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Pet crematory owner surrenders permit amid investigation

The Tennessee Department of Environmental Conservation (TDEC) says that means Cameo Farr can no longer perform pet cremations.

In December, investigators uncovered the remains of animals that were supposed to be cremated at her business, Elliott Pet Services, in Morgan County.

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Morgan Co. sheriff starts drug combat unit

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(WBIR-Wartburg) With more than 50 meth busts in Morgan County reported in 2013, the local sheriff's department recently did some reorganization to help combat the ongoing problem.

TWRA waiting to take ownership of seized snakes

TWRA officials are going through the process of taking ownership of 21 snakes seized from a LaFollette church.

Agents seized 50 snakes in November and cited Pastor Andrew Hamblin of the Tabernacle Church of God for having dangerous animals.

Grand jury decides not to indict snake-handling pastor

ID=4385383(WBIR - LaFollette) Campbell County pastor Andrew Hamblin will not face any criminal charges after a grand jury decided Wednesday not to indict him.

"I feel relieved that this is over and that's where I want it to stay," said Hamblin.

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Icy conditions make fighting fires difficult

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At least four families across East Tennessee are without their homes in the coldest weather we've seen in decades.

Shelters opening during dangerously cold temps

Shelters opening during dangerously cold temps

A couple of shelters have opened in East Tennessee to help folks trying to stay safe from the cold.

In Greene County, a shelter is open at Hal Henard Elementary School on East Vann Road. The director of emergency management says cots will be set up at the school, but there will not be food available.

Flights canceled, delayed at McGhee Tyson Airport

Flights canceled, delayed at McGhee Tyson Airport

Travelers need to check their flight statuses early in the week because many airlines are having delays and cancellations due to the winter storm.

The issues aren't caused by the weather in East Tennessee, but the weather in other states.