Tag Archives : Tennessee


Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Meagan Fitzpatrick, CBC News Last Updated: Jul 11, 2014 2:56 PM ET   Tennessee law puts new mom in jail for drug use while pregnant First woman charged with assault this week under new law     Mallory Loyola, a 26-year-old Tennessee woman, gave birth a few days ago, and was then […]

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Tennessee Brings Back Electric Chair for Executions

  Published by Associated Press Tennessee Brings Back Electric Chair for Executions Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a new law that re-introduces the electric chair as a form of execution should lethal injection drugs become unavailable. Critics argue the move is a step back. (May 23)


No Incumbents – 14 Candidates will defend Blount County

May 6th is the date. Tired of the Blount County Commission supporting special interests and the status quo at the expense of taxpayers? Then let your voice be heard by voting for Blount County’s future by supporting fiscally responsible representation. Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com No Incumbents – 14 Candidates will defend Blount County  

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Blount County Chainsaw Massacre

  Blount County Chainsaw Massacre   Yes, I know this is what you are thinking, and you are almost correct.   No body parts found along HWY 321 or HWY 411, but an attack on free speech, personal property and free election campaigning by person(s) unknown, at least for now. It appears that campaign signs […]


Universities not keeping good track of student loans, audit says

  Source: http://tennessee.watchdog.org By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog Universities not keeping good track of student loans, audit says   KNOXVILLE — If you’re a University of Tennessee at Knoxville student on financial aid, it’s possible you could quit going to class outright or even graduate and you would still qualify for that money. An […]

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Jackson Tennessee: New Technology Lets Cop Issue a Ticket Every 1.2 Minutes

  Hey, I am all for efficiency but this is highway robbery, pun intended.  The tickets may be legitimate but when he role of local police officers, in this case from Jackson Tennessee, seemed to be reduced to working to produce revenue for the government entity verses protecting the welfare and safety of the population […]


Blount County Tax Revolt Issues Endorsements for Local Primary Elections

  Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Blount County Tax Revolt Issues Endorsements for Local Primary Elections   Here are the endorsements for the May 6, 2014 local County Primary elections, along with a School Board endorsement for the August 7 primary. http://www.blountcountytaxrevolt.com/ We have endorsed the following candidates for: County Commission Republican Primary: District 1 Seat A:    Archie […]

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Audit: School employee used nearly $500,000 on iTunes, jewelry

  Source: http://tennessee.watchdog.org By Chris Butler Audit: School employee used nearly $500,000 on iTunes, jewelry   A former Alcoa City School District employee who oversaw federal funds took nearly $500,000 in taxpayer money to use for herself, according to an audit Tennessee Comptroller Justin Wilson released Tuesday. The former employee spent the money on her […]


Nun Megan Rice gets 3 years for Tennessee nuke plant break-in

  Source: http://www.cbc.ca By The Associated Press Posted: Feb 18, 2014 6:39 PM ET | Last Updated: Feb 18, 2014 6:44 PM ET Nun Megan Rice gets 3 years for Tennessee nuke plant break-in Fellow activists Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli sentenced to more than 5 years     An 84-year-old nun has been sentenced […]

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Story behind The Prophets of Oak Ridge

  Story behind The Prophets of Oak Ridge     Published by NextNewsNetwork OAK RIDGE, TN | An 84-year-old nun in currently held in jail for damaging a nuclear facility operated by the U.S. military. The Judge in the case has ordered Sister Megan Rice and two other defendants arrested with her to pay $53,000 […]