McMinn County Schools are honored by the College Board. More>>
Eight of the occupants killed were not wearing seat belts; two of the fatalities were from in alcohol-related crashes. More>>
The man in an officer-involved shooting in Etowah has died. The suspect was identified as David Greenwood, 49, who ran from police after a traffic stop Monday night. More>>
The victim in an officer involved shooting in Etowah has passed away. More>>
The Etowah Police Department and Fire Department hand-delivered fruit bags and stuffed animals to two nursing homes in Etowah for the second straight year Tuesday. More>>
Trucks were out spraying the roads with brine in preparation for winter weather that could be hitting the Tennessee Valley this Thanksgiving week. More>>
A new building in Athens is turning heads and drawing crowds. More>>
State officials have confirmed that a strain of E. coli that sickened nine children has been matched to animal waste collected at an East Tennessee dairy farm that sells raw milk. More>>
Investigators believe an arson Thursday night is the result of a man threatening to burn down the house his ex-wife was planned to buy. More>>
Thanks to a new communications satellite launched in 2011, a company named Exede Internet is beaming a message of hope from outer space to those stranded in the Internet wastelands. More>>
Restaurants at eight Tennessee state parks will be open Nov. 28 to serve Thanksgiving dinner. More>>
Johnson's salary was frozen under the federal pay freeze. But his base salary paid for nine months of work, $712,500, represented only 12% of his total compensation. More>>
It's that time of the year again: Tennessee State Parks is offering special winter rates. More>>
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says the state has benefited from a company hired to manage its assets, despite a comptroller's report that suggests the company may have benefited from its own advice, creating a conflict of... More>>
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says he's committed to improving the salaries of the state's teachers and plans to provide some degree of funding in his proposed budget to start doing so. More>>
Herschel Walker will be in Athens, Tennessee next year for a major event. More>>
An Athens, Tennessee radio icon passed away Tuesday morning. More>>
McMinn County residents looking to make some quick cash might want to be on the look out for an arson suspect. Calhoun Tennessee mayor, John Walker says the fire that destroyed a double wide trailer on More>>
When a woman and her 16-year-old daughter found a purse stuffed with cash on Daytona Beach, they did the right thing. More>>
A McMinn County man faces at least 6 felony charges, after a failed burglary lead to a high speed chase. More>>
Former McMinn County Assessor of Property Jerry Anderson has released his first public statement since being arrested on Oct. 15. More>>
McMinn County's Property Assessor Jerry Anderson has resigned from office. More>>
A new report shows there were more than 7,500 cases of bullying reported in Tennessee's public schools during the 2012-13 school year. More>>
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement agencies across the state will be collecting unused prescription medications on Saturday. More>>
A McMinn County woman says she has been unfairly accused of hoarding puppies, after she rescued them from a nearby home. More>>
Officials charged a McMinn County man with attempted murder Friday. More>>
The McMinn County Sheriff's Office has narrowed in on a suspect want in connection with vandalism at a local school. More>>
An Etowah woman rescues more than a dozen dogs.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrest the ex-wife of a McMinn County deputy after it was revealed she as responsible for taking drugs from the safe of her husband's police vehicle late last year. More>>
McMinn County Assessor of Property Jerry Anderson was arrested on a Grand Jury indictment Tuesday.
Nearly 400 state workers in the Tennessee Department of Labor are being furloughed because of the partial federal government shutdown. More>>
The McMinn County Sheriff's Office is searching for the suspects who vandalized Englewood Elementary School. More>>
A man on a bicycle was arrested after he collided with a McMinn County deputy and then offered him drugs. More>>
An Etowah woman has been released on $10,000 bond after allegedly choking and hitting her children. More>>
The American Civil Liberties Union - Tennessee has sent letters to school administrators to give them legal information regarding school-sponsored prayer at public school football programs.
The McMinn County Commission has announced October, 2 as Speak Up Club Day. Its an anti bullying program that started at McMinn County High School four years ago.On Wednesday the group rallied all students More>>
McMinn County dispatch confirms there was a shooting around 7:30 a.m. Thursday. More>>
Rape charges against an Athens gang member have been dropped and the alleged victim now facing charges. More>>
Premiums under the cheapest plan offered in Tennessee would average $181 per month, the third-lowest rate in the country. More>>
A McMinn County High School student has been charged with cyber-bullying. More>>
The Tennessee State Library and Archives is adding more than 1 million newspaper pages to its free online collection. More>>
Two people, including a 12-year-old boy, are seriously injured after a crash involving an ATV and a truck. It happened around 5 p.m. Monday at the intersection of County Road 700 and 758 in Riceville. More>>
An adult and child are in the hospital following an accident in McMinn County. More>>
State elections officials nationwide have declared Tuesday National Voters Registration Day to encourage people to register and participate. More>>
The McMinn County Sheriff's Office is pleased with the recent decline in the number of meth lab cases.
An observant patrol officer nabbed two McMinn County men for possession of illegal weapons. More>>
A trip to the DMV lands an Athens man behind bars. More>>
McMinn County Sheriff Deputy Jason Pickel goes to work each morning thinking of his son, Neyland.
Two Niota police officers will receive thousands of dollars in back pay, in order to avoid a much steeper lawsuit. More>>
The grants are made possible through a federally funded program administered by the Tennessee Department of Transportation. More>>
Although state officials have made improvements in how driver service centers operate, motorists still have long wait times for service. More>>
State Troopers and police are cracking down on dangerous driving this Labor Day weekend. Agencies from six states, including Tennessee and Georgia, team up for Hands Across the Border. More>>
Police are investigating a string of break-ins in one Athens neighborhood. More>>
The court employee said the state moved to dismiss charges against McCarter and Scott with prejudice, which means the criminal case cannot be resurrected. More>>
McMinn County Deputies arrested a registered sex offender Thursday around 2 p.m. who was being allowed to work on the roof of Calhoun City Hall. More>>
As a new school year gets underway, a new Tennessee law allows school systems to take a tougher stance on bullying, more specifically, cyber-bullying. More>>
McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy joins several upset residents after Michael Calhoun was accused of dumping raw sewage into the Hiwasee River last weekend. More>>
The McMinn County Sheriff's Department is looking for a man accused of dumping sewage into the Hiwassee River. More>>
The trial for two Niota police officers accused of excessive force started Tuesday. More>>
Burglars in Athens are targeting nail salons, taking cash and leaving behind heavy damage. More>>
One person was injured after a wreck in McMinn County Tuesday morning.
TDOT has announced which projects it will accept bids for on August 30. More>>
TennCare has approved out-of-state treatments for two brothers suffering from a rare genetic disease. More>>
Since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting last December, local law enforcement and school officials have been stepping up security. More>>
The Governor's Children's Cabinet of Tennessee awarded 137 children's computers to libraries and family childcare programs across Tennessee. More>>
A weekend camping trip to the top of Starr Mountain turned to tragedy Saturday More>>
An Athens woman claims she was terrorized by a hitchhiker. More>>
McMinn County authorities are on the lookout for two brothers accused of shooting at a man. More>>
"Nobody had to die that day," Marshall's mother Theresa Daniel said. "He would still be alive today if he had been evaluated." More>>
The Tennessee Highway Patrol says traffic fatalities on state roadways have declined nearly 14 percent for the first six months of 2013, compared with the same period last year. More>>
Family members of a man shot and killed by his estranged wife in Athens over the weekend are speaking out about what happened.
Athens Police and McMinn County deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in Athens. More>>
Etowah's Judd Daughtery may not be considered the best-looking man competing on CBS's "Big Brother" this summer, but he has something many of the women players want: his vote. More>>
An East Tennessee worker is being treated for burns sustained at the Waupaca Foundry in Etowah on Sunday. More>>
Rhea county's Michael Neal has mastered the art of juggling. At 21-years-old he runs and operates the Dayton Boat Dock which is hosting this weekend's FLW fishing tournament on Chickamauga Lake.
It started as a challenge between a Tennessee fishing pro and his wife to make better fishing tackle.
If you're traveling I-75 north this Thursday morning. You'll have to find an alternate route. More>>
Athens Public Works crews are right in the middle of two-week blitz cleaning storm debris.
A Polk County man faces attempted murder charges after a shooting in Etowah. More>>
A two month old girl was taken to the hospital with bleeding in her brain and the girl's uncle faces charges. More>>
As summer starts, many of us will be spending more time outdoors. From falls, to snake bites, there are dangers out there. There's also a right and a wrong way to treat injuries. More>>
After telling residents there was no funding for a 4th of July fireworks show, the Athens Parks Foundation announce sponsors have stepped forward to fund the show.
The Youth Law Enforcement Academy started this week in McMinn County. More>>