Franklin County, Tenn., investigators are trying to figure out who killed 26-year-old Cowan resident Corey N. Matthews, whose body was found in a cornfield Sunday about two miles from his home.
Approval of the merger of two Jackson County, Ala., water authorities with the DeKalb-Jackson Water Supply District will save about $200,000 a year, officials say.
DUNLAP, Tenn. — Erlanger Health System's new, $1.8 million emergency room in Dunlap will bring full-time medical care to the central Sequatchie Valley as soon as late summer.
As victims continue cleaning up in the wake of Monday’s tornadoes, DeKalb County, Ala., officials have established a contact number for those still needing help.
Crews and property owners are cleaning up after a pair of confirmed EF2 tornadoes and high, straight-line winds struck DeKalb and Marshall counties in Alabama on Monday, injuring seven people and displacing as many as 70.
Jim Phillips doesn't whisper when he tells you he knows the "best-kept secret in the state of Tennessee."
TBI agents and Coffee County investigators still are looking for leads to explain what happened to a 51-year-old woman whose partially burned body was found in an old rock quarry March 9.
Sequatchie County, Tenn., officials are studying a wheel tax and spending cuts to cover federal Affordable Care Act requirements for possible increases in county employee health insurance costs of as much as $600,000 a year.
State and federal authorities in Imperial Beach, Calif., have arrested a recent Chattanooga resident in the November slaying of a Manchester, Tenn., man.
A Rosalie, Ala., man was reported in critical condition at Erlanger hospital from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a chase and four-hour standoff with authorities Thursday on state Highway 71 north of his hometown.
Grundy County Mayor Lonnie Cleek says there are few options but to go with a $37-per-day, per-inmate contract with Carroll County to house a half-dozen or more of Grundy's female prisoners while county officials work to build a new jail.
Medical officials in Nashville ruled the death of a woman found Saturday in Coffee County, Tenn., a homicide after finding she was killed by a single gunshot to the chest, officials said Monday.
The schools' names rise from memory like tombstones, tragic reminders of the mass violence, lost innocence and senseless pain that gave them their horrible distinction.
There are no new leads in the search for missing South Pittsburg, Tenn., resident James Roger Tant, who last was heard from a year ago today, but investigators plan to refocus on the case this week.
Officials in Pikeville, Tenn., will have their third reading on a new ordinance Monday that will open applications for package stores to anyone who can qualify under Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission rules.
The woman charged in the 2011 slayings of two elderly Bledsoe County, Tenn., sisters on Thursday pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder and was ordered to serve two life sentences without parole, authorities said.
Brenda K. Brown, the woman charged in the 2011 shooting deaths of two elderly Bledsoe County sisters, has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder charges and has accepted a sentence of life without parole, according to authorities in Bledsoe County.
Tullahoma, Tenn., police say federal authorities are looking into the investigation of a local woman charged in February with pimping a teenage girl to adult men in exchange for crack cocaine.
Jackson County, Ala., commissioners are wrangling with a $1.2 million 2012-13 budget deficit that stems from previous years' deficits that were countered with reserve funds.
Despite a two-hour delay Friday that led to classes being canceled, Bledsoe County Middle School's staff came to work because that's what the school's late principal would have expected.
Bledsoe County Middle School principal and longtime educator Deborah Thompson was killed Thursday when a car plowed into a Knoxville restaurant and struck her, according to police.
State and local investigators in Bledsoe County, Tenn., are in their second week of interviews in a probe launched by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of "mishandled" pharmaceutical supplies for the county's ambulances.
Officials in Dalton, Ga., on Wednesday said the couple injured in a Feb. 20 house fire on Griffin Street have died of their burns at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, Ga.
The man convicted on a plea of killing 24-year-old Tullahoma, Tenn., nursing student Megan Sharpton is trying to withdraw that guilty plea and take the case to trial.
Donnie Jones Jr., the convicted killer of Tullahoma nursing student Megan Sharpton, on Monday filed paperwork to withdraw the guilty plea he entered earlier this month and put the case before a jury.
A body found Saturday in Marion County, Tenn.'s stretch of the Tennessee River was identified Monday as that of missing U.S. Army Spc. Bradley Paul Rogers, who last was seen Feb. 3 in Chattanooga.
When Steve Pickett reopened his family's Pickett Trout Ranch near Dunlap, Tenn., in 2004, the bulk of his business was from anglers who came to catch rainbow trout from the ponds there.
Jackson County, Ala., officials say the first of four quarterly community meetings was a success with a turnout of at least 50 residents.
OCOEE, Tenn. — For Jamie and Timmy Gamble, Goforth Creek Canyon is a treasured getaway from their hectic lives.
Two DeKalb County, Ala., men are charged in connection with the recovery of a dozen stolen all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles, Sheriff Jimmy Harris said Friday.
Signal Mountain resident James T. Meeks III will be at least 36 years old before he's eligible for parole in the deaths of three people killed in a 2011 crash in Marion County, Tenn.
A Marion County judge this week sentenced 20-year-old Signal Mountain resident James T. Meeks III to a combined 27 years in prison in the deaths of three people and injuries to a fourth stemming from a June 2011 crash on Big Fork Road.
Longtime Bledsoe County Emergency Medical Service Director Larry Billingsley is at the center of a state, federal and local investigation launched Friday in connection with "mishandled" pharmaceutical supplies for the county's ambulances, authorities said.
State, federal and local authorities are investigating the alleged mishandling of pharmaceutical drugs by Bledsoe County Emergency Medical Service director Larry Billingsley, according to officials in Pikeville, Tenn.
Charges against a Tullahoma, Tenn., man accused of abducting a woman on New Year's Day, robbing her, biting her and forcing her to perform sex acts will go to a grand jury in March.
HALETOWN, Tenn. — The Marion Memorial Bridge replacement project is on schedule as crews work this month on the last of seven piers to support the span over the Tennessee River above Nickajack Dam.
Safety officers at all levels in Franklin County, Tenn., are stepping up traffic enforcement in the face of a sixfold increase in fatalities in 2012.
In the wake of a 300-percent increase in traffic fatalities in 2012, Franklin County officials want the driving public to know that if you drive drunk there you’ll go to jail.
Grundy County, Tenn.'s finances are on the rebound after reaching worrisome lows late last year.
Jackson County, Ala., authorities are awaiting autopsy results and a determination by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation after a Jan. 29 police shootout that claimed the life of a man from the town of Section.
A decade ago, most farmers weren't interested in turning their farms into tourism operations.
PISGAH, Ala. — There's a new robotics class at Pisgah High School in Jackson County, Ala., where education is sprouting wheels and whirring along the halls.
A Tracy City, Tenn., group was awarded funds for training by the state Department of Economic and Community Development as it seeks to establish attractions downtown that would draw tourism dollars to the southern Grundy County town.
The $208 million Bledsoe County Correctional Complex, completed in December, is slated for a $30.25 million expansion before the first inmate has even moved in.
The death toll rose to two this week in Bartow County, Ga., as cleanup continued there and in Gordon County after last Wednesday's 160 mph tornado that destroyed or damaged hundreds of homes.
Officials at Arnold Engineering Development Complex in Tullahoma, Tenn., and military installations around the world are preparing for a projected $1.8 billion shortfall in Air Force funding as the battle over the federal budget continues in Washington, D.C.
Charging stations for electric vehicles are sprouting up across the region, but good luck finding a car plugged into one.
The clock is ticking down to South Pittsburg, Tenn.'s 17th annual National Cornbread Festival, and officials have announced early plans and are hinting at some new additions.
A Section, Ala., man was found dead inside his home Tuesday after a standoff and an exchange of gunfire with law enforcement officers who were trying to tear-gas him out of the residence.
Polk County authorities and members of a grieving community have found the second of two children who went missing along with their father earlier this month on Conasauga Creek in Delano, Tenn.