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Kingsport getting 450 jobs over 4 years

Posted: 08/22/2011 - State officials say 450 jobs will be created over four years in Kingsport, Tenn., after an Ireland-based company locates a manufacturing facility in Sullivan County.

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Feds warn Tenn. huge funding cuts possible

Updated: 08/02/2012 - State budget officials are bracing for possible major funding cuts at the federal level. Reductions that have caught the eye of credit rating agencies.

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Authorities probe death of 2 in train accident

Updated: 08/22/2011 - Hamilton County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Janice Atkinson told The Associated Press Monday morning that there were "two deaths involving a train."

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Body of man found in Chickamauga Creek

Posted: 08/22/2011 - Sgt. Jerri Weary of the Chattanooga Police Department said in a news release on Monday that several weights had been tied to the body, including some in a backpack placed on its back.

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Memphis skin cancer specialist gets $1.6M grant

Posted: 08/22/2011 - A specialist in skin cancer at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis has received a $1.6 million grant to continue studying melatonin as a skin protectant.

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I-65 to be widened north of downtown Nashville

Posted: 08/22/2011 - The Federal Highway Administration awarded $3.7 million for the project, which covers the section between Trinity Lane and Dickerson Road just north of the Cumberland River.

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Military band's Adele cover turns into viral hit

Updated: 08/21/2011 - Video of a military band's acoustic cover of Adele's hit song "Rolling in the Deep," has made the band a viral hit with over 1 million views online in less than a month.

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Nephew held in slaying of aunt in Coffee County

Posted: 08/19/2011 - Manchester Police Department investigator Billy Butler said Friday 81-year-old Virginia White had been strangled and beaten. The specific cause of her death will be established by a medical examiner.

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Woman sent to prison, will then be deported

Posted: 08/19/2011 - A Memphis woman who pleaded guilty to injuring her 3-year-old son has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison, after which she will be deported.

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Evaluations worry teachers

Posted: 08/19/2011 - Tennessee education officials say they're taking steps to address teachers' concerns about a new evaluation system that for the first time will use students' standardized test scores as part of the process.

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UK receives $14.5M for carbon capture research

Posted: 08/19/2011 - The U.S. Energy Department has awarded a $14.5 million grant to the University of Kentucky to research ways to reduce the cost and improve efficiency of advanced carbon capture systems at coal-fired power plants.

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