Shaky economic times are sometimes more poignant in rural areas because help is often far away or hard to reach, said Bill Wolfe, pastor at Lee Station Baptist Church in Bledsoe County, Tenn.
When Jasper Middle School fifth-grade teacher Bobby McCulley is awarded the Tennessee Education Association's Distinguished Educator Award in a ceremony this afternoon, it'll be at the same Marion County school he attended as a student.
Former Meigs County, Tenn., sheriff's deputy Bradley Collins, charged in Rhea County in February with aggravated assault and felony reckless endangerment, was cleared of charges after a state review of the case.
The Tennessee Valley Authority has named 100 acres of land adjacent to Northeast Alabama Community College between Fort Payne and Scottsboro to its list of data center sites deemed "ready to recruit."
Plans to put a TVA high-power transmission line near South Pittsburg, Tenn., have stirred some neighbors to concern.
Regional transportation officials want the public to offer ideas for improvements or new services provided by the Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency at a hearing set for May 15 in Dunlap, Tenn.
There have been no charges filed in the "suspicious" June 2012 death of 3-month-old Colin Eugene Russell, who Marion County investigators have said died from possible brain trauma.
Summerville, Ga., received a chunk of $1.66 million in grant funding from the state Department of Natural Resources for development of its Willow Springs Trail between two historic sites.
Four of the elected officials in Dunlap, Tenn., are running for second terms Saturday, elections officials said.
Pikeville, Tenn., officials hope to gain approval for two new traffic signals on the town’s stretch of U.S. Highway 127 to slow motorists and improve safety, especially for school traffic on the south end of town.
The search for the fourth suspect in the March 24 cornfield slaying of Cowan, Tenn., resident Corey Matthews has expanded to New York state, authorities said.
Well, now I feel silly. I’ve been driving right past the Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que’s little log cabin restaurant in East Ridge for years and never stopped once.
It's where her body was found.
Jackson County, Ala., municipalities have settled accounting errors in property tax disbursements that mistakenly overpaid the cities, including a $188,000 overpayment to the county seat of Scottsboro.
A 21-year-old Bledsoe County, Tenn., man died Wednesday in raging floodwaters in the Big Spring Gap area north of Pikeville, Tenn., authorities said.
One of two men at-large in the March 24 slaying of a Cowan, Tenn., resident was arrested Tuesday in Florida by a U.S. Marshal's Office task force.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into the findings of an audit slamming Manchester, Tenn., for undocumented financial activity in police and fire department bank accounts, unaccounted for fundraiser money and mis
Franklin County, Tenn., authorities say one of the two men at-large in the March 24 slaying of 26-year-old Cowan, Tenn., resident Corey N. Matthews has been arrested by a U.S. Marshal’s Office task force.
Pikeville and the Tennessee Department of Correction are working on a deal for the city to operate the water treatment plant at the former Taft Youth Development Center property on the Cumberland Plateau.
Barring another bout with Mother Nature, the new Civilian Conservation Corps Museum at DeSoto State Park east of Fort Payne, Ala., will be dedicated and officially opened Friday.
Question: Whatever happened to Chicago Bridge & Iron, which planned to build a $110 million plant in Marion County with 250 to 350 jobs?
College-bound high school students in Bledsoe and Sequatchie counties could gain an expanded dual-enrollment and early college program aimed at technical careers through Chattanooga State Community College in coming years.
Two of four men charged in a March 24 killing in Cowan, Tenn., are now listed among the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted and are the subject of a $1,000 reward for information.
Victims of March 18's tornadoes and high winds in DeKalb County, Ala., and surrounding counties could be eligible for federal help after being approved recently for disaster assistance in the form of low-interest loans.
Two Coffee County, Tenn., men are in custody and two others are at large after indictments were handed down by a Franklin County grand jury Monday in the March 24 slaying of a Cowan, Tenn., resident.
Authorities in Franklin County, Tenn., say two arrests have been made in the March 24 slaying of 26-year-old Cowan, Tenn., resident Corey N. Matthews, and two more suspects are at large.
Authorities in Franklin County, Tenn., say investigators have made "good progress" after dozens of interviews after the discovery of a Cowan, Tenn., man's body in a local cornfield in March.
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — The B.B. Comer Bridge over the Tennessee River was named to a Top 10 list of savable bridges for 2013 and is the target of a preservation effort.
A Winchester, Tenn., city councilman who in 2011 flatly denied allegations of sexually assaulting a woman at his apartment was found guilty of a misdemeanor during a jury trial Thursday.
Jackson County, Ala., commissioners are fishing for funding cuts and so far have netted more than $750,000 from four departmental budgets.
No charges have been filed so far in a Tuesday altercation in Meigs County's Cottonport community that left one man with critical gunshot injuries, authorities said.
Authorities in Meigs County are probing a shooting in the Cottonport Community that left one man critically injured Tuesday evening.
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Storm damage at DeSoto State Park is hurting the park's revenue stream, but officials at the facility near Fort Payne hope everything is back up and running before July.
Franklin County, Tenn., authorities say the man found dead in a Cowan cornfield on March 24 was targeted by more than one person, though they won't say why.
DUNLAP, Tenn. — This morning, as the sun rises or the clouds lighten on this most joyous of days for Christians, the congregation at the little Methodist church east of Dunlap will gather at the western foot of Walden's Ridge as it has for more than 160 years.
As a 13-year-old boy recovers from being accidentally shot Thursday, Marion County, Tenn., authorities say they now know how it happened.
The father of the boy accidentally shot Thursday at a home in Marion County issued a statement today from Erlanger hospital, where the boy is being treated.
Victims of last week's storms in DeKalb County, Ala., won't qualify for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but Gov. Robert Bentley has approved an application for financial help from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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.