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Best Buddies program starts in Gibson County
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:05:33 -0700

MEDINA, Tenn. -- For the first time, a program dedicated to creating special friendships has come to West Tennessee. All of the student's involved in the program, share a very special bond.

Trenton takes step toward transportation history
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:37:48 -0700

TRENTON, Tenn. -- The Gibson County Utility District broke ground Tuesday on a new natural gas refueling station. Utility officials said it will be the greenest in the state of Tennessee.

Study: Madison Co., Jackson No. 1 regionally in tourism
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:05:40 -0700

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- A recent study lists Madison County and Jackson as No. 1 in tourism in the northeast and southwest regions of Tennessee, according to a release from the Jackson Chamber of Commerce.

First responder accused of statutory rape
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:20:51 -0700

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- A West Tennessee first responder is free on bond but faces a very serious charge and strong allegations from those in his town. Matthew McKnight is charged with raping an underage girl.

Lenox officials appeal to Washington to protect watershed; Kennedy Park
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:23:48 -0700

LENOX -- Town leaders are ramping up efforts to alter the proposed route of the Tennessee Gas Co. pipeline project in order to protect the watershed on Lenox Mountain as well as Kennedy Park.

One of five counts against ex-judge Richard Baumgartner overturned on appeal
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:40:57 -0700

The Sixth District United States Court of Appeals has denied most of the appeal filed by former Judge Richard Baumgartner against his federal convictions, but overturned one of them.

Senators speak out against Kinder Morgan’s natural gas pipeline project
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:38:55 -0700

LENOX -- U.S. Sen. Edward Markey has put the Kinder Morgan energy giant and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on notice -- he plans to closely scrutinize the company’s controversial proposal for a Tennessee Gas Co.

Animal shelter building area's first pet cemetery
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:07:02 -0700

TAZEWELL, Tenn. (AP) — A northeast Tennessee animal shelter is helping to build a pet cemetery in a move that will also fulfill a woman's dying wish. WBIR-TV (on.wbir.com/1uS6pNp) reports the Claiborne County Animal Shelter plans to develop a 1.5 acre parcel into what would be the area's first cemetery for pets. She says it will be named the Arnold Tom Gibson Memorial Pet Cemetery in honor of ...

Dry Falls Outfitters to open in LaGrange mall
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:10:52 -0700

The LaGrange Mall announced that Dry Falls Outfitters, a premium outdoor specialty store with unique southern style, will be opening in the Mall. The grand opening of Dry Falls Outfitters will be on Friday Oct. 3 beginning with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m.

The Mid-South Braces For Severe Weather
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 03:39:05 -0700

The Mid-South is bracing for severe weather today. There is a 100% chance for severe weather.