50 FENTRESS COUNTY PEOPLE TO BE ARRESTED – DRUG CHARGES

After a year worth of investigation, six teams of law enforcement, coming as far as Johnson City and even Chattanooga, will attempt to arrest more than 50 people in Fentress County during a drug sweep Thursday. The name, appropriately with Thursday’s date: “Operation May Day.” Fentress County Sheriff Tony Choate said all these cases involve…

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POLITICS AND RELIGION MIX ON COURTHOUSE LAWN

Not something you see everyday, dozens of political banners and candidates together with dozens of prayer goers for separate functions.  A large crowd gathered on the Courthouse lawn for the National Day of  Prayer ceremony as political candidates stood on the Courthouse sidewalk encouraging motorists to vote for them.  Today is the last day for…

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: EF1 TORNADO HIT WHITE COUNTY MONDAY

The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF1 tornado hit White County during the outbreak of storms Monday.   This is the same series of storms that moved into Cumberland county and toppled trees and knocked out power.  In addition to the wind damage, one home in Cumberland county was struck by lightning and caught fire….

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