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.
A 31-year-old Jackson County, Ala., man is dead today after a fatal exchange of gunfire with police at his home near the town of Section just after daybreak.
Scottsboro, Ala., has purchased almost all the most frequently damaged properties on the town's flood-prone East Maple Street in an effort to eliminate private losses.
PIKEVILLE, Tenn. — Students returning from the holiday break and seeing new paint and carpeting at Chattanooga State Community College's Sequatchie-Bledsoe campus might have thought they'd walked into the wrong place.
QUESTION: Whatever happened to Taft Youth Development Center? ANSWER: Since Taft Youth Development Center in Bledsoe County ushered out its last three students July 11, only a handful of staff remains. Gov. Bill Haslam targeted the center as part of budge
A Tullahoma, Tenn., mother, her boyfriend and another man have been charged in connection with exchanging sex with a teenage girl for crack cocaine, according to authorities in Coffee County.
Bond for Susan Lynette Baker, one of two defendants charged in the 2011 shooting death of 55-year-old Bledsoe County, Tenn., resident Clifford Carden, was revoked Wednesday and she was ordered by the judge in the case to undergo further mental evaluation.
Pepper Jack's, a new Signal Mountain eatery (in the former Waycrazy's Bar-B-Que building), is establishing its own tradition of fine barbecue pork and beef and tacking on a few unique additions. We arrived midafternoon on a Satu
PIKEVILLE, Tenn. — As the season for festivals, celebrations, school plays and recitals nears, Pikeville is building a new event stage on Main Street that will be a permanent community venue for Bledsoe County.
Jackson County, Ala., has settled on a funding source for multimillion-dollar transportation projects after shuffling through ideas in hopes of lightening the burden on county taxpayers.
DELANO, Tenn. — The mood was hushed and solemn inside the Delano Community Farm Market in the Mennonite community in north Polk County.
A search will resume around noon Friday near the Polk-McMinn county line along Conasauga Creek where an adult and two children are still missing after their canoe overturned Wednesday evening.
Pikeville, Tenn., officials last night held the first reading on an ordinance setting the rules for liquor-by-the-drink and retail package sales in Bledsoe County's lone town.
The number of traffic fatalities in Bradley and Franklin counties set high marks in 2012 that will trigger increased state and local enforcement there and across the region, officials said.
The Nissan plant in Decherd, Tenn., and an associated company, Yates Services, are in line for about $3.8 million in state FastTrack Job Training Assistance grants to fund training for about 850 new jobs at the facility in Franklin County.
A Tullahoma, Tenn., man first was charged with carjacking, then slapped with charges of rape, robbery, kidnapping and assault last week in connection with a New Year's Day attack that landed him behind bars in Coffee County on bond of more than $1 million.
A Tullahoma man charged early last week with carjacking now faces added charges of rape, robbery, kidnapping and aggravated assault in connection with an attack on a woman on New Year’s Day.
A former employee of the Upper Cumberland Human Resources Agency and self-described "whistle-blower" has filed a lawsuit seeking her job, back pay and $2 million for emotional and punitive damages after her firing in June.
Jackson County, Ala.'s five-man governing body this week formed nine committees to work with county department heads, employees and residents to improve efficiency and tackle issues.
A school lockdown on Tuesday in Grundy County, Tenn., was related to comments made many days prior that were revived in the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, according to Sheriff Brent Myers.
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The striking $7.6 million span across Little River that connects DeKalb and Cherokee counties has been named to the Sierra Club's Best U.S. Transportation Projects for 2012.
A court-ordered mental evaluation will delay a prosecution decision on whether to seek the death penalty for Donnie Frank Jones Jr. in the July kidnapping, rape and slaying of Tullahoma, Tenn., nursing student Megan Sharpton.
Now that Pikeville, Tenn., voters have approved selling liquor in package stores and by the drink, city officials have to set rules for how such sales will work.
A $3.3 million expansion at a Rainsville, Ala., car parts manufacturer will add 30 jobs for folks living in DeKalb County and surrounding areas.
Police in Dunlap, Tenn., are on the lookout for a man who robbed the Cates Street Pharmacy on Wednesday night at gunpoint, taking a sizable quantity of an unspecified drug.
PIKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Bledsoe County's state inmate population will swell in January by more than 1,500 prisoners after Tuesday's opening of a $208 million prison that will bring 425 jobs to the area.
Major East Tennessee contractor Britton Bridge LLC is trying to limit or escape liability in a worker's March 26 drowning at the U.S. Highway 41 bridge replacement project.
Winchester, Tenn., police Detective Chris Layne, searching through more than 311,000 child pornography images, was stunned by what he saw: His own high school classmates were among the victims.
The grandfather of slain 23-year-old Tullahoma, Tenn., resident Kayla D. Qualls' children was charged late Wednesday with her killing, investigators say.
Palmer, Tenn.-resident Jimmy Walter Rollins has been charged on federal indictments with eight counts of child pornography production after seizure of more than 300,000 photographs and videos involving 15 region children over a 20-year period, authorities said.
An arrest was made overnight in the Monday slaying of Tullahoma, Tenn., resident Kayla D. Qualls, whose body was found in the back of her own 2000 Ford Explorer on Spring Creek Road a couple of miles south of her hometown.
Franklin County, Tenn., authorities say they have two "persons of interest" in the death of Kayla D. Qualls, a mother of two whose body was found Monday by hunters in a remote, wooded area.