west tennessee

Weather
6:49 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Flash Floods Threaten West Tennessee

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Following heavy rain and thunderstorms yesterday and more rain in the forecast today , most of West Tennessee is under a flash flood watch through this evening, including Henry, Lake, Obion, and Weakley Counties. The National Weather Service warns some locations may receive rainfall in excess of two inches, quickly flooding low water crossings.

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Government
7:16 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Just 5 Apply To Fill TN Supreme Court Vacancy

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Just five candidates have submitted applications to fill an upcoming West Tennessee vacancy on the state's highest court.

The candidates submitted their applications by yesterday’s deadline to be considered for the newly-created Governor's Commission on Judicial Appointments.

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Business
8:11 am
Wed October 24, 2012

West Tennessee Non-Profits Helping Veterans Get Jobs

A partnership between two regional non-profit organizations and USDA Rural Development is helping West Tennessee veterans find jobs. Rural Development State Director Bobby Goode says the partnership is between Memphis Bioworks Foundation and the Crockett Policy Institute. The USDA is providing a $30,000 grant. The collaboration will establish a network of support organizations, a comprehensive database and outreach programs to help veterans find jobs in the energy sector.