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Female inmate dies at jail in Morristown

Posted: 09/09/2011 - Anita Carol Williamson had been in jail since June on a charge of failure to appear in court on forgery and theft charges, according to the Citizen Tribune, quoting Sheriff Esco Jarnagin.

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APNewsBreak: TDOT under Haslam undoing reforms

Posted: 09/09/2011 - The Tennessee Department of Transportation has begun undoing sweeping changes imposed by former Gov. Phil Bredesen in response to the agency's poor environmental record

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I-40 W reduced to one lane in Davidson Co. this weekend

Posted: 09/09/2011 - TDOT contract crews will reduce Interstate 40 West in Davidson County to one lane this weekend in order to perform repairs to the Elm Hill Pike Bridge that crosses over I-40 at mile marker 217

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Memphis, Jackson St agree on enrollment

Posted: 09/09/2011 - Officials say a new agreement will allow Jackson State students to be admitted into the four-year university while still being enrolled at the two-year school.

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Man found hanging upside down on ropes course

Posted: 09/09/2011 - A man found hanging upside down, tangled in ropes at a remote ropes training course in a Chattanooga recreation park remains in critical condition at a hospital.

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Goat days return with Millington festival

Posted: 09/09/2011 - Seven fiberglass goats have been decorated by artists and will make their debut Friday at a parade in the city, kicking off the International Goat Days Festival at Millington's USA Stadium

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Brentwood considering 2 electric vehicle stations

Posted: 09/09/2011 - Hooking up to the chargers would not cost the public anything initially, but vendor ECOtality, based in Scottsdale, Ariz., would eventually implement a user fee.

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Police find gun in backpack at Shelby school

Posted: 09/09/2011 - Students acting suspiciously caught the attention of a Shelby County school resource officer, who then found a gun in a student's backpack.

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Dollar General stock offering is priced

Posted: 09/09/2011 - Dollar General Corp. said Friday that a secondary public offering of 25 million shares is being priced at $34.75 per share, slightly below it most recent closing price.

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Quilts, old-time string music on tap in Jackson

Posted: 09/09/2011 - It's the Casey Jones Old-Time Music, Art & Quilt Festival sponsored by the Jackson Area Plectral Society and the Casey Jones Village, where the event will be held.

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Desoto to Memphis bus nixed -- for now

Posted: 09/08/2011 - DeSoto County has shelved for the moment a proposal to offer a rapid transit system to Memphis, Tenn., along the proposed Interstate 69.

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Business has heavy input on TN regulations review

Posted: 09/08/2011 - Haslam promised a top-to-bottom review of regulations soon after taking office in January, saying cutting regulation would help deliver jobs to reduce the state's nearly 10 percent unemployment.

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Hunter lost for 5 days ate worms to survive

Posted: 09/08/2011 - A Tipton County man who was missing for five days during a hunting trip says he ate worms and drank muddy water to survive before he was found Sunday.

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Olive Branch football placed on probation

Posted: 09/08/2011 - Olive Branch High School has been placed on probation after a fourth transfer from a Memphis, Tenn., school was declared ineligible to play football.

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