Witness to Jocques Clemmons shooting had been arrested by same Nashville officer

Witness to Jocques Clemmons shooting had been arrested by same Nashville officer A man who said he heard a white Nashville police officer use a racial slur after shooting a black man in February had been arrested by the same officer years before, records show.            Source: GANNETT…

Most of East Tennessee in code orange air quality alert

Most of East Tennessee in code orange air quality alert The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation issued a code orange air quality alert for Saturday. Members of sensitive groups, like … Source: Google Alert – "Tennessee department" Click to read more.

Bonnaroo bust: Over $30K of drugs found inside vehicle

Bonnaroo bust: Over $30K of drugs found inside vehicle Law enforcement in Middle Tennessee arrested two men at Bonnaroo after they say they busted them with more than $30,000 worth of drugs inside a vehicle.            Source: GANNETT Syndication Service Click to read more.

Reported inventor of ‘Hawaiian’ pizza dies in Canada

Reported inventor of ‘Hawaiian’ pizza dies in Canada LONDON, Ontario (AP) – A Canadian man widely credited with inventing the pineapple-topped pizza has died at age 83. An obituary by his family said Sam Panopoulos had been in hospital in London, Ontario, when he died suddenly on Thursday. Panopoulos was…

MABJ journalists hope to inspire youth at panel

MABJ journalists hope to inspire youth at panel African American journalists gathered to inspire a new generation of truth seekers and reporters across the nation.    Source: WMC Action News 5 – News Click to read more.

Kids learn how to fly fish during free fish day event

Kids learn how to fly fish during free fish day event NORRIS (WATE) – Saturday was free fishing day and kids of all ages spent the morning fly fishing at the Clinch River in Norris. The Clinch River Chapter of Trout Unlimited held its yearly free fish day event where…

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to be drained after 80 ducks die

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to be drained after 80 ducks die (CNN) – The National Park Service will drain the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool this weekend after approximately 80 ducklings were found dead, including 53 in one day. The culprit is a parasite that grows in snails that live in the…

125 men get new start after graduating from Manhood University

125 men get new start after graduating from Manhood University More than 100 Memphis men received a degree for a new start in their lives on Saturday. Memphis’ Manhood University graduated 125 students from its five-week course.  Source: WMC Action News 5 – News Click to read more.

Championship Saturday in Virginia

Championship Saturday in Virginia It was championship Saturday in Virginia with local teams looking to come home with hardware and not heartbreak. The Abingdon girl’s tennis team defeated Cave Spring in the 3A championship, 5-2. Wise Central fell to Maggie Walker in the 2A girl’s state championship, 5-2. Dan River…

Woman grazed by bullet in early Saturday shooting

Woman grazed by bullet in early Saturday shooting None of the people involved claim to know the shooter or know what his motive may have been. Source: WSMV Nashville – ! News Click to read more.