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  1. SmartFinancial And Cornerstone Bancshares Announce Merger CompletionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Chattanoogan.com

    SmartFinancial, Inc., parent company of SmartBank, and Cornerstone Bancshares, Inc., parent company of Cornerstone Community Bank, announced the closing of the merger of their two holding companies, with the combined company to carry the name of "SmartFinancial, Inc." The company also intends to change the trading symbol of its common stock to ... (more)

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  2. Documentary to educate Tennesseans on emergency planningRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and the Tennessee Public Television Council are teaming up to educate Tennesseans on emergency planning. TEMA and the TPTC's member Public Broadcasting System stations have produced Ready Tennessee, a 30-minute documentary that provides practical planning tips to help individuals and families be prepared for disasters and emergencies.

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  3. Beaverdale Road In Whitfield County Closed For Drain ReplacementRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period.

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  4. Department Of Revenue To Offer Free Tax Workshops For New BusinessesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The Tennessee Department of Revenue will be holding a series of free tax workshops for new businesses in Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville in September.

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  5. TDOT Halts Lane Closures On Tennessee Highways For Labor Day WeekendRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period.

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  6. Mother's day out program under investigation after child wanders awayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Cookeville mother's day out program is under investigation by the Tennessee Department of Children's Services after a 2-year-old boy wandered away onto a busy street. "My neighbor said, 'where is that kid's mom,' and I looked over and saw this little boy.

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  7. Maths Skills Count for Premature BabiesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Newswise

    Researchers have identified a link between being born preterm and decreased intelligence, reading and in particular mathematical ability and have highlighted an effect on earnings into adulthood. Head of the research, Professor Dieter Wolke said: "This study is of importance because it could be used to flag up the need for extra support at school for children who are born pre-term."

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  8. #MayoralChatter: Look Who's Coming to BreakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

    An email from the Fox campaign invited supporters to the $250-a-plate breakfast. It is hosted by Jimmy Webb and Scooter Clippard.

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  9. More Tenn. lawmakers come out against gas tax hike in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas tax in 2016. Republican Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, who heads the transportation panel in the upper chamber, said Tuesday that there isn't enough time to put together a comprehensive road funding proposal for the upcoming legislative session.

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  10. News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Olympian

    Add the chairman of the state Senate transportation committee to the list of opponents of raising Tennessee's gas tax in 2016. Republican Sen. Jim Tracy of Shelbyville, who heads the transportation panel in the upper chamber, said Tuesday that there isn't enough time to put together a comprehensive road funding proposal for the upcoming legislative session.

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  11. Vols' Jennings, Jumper make surprising moves up depth chartRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this Saturday Aug. 15, 2015 photo, Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings, left, makes a catch over defensive back Micah Abernathy during practice in Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee freshman receiver Jauan Jennings is a former quarterback who just switched to his new position this summer.

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  12. Suns win road finale in style, beating Tennessee 11-0Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Playing their final road game of the season, the Jacksonville Suns put together their most lopsided victory of the season, beating the Tennessee Smokies 11-0 on Tuesday in Kodak, Tenn. The win ended a five-game losing streak for the Suns .

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  13. Tennessee offers free high school equivalency testingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

    "This is a real game changer for those who need this credential to get a job," said Jason Beard, administrator of the Adult Education Program. "Our target is to have diplomas in the hands of 5,000 graduates by the end of the year, and we know removing the test fee is a great incentive to meet our goal."

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  14. Drug overdoses claim more lives in Tenn.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WCYB

    The number of Tennesseans who die each year due to drug overdoses is on the rise. That's according to a recent report released by the state health department.

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  15. All Tennessee Counties Meet Aug. 31 Budget DeadlineRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Tennessee counties are also in full compliance with Public Chapter 170, Acts of 2015.

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  16. Baxter struggles with school trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Herald-Citizen

    But officials of both the town and the school system are looking to improve the situation - in particular, the morning backup at the intersection of highways 56 and 70 as parents transport students to the just-completed Upperman Middle School near the high school. "The middle school has caused a great volume of traffic at the intersection," Baxter Mayor Jeff Wilhite said.

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  17. Titans nose tackle Sammie Hill has new injury in right kneeRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | USA Today

    Titans nose tackle Sammie Hill has new injury in right knee Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1FhJWMB NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee nose tackle Sammie Hill has a new injury in the same right knee, and coach Ken Whisenhunt says the Titans are talking to doctors trying to decide if the lineman will need surgery to repair his knee.

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  18. Tennessee Freshman Lineman Arrested For Underage Drinking, Other ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Gamedayr.com

    On Sept. 5, the Tennessee Volunteers will strap up the shoulder pads and rush out onto the field at Neyland Stadium against Bowling Green.

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  19. 5 students in Tenn. county earn perfect ACT scoreRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    If you want to know what it's like to get a perfect score on the ACT, just ask Amy Ouyang, Sarah Rosenthal, or Margaret Overton. They are among five Williamson County Schools students who scored a perfect 36 out of 36 on the ACT in 2015.

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  20. Governor's Council Extends Application Deadline For Vacancy In 9th Judicial DistrictRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The Governor's Council for Judicial Appointments has extended the deadline for applications for the Criminal Court judge vacancy in the 9th Judicial District - Loudon, Meigs, Morgan, and Roane counties.

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