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One person shot in Gibson County, Tennessee
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:25:22 -0800

Louis A. Bufford has been charged with Attempted First Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault.

Area educators complete academy for prospective superintendents
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:22:51 -0800

NASHVILLE — Two Hawkins County and one Washington County school system officials have joined the ranks of potential future superintendents or directors of schools.They are among 12 new additions to a list of qualified individuals "ready to assume the demanding position of school superintendents," according to a news release from the Tennessee School Boards Association or TSBA.The dozen ...

Local Christmas shoebox recipient says a small gift changed his life
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:30:08 -0800

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- Richard Addo calls West Tennessee home now, but he grew up in Ghana where his life was not always easy. "We went through some little challenges," Addo said. "It is very common to see kids eating once a day."

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:34:58 -0800

A Hamilton County elementary school principal and an Anderson County supervisor have earned top honors for their work in Tennessee education.

Navy recruiter arrested for sexual misconduct with a minor
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:31:49 -0800

A cyber Navy recruiter from Illinois is in jail after police say he traveled to Gibson County to have sex with a 15-year-old girl.

Hardwood Classic tips off tonight at Calloway Co.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:03:13 -0800

Tonight through Saturday, the campus of Calloway County schools will be devoted to prep girls high school basketball.

First responders see increased calls to transport obese patients
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:05:36 -0800

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Firefighters and EMTs are working together to serve West Tennessee's changing population. Obesity has become a big problem in the area, and first responders have seen an increase in calls because of it.

Football Title Fever Sweeps Marion County
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:35:44 -0800

If you can't tell it's Championship Week in Jasper, Tennessee by all the rallying signs around town for the Marion County Warriors Football, you certainly should be able to tell by the t-shirt printing press firing away behind Maximum Sports on Jasper's Town Square." 

Audit: Guns and equipment missing from Gibson County Sheriff's office
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 21:17:55 -0800

TRENTON, Tenn. -- Shocking findings after an audit of the Gibson County Sheriff's Department. It found things like guns and radios that belong to the department are unaccounted for.

Marion's Coach Reflects on Game and Season
Sat, 06 Dec 2014 16:07:54 -0800

The Marion County warriors went to Cookeville with a sparkle in their eyes and a dream in their hearts. It's a moment only a few young men get to experience -- a shot at championship glory. The town of Jasper and beyond turned out for the Warriors, nearly filling one side of Tennessee Tech's stadium. ...