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Fitch Assigns 'AA-' to Blount County, TN's GOs; Outlook Stable
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:31:00 -0800

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to Blount County, TN's general obligation bonds :

Fitch Releases Report on Blount County, TN
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:26:40 -0800

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Blount County, TN. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Blount County, Tennessee http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=861956 ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN ...

Roads impassable in many areas due to heavy snowfall
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:04:01 -0800

TENNESSEE VALLEY – Roads are impassable in many parts of the Tennessee Valley due to snow and ice. Please don’t drive unless it’s an emergency. WHNT News 19 is Taking Action to keep you up to date on road conditions. Expect road conditions to be rough for the next few days, because temperatures aren’t expected to […]

Seven people die in wrecks in East Tennessee
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:35:24 -0800

Deadly crashes are happening all over East Tennessee and law enforcement officers are looking for your help to try and stop them.

Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:47:48 -0800

The Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS) on Tuesday released a letter to all members of the General Assembly signed by 114 Tennessee superintendents and school district directors who are asking lawmakers not to change the state’s academic standards during this legislative session.

Schools canceled ahead of expected winter storm; governor declares emergency
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:19:47 -0800

Schools across Etowah County have canceled classes for Wednesday ahead of an expected winter storm.

School Closings & Delays: Tuesday, February 17
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:49:28 -0800

The following school closings and delays are for Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Tennessee Girls Basketball How They Fared
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 13:17:06 -0800

By The Associated Press Class AAA 1. Blackman (24-2) beat LaVergne 54-11, beat Smyrna 71-48. 2. Ridgeway (22-0) beat Kirby 66-24. 3. Dyer County (28-0) beat Hardin County 53-40, beat Brighton 94-45. 4. Oakland (23-5) lost to Riverdale 70-59, beat Siegel 74-48, beat Riverdale 57-52. 5. Mt. Juliet (27-2) beat Gallatin 58-19, beat Hendersonville 50-32. 6. Dickson County (28-2) beat Independence 53 ...

People finding heat with the power outages
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:35:08 -0800

Thousands are still without power in East Tennessee Tuesday night. That means no heat and for many, nowhere to go.

Open records advocate: Citizens have tougher time than media
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 13:50:28 -0800

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Denial of public records, excessive fees to find out what the government is doing, violations of open meetings law and long delays in getting information are some of the problems open records advocates find in Tennessee. News media routinely face hurdles in getting information to report ...