KIMBALL, Tenn. — When Creek Meadows subdivision resident Ronnie Case asked the city to pour a concrete slab at a spot many area residents use as a dump, he had no idea the controversy it would cause.
JASPER, Tenn. — Marion County will aid the expansion of one of its biggest industries by exempting the property taxes on new equipment being installed at Lodge Manufacturing Co.
KIMBALL, Tenn. — After waiting a year, city administrators learned they will get some state grant money for Kimball Park.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — When South Pittsburg city commissioners moved recently to hire two part-time public works employees, it led to some hard feelings among city officials.
KIMBALL, Tenn. -- After severe storms on March 2 caused extensive hail damage to the city's police cruisers, Kimball leaders decided to revamp the entire fleet.
JASPER, Tenn. — In an effort to keep pace with surrounding municipalities and offset rising costs, the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously voted to raise the city’s court costs.
Business brought Betty Lewis and her husband to Northeast Alabama. But it was glistening Lake Guntersville that reeled them into Scottsboro.
Roger Layne has taken East Tech Company Inc. from a tiny upstart venture to a major manufacturing presence in the Chattanooga market with $5 million in annual sales.
Being the town drunk used to be a guaranteed way to dodge jury duty.
Arrests were up last year throughout Southeast Tennessee, although the numbers of reported crimes fluctuated, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s annual crime data report shows.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — Catoosa County Sheriff Phil Summers won’t have to worry about political fundraisers and putting out campaign signs this year. He is unopposed in the primary and general elections.
A woman who told police she was raped at gunpoint by men posing as police officers was arrested today for filing a false report, Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said.
Police used to plot crime trends in Tyrone, Ga., by sticking different colored pins into a map hanging on the squad room wall.
Fort Lanes is more than a bowling alley to Marsha Raper.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Theories have changed about how a triple slaying was carried out here on Valentine’s Day 1999, and the state is revamping its case against three suspects.
New charges were filed here today against three suspects in a triple slaying on Valentine’s Day 1999, halting plans for a September trial and effectively restarting the case from scratch.
A judge this morning reinstated former Cleveland City Council member Rod Davis’ right to work as a bonding agent while he awaits trial for felony theft.
An off-duty police officer on his way home was the first to spot a suspected bank robber driving through Dalton, Ga., in December. The second officer to arrive had just left home to start work.
It didn’t take long Monday before child safety seat inspectors found the reason they do the job.
DALTON, Ga. — Industries are being recruited to build manufacturing facilities inside Georgia state prisons, so that prisoners learn how to earn an honest living and do not come back.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — The mayor and council of Ringgold are being sued by a Southern heritage group because the city removed the Confederate battle flag from the Ringgold Depot.
A woman offering natural healing techniques and herbal medicines here has been charged by the Dade County Sheriff’s Office with practicing medicine without a license.
Volunteers will be trained next week to begin staffing a rape counseling center in Fort Oglethorpe that will be the only dedicated facility for sex crime victims in a five-county region.
Amy Wilson won’t have to wait long to trade her graduation gown for a lab coat.
Recreation is receiving renewed attention in Whitfield County with new sports fields and pavilions planned for construction.
The Rolex watch Laddy Ratliff plans to give as a gift to his father has a unique history. It’s previous owner was a convicted drug dealer.
Resource centers are being placed in courthouses of the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit to help crime victims navigate the legal system
Carole Lewis was a naive teenager in 1992 when she walked up to give directions to a man in a car outside the restaurant where she worked. He kidnapped and raped her.
About a dozen Northwest Georgia police officers this week searched dark woodlands, were bombed with tear gas and rappelled headfirst off a 35-foot wall.
An ignited underground natural gas deposit continued shooting flames into the air here Tuesday with such force that firefighters abandoned efforts to cap the 280-foot hole.
MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. — A well expert from Texas arrived here this afternoon to begin capping a methane well fire.
A suspected bank robber wanted in connection with six hold-ups including heists in East Ridge, Fort Oglethorpe and Dalton, Ga., was arrested this weekend in Chatsworth, Ga., Police Chief Terry Martin said today.
Weapons seized by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency have traditionally been auctioned on the courthouse steps, giving violators who lost a family heirloom a chance to buy back their keepsake.
DUNLAP, Tenn. — Copper thieves mined the electrical system of a regional coal museum here and caused thousands of dollars in damage.
Sweet smells of sugary corn blended with the bite of distilled alcohol wafted over Cane Creek here Wednesday as sheriff’s deputies dismantled a moonshine still, and perhaps a piece of history.
LAFAYETTE, Ga. — Authorities acting on a tip today found a large moonshine still that had been operating along the banks of Cane Creek near the Waterville community east of here.
Cleanup continued Monday at a carpet pad production plant here after a four-alarm fire destroyed millions of pounds of inventory.
Firefighters began leaving Quality Carpet & Cushion around noon today, more than 20 hours after they responded to a four-alarm blaze at the manufacturing facility.
Pharmacist Chuck Gass has no way of knowing if a customer legitimately needs prescription painkillers or is shopping around North Georgia drug stores in search of an illegal high.
While some drug task forces are cash-strapped and bracing for federal funding cuts, the 10th Judicial District’s interdiction team is enjoying such prosperity that it is giving money away.
A LaFayette, Ga., man who worked as a community youth mentor has been charged with molesting two children and possessing thousands of child pornography pictures.
Drug investigators in Northwest Georgia could be the first to test a program to track electronically the sale of over-the-counter medicines used to make methamphetamine.
Rex Harrison initially thought the Tennessee Aquarium would never be more than a giant fish tank when it was built 15 years ago in downtown Chattanooga.
A digital machine that quickly zips fingerprint images to the state crime lab is being added to Whitfield County Probate Court to expedite issuing gun permits.
A grown man sat in the emergency room at Hamilton Medical Center here Wednesday and cried out, “I want my mommy.”
Police Officer Mike Norris said gambling isn’t yet a problem in this Dade County city, but he wants to hedge his bets.
Rocky Patel said business at the Rossville Thriftway convenience store slows down on Sunday.
A federal jury in Rome, Ga., rejected Thursday a Rossville man’s claim his civil rights were violated when Walker County deputies searched his home without a warrant.
When a blaze gutted a Dalton, Ga., apartment in February and killed a baby, firefighters raced to the scene. Workers with the American Red Cross followed close behind to help the displaced family find shelter and to provide clothes.
Parents gathered at Ringgold High School to share concerns Tuesday night and to come up with ways to battle prescription drug abuse by some children.