Monthly Archives October 2017

Tennessee towns bracing for upcoming white nationalist rallies

Authorities and city officials in two Tennessee towns are bracing for possible clashes on Saturday when protesters and counter-protesters take to the streets for scheduled white nationalist rallies.

The "White Lives Matter" rallies were organized by white nationalist group League of the South, according to city officials, and are scheduled to take place Saturday in the cities of Murfreesboro and Shelbyville, located south of Nashville. Counter-protesters are also expected on the day of the rallies, officials said.

The rally will focus on issues such as last month’s deadly church shooting in Antioch, Tennessee, illegal immigration and refugee settlement in Middle Tennessee, the Shelby Police Department said in a press release.

Officials are asking that demonstrators on both sides "respect e...

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Antioch woman convicted of using Alabama inmates’ info for tax returns

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An Antioch woman was convicted in federal court of using the personal information of Alabama state prisoners to file fraudulent tax returns.

It was an elaborate scheme that went on for at least two years.

The woman, Monique Annette Ellis, doesn’t have a criminal record in Tennessee and since has yet to be sentenced.

Her fake tax return scheme came to an end when U.S. Marshal raided her Antioch apartment.

Eight prisoners locked up in Alabama had no idea their personal information was being used in Tennessee.

“In this case, she received, somehow, and we don’t know how, the identity of eight inmates from the Alabama Department of Corrections and used those names, date of births, and social sec...

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Why is no one talking about the alleged Tennessee church shooter’s religion?

Emanuel Samson is accused of killing one and wounding eight in a Tennessee church shooting. (CREDIT: AP PHOTO / METRO NASHVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT)

On Sunday, a masked gunman opened fire on a church in Antioch, Tennessee. With one dead and eight others wounded, the attack was the largest mass shooting at a church since Dylann Roof’s 2015 killings.

The alleged shooter, who injured himself in the shooting, has been identified as Emanuel Samson, a 25-year-old U.S. resident who moved to the U.S. from Sudan in 1996. Samson, still in custody, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting.

While the motives for Samson’s alleged involvement in the shooting remain unknown, far-right figures and outlets have been eager to play up the racial angle, noting that Samson is Afr...

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Finding The Best In Tennessee Housing

Folks from across the United States have come to understand the incredible appeal of Tennessee and are making the decision to relocate in impressive numbers. With its southern hospitality combined with bustling metropolitan areas such as Nashville, there truly is something for everyone. Of course, the top priority for those thinking of making Tennessee their home usually revolves around finding a place to live that checks all of thee most important boxes.

Once a desired geographic location has been determined, it makes good sense to gain familiarity with the distinctive neighborhoods within the general area. Learning the styles and price points of the houses currently for sale can make the shopping process a bit easier...

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