“DON’T DO IT” COMPUTER SCAMS HITTING MANY USERS INCLUDING LOCALS, LEARN HOW TO AVOID THEM

Friday, July 7, 2017****************MICROSOFT SCAM ALERT*********************** MARYVILLE, TENNESSEE – Here we go again, folks. We have another scam alert that has victimized three Blount County residents in the past couple days. This scam involves a “pop-up” window some people are receiving on their computers which directs them to call a representative with Microsoft about a…

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NASHVILLE BANS HOTELS AND MOTELS FROM RENTING ROOMS BY THE HOUR

Friday, July 7, 2017Tennessee’s capital city has banned hourly rentals at hotels and motels in a bid to crack down on prostitution and illegal drug use. The Tennessean reports Nashville’s Metro Council voted unanimously on Thursday to forbid establishments from renting rooms on an hourly basis or for any period less than 10 hours. The…

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WOMAN FOUND DEAD AT CUMMINS FALLS WAS HELPING LOOK FOR MISSING ELDERLY WOMAN

Friday, July 7, 2017Family members say the woman found dead at Cummins Falls on Thursday was there assisting in the search for an elderly woman. Lisa Michelle Tufts-Hillian, who goes by Missy, had heard about the search for 73-year-old Peggy McDaniel and wanted to help. Her family urged her to stay home because they thought it was too…

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73-YEAR-OLD WOMAN STILL MISSING AFTER 40 PEOPLE TRAPPED AT CUMMINS FALLS PARK

Thursday, July 6, 2017COOKEVILLE, TN (WSMV) – A woman is still missing after Jackson County officials rescued about 40 people who were trapped by high waters at Cummins Falls State Park on Wednesday. Emergency crews arrived on the scene around 1 p.m. after a flash flood rushed through. Officials said the water rose about 3 feet…

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