DECATUR - While the Meigs County football team practiced on the turf at Cleveland High School Wednesday, the excitement level is going up in and round Decatur.

NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced its 2019-20 winter trout stocking schedule. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters through March.


I hope all of you made it through another Black Friday. I have just about decided that all the traffic and hunting for parking spaces just wasn’t worth it. But I didn’t listen to myself and was part of that chaos.


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Today’s cops have a big, visible target on their backs in case you haven’t noticed — oh, well of course you have — and it’s creating some serious angst in the law enforcement community.


Judy Ruth Byram, 73, of Englewood, passed away Saturday, Nov. …

Jean Jiles Wilson, 94, of Athens, passed away on Friday, Nov. …

Hazel Cate Davis, 85, of Riceville, went home to be with the L…

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Police Reports

• Brittany Braden, 23, of 611 Aqua St. Apt. 131, Athens, was arrested on Dec. 1 by the Athens Police Department and charged with domestic assault. She was released on $500 bond and faced a date in General Sessions Court on Dec. 2. Read more