Monthly Archives: May 2015

Tennessee GOP Chairman Resigns State House Seat

State Rep. Ryan Haynes has resigned his seat in the House following his election as chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party. Haynes represented Knoxville in the Legislature for seven years after first being elected when he was 23 and a … Continue reading

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Pilot Throws Pizza Party for Delayed Passengers

A Delta Airlines pilot threw a pizza party for passengers who were on a flight that was delayed and diverted to Knoxville, Tennessee. On Tuesday afternoon, severe storms delayed several Atlanta-bound Delta Airlines flights, including those from California, Denver, and … Continue reading

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Republicans Bush, Santorum making Tennessee Stops

A declared Republican presidential candidate and a likely one are making Tennessee appearances in the coming days. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is the headliner at the state Republican Party’s annual fundraiser in Nashville on Saturday evening. Bush’s appearance follows … Continue reading

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Man Posing as Surgeon Arrested for Theft

  Posing as a surgeon, police say, 26-year-old Ryan Epperson, a corrections officer with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office since 2009 managed┬áto bypass security measures at all three of Chattanooga’s major downtown hospitals to steal narcotics. “Epperson admitted that he … Continue reading

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Investigation Continues in Shooting Death

Alabama authorities say they continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a young Lincoln county woman earlier this week. Huntsville police found the body of Amanda Jo Scott, age 29, after a telephone tip. The victim was … Continue reading

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Auto Parts Supplier to Move to Tenn.

An auto parts supplier says it will move jobs now filled by workers in Mexico and China to a new plant in Putnam county. Ficosa North America says it will build a $58 million plant in Cookeville, saving and adding … Continue reading

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Tennessee Board of Regents Names Leaders to 4 Institutions

The Tennessee Board of Regents has appointed three new community college presidents and a Tennessee college of applied technology director. The board oversees six state universities, 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology. Flora Tydings will assume the … Continue reading

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