FORMER VEC ACCOUNTANT CHARGED WITH EMBEZZLING 1MILLION DOLLARS FROM POWER COMPANY

Thursday, November 29, 2018The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, in cooperation with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, says it has finished an investigation resulting in the indictment of Jason Kittle, a former Volunteer Energy Cooperative (VEC) accountant. Comptroller Justin P. Wilson says investigators determined that Kittle stole at least $994,981 between June, 2011 and December, 2017. Wilson…

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CDC: LIFE EXPECTANCY FOR AMERICANS HAS DROPPED – HERE’S WHY

Thursday, November 29, 2018CDC:  Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live. Overall, there were more than 2.8 million U.S. deaths in 2017, or nearly 70,000 more than the previous year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday….

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HARRIMAN SEARS STORE CLOSING

Thursday, November 29, 2018After 37 years in Harriman, Sears Hometown Store will be closing Jan. 1, 2019. After filing for bankruptcy protection last month and closing a number of large stores including one in Knoxville, Sears said that the small hometown stores would not be affected. The store has been doing well and the Black…

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GA WOMAN JAILED 3 MONTHS ON 1 MILLION DOLLAR BOND FOR POSSESSION OF COTTON CANDY – SUES

Monday, November 26, 2018A woman has sued a Georgia county, claiming she was jailed for three months over a misidentified bag of cotton candy. WMAZ-TV reports Dasha Fincher filed a lawsuit in federal court against the board of commissioners in Monroe County, two deputies and a drug test manufacturer, Sirchie Acquisition Company. According to the…

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