A 31-year-old Jackson County, Ala., man is dead today after a fatal exchange of gunfire with police at his home near the town of Section just after daybreak.
Scottsboro, Ala., has purchased almost all the most frequently damaged properties on the town's flood-prone East Maple Street in an effort to eliminate private losses.
PIKEVILLE, Tenn. — Students returning from the holiday break and seeing new paint and carpeting at Chattanooga State Community College's Sequatchie-Bledsoe campus might have thought they'd walked into the wrong place.
QUESTION: Whatever happened to Taft Youth Development Center? ANSWER: Since Taft Youth Development Center in Bledsoe County ushered out its last three students July 11, only a handful of staff remains. Gov. Bill Haslam targeted the center as part of budge
A Tullahoma, Tenn., mother, her boyfriend and another man have been charged in connection with exchanging sex with a teenage girl for crack cocaine, according to authorities in Coffee County.
Bond for Susan Lynette Baker, one of two defendants charged in the 2011 shooting death of 55-year-old Bledsoe County, Tenn., resident Clifford Carden, was revoked Wednesday and she was ordered by the judge in the case to undergo further mental evaluation.
Pepper Jack's, a new Signal Mountain eatery (in the former Waycrazy's Bar-B-Que building), is establishing its own tradition of fine barbecue pork and beef and tacking on a few unique additions. We arrived midafternoon on a Satu
PIKEVILLE, Tenn. — As the season for festivals, celebrations, school plays and recitals nears, Pikeville is building a new event stage on Main Street that will be a permanent community venue for Bledsoe County.
Jackson County, Ala., has settled on a funding source for multimillion-dollar transportation projects after shuffling through ideas in hopes of lightening the burden on county taxpayers.
DELANO, Tenn. — The mood was hushed and solemn inside the Delano Community Farm Market in the Mennonite community in north Polk County.
A search will resume around noon Friday near the Polk-McMinn county line along Conasauga Creek where an adult and two children are still missing after their canoe overturned Wednesday evening.
Pikeville, Tenn., officials last night held the first reading on an ordinance setting the rules for liquor-by-the-drink and retail package sales in Bledsoe County's lone town.
The number of traffic fatalities in Bradley and Franklin counties set high marks in 2012 that will trigger increased state and local enforcement there and across the region, officials said.
The Nissan plant in Decherd, Tenn., and an associated company, Yates Services, are in line for about $3.8 million in state FastTrack Job Training Assistance grants to fund training for about 850 new jobs at the facility in Franklin County.
A Tullahoma, Tenn., man first was charged with carjacking, then slapped with charges of rape, robbery, kidnapping and assault last week in connection with a New Year's Day attack that landed him behind bars in Coffee County on bond of more than $1 million.
A Tullahoma man charged early last week with carjacking now faces added charges of rape, robbery, kidnapping and aggravated assault in connection with an attack on a woman on New Year’s Day.
A former employee of the Upper Cumberland Human Resources Agency and self-described "whistle-blower" has filed a lawsuit seeking her job, back pay and $2 million for emotional and punitive damages after her firing in June.
Jackson County, Ala.'s five-man governing body this week formed nine committees to work with county department heads, employees and residents to improve efficiency and tackle issues.
A school lockdown on Tuesday in Grundy County, Tenn., was related to comments made many days prior that were revived in the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, according to Sheriff Brent Myers.
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The striking $7.6 million span across Little River that connects DeKalb and Cherokee counties has been named to the Sierra Club's Best U.S. Transportation Projects for 2012.
A court-ordered mental evaluation will delay a prosecution decision on whether to seek the death penalty for Donnie Frank Jones Jr. in the July kidnapping, rape and slaying of Tullahoma, Tenn., nursing student Megan Sharpton.
Now that Pikeville, Tenn., voters have approved selling liquor in package stores and by the drink, city officials have to set rules for how such sales will work.
A $3.3 million expansion at a Rainsville, Ala., car parts manufacturer will add 30 jobs for folks living in DeKalb County and surrounding areas.
Police in Dunlap, Tenn., are on the lookout for a man who robbed the Cates Street Pharmacy on Wednesday night at gunpoint, taking a sizable quantity of an unspecified drug.
PIKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Bledsoe County's state inmate population will swell in January by more than 1,500 prisoners after Tuesday's opening of a $208 million prison that will bring 425 jobs to the area.
Major East Tennessee contractor Britton Bridge LLC is trying to limit or escape liability in a worker's March 26 drowning at the U.S. Highway 41 bridge replacement project.
Winchester, Tenn., police Detective Chris Layne, searching through more than 311,000 child pornography images, was stunned by what he saw: His own high school classmates were among the victims.
The grandfather of slain 23-year-old Tullahoma, Tenn., resident Kayla D. Qualls' children was charged late Wednesday with her killing, investigators say.
Palmer, Tenn.-resident Jimmy Walter Rollins has been charged on federal indictments with eight counts of child pornography production after seizure of more than 300,000 photographs and videos involving 15 region children over a 20-year period, authorities said.
An arrest was made overnight in the Monday slaying of Tullahoma, Tenn., resident Kayla D. Qualls, whose body was found in the back of her own 2000 Ford Explorer on Spring Creek Road a couple of miles south of her hometown.
Franklin County, Tenn., authorities say they have two "persons of interest" in the death of Kayla D. Qualls, a mother of two whose body was found Monday by hunters in a remote, wooded area.
Coffee County, Tenn., authorities still are sorting out an attack on Maple Springs Road that left a man dead and his fiancee injured and bleeding two weeks ago.
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From a little distance, Fort Payne High School's culinary lab looks like a modern commercial kitchen filled with sous chefs sporting white jackets and hustling bowls and baking sheets from prep areas to state-of-the-art of ovens under the scowl of a head chef.
Officials are still trying to determine exactly what went wrong Sept. 18 to cause thousands of gallons of wastewater to flow backward into the basement of Monteagle, Tenn.'s new multimillion-dollar sewer plant.
Grundy County grand jurors have indicted two Palmer, Tenn., men in connection with unrelated slayings in Gruetli-Laager, Tenn., according to officials.
The man charged in the July 2 rape and slaying of Tullahoma, Tenn., nursing student Megan Sharpton pleaded not guilty Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court.
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Signs of Civilian Conservation Corps work are visible throughout North Alabama's DeSoto State Park, but the story behind the New Deal-era crews who cut the stone to build the park's walls and buildings is just emerging.
For the first time since Reconstruction, Jackson County, Ala., has Republican members on its County Commission.
There still are no charges filed in the June death of a 3-month-old who suffered "major trauma" to his brain under circumstances investigators and medical officials called "suspicious."
DUNLAP, Tenn. — The county that once boasted Southeast Tennessee’s greatest population growth is experiencing a plateau in school enrollment that has educators rethinking long-standing plans to build a new school.
The man shot by Grundy County, Tenn., deputies during a late-October pursuit in Palmer, Tenn., will face federal charges when he's released from the hospital, authorities said.
Hours after a technical snag with Grundy County, Tenn., voting equipment caused problems with balloting summaries, results in one County Commission race and six municipal elections, including hot contests in Monteagle and Altamont, finally were tallied on Wednesday.
The Dixie Freeze in South Pittsburg, Tenn., is a block off the main drag in this Marion County town ensconced between the Tennessee River and the Cumberland Plateau.
Partial unofficial election results in Grundy County indicate winners for Monteagle mayor, the Altamont Board of Aldermen, and city commissions in Beersheba Springs and Tracy City, officials said.
A 37-year-old Tullahoma, Tenn., man has been indicted in the slaying of a 24-year-old nursing student whose body was found burning on the side of the road.
Voters across Grundy and Marion counties in Tennessee picked leadership in municipal elections for mayor and for seats on commissions and boards of aldermen featured on Tuesday ballots.
SECTION, Ala. — There's a time capsule in a wall of the Section Dairy Bar — the wall that a car smashed through one night.
The general fund balance in Grundy County, Tenn., stands this week at just over $100,000.
Emergency officials are on the scene this morning at 326 Martin Luther King Boulevard after a building collapsed on the south side of the road between King and Foster streets.
A man shot twice by Grundy County, Tenn., deputies remains hospitalized, authorities said.