Soldier who fought with East TN native to be awarded Medal of Honor

Monday, July 21, 2014 A soldier, who fought alongside an East Tennessee native killed in Afghanistan, will be awarded the Medal of Honor during a ceremony at the White House today. Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts, 28, will become the ninth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. Four…

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ODD: 200 PAIRS OF PANTIES STOLEN FROM GA MALL

Monday, July 21, 2014 Authorities are investigating the theft of 200 pairs of panties at an east Georgia shopping mall. Richmond County sheriff’s officials say a thief stole the panties from Victoria’s Secret in Augusta Mall shortly before noon on Saturday. The Augusta Chronicle reports that security video shows the male entering the store and stuffing the…

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DANGEROUS BROWN RECLUSE SPIDER POPULATION GROWING IN TENNESSEE

Saturday, July 19, 2014Health officials are warning people to be on the lookout for the dangerous ‘brown recluse’ spider this summer. It turns out, the brown recluse spider is more active during the summer. They also tend to reproduce more during the warmer months. Brown recluses are very common in the South. In fact, most…

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MYSTERY ‘WOMAN IN BLACK’ ROAMS MORGAN COUNTY FRIDAY

Saturday, July 19, 2014A mysterious figure is capturing the attention of social media. She’s been nicknamed “the woman in black” and she’s been spotted in different parts of east Tennessee including Madisonville, Athens, Sweetwater and now Morgan County. Hardly anyone knows much about the so called “woman in black” spotted in the Mossy Grove area Friday. …

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