Female Charged After Stabbing In Bedford County

Last week Bedford County deputies responded to Unionville Chapel Hill Road in reference to a disturbance. Before deputies arrived, they were informed a person at the residence had been stabbed. The victim was transported to Heritage Medical Center, and investigators were called to the scene to investigate. Members of the criminal investigations division of the …

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5th Service Member Dies From Chattanooga Terrorist Shootings– Gov Haslam Looking At Possible Changes

On Sunday, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam issued a directive to Adjutant General Max Haston to review security policies and procedures at National Guard armories, storefront recruiting facilities, and other installations and take appropriate steps to ensure the safety of Guardsmen, citizens, and property. Early Saturday morning a 5th person died from the shooting in Chattanooga. …

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Authorities Asking For The Public’s Input

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Department has issued a “be on the lookout for” alert for Beau Dawson Beecham. He is a 24 year old, white male. Beecham is currently wanted by Bedford County Sheriff’s Office personnel for Felony Theft, Violation of Probation and Failure to appear in court. Beecham is known to flee law enforcement. …

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Unemployment Rate Drops In Tennessee

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for June was 5.7 percent, one-tenth of one percentage point lower than the May revised rate of 5.8 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for June was 5.3 percent, two-tenths of one percentage point lower than the prior month. Economic Summary: …

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Motlow College Schedules Residual ACT Test 3 Times Before Fall Semester

Motlow College will administer the complete Residual ACT assessment test three times before the beginning of the 2015 fall semester. Applicants under 21 years of age who plan on attending Motlow College should register for the ACT assessment. Scores cannot be transferred to another college or university. All applicants taking the ACT test must have …

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Manchester Man Convicted of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and More

John Varner, aka “Jake” and “Kitchen”, was in court Thursday facing charges following a February 9, 2013 incident in which he shot another man following a verbal altercation and continued shooting at the victim as he was running away. Varner was on the run for over a year before being captured in Las Vegas in …

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Marines Killed In Chattanooga

Four U.S. marines were killed Thursday by a gunman in Chattanooga. Mayor Andy Berke confirmed the fatalities in a news conference. The lone gunman was also killed. A Chattanooga police officer, identified as Dennis Pedigo was wounded, and is said to be in stable condition. The gunman fired 25 to 30 rounds at a military …

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Ground Breaking Held For New M-TEK Headquarters

Auto parts maker M-TEK who operates a manufacturing plant in Manchester broke ground on its new headquarters in Rutherford County Wednesday. The move by the manufacturing giant will bring 250 jobs, including 100 new positions, to Murfreesboro. 100 of those jobs will be transferred from M-TEK’s Manchester manufacturing location and the remaining jobs will be …

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New Technology Helping State Troopers

New technology is turning into a legitimate life-saver for the Tennessee Highway Patrol. What troopers are now doing has never been done before. What they’re doing could give anyone a second chance. Colonel Tracy Trott calls it predictive analytics. It uses color-coded data to predict the future and prevent highway deaths. On a more simplified …

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Time To Sign-Up For Fall Classes At Motlow

Students planning on attending Motlow College this fall must submit an application for admission or readmission by Aug. 17, according to Greer Alsup, director of admissions and records at the College. Students can apply online until midnight on the 17th. Online applications can be accessed from the “Apply Now” tab on the Motlow College website …

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