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Two fugitives arrested in Bradley County
Deputies with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office took an area man into custody on Friday afternoon after the stolen truck he was driving forced Sheriff Eric Watson to take evasive action to avoid striking the vehicle.
Man arrested for killing his mother
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office said they arrested 22-year-old Tyler Ryan Blansit Saturday morning.
Teachers getting first look at TCAP test replacement
Tennessee teachers this summer are getting a first look at the new test that will replace TCAP.
Hiking rescue on Signal Point
A 9-1-1 call was made reporting a 57 year old male had sustained injuries from a low fall from a suspension bridge located on the Signal Point Trails at the Rainbow Lake area.
Give Burns the Boot
Be on the lookout for Whitfield County firefighters holding boots at major intersections this weekend, asking for donations to their annual Give Burns the Boot campaign.
2015 Soap Box Derby
The Athens Park and Recreation Department will be running the 21st Annual Athens Tennessee Soap Box Derby on Saturday May 30th on Keith Lane.
Miracle League celebrates Awards Day
The Miracle League of Whitfield County will be celebrating their awards day for spring season on Saturday, May 30.
Apartment fire leaves two homeless
It happened just before 7:00 Friday on Citico Avenue.
Active Tuberculosis Case Could Have Exposed Others
An investigation into possible Tuberculosis exposure is underway in Whitfield county. Video Video
UPDATE: Explosion hazard all clear
The explosion hazard was from an unknown chemical in the truck that was on fire earlier.
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