KNOXVILLE (MCT) – The gun that fell from the folds of outlaw Bonnie Parker's skirt in a funeral home after lawmen gunned her down along with Clyde Barrow was sold for $85,000 during an auction Saturday at Case Auctions and Antiques.
The Tennessee Valley Authority met a record-breaking winter demand for electricity Friday morning with an estimated 33,345 megawatts when the average temperature across the region hovered at 7 degrees.
KNOXVILLE (MCT) – Look for Knox County teachers to speak out on school system policies, Superintendent Jim McIntyre and other issues Monday at Knox County Commission's next meeting, according to Commissioner Tony Norman.
KNOXVILLE (MCT) – State Sen. Stacey Campfield says a young woman who had been working in his re-election campaign wrote $900 in checks to herself on his campaign account and apparently stole about $400 in cash and some miscellaneous items from his home.
(MCT) – A 50-year-old Oliver Springs area man was arrested Wednesday morning after he allegedly fired gunshots at his renters and then held law enforcement officers at bay during an eight-hour standoff.
(MCT) – The Tennessee Valley Authority outlined plans Wednesday to cuts its staff this year as the federal utility continues to trim expenses in response to lower electricity sales and plans to close more TVA coal plants.
KNOXVILLE – Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents conducted an investigation, which led to a Grainger County grand jury indicting five former Grainger County Jail corrections officers. The grand jury met Wednesday.
(MCT) – The attorney for a Cocke County child support magistrate embroiled in a controversy over stripping the name "Messiah" from a baby boy said Monday that she has responded to a judicial ethics complaint and hopes for a speedy resolution of the case.
When temperatures plunge below freezing, as they are wont to do this time of year, it is not unreasonable for people to start making plans for a vacation getaway to a warmer clime. The beach is one option. Cruises, increasingly, are another.