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Governor-Elect Bill Lee Names Penny Schwinn Education Commissioner

Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Lee on Thursday announced the appointment of Penny Schwinn to lead the Tennessee Department of Education. “Penny leads with students at the forefront and I believe her experience is exactly what we need to continue improving on the gains we have made in the past few years,” said Governor-elect Lee. “As a former teacher and seasoned administrator, she will help make Tennessee a leader in the nation on education.” ... (click for more)

New downtown alleyway off Seventh Street
New downtown alleyway off Seventh Street

County Commission Votes To Match $120,000 Raised Privately For Program Aimed At Removing Those With Mental Health Issues From The Jail

Chatsworth Man To Serve Remainder Of Life In Prison For Killing Estranged Wife


The County Commission on Wednesday voted to match the $120,000 raised privately to date for a program aimed at removing those with mental health issues from the county jail "revolving door." Commissioner David Sharpe offered the amendment and it was approved 8-1. Commissioner Greg Martin ... (click for more)

A Chatsworth, Ga., man pleaded guilty to malice murder on Thursday and was given a life prison sentence for the killing of his estranged wife. Oliver Scott Cannon, 58, appeared before Superior Court Judge William T. Boyett. Cannon had been scheduled for a jury trial in February, ... (click for more)



Fleischmann Named Ranking Member Of House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee

Governor-Elect Bill Lee Announces 3 Cabinet Appointments

Grand Jury No Bills And True Bills


Congressman Chuck Fleischmann has been named Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Homeland Security subcommittee for the 116 th Congress: He said, “I am excited to be assuming the position ... (click for more)

Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Lee announced on Thursday three appointments to his cabinet for the Department of Health, the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and the Department ... (click for more)

Here are the Grand Jury No Bills and True Bills: No Bills: BULLOCK, DAVID CHRISTOPHER W 33 M 0 1 SD 60364 POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES FOR RESALE REECE, PAUL ALBERT W 53 M 0 1 ... (click for more)


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