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The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through Se…


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In case you haven’t heard, our lawmakers have returned from their six-week, summer sabbatical, ready to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty.

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Mark Sanford, the former representative and governor of South Carolina, has now joined former Rep. Joe Walsh and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld in challenging President Trump for the 2020 Republican presidential nomination.


Essie Lee Elrod, 78, of Madisonville, passed away on Thursday,…

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Police Reports

• Bridget Robinson, 32, of 294 Jones St., Athens, was arrested on Sept. 11 by the McMinn County Sheriff’s Department and charged with violation of probation and failure to appear. She was being held on a $1,006.45 cash bond plus five days in jail and faced a date in General Sessions Court on… Read more