Lafollette Man Wanted On Drug Charges Runs From The Law

July 11, 2011

Oneida, TN (2011-07-11) A Lafollette man that had been sought by local authorities following the discovery of a mobile meth lab in a Norma area cemetery in late June attempted to flee from authorities Saturday night.  The suspect was eventually stopped outside Huntsville, but reportedly fought with officers before being detained. [ Read More ]

Cordell Man Arrested For Making Meth — Again

July 11, 2011

Huntsville, TN (2011-07-11) Just a week after being arrested by local authorities for making methamphetamine near his home, a Cordell community man has been arrested again for making the illegal drug.  Four other suspects have also been charged in connection with the meth lab. [ Read More ]

Fourth of July Traffic Fatalities Decline in Tennessee

July 8, 2011

Nashville, TN (2011-07-08) The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announced today that the decline in traffic fatalities continues as preliminary figures for the 2011 Fourth of July holiday period resulted in the lowest number of deaths since 1998 (8). Early estimates indicate seven people were killed in traffic crashes on Tennessee roadways during the 78-hour holiday weekend, which ran from 6 p.m., Friday, July 1, 2011 through 11:59 p.m., Monday, July 4, 2011.   [ Read More ]

Fatal Accidents Decline 15% in First Six Months of 2011

July 6, 2011

Nashville, TN (2011-07-06) Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott announced Wednesday that the preliminary number of people killed in fatal accidents on Tennessee’s highways and roads is down 15 percent for the first six months of 2011, compared to the same time period in 2010. The THP reports 440 fatalities in Tennessee from January 1 through June 30, 2011. That is 77 fewer than the 517 people killed in vehicle accidents during the same dates in 2010. These figures include all vehicular fatalities in Tennessee reported by law enforcement agencies across the state. [ Read More ]

Hospital Respondents Share Visions With Commission

July 5, 2011

Huntsville, TN (2011-07-05) Representatives from both parties interested in becoming the next operator of the Scott County Hospital took their opportunity to speak to Commissioners Monday night, hoping to be the company chosen to lead the Hospital into the future. [ Read More ]

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