Politics

After many losses, local Democratic party is still positive

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It was a tough race for the Democratic party as many of their candidates didn't get enough votes to win. In the gubernatorial race, Karl Dean lost against Republican candidate Bill Lee. In the U.S. Senate election,…

Voters head to polls in West TN

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Tennessee voters headed to the polls Thursday for the state primary and county general elections. "I think it's important to have your voice heard," Becky Nipp, a Jackson voter, said.…

Suspect in Stanton homicide in custody in Haywood Co.

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. -- A man wanted in connection with a homicide Dec. 17 in Stanton is in custody in Haywood County. Darrell Davis, 29, was wanted on charges of first-degree murder, especially…

Man faces third charge of exposure to HIV

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A man facing two charges of criminal exposure to HIV is now facing a third count involving a new victim. Court documents say Reginald Sanders identified himself to a third…

Former nursing home director charged with drug fraud

MILAN, Tenn. -- A former nursing home director from Milan has been indicted by a Gibson County grand jury on more than a dozen counts of drug fraud. Laura Barnes, 42, was indicted this week on 19 counts of obtaining…

Results from Humboldt Municipal Election for 11/7/17

Humboldt Mayoral Race: Tammie Porter (I)  25% Marvin Sikes (I)      74%   Humboldt Alderman- Ward 1: Bobby Barnett (I)     46% James Shivers  (I)    54%   Humboldt School Trustee-Ward 1 Bobby Barnett                    19% Terry Johnson                   …

3 cited for vandalizing Confederate monument in Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - University of Tennessee police say they have cited three people for vandalizing a Confederate monument. Police said they caught the trio on Wednesday throwing black paint on the monument in Knoxville. It is the third time…

3 charged with violating election law

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- An investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in three Bluff City residents being charged with violating an election law, according to a release from the TBI. In June, the TBI began an investigation…

Rep. David Kustoff visits with West Tennesseans

TRENTON, Tenn. -- Representative David Kustoff, sworn in just weeks ago to his new position in Congress, made stops Tuesday throughout the district. "I think people can take away from this election, from the top down, they can feel good about…

Blackburn projected winner of 7th Congressional District seat

JACKSON, Tenn. -- As the unofficial results are released, incumbent Marsha Blackburn is projected to hold onto her Congressional seat after facing two challengers. Blackburn, a Republican, ran to retain her seat against challengers Tharon Chandler, a Democrat, and Lenny…

Trump projected as winner of Tennessee

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Polls are now closed in Tennessee and the unofficial results are in. Donald Trump is the projected winner of Tennessee. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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