FIRST DAY OF EARLY VOTING – LOW TURNOUT

Wednesday, April 11, 2018Today was the first day of early voting in Cumberland County.  While it’s true there aren’t a lot of races to vote in, only three contested, the voter turnout was low compared to previous first day’s.  Only 289 had voted as of 4:3opm today.  The vast majority of the votes cast were…

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TREEHOUSE FOR SALE, $1.5 MILLION (Well…. property too)

Tuesday, March 27, 2018Most of you know about the world-famous Horace Burgess  Treehouse which, for many years was an attraction that brought people off the Interstate along Cook Road to Beehive Lane.  Well Horace is selling the treehouse and all the land that goes with it. The treehouse stands at 97 feet tall and is…

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SCHOOL SYSTEM TO ARM STUDENTS WITH BUCKETS OF ROCKS FOR PROTECTION

Saturday, March 24, 2018 One schools superintendent has a novel way to keep his students safe from school shooters: arming them with rocks. David Helsel, superintendent of a school district in northeast Pennsylvania, explained his plan to a legislative education committee last week, drawing a flurry of local media coverage. “Every classroom has been equipped…

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51-POUND CATFISH CAUGHT IN ROANE COUNTY (PIC)

Saturday, March 24, 2018A Tennessee Wildlife Resources Officer stumbled across two fishermen on Watts Bar who hooked a big fish. On Wednesday, TWRA posted that a Roane County wildlife officer had come across two men fishing on Watts Bar. According to TWRA, both men were members of the East Tennessee Catfish Club and had caught…

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