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Round-up of 24 people charged with TennCare fraud

Round-up of 24 people charged with TennCare fraud

National News, Police Reports, State News August 18, 2015 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—A statewide round-up of suspects has netted two dozen arrests of suspects charged with TennCare fraud. The suspects are charged in various counties on numerous TennCare fraud charges, including under-reporting income, claiming living out of state, failing to disclose resource information and transferring property in order to qualifyRead More

Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede invites NQC attendees to experience the New Adventure

Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede invites NQC attendees to experience the New Adventure

Entertainment, Local News, National News August 18, 2015 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

PIGEON FORGE (press release)—Dixie Stampede will open its doors for special performances for National Quartet Convention guests on Tuesday, September 27, 2015 and Friday, October 2, 2015. Beginning at 3:00 p.m. on those dates, Dixie Stampede will host performances by Soul’d Out Quartet and Tribute Quartet in its 35,000 sq.Read More

Increased funding needed for National Parks improvements

Increased funding needed for National Parks improvements

National News, News, Science & Environment August 7, 2015 at 3:11 am 0 comments

WASHINGTON (press release)—Local roads, bridges and other transit are integral parts of the national park experience. However, parks and their transportation infrastructure are facing a mounting financial challenge, say experts. Under the current law, the National Park Service is guaranteed $240 million per year for transportation projects through the FederalRead More

Mississippi woman charged with TennCare fraud

Mississippi woman charged with TennCare fraud

National News, Police Reports, State News August 6, 2015 at 2:42 pm 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—A Mississippi woman is charged with TennCare fraud in an indictment accusing her of claiming to live in Tennessee in order to obtain healthcare insurance benefits through TennCare, the state’s public insurance program. The Office of Inspector General (OIG), with assistance from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, todayRead More

Peyton establishes the Chattanooga Heroes Fund for servicemen’s families

Peyton establishes the Chattanooga Heroes Fund for servicemen’s families

National News, State News July 28, 2015 at 8:56 pm 0 comments

CHATTANOOGA (press release)—Peyton Manning has established the Chattanooga Heroes Fund at the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga to support the families of those who lost their lives as well as those who were wounded in the tragic shootings on July 16. Manning has made an initial contribution to the ChattanoogaRead More

Missing: Alexis Tiara Murphy

Missing: Alexis Tiara Murphy

National News, News July 23, 2015 at 6:04 am 0 comments

Alexis Murphy was last seen at approximately 7:15 p.m. on August 3, 2013 in Lovingston, Virginia. Alexis was last seen wearing a pink blouse, floral print (full-length) spandex pants and brown boots carrying a dark and light-colored grey purse. She was traveling in a white 2003 Nissan Maxima GLE SERead More

Biden’s campaign taking shape

Biden’s campaign taking shape

National News, News, Politics July 16, 2015 at 1:32 am 0 comments

WASHINGTON (press release)—With Hillary Clinton’s campaign continuing to face resistance from little-known challengers, there are new signs that she could finally get some big-name opposition. The sea change in the Democratic race may have come two weeks ago when it was revealed that Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Beau, hadRead More

Former Murray County Judge sentenced to five years in federal prison

Former Murray County Judge sentenced to five years in federal prison

National News, Police Reports July 14, 2015 at 7:41 pm 0 comments

ROME, Georgia (press release)—Former Murray County Chief Magistrate Judge Bryant L. Cochran has been sentenced to federal prison for orchestrating the false arrest of a woman who had been sexually propositioned by Cochran, for tampering with a witness, for sexually assaulting a county employee and for illegally searching a countyRead More

Missing, reward offered: Amanda Kay Jones

Missing, reward offered: Amanda Kay Jones

National News, News July 14, 2015 at 5:20 pm 0 comments

August 14, 2005 Hillsboro, Missouri REWARD: the FBI is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the location of Amanda Kay Jones and her (unborn) child and/or for information leading to the identity of the person(s) involved with their disappearance. Amanda Kay Jones was 8 1/2Read More

Gatlinburg awarded Telly for TV commercial

Gatlinburg awarded Telly for TV commercial

Entertainment, Local News, National News July 14, 2015 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

Selected from a pool of more than 12,000 submissions By Alex Shelton The Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau is happy to announce the organization has been named the recipient of a 2015 Telly Award. Gatlinburg’s 2015 commercial was selected as one of the winners out of 12,000 entries submitted fromRead More