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TBI releases studies on campus crime, domestic violence

(TBI press release) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released two new studies today, detailing the volume and nature of crime on school campuses and crime identified as having a domestic violence nexus. Both studies utilize data from the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS).Among the findings of ‘School Crime 2021’: …

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RAM Clinic in Coalfield on Dec. 3

(RAM press release) Remote Area Medical – or RAM® – a major nonprofit provider of pop-up clinics delivering free, quality dental, vision and medical care to those in need – will hold a free, one-day clinic on Dec. 3. RAM will be set up at the Coalfield High School, located …

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THSO: Seat belt usage up in Tennessee over 2021

On Monday, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) announced results from its annual roadside observational survey to determine the state’s average seat belt usage rate. This survey returned a statewide usage rate of 90.49 percent. The 2022 survey result is Tennessee’s third-highest annual seat belt usage rate, and represents an …

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THEC: Record # of students apply for Tennessee Promise

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) recently launched a state-level vision and initiative to create a momentum-building year with key goals to increase the college-going rate and better align education to meet the state’s growing workforce needs.  As an early indicator for the momentum year, a record-breaking number of students applied for Tennessee …

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Local Sports Update: Mavs boatrace Green Devils; Dragon hoops sweeps Powell

LOCAL SPORTS SCOREBOARD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL, QUARTERFINALS, 11/18/22 4A: Anderson County 38 Greeneville 7…The Anderson County Mavericks left no doubt on Friday night, advancing to their first state semifinal since 1996 with a dominant performance against previously undefeated and top-ranked Greeneville at Maverick Stadium. Mr. Football Finalist Walker Martinez threw …

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TDLWD: Unemployment ticks up slightly in October

(TDLWD) Tennessee continues to experience low unemployment, despite a slight uptick in October’s monthly rate, according to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The seasonally adjusted number for the month increased by just 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.5%. The state has had unemployment rates at or below …

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THP: 1 dead in Campbell crash

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that a young woman was killed late Tuesday night when the car she was a passenger in crashed in Campbell County. The THP says that a Nissan Pathfinder driven by 18-year-old Daniel Stanfield of LaFollette went off the side of Fincastle Road while trying to …

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One dead in I-40 wreck

One person was killed in a fiery tractor trailer crash on Interstate 40 in Roane County on Wednesday morning. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that 56-year-old Jorge Luis Leon Ramirez of Florida had been headed east in a semi truck near the Buttermilk Road overpass around mile marker 359 shortly …

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THP: Two killed in Nov. 10 Claxton crash

Following up on a story we first reported on the air Friday morning, the Tennessee Highway Patrol has released its preliminary report into a crash in Claxton last week that killed two people. The THP reports that 29-year-old Jordan K. Scott of Knoxville, had been driving a 1991 Ford F150 …

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