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Two men have been charged with burglaries in Lincoln County and Madison County, Ala., and may be tied to burglaries in Limestone and Giles counties, as well. A number of burglaries that occurred on the west side of Lincoln County in the Ardmore Highway area were allegedly committed by Daniel Bolden and Jeremy Blake Newman. “We now have Newman and Daniel Bolden connected to three burglaries,” said Investigator Doug Boeringer
When the Fayetteville Board of Mayor and Aldermen meets this week, it will consider adopting a resolution that would see the city ask the Tennessee General Assembly to approve a private act authorizing Fayetteville to enact a new hospitality tax. Also known as the hotel-motel occupancy tax, the hospitality tax wouldn’t be new to local places of lodging — hotels and motels here already charge a hospitality tax of five
A vehicle stolen from a local towing business was used in an Alabama crime early last Monday morning. On Friday, a 1984 pickup truck was stolen from Gardner’s Towing on Huntsville Highway. About 2 a.m. Monday morning, two unidentified males used the back of the truck to ram into the Gas and Go convenience store on Bob Wallace Drive in Huntsville, Ala. The men smashed into the front door and
Shoe Sensation manager Renee’ Steelman (at left) and Tiffany Peters (at right), assistant manager, congratulate Judy Krawcyk, the Clark’s winner from the recent Clark Trunk Show held at the Huntsville Highway store.
All Fayetteville Public Utilities offices will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 24, and Wednesday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday. Please continue to call the FPU office at 433-1522 to report utility outages or leaks. A service crew will be available during the holiday to assist with emergencies.
Ollivene Mitchell, The Times’ classified advertising manager, awards two winners of the newspaper’s Halloween Coloring Contest $50 each for their winning entries. Haley Woodward, age six, is the daughter of Billy and Sandra Woodward of McBurg, and 11-year-old Wyatt Johnson is the son of Susan Johnson of Fayetteville.
When 38 major independent news organizations find it necessary to protest a White House policy in unison, the president has a problem. And so it is for the Obama administration. With increasing frequency, the White House is shutting out independent news photographers from recording key presidential events. While the press is excluded, White House photographers roam the meetings, distributing images on blogs, Twitter and Facebook. It’s no surprise the government
Since 2010, it’s been illegal in Tennessee for motorists to engage in text messaging by cell phone while driving. Traffic experts agree that driver texting is hazardous. Accident statistics back them up: Texting is dangerously distracting. Yet ticketing for texting remains pretty rare. The Tennessean in Nashville surveyed records for 15 Middle Tennessee law enforcement agencies and found just 389 tickets issued since the law took effect. That’s an average
LAMAR ALEXANDER u.s. senator On Monday, the U.S. Senate passed my legislation to help prevent another meningitis outbreak like the one last year that killed 16 Tennesseans and sickened so many others. Tennesseans deserve this legislation, which will soon become law and make clear exactly who is on the flagpole for overseeing the sorts of facilities that led to last year’s outbreak. When the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee