POSSIBLE HOMICIDE IN LAKE TANSI BEING INVESTIGATED

Friday, June 20, 2014There are reports this morning of a possible homicide in the Lake Tansi Area.  The only information being released is the victim is a male subject and was discovered about 5 am this morning on Ackia Street.  Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department along with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are on the scene…

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TICKS AND MOSQUITOES CAUSE 171 CASES OF ILLNESSES IN TENNESSEE TO DATE

Thursday, June 19, 2014Tennessee is now reporting cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in two residents who had recently traveled to the Caribbean. The second confirmed case was from the Knoxville area. The Tennessee Department of Health announced the first confirmed case in Madison County on Friday. The state is also investigating several suspected cases…

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ANTHRAX EXPOSURE TO CDC WORKERS BEING INVESTIGATED

Thursday, June 19, 2014About 75 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria this month because of a safety problem at some of its labs in Atlanta, the federal agency revealed Thursday. Independent experts say it appears to be the largest incident involving anthrax, a…

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$25,000 WORTH OF VASES STOLEN FROM CEMETERY

Wednesday, June 18, 2014Families are stunned over the theft of more than 100 grave site vases over the past few weeks at Green Acres Memory Gardens in Crossville.  Apparently the thieves were after the copper content of the vases.  Copper was trading at $3.05 per pound today. The owners of the Cemetery have assured the…

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