ALERT: 5.6 MILLION COMPUTER POWER CORDS BEING RECALLED BY HP

Wednesday, August 27, 2014Hewlett-Packard Company is recalling about 5.6 million notebook computer AC power cords in this country and another 446,700 in Canada because of possible overheating, which can pose a fire and burn hazard.HP has received 29 reports of power cords overheating and melting or charring, resulting in two claims of minor burns and…

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FAKE ‘TIME CHANGE’ POST MAKING THE ROUNDS ON FACEBOOK

Tuesday, August 26, 2014Not sure why or who started a Facebook post showing Daylight Savings Time ending “Next Sunday” but it isnt true.  Neither is it true that “Clocks will be set forward” as the graphic shows.  Most people know that the official end of Daylight Savings Time is in November  now, November 2nd to…

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NAIL POLISH THAT CAN DETECT ‘DATE RAPE’ DRUGS COMING SOON

Tuesday, August 26, 2014Between Boomsday and the first UT football game, it’s a big weekend in East Tennessee. With the extra celebration could come an extra danger. A recent study shows one in four college women report surviving a rape or attempted rape at some point. In 8 out of every 10 rapes — the…

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PUBLIC ASKED TO HELP FIND MISSING MENTALLY CHALLENGED MARYVILLE TEEN

Tuesday, August 26, 2014The Blount County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate a missing teen who has a mental disability. Darion Breeden, 18, was last seen at his sister’s home on Hutton Ridge Road last Friday around 2 pm. The sheriff said that Darion has the mental capability of a 14-year-old,…

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