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Strip clubs banned, drag shows allowed under new city ordinance Video included

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Portland, TN, passed an ordinance Monday night to regulate sexually oriented business, but venues that host drag shows are no longer in that category.

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2 suspects wanted in car burglaries in Hendersonville Video included

Police released these photos of one of the suspects. (Source: Hendersonville Police Department) Police released these photos of one of the suspects. (Source: Hendersonville Police Department)
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Hendersonville police are searching for suspects after a burglary spree on Wednesday night.

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Homeless single moms find hope at Grace Place; Affordable housing remains a challenge Video included

Amanda Denson, a mother of three, is beginning the process of starting over. (WSMV) Amanda Denson, a mother of three, is beginning the process of starting over. (WSMV)
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A nonprofit that helps homeless single mothers is expanding, and it's a sign of the need for affordable housing in Sumner County.

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Jury hung on reckless homicide charge in Timothy Batts trial

Timothy Batts testified in his own defense on Wednesday. (WSMV) Timothy Batts testified in his own defense on Wednesday. (WSMV)
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On Thursday, jurors found Timothy Batts guilty of felon in possession of a firearm and not guilty of tampering with evidence.

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Gallatin PD hosts Santa Classic golf tournament

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The Gallatin Police Department held its annual Santa Classic golf tournament on Saturday, Nov. 7 at Long Hollow Golf Course. More>>

Parents sue over treatment of daughter at Sumner Co. school

Updated: June 4, 2014 07:11 PM

A family is taking their school district to court, saying that bullying went ignored and unpunished. The parents of a Hendersonville High School student said they had no choice but to sue. More>>

Judge denies recusal request in Lindsey Lowe case

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Attorneys for the Hendersonville woman accused of smothering her newborn twins to death in September 2011 say a different judge needs to hear her case. More>>

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  • 2 jailed after failed robbery in Hub City

    2 jailed after failed robbery in Hub City

    Friday, November 24 2017 10:53 AM EST2017-11-24 15:53:14 GMT
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    A pair of suspects are behind bars after an apparent drug deal went bad at a Hub City motel.  Hattiesburg police responded to the Deluxe Inn at 900 Broadway Drive for a report of a robbery.  “As officers were conducting their investigation, it was determined that the victim and suspect would both be charged,” said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  Amos Ball and Laquan Jones were both arrested at the scene and charged with conspiracy to commit a ...

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    A pair of suspects are behind bars after an apparent drug deal went bad at a Hub City motel.  Hattiesburg police responded to the Deluxe Inn at 900 Broadway Drive for a report of a robbery.  “As officers were conducting their investigation, it was determined that the victim and suspect would both be charged,” said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  Amos Ball and Laquan Jones were both arrested at the scene and charged with conspiracy to commit a ...

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  • 1 injured, 1 charged in Hub City stabbing

    1 injured, 1 charged in Hub City stabbing

    Friday, November 24 2017 10:44 AM EST2017-11-24 15:44:04 GMT
    Louis MaheaLouis Mahea

    A Hattiesburg man is behind bars after a Thursday night stabbing injured one in the Hub City. Louis Mahea, 52, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after an incident that happened at 706 Milton Barnes Avenue. According to Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore, officers were dispatched to a reported stabbing around 10 p.m. Thursday night. One man was found suffering from at least one stab wound at the scene, and taken to a local hospital for treatment according to Mc...

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    A Hattiesburg man is behind bars after a Thursday night stabbing injured one in the Hub City. Louis Mahea, 52, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after an incident that happened at 706 Milton Barnes Avenue. According to Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore, officers were dispatched to a reported stabbing around 10 p.m. Thursday night. One man was found suffering from at least one stab wound at the scene, and taken to a local hospital for treatment according to Mc...

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  • 1 injured, 1 jailed in Hattiesburg shooting

    1 injured, 1 jailed in Hattiesburg shooting

    Thursday, November 23 2017 9:40 PM EST2017-11-24 02:40:16 GMT
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    A Thursday night shooting injured one person and landed another behind bars in the Hub City.  Ahmed Atiefa was arrested and charged with one count of aggravated assault after a shooting at Fat Boys, located at 819 Edwards Street just after 6 p.m.  “A male threw a drink at the cashier, who was Atiefa, and he grabbed a gun and went around the counter and tried to kick the victim, and then shot the victim,” said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  Th...

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    A Thursday night shooting injured one person and landed another behind bars in the Hub City.  Ahmed Atiefa was arrested and charged with one count of aggravated assault after a shooting at Fat Boys, located at 819 Edwards Street just after 6 p.m.  “A male threw a drink at the cashier, who was Atiefa, and he grabbed a gun and went around the counter and tried to kick the victim, and then shot the victim,” said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  Th...

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