Bond Reduced for Accused Concert Killer

May 27, 2015

Huntsville, TN (2015-05-27) The man accused of striking a group of concert goers with his SUV and killing one appeared in Scott County General Sessions Court on Wednesday.  During his arraignment, bond for Billy J. Carson was reduced with several conditions and restrictions, including a requirement to wear an ankle monitoring device. [ Read More ]

Carson Makes Court Appearance On Homicide Charge

May 26, 2015

Huntsville, TN (2015-05-26) A Cleveland, TN man accused of killing one man and injuring two others following a Memorial Day weekend concert made his first court appearance Tuesday afternoon.  His arraignment has been continued until Wednesday morning to allow for retention of counsel. [ Read More ]

Civil War Historian To Speak At Rugby On June 6

May 26, 2015

Rugby, TN (2015-05-26) Michael C. Hardy, an authority on the Civil War in the mountains of North Carolina and East Tennessee, will speak at 7:30 pm (eastern) on Saturday, June 6, 2015 in the Historic Rugby Visitor Center’s Rebecca Johnson Theater. The author of twenty books, Hardy was named the 2010 North Carolina Historian of the Year by the North Carolina Society of Historians. He received the 2012 Alice Parker Award for Outstanding Literature and Arts from the University of Alabama, his alma mater. Hardy’s most recent book, The Capitols of the Confederacy, was published in April, 2015 by The History Press. [ Read More ]

Indiana Man Killed In Altercation At Full Throttle Event

May 23, 2015

Huntsville, TN (2015-05-23) An Indiana man is dead and two others are injured following an altercation with a south-east Tennessee man in the parking lot of Trails End Campground in Huntsville.  The incident is under investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Scott County Sheriff’s Department. [ Read More ]

Tennessee’s Jobless Rate Inches Downward in April

May 22, 2015

Nashville, TN (2015-05-22) Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced today the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for April was 6.0 percent, three-tenths of one percentage point lower than the March revised rate of 6.3 percent. The U.S. preliminary rate for April was 5.4 percent, one-tenth of one percentage point lower than the prior month. [ Read More ]

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