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Despite fall, former President Carter helps build home

By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - With a bandage above his left eye and a large, red welt below it, former President Jimmy...

Man pleads guilty in Tennessee special agent’s death

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) - A man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2016 killing of a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agent. The...

Accused Tennessee lawmaker stays mum on reelection decision

Byrd later told reporters he would make a public statement by the end of September.

Tennessee Medicaid block grant push gets backlash at hearing

Officials say Memphis and Chattanooga hearings are being planned.

Temperature is even affecting TWRA’s trout restocking

CROSSVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - The heat and drought are even affecting trout restocking in East Tennessee. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has had to change...

Southern Baptists ready to put spotlight on sex-abuse crisis

The program features victim advocates, attorneys, therapists and at least 10 survivors of sexual abuse.

Vaping and THC connection

MADISONVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - We had another vaping incident in East Tennessee this week. A student at Sequoyah High in Madisonville was rushed to the...

Southern drought deepens, 11 million affected

See the drought breakdown for your county.

Man shot while mowing the grass

CROSSVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - A man says he was shot while mowing his yard on Tuesday in Cumberland County. 1057News.com reports that 21 year old...

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