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A Winter Weather Advisory has bee issued by the National Weather Service in Nashville beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday through noon on Thursday. The NWS forecast calls for an early season winter storm to impact the midstate with a mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain. Impacted cities include…

A Tornado Watch has been issued for much of Middle and Western Tennessee through 3 a.m. Tuesday including the following counties: BEDFORD-BENTON-CANNON-CARROLL-CHEATHAM-CHESTER-COFFEE-CROCKETT-DAVIDSON DECATUR-DICKSON-FAYETTE-GIBSON-GILES-HARDEMAN-HARDIN-HAYWOOD-HENDERSON HENRY-HICKMANHOUSTON-HUMPHREYS-LAWRENCE-LEWIS-MACON-MADISON-MARSHALL MAURY-MCNAIRY-MONTGOMERY-PERRY-ROBERTSON-RUTHERFORD-SHELBY-SMITH-STEWART SUMNER-TIPTON-TROUSDALE-WAYNE-WEAKLEY-WILLIAMSON-WILSON A strong cold front will race across Middle Tennessee later tonight. Winds will increase considerably ahead of the cold front. Wind gusts to 35 mph…

Strong to severe storms are expected to move across Tennessee Monday night, bring the potential for damaging winds of up to 58 mph, golf ball size hail and isolated tornados. Western and Middle Tennessee will feel the impacts Monday evening and overnight before the storms move out toward Eastern Tennessee and…

A Flood Watch has been issued for late Wednesday through Thursday night for portions of Tennessee. A strong storm system is expected to bring numerous showers and thunderstorms to Middle Tennessee from Wednesday night through the day on Thursday. The heaviest rainfall is expected over northwest Middle Tennessee where 2 to…

MONTGOMERY/STEWART COUNTIES: Manhunt. It’s not often that we hear the word used today. But in the northwest corner of Middle Tennessee, that’s just what is happening. Police are out in force, roads are closed and schools are on lockdown as the search for a wanted killer enters its 4th day….

Jamier Mix is a student in practical journalism at Lane College in Franklin. Colin Kaepernick is someone I call “the voice.” A hero for many Black African Americans, Kaepernck is not only a voice for us and many others but also for all professional athletes. He doesn’t just stand up for the NFL players…

A flash flood Watch has been issued for portions of Middle Tennessee through 7 p.m. tonight. Periods of showers and thunderstorms with heavy downpours will continue across Middle Tennessee. A stalled front will be the focus for the rainfall. One to four inches of rain has fallen recently over much…

Tyler Newkirk, a college student-athlete from Chicago, IL, is a practical journalism student at Lane College. He has been an extreme sports enthusiast for 20 years. One of the hottest current topics in the sports world is Serena Williams and her “rant” during her controversial 2018 U.S. Open defeat against Naomi Osaka. Osaka,…

A major hurricane is bearing down on the Carolinas today with millions of people in the path of destruction. Hurricane Florence has exploded into a Cat 4 storm — now a 300-mile wide behemoth and still more than 500 miles offshore– and is expected to make landfall late Thursday or…

MONTGOMERY/DAVIDSON COUNTIES: Bears. Yes, there is a bear — stress bear, singular — strolling through Middle Tennessee. It’s not your everyday occurrence. I come from New England, where black bears are pretty commonplace. In fact, they are almost urban dwellers, coming out of the Green Mountain, the White Mountains, The…

CLARKSVILLE: The Tennessee Department of Transportation has planned emergency repairs on a short section of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County to address a sinkhole in the area. Work began on Monday to construct a temporary one-lane road on Interstate 24 eastbound at mile marker 9.4 in order to route traffic out of…

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) crews have scheduled resurfacing work on I-24 this week. This work will require temporary lane closures on I-24 in both directions, between mile markers 24 and 37, for milling and paving operations. This work will occur daily through Aug. 29 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m….

The Memphis-born Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has died. She was 76. Franklin died at home in Detroit at 9:50 a.m. She was surrounded by family and friends, according to publicist Gwendolyn Quinn. The “official cause of death” was advanced pancreatic cancer.” Franklin’s chart-topping music spanned more than half a century and…

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is warning Americans about scammers posing as employees of the agency in order to steal their personal information. The SSA and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) are sounding the alarm this week about two types of scams. In the first, an individual gets…

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