Topic: Claiborne County
Washington, D.C. – Today, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Tennessee and ordered Federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding from March 25th to April 3rd, 2021.
The President’s action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in the counties of Davidson County, Williamson County, and Wilson County.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Invasive Tick detected in Six additional Tennessee Counties
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, Tennessee Department of Health, and University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture today announced the detection of the invasive Asian longhorned tick in an additional six Tennessee counties: Knox County, Jefferson County, Claiborne County, Cocke County, Putnam County, and Sevier County.
Knoxville, TN – A man who was added to the TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list Monday is now in custody. David DeWayne Evans, Jr. was captured this afternoon.
Evans (DOB 8-19-85) was wanted by the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for Attempted Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Felony Evading and Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Felony.
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: David DeWayne Evans, Jr.
Evans (DOB 8-19-85) is wanted by the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for Attempted Second Degree Murder, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Felony Evading and Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Felony.
Those charges stem from two separate incidents in which Evans fired shots at Claiborne County deputies after they attempted to stop the vehicle he was driving.
1,451 Tennesseans Die from Drug Overdoses in 2015
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Health data show 1,451 people died from drug overdoses in the state in 2015.
This is the highest annual number of overdose deaths recorded in state history and brings the five-year total for Tennessee to 6,036 lives lost. That figure is approximately the equivalent of every person on 40 mid-size jet liners dying.
Nashville, TN – Because the drought in Tennessee has heightened concerns about accidental fires, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has asked sportsmen to follow burn bans issued in specified counties across the state.
“We want to work with local officials who are worried about dry conditions caused by Tennessee’s drought,” noted Ed Carter, the executive director of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. “We are requesting that our sportsmen refrain from building campfires on all WMAs, but it is required in counties with burn bans.”
Crossville, TN – The participants in Tennessee’s 2016 elk hunt were announced at the August meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission which concluded Friday. The TFWC was also presented a preview of next year’s 2016-17 proposed commercial fishing regulations, and update on recommendations for cervid deer carcass importations as they pertain to states with chronic wasting disease (CWD).
Tennessee began its elk hunt in 2009 with the participants selected from a computer draw. At its May meeting, the TFWC approved the addition of an archery only elk hunt which will be held October 3rd-7th.
Tullahoma, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the state’s 2016-17 hunting seasons at its May meeting which concluded Friday at the Arnold Air Force Base Gossick Leadership Center.
The state’s hunting seasons are annually established each year during the TWFC’s May meeting. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency made its recommendations during the April meeting. Additional recommendations were made by commission members.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville as issued a severe thunderstorm watch which is in effect until 6:00am CDT for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the following locations Tennessee.
Tennessee counties included are Anderson County, Campbell County, Cannon County, Cheatham County, Claiborne County, Clay County, Cumberland County, Davidson County, De Kalb County, Dickson County, Fentress County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Jackson County, Macon County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Overton County, Pickett County, Putnam County, Roane County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Scott County, Smith County, Stewart County, Sumner County, Trousdale County, Union County, Van Buren County, Warren County, White County, Williamson County, and Wilson County.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Rick James Brock of New Tazewell, TN.
Rick Brock is wanted by the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for four counts of Rape of a Child and four counts of Aggravated Assault with a Firearm.
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