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Tennessee State News

National Guard activated in at least 21 states

Lee: National Guard faces ‘tremendous challenge’ in DC

Gov. Bill Lee says Tennessee National Guard troops face a “tremendous challenge” as they head to the nation’s capital at the request of President Donald Trump.
A vote-by-mail ballot is returned to a ballot drop box

Judge: Tennessee must allow vote by mail for all amid virus

A judge has ruled that Tennessee must give all of its voters the option to cast ballots by mail due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Nashville's Historic Courthouse was the site of arson, burglary and vandalism, Photo Date: May 31, 2020

Police make 3rd arrest in damaged Nashville courthouse

Police have arrested a third person who they say vandalized a historic courthouse in Tennessee during weekend protests.
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The Rate of New Unemployment Claims in Tennessee Continue To Fall

The rate of new unemployment claims in Tennessee continue to fall with 22,784 filings for the week of May 30.
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Elected Officials Speak about Change in Hamilton County

When the news took place where Mr. Floyd was killed, The title of commissioner went out the window” said Hamilton County Commissioner Katherlyn Jeter.
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Chattanooga Protest following the Death of George Floyd

Chattanooga joined other cities to protest following the death of George Floyd.

Georgia State News

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George Floyd death protest turns destructive in Atlanta

"We are better than this..... Go Home!"

Gov. Kemp to allow bars and nightclubs to reopen in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday announced plans to allow bars and nightclubs to reopen, overnight summer camps and summer schools...

More info on couple charged after Gordon County motel standoff

Schalles Williams and Wesley Swartout were wanted on various fraud charges from Cleveland to Summerville, at least.

GOP govs offer states as alternative RNC convention host

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two GOP governors are offering up their states to host the Republican National Convention, a day after President Donald Trump demanded...

SWAT standoff nets two suspects wanted in Hamilton County

Both are wanted for identity theft in Hamilton County.
COVID-19 Cases

17 year old becomes Georgia’s youngest Covid-19 fatality

ATLANTA, Georgia (WDEF) - A 17 year old boy became the youngest Georgian to die from Covid-19. The teenager from Fulton County had underlying health...

Alabama State News

Missing Hike rescued at the Walls of Jericho

HYTOP, Alabama (WDEF) - A hiker was rescued from the Walls of Jericho hiking area along the Tennessee/Alabama line on Friday. The 21 year old...

Alabama senior attended graduation, tests positive for virus

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama school district says a student who attended a graduation ceremony last week has tested positive for the new...
COVID-19 Cases

Alabama adds 5,000 COVID-19 cases in last 2 weeks

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama added more than 5,000 coronavirus cases over the last 14 days as the state began lifting restrictions. As of Wednesday,...

Sessions challenges Tuberville to debate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Sessions is challenging Tommy Tuberville to a series of five debates ahead of their July Republican primary runoff for...

National cemeteries missing flags, ceremonies amid pandemic

MONTEVALLO, Ala. (AP) — Pam Nichols normally spends Memorial Day with a huge crowd at the Alabama National Cemetery after helping place thousands of...
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Three inmates escape from the Tuscaloosa County Jail

Law enforcement agencies are looking for Richard Brandon Lancaster, Seth Schuyler Williams, and Cameron Keith Newell.