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Knoxville native buys controlling interest in the Cleveland Browns
WVLT Friday August 3, 2012
Jimmy Haslam III the CEO of Knoxville based Pilot Flying J Corporation has purchased a controlling interest in the NFL's Cleveland Browns. ESPN said the sale price was for more than $1 billion. Haslam has been a minority investor in the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2008.
County Commission and School Board Election Results -Update
Stace Friday August 3, 2012
John D Kinnunen has won the race for the 9th District County Commission seat, and will fill the vacancy left due to the passing of Clyde "Catfish" Cramer. In the Cumberland County School Board Election Richard Janeway and Vivian Hutson who ran unopposed will represent the 2nd District and 6th Districts, while Josh Stone will represent the 4th district, and James "Jim" Blaylock will represent the 8th District. For complete election totals, head to our "election 2012" link under the news tab on our websites at 1025wowcountry.com, mix993.net and waewradio.com
US Senate, 6th District and 25th -District Election Results -Update
Stace Friday August 3, 2012
Incumbent Republican Senator Bob Corker will meet Democrat Mark Clayton in November's general election. Clayton was the choice of Dems across the state as well as those here in Cumberland County. Cumberland County voters chose incumbent 6th District US House of Representative Diane Black as the Republican candidate for the US House of Representative race over Lou Ann Zelenik (Zel-nick). Tennessee Republican Representative Cameron Sexton ran unopposed and will face Democrat Flo Matheson, who also ran unopposed in the November election. For complete election totals, head to our "election 2012" link under the news tab on our websites at 1025wowcountry.com, mix993.net and waewradio.com
Thursday is election day
Stace Thursday August 2, 2012
Today is election day. The polls are open until 7pm. Join Peg Broadcasting team for complete election coverage beginning at 6:30pm anchored by Ronni Chase & Panama Jack with updates from Randel Trevena as soon as results come in, live from the Cumberland County Courthouse. You can also listen to our election coverage online, and keep up to date online with complete precinct by precinct tallies on our websites at 1025wowcountry.com and mix993.net, find the breakouts under News and the "election 2012" link
3 suspects arrested in Crossville Antique Mall Theft
WATE-TV Thursday August 2, 2012
3 suspects have been arrested in the Crossville Antique Mall theft. According to WATE-TV, the suspects identified as Marlon Bell, Amanda Carrington and Katherine Buckner, all originally from Georgia, are believed to be behind similar thefts in North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and throughout Tennessee. Police received a break in the case after Crossville police asked the TV station to air surveillance video, which showed the trio in the act. From there, Maryville police made a link to a similar crime. Police says the crimes total a few hundred thousand dollars. The trio is being held at the Cumberland County Justice Center.