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Memphis accepting applications for paid youth jobs programs

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Memphis has opened enrollment for its paid youth jobs and development programs. The Commercial Appeal reports (http://memne.ws/2gVgKp5) the Memphis Office of Youth Services began accepting applications Thursday for its MPLOY Youth Summer Experience program and the Memphis Ambassadors Program. Its website says MPLOY gives 14 to 21-year-olds meaningful summer work opportunities, while the year-round Ambassadors Program…

US House votes to name courthouse after Fred Thompson

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The U.S. House has voted to name the new federal courthouse in Nashville after the late actor-politician Fred Thompson. Rep. Marsha Blackburn announced Tuesday that the chamber passed the resolution to name the building after the former Senator who died last year. Thompson’s successor Lamar Alexander said he hopes the Senate follows suit before the end…

2 Fort Campbell soldiers charged in woman’s disappearance

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) – Two Fort Campbell soldiers have been charged with murder, kidnapping and conspiracy in the disappearance of another soldier. The Army post announced the military charges Tuesday against Sgt. Jamal Williams-McCray and Spc. Charles Robinson and said both are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division. The Army said they are charged in the disappearance of Pfc….

TECD: Wise Company adding new jobs to its Savannah facility

SAVANNAH, Tenn.-An exciting announcement out of Hardin County, Tuesday. Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and the Wise Company, Incorporated announced that the manufacturer will create 74 new jobs and expand its current facility in Savannah. The Wise Company is a leading American boat seat manufacturer. “One thing that we found that’s also exciting is that the company…

United Way of West TN involved in “Giving Tuesday” campaign

JACKSON, Tenn.-The United Way of West Tennessee is getting involved in a global day of giving with the “Giving Tuesday” campaign. The campaign is an effort to raise money for various charitable organizations. The best was to get involved is to text “United T-N” to 7-1-7-7-7. They will text you a link to a donation form where you can choose…

City of Brownsville receives grant for street improvements

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn — The city of Brownsville will have new improvements on the way in the coming months. More than half a million dollars was awarded to the city of fromĀ TDOT. The funding will allow city officials to make some changes to their downtown area. Mayor Rawls said, “This will be a project going from East Main to the square….

Clear Skies, but Temperatures Still Feeling Chilly

Weather Update- 9AM Clear Skies across West Tennessee this morning. High Pressure built in overnight moving all of the clouds out of the area. Winds are calm and coming out of the north which will give us the potential for fog this morning. Otherwise, it is going to be a clear, crisp morning for all of us.   Skies will…

Students complained about erratic driving before Chattanooga bus wreck

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Students and administrators raised concerns about a Tennessee school bus driver’s behavior behind the wheel in the weeks before a crash that killed six children. Police have charged driver Johnthony Walker with vehicular homicide after the Chattanooga crash. Federal authorities said Walker was driving off the designated bus route when he wrecked on a curvy road…

Students complained about erratic driving before bus wreck

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Students and administrators raised concerns about a Tennessee school bus driver’s behavior behind the wheel in the weeks before a crash that killed six children. Police have charged driver Johnthony Walker with vehicular homicide after the Chattanooga crash. Federal authorities said Walker was driving off the designated bus route when he wrecked on a curvy road…

Defense Department names Poppas commander at Fort Campbell

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) – The Defense Department has announced that Maj. Gen. Andrew P. Poppas will take over as commanding general at Fort Campbell. The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/2gcIqX4 ) reported the announcement Friday, but it isn’t clear when Poppas will command at the sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line. He will take over for Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky,…