WHITEVILLE, Tenn. -- Headstones from the 1800s are vandalized at Melrose Cemetery in Whiteville. Investigators said the headstones were discovered Tuesday morning by a grounds crew. "It's hard to tell at this point if it was one person, juveniles or if it was adults," Whiteville Police Chief Steven Stanley said. Police said there are no […]
McKENZIE Tenn. -- Tennesseans are now protected for rescuing animals even if they have to break into a car. Levi Stewart works for the Carroll County Humane Society and is an avid animal lover. "Yes, they're not humans, but they are lives, and some people see them as family," he said. A new Tennessee law […]
JACKSON, Tenn. -- A new state law that took effect Wednesday targets aggressive panhandlers in Tennessee. Get caught begging for money and you could face a fine or jail time. A man with a sign sat along Carriage House Drive in Jackson on Wednesday. Drivers stopped to give him money. Lisa Peoples works for Area […]
CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- Overnight thefts result in more than $50,000 in property missing after a tractor and gooseneck trailer are stolen. A 5083 John Deere tractor with a front-end loader, valued at $45,000, was taken sometimes between midnight and 7 a.m. Wednesday from Jim Rice Equipment on Highway 412 in Friendship, according to a […]
MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- The county commission on Wednesday approved a contract for a new payroll system within the county. Commissioners voted to accept the contract with Tyler Technologies for a system they call a much needed upgrade. The commission says voting to outsource the IT help with the new software will prove financially sound […]
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was high on meth and hallucinating when he was arrested two weeks ago and accused of misdemeanor assault and menacing, his attorney said Wednesday during a bail hearing.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Government officials, lawyers and artists participated in a conference Wednesday to hash over ways of giving Jamaica a competitive advantage from reggae, the homegrown music that long ago went global.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife.
Apple will officially enter the music streaming subscription market on Tuesday with the launch of Apple Music and its accompanying Beats 1 radio station. An estimated 41 million people paid for a streaming music subscription service in 2014, according to IFPI, a London-based recording industry trade group that represents more than 1,300 record labels. Apple's […]
Billboard music magazine has announced that it will hold a music festival August 22-23 in the state of New York. Produced in partnership with LiveNation, Billboard magazine will host its first Hot 100 Music Festival at the Jones Beach Festival Grounds. Over 30 artists will perform on three main stages over the two-day music festival.