Dec. 7– A Durham School Services bus crashed early this morning in Hardin County on Olive Hill Road.
Hardin County Director of Schools Michael Davis said no children were injured.
According to a spokesman for Durham School Services, which has a contract with Hardin County Schools to provide bus transportation, the bus was southbound on the rural road when the crash occurred at about 5:25 a.m.
Dec. 7– The Savannah Police Department announced this morning that Charles M. Pitts II has been appointed as the new chief and will take over from Acting Chief Terry Hosea on Monday.
According to a social media page statement from the department, Pitts “brings with him a wealth of knowledge and several years of experience.”
Dec. 4– In connection with a shooting in Savannah, a joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and local law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of a Pocahontas man on a charge of first degree murder.
The TBI said special agents joined Savannah police, the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department and the McNairy County Sheriff’s Department in investigating the shooting death of 26-year-old Brandon J. Davis. Around 6:20 Saturday morning, city police responded to a 911 call at an apartment at 120 Robemma St. When they arrived, they found Davis dead.