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State of Emergency Death Toll Rises to 30 in Tennessee
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:56:10 -0800

TEMA reports that they are back to 30 deaths in Tennessee. They received confirmation of a weather-related death overnight in Bledsoe County of a 55-year-old male from hypothermia.   The fatalities are:   ·         ...

TEMA raises number of weather-related fatalities to 30
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:50:00 -0800

State officials confirmed that a 55-year-old man from Bledsoe County died of hypothermia.

Roane Co. man dies of hypothermia, 11th weather-related death in state
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:06:42 -0800

Tennessee remains in a state of emergency, as more ice and snow is predicted for Friday following a winter storm that hit on Monday.

Crews and homeowners work to clear trees in Roane County
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:05:09 -0800

Conditions are so rough in Roane County, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency was put on standby to help clear the road with chainsaws.

11 weather-related deaths now confirmed in Tennessee
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:29:01 -0800

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - There are now 11 confirmed weather-related deaths in Tennessee. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency reported Thursday that four more people have died from hypothermia-related causes: a 64-year-old woman and 69-year-old man in Henry County, an 85-year-old man in Sequatchie County and a 44-year-old man in Roane ...

11 weather-related deaths in East Tennessee; 27 across the state
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 19:20:16 -0800

TEMA says the deaths of a 76-year-old man and a 32-year-old man in Campbell County both died of exposure.

Huge storm leaves slushy mess in TN; Ky. declares emergency
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:32:01 -0800

State of Emergency declared in TN with more than 55,000 w/out power & many drivers stuck on I-24 & I-40 in Middle Tennessee..

State of Emergency Death Toll Rises to 21 in TN
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:22:10 -0800

TEMA added three, confirmed, weather-related fatalities this evening.  Below is an updated list. Tennessee has 21, confirmed, weather-related fatalities (since Feb. 16, 2015): Benton County – One (1) fatality: 64-year-old female, motor vehicle accident Hamilton County – One (1) fatality: 63-year-old male, hypothermia related  Haywood County – One (1) fatality:  40-year-old female, motor vehicle ...

TBI investigates high-speed chase, shooting on I-40 at exit 340 | UPDATE
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 20:50:16 -0800

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been asked to look into a shooting that happened on I-40 at exit 340 (Airport Road).

Roane County man takes talents from fairway to stage
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 04:35:58 -0800

It's a life lesson that's been passed down for generations, you can do anything you set your mind to. A University of Tennessee student shares an experience proving that.