Monthly Archives: October 2014

Federal Government Cleans Up Vacant Campus Building

The federal government has spent $425,776 so far to clean up the thousands of chemicals abandoned in a vacant science building on the Knoxville College campus. Environmental Protection Agency official Anita Davis told the Knoxville News Sentinel the federal agency will … Continue reading

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Change Smoke Alarm Batteries with Daylight Saving Time

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding Tennesseans to change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when they set back their clocks Saturday night for daylight saving time. Officials say the early warning of a smoke … Continue reading

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Rivals Gear Up for Next Round of Tenn. Whiskey War

State lawmakers are gearing up for the next round of a fight between global liquor giants over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey. Louisville, Kentucky-based Brown-Forman, which owns Jack Daniel’s, supports the law requiring Tennessee whiskey to be made from … Continue reading

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Alexander, Corker to host Ebola Roundtable in Chattanooga

  (News Channel 4- Nashville) U.S. Tennessee Sens. Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker will host a roundtable discussion in Chattanooga on Ebola preparedness. The event is scheduled for 2 to 3:15 p.m. on Friday at the CHI Memorial Hospital. Alexander … Continue reading

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Student Admits to Killing a Bobcat Out of Season

A 16-year-old Coffee County High School student admits he killed a native bobcat out of season and faces a minimal fine and court costs. But the investigation of how the slain animal wound up displayed from a goal post at … Continue reading

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Traders Bank to be Sold

Tullahoma’s oldest commercial bank will be sold to a Macon County financial institution in a transaction set to be complete by early next year. Citizens Bank of Lafayette says it’s taking over Traders Bank. Traders is the 7th oldest bank … Continue reading

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No on One Side Outraises Abortion Amendment Proponents

Groups fighting a proposed anti-abortion amendment to the state’s constitution out-spent those favoring the measure by more than 3-1 margin according to finance reports filed earlier. The vote no on one group spent $3.43 million to push opposition to the … Continue reading

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PETA Offering Reward for Bobcat Information

PETA is offering up to $2,500 for information leading to the identification of the person or persons responsible for killing a bobcat in Tullahoma, apparently as part of a school prank. The bobcat was found hanging from a football field … Continue reading

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State Suggests Changing Smoke Alarm Batteries with Daylight Saving Clock Changes

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding Tennesseans to change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide for detectors when they set back their clocks Saturday night for daylight saving time. Officials say the early warning of a … Continue reading

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State Suggest Fort Campbell Lab for Disease Testing

Tennessee’s top health department official is recommending that Fort Campbell use the state lab facility for testing for specific diseases, including Ebola. Dr. John Dreyzehner, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health, told a round table at the military post … Continue reading

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