The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation overnight positively identified the female murder victim found shot and burned in Coffee County as Connie Lou Brown, 51, of McMinnville. She has no fixed street address.
At this time, no arrests have been made.
May 21, 2013
Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts was under lockdown on Tuesday afternoon as police officers conducted a search for a fugitive nearby. School officials said all students and staff ... (click for more)
Members of the Tennessee United States Congressional delegation today called on the administration "to provide details on its policy of awarding Medicare contracts to businesses not licensed ... (click for more)
AccuWeather.com reports severe storms, some capable of producing tornadoes, will threaten communities across northern and eastern Texas, southeastern Oklahoma, northwestern Louisiana and Arkansas ... (click for more)
Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts was under lockdown on Tuesday afternoon as police officers conducted a search for a fugitive nearby. School officials said all students and staff were safe and were awaiting the lifting of the lockdown. CSLA is on East Brainerd Road at Vance Road. (click for more)
Members of the Tennessee United States Congressional delegation today called on the administration "to provide details on its policy of awarding Medicare contracts to businesses not licensed in Tennessee, a violation of the administration’s bid policy and a violation of Tennessee state law." The members write: “We recently received reports that Medicare awarded DME (Durable ... (click for more)
The Delta Queen is a magnificent part of history and in many ways I'm pleased she is in town. Having the boat where she is is the problem. The boat blocks the view of and from the prettiest park in our town. The crew take many of the parking spots around the park leaving families to park across Frazier and schlep their kids, strollers and picnics to the park. You don't get fireworks ... (click for more)
It has been about 25 years or so since I had the opportunity to visit every county in the state of Tennessee and, as a volunteer for the American Cancer Society at the time, I met cancer survivors and listened to their incredible stories. I remember one man in particular who had bone cancer and one night he said he rolled over in bed and literally broke his arm in a very simple ... (click for more)
The Soddy Daisy softball team fell short on Monday in a bid for a Spring Fling berth, then learned after the game that Assistant Coach Lamar Lasley had died earlier in the day of a heart attack. Coach Wes Skiles told the team after a 4-1 loss to Smyrna. Both teams prayed around the pitcher’s circle after the Lady Trojans were informed. Lasley was the longtime assistant ... (click for more)
Baylor sophomore Selena Popp won the Division II girls pentathlon Monday afternoon in Murfreesboro. It is the first state championship of the 2013 Spring Fling. Popp won the 100 meter hurdles and the high jump. She edged out Evangelical Christian School's Kate Jamison by one point. Teammate Victoria Wicks was third and Kate Kaufman was fifth. ... (click for more)