WE CAN RUN YELLOW LIGHTS, BREAK CAR WINDOWS, GROW HEMP AND OTHER LAWS STARTING TODAY

Tuesday, July 1, 2014July 1 marks the first day many new Tennessee laws go into effect, from new restrictions on cold medication to legislation allowing drivers to run yellow lights. Here are 14 new laws you may not have been aware of: 1. KNIFE POSSESSION A new law overrides local restrictions on knives, making it legal throughout…

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SAYING FAREWELL TO A GREAT STATESMAN: HOWARD BAKER JR.

Monday, June 30, 2014Hundreds gathered at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center of Public Policy on the University of Tennessee campus on Monday to pay their respects to one of Tennessee’s most respected statesmen. Howard Baker Jr, the former Senator and U.S. ambassador, died at his home on Thursday. On Monday, people slowly filed by…

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HOMESTEADS HOMECOMING THIS SATURDAY – EVERYONE INVITED

Monday, June 30, 2014 CROSSVILLE — The Cumberland Homesteads Tower Association (CHTA) will hold its 2014 homecoming celebration on Saturday, July 5, rain or shine. The celebration will begin at 10 a.m. on the grounds of the Homestead Tower Museum at the junction of Hwy. 127 S and State Rt. 68. The CHTA annual meeting…

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THIRD BIG RIG WRECK AT 341 EAST BOUND IN LESS THAN A MONTH

Monday, June 30, 2014For the third time in less than a month, a tractor trailer rig has wrecked at mile marker 314 East bound of I-40 in Roane County.  June 3rd, June 9th and this morning a big rig turned over around 2am.  TDOT is saying the wreckage should be cleared by 2pm Eastern Time….

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