TN COURTHOUSES TO GET PANIC BUTTONS, BULLET PROOF JUDGE’S BENCHES, OTHER SECURITY UPGRADES

Wednesday, October 10, 2018The Tennessee Judicial Conference and the General Sessions Judges Conference have adopted new minimum courtroom security standards to promote the security and safety of the members of the judiciary, court personnel, and the public. The standards were last updated in the 1990s. In the past year, there have been at least three major security breaches…

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FOR MONTEREY AND OTHER TN TOWNS, THIS PROBLEM STINKS!

Wednesday, October 10, 2018MONTEREY, Tenn. — This town has never fully recovered since the last coal mine shut down in 1983. The population has stagnated. Even large swaths of commercial real estate — prime for restaurants and truck stops — sit empty by Interstate 40 exits. But it was not only the loss of a major…

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SELFIE DEATHS ARE SORE-ING, 250 DEATHS!

Thursday, October 4, 2018Ever since cell phones started coming with a camera, the most popular thing to do has been to take a selfie, a picture of yourself, and post in on Instagram, Twitter, and/or Facebook. But lately, people have been taking selfies to extreme levels in order to get more likes and viral acclaim for…

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FORMER CCHS TEACHER SENTENCED TO EIGHT-YEARS, VEHICULAR HOMICIDE

Wednesday, October 3, 2018A former Cumberland County High School teacher has been sentenced to 8 years in prison in connection to a crash that claimed the life of a Morgan County man last year. On May 18, 2017, Meghan E. Wilson, 37, of Crossville, was driving southbound on Highway 127 in the Rinnie Community when…

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