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Trace of ‘bone-crushing’ dog found at Tennessee fossil site

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Associated Press News Desk August 10, 2022

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State University says researchers have discovered evidence of the extinct “bone-crushing” dog at a fossil site that also included herbivores, a sabretooth...

Tennessee GOP leaders urge delay of toddler COVID-19 shots

Tennessee GOP leaders urge delay of toddler COVID-19 shots

June 24, 2022
Top Tennessee Republican House leaders on Wednesday urged Gov. Bill Lee to delay the state's health department from distributing and promoting the COVID-19 vaccines to infants, toddlers and preschoolers. In a letter sent to the Republican governor, House leaders said they had too many concerns surrounding the vaccine for those under 5 years old.
Man gets house arrest for pointing laser at Memphis planes

Man gets house arrest for pointing laser at Memphis planes

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Associated Press News April 21, 2022

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been sentenced to house arrest and probation for pointing a green laser at FedEx airplanes flying into Memphis International Airport in Tennessee,...

A helicopter dumps water onto a wildfire Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Sevierville, Tenn. Firefighters sought to get a handle Wednesday on a wildfire spreading near Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, amid mandatory evacuations as winds whipped up ahead of a line of strong storms forecast to move in overnight.(Caitie McMekin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP)

Residents near Gatlinburg worry as Smoky Mountain wildfires grow

March 31, 2022
Firefighters from 70 Tennessee counties have traveled to East Tennessee to fight a fire in Wears Valley that is only 5% contained. Evacuation orders remain in effect until the fire is under control. Schools in the area were closed Thursday as a precaution.
Titans Josh Corey recognized for distinguished service

Titans’ Josh Corey recognized for distinguished service

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – John Brice, TSSAA September 28, 2021

Former high school coach and athletic director makes investment in educational athletics September 27, 2021 All these years later, after a playing career under Steve Spurrier at the University...

TSSAA updates member schools with fall sports guidelines and protocols

TSSAA updates member schools with fall sports guidelines and protocols

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – TSSAA August 11, 2021

July 27, 2021 While the upcoming school year certainly looks much different than last year, COVID-19 is still an issue that member schools across the state will continue to deal with. Providing...

Civil Rights Trail adds key sites in Tennessee and Kentucky honoring Beale Streete and Muhammad Ali

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe News Desk February 14, 2020
“Today is a special day as Tennessee shines a brighter light on the brave men and women who stood up for equal rights,” Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said in a statement. “I am proud that with the addition of these two sites, travelers from around the world will have the opportunity to learn more about Memphis’ deep civil rights history.”
In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 photo, head custodian Bubba McKenzie uses the Clorox Total 360 System to sanitize a classroom at Eagleton Middle School in Maryville, Tenn. The electrostatics sprayer creates a fine mist that reaches more surfaces faster than traditional cleaning. Blount County Schools have four of the machines for its 21 schools. (Tom Sherlin/The Daily Times via AP)

CDC works to insure Tennesseans understand that the risk of the flu is higher than the new Corona virus

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – HIllsboro Globe News Desk February 4, 2020

NASHVILLE  — According to the Tennessee Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control, more than a dozen schools in the middle Tennessee area. Eight children have died from the...

With Henry, Titans ready to mash through playoffs

With Henry, Titans ready to mash through playoffs

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Teresa Walker, AP Sports Reporter January 5, 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have made it clear they are very willing to mash their way through the postseason with the NFL's top rusher leading the way. Derrick Henry followed...

Los Angeles Rams Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

2018 NFL Official ‘No Call’ Leads New Rule in NFL 2019-20 Season

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Michael Guoin - Sports Writers September 9, 2019

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Shrfss_weUA Via- Superstar Sports Videos and FOX New Orleans, LA - Background Last season, the Los Angeles Rams played the New Orleans Saints in the playoff...

High school students worry that Tennessee  #SB971 will change how voter registration drives  are held for TN teens

High school students worry that Tennessee #SB971 will change how voter registration drives are held for TN teens

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe Editorial Staff April 25, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Senate voted "yes" on SB#971, Thursday, a bill which would  fine voter registration groups for mistakes after a voter registration drive. The vote left unclear how #SB971...

Tennessee seeks new student testing contract vendor

Tennessee seeks new student testing contract vendor

Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Hillsboro Globe reports March 6, 2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee wants the next administrator of its student assessment test to follow strict performance requirements after previous rollouts resulted in statewide delays and sparked...

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