WARNING ISSUED: RISE IN LIFE-THREATENING TICK BITE ILLNESSES IN TENNESSEE

Wednesday, July 30, 2014Tick-borne illnesses are on the rise in Tennessee.  Doctors are wondering why so many cases of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever are being reported, 328 cases statewide as of Tuesday. Experts are warning people to make certain they wear protective repellant to ward off ticks and to check skin and clothing for ticks…

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BREAD OF LIFE MISSION SEEKS DONATIONS

Wednesday, July 30, 2014The Bread of Life Rescue Mission is in need of donations of non-perishable food such as dry rice or beans, instant potatoes, canned foods, peanut butter, and Jello and Kool-Aid mixes. You may drop off donations at the mission located at 281 W. Fourth Street, or call 707-0503.  The Bread of Life…

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TN MAN TELLS WIFE ‘GOING FISHING’, MARRIES ANOTHER WOMAN – CHARGED WITH BIGAMY

Wednesday, July 30, 2014February 11th, 1993 was the day Gerri Testerman’s world changed forever. “It was a good day,” the Bristol woman recalled. “It was a great day. We were in love. We were getting ready to spend the rest of our live together.” The groom was Scott Testerman, the man of her dreams. 21…

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TRAFFIC ALERT: I-40 EAST BOUND SHUT DOWN AT 364 MILE MARKER

Tuesday, July 29, 2014A multiple-vehicle crash has shut down eastbound traffic on Interstate 40 in Loudon County. Loudon County dispatch confirmed initial reports said two tractor trailers and a passenger vehicle collided and caught on fire near mile marker 364 at about 6:48 a.m.EST

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