national rate declined from …

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