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Tennessee State News

Treasurer of school booster club indicted

JACKSON, Tennessee (WDEF) - Another volunteer treasurer has been arrested for stealing from schools after a Tennessee Comptroller's Office investigation. This time, a former treasurer...

Inspector fired for missing crack on Memphis I 40 bridge

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An inspector who failed to discover a crack in the Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee that prompted...

Nissan begins producing new Pathfinder at Tennessee plant

Nissan has started producing its new Pathfinder at an assembly plant in Tennessee.

Sen. Hagerty calls for urgent approach to bridge shutdown

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Sen. Bill Hagerty is calling on President Joe Biden to take an “urgent, all-hands” approach to the shutdown of...

River traffic reopened while I 40 bridge remains closed for vehicles in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has reopened traffic on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, after a three-day delay caused by...

Georgia State News

The Varsity in Athens could soon come tumbling down

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Chili dogs, onion rings and frosted orange milkshakes could soon be in shorter supply in Athens. The Varsity has applied for...

Georgia joins Tennessee & Alabama in cutting off Covid unemployment bonus

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia is cutting off a federal unemployment program that provides a $300-a-week boost to people on the jobless rolls as June...

Colonial Pipeline restarts operations days after major hack

By CATHY BUSSEWITZ, BEN FINLEY and TOM FOREMAN, JR. Associated Press CLEMMONS, N.C. (AP) - The nation’s largest fuel pipeline restarted operations, days after it was...

Scramble on for new fuel routes after Colonial Pipeline hack

State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the Southeast U.S. after more than 1,000 gas stations are running out of fuel.

Gas stations report shortages as pipeline shutdown drags on

By CATHY BUSSEWITZ, JEFF AMY and BOBBY CAINA CALVAN Associated Press CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) - More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast reported running out...

Alabama State News

Alabama Governor signs medical marijuana bill into law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed medical marijuana legislation as Republican opposition to the issue faded after decades of debate. Ivey announced...

Colonial Pipeline restarts operations days after major hack

By CATHY BUSSEWITZ, BEN FINLEY and TOM FOREMAN, JR. Associated Press CLEMMONS, N.C. (AP) - The nation’s largest fuel pipeline restarted operations, days after it was...

Scramble on for new fuel routes after Colonial Pipeline hack

State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the Southeast U.S. after more than 1,000 gas stations are running out of fuel.

Alabama announces $1 million grant for Fort Payne High

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WDEF) - Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announces a million dollar grant for vocational training in Fort Payne. The money will go toward a...

Gas stations report shortages as pipeline shutdown drags on

By CATHY BUSSEWITZ, JEFF AMY and BOBBY CAINA CALVAN Associated Press CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) - More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast reported running out...