Eight of the occupants killed were not wearing seat belts; two of the fatalities were from in alcohol-related crashes. More>>
A 10-year-old girl's apparent drug overdose in Rhea County now has concerned parents speaking out, saying similar things have happened to their children as well. 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>>
A 10-year-old girl from Rhea County is in the hospital Thursday night after an apparent drug overdose. Investigators say her mother believes she accidentally ingested some medication. 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>>
Another domino down in the fight against East Tennessee meth manufacturing. More>>
The Tennessee Department of Agriculture says a walnut tree killing disease has been found in Morgan and Rhea counties. More>>
Pharmacies in Spring City will now be requiring a prescription in order to purchase pseudoephedrine.The city leaders voted unanimously on the ordinance Thursday night.Spring City mayor Billy Ray Patton More>>
Jail records show Bennett tested positive for drugs and prescription painkillers while incarcerated. But he was released on parole nearly 2 years early. More>>
Rhea County animal activist Richard Orlowske was arrested for the second time Friday for violating a court order. He claims its all a conspiracy and for the first time he's sharing his side of the story. 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>>
Residents in Rhea County are calling for the ultimate punishment for a couple accused of child abuse. More>>
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement agencies across the state will be collecting unused prescription medications on Saturday. More>>
A Rhea grand jury has indicted Bradley Adcox and Jessica Robbins in the death of Jessica's 5-year-old son Landon. More>>
A recent congressional study shows Tennessee's nuclear plants had a total of 258 safety violations between 2000 and 2012. More>>
Nearly 400 state workers in the Tennessee Department of Labor are being furloughed because of the partial federal government shutdown. More>>
One person is dead following an accident in Rhea County Friday afternoon. 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.
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing four people in Cumberland County over a botched pot deal. More>>
Premiums under the cheapest plan offered in Tennessee would average $181 per month, the third-lowest rate in the country. More>>
The Tennessee State Library and Archives is adding more than 1 million newspaper pages to its free online collection. More>>
State elections officials nationwide have declared Tuesday National Voters Registration Day to encourage people to register and participate. More>>
The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking volunteers to participate in National Public Lands Day on Saturday. More>>
Two suspects were indicted by a grand jury Friday morning, formally charged in the quadruple murder case out of Cumberland County. More>>
A special called meeting to determine the future roll of Graysville City Recorder Michelle Horton lasted less than 10 minutes Wednesday evening.
Jessica Robbins and her boyfriend Bradley Adcox are both charged with first degree murder and aggravated child abuse, in the death of Landon Robbins. More>>
5-year-old Landon Robbins was found dead in his Spring City home August 30th. More>>
In a controversial vote, Graysville City Commissioners voted to reinstate the city's police chief, despite a TBI probe. The 3-1 vote ignited strong reaction from Graysville citizens on both sides of the More>>
The school system is making changes to make students safer at school. More>>
The State of Tennessee is looking to add more park space and this week comes major steps in expanding. More>>
State officials Thursday announced the purchase of 1,050 acres in Rhea and Bledsoe counties to add to the state's Justin P. Wilson Cumberland State Park. More>>
A mother and her boyfriend will remain behind bars without bond in Rhea County.
It's been four days since 5-year-old Landon Robbins was found dead inside a Rhea County home. Two suspects have been charged in connection with Landon's death. More>>
A Rhea County man is facing a felony charge of aggravated assault, after beating and seriously injuring another man. Part of the fight was caught on video. More>>
Although state officials have made improvements in how driver service centers operate, motorists still have long wait times for service. More>>
An East Tennessee man says no punishment is good enough for the people he claims beat his 5-year-old grandson to death.
Organizers with "Safe Haven" offered a day of fun for a good cause. More>>
It was a busy afternoon Saturday for locals wanting to take their boats out on the water this holiday weekend. More>>
Around 1 p.m. on Thursday, First Bank of Tennessee on Highway 27 South in Dayton was robbed. 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>>
The TBI is investigating misconduct in the Graysville Police Department. More>>
A Rhea County High School teacher resigns amid allegations of inappropriate conduct with a student. More>>
The Tennessee Department of Transportation granted aeronautics grants to three area airports. More>>
TDOT has announced which projects it will accept bids for on August 30. More>>
Over crowded classrooms in Rhea County have come to an end.
A different kind of warning system will sound Tuesday at the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant and Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. More>>
A report by the Tennessee Valley Authority's inspector general says the federal utility missed quality assurance audits at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. More>>
Friends and family members gathered in Spring City to pay their final respects to a fellow biker. More>>
A new reactor at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Watts Bar Nuclear Plant remains on schedule for completion in December 2015. 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>>
Piney River's water level is more than two feet lower than it was Sunday but you can still see the swift moving current 24 hours after two teenagers attempted to tube down the river.
The Rhea County Rescue squad was able to rescue the stranded teen, who was hanging onto trees and branches to avoid being swept away by the rushing water. More>>
Rhea County has met the criteria to join the state's Retire Tennessee Program. 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.
With 17 Years on the FLW Pro Tour, Spring City's Wesley Strader knows how to catch a fish under all circumstances.
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>>
Gann claims he was assaulted by two Rhea County sheriff's deputies who drove up after he was on the ground obeying orders. More>>
Several homeowners located in Rhea County say they are still without power weeks after storms and flooding plagued the county. More>>
The heavy rain and wind that blew through the Tennessee Valley caused serious damage in Rhea County. More>>
The McMinn County Sheriff's Department will hold a public viewing to try and identify owners of confiscated stolen property. More>>
The TVA will be sealing and striping pavement on the Watts Bar Dam Reservation starting Monday, June 3. More>>
Major John McCullough watches with pride as Rhea County officials honor our nation's fallen heroes Monday in a special Memorial Day service. More>>
Dr. Todd Wood and Dr. Robert Sanders only have to drive half a mile down the road to be reminded of just how rooted and tense the battle between science and belief can be. More>>