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The average per-gallon price of regular unleaded gasoline in Tennessee was $3.26 as of Sunday, a decrease of two cents compared to the price from last week. That's according to AAA. This marks the ninth straight week the state has seen the average price drop. As of Sunday, the national average price was $3.50, a two-cent per gallon decrease. After oil prices spiked briefly, they quickly deflated after the U.S.Commerce Department said the Gross Domestic Product grew less than expected during the first quarter of the year. A Triple-A spokesperson said the market is expected to be volatile this week, so its likely motorists will see little movement in pump prices this week.
Crab Orchard Elementary School was presented with $2000, a plaque and a banner as a reward for the outstanding scores the students received on their Tennessee Value Address Assessment System. The school ranked 10th in the state and 2nd among middle schools in our state by the Education Consumer Foundation. Crab Orchard wasn't the only school in Cumberland County receiving high marks. South Cumberland, North Cumberland, and Martin Elementary Schools were all cited by the Education Consumer Foundation for achieving "exceptional" rankings.
A public funeral will be held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville for country music superstar George Jones, who died Friday at the age of 81. The public funeral will be held at 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Publicist Kirt Webster says Jones would have wanted his fans everywhere to be able to pay their respects along with his family.
Governor Bill Haslam has signed legislation that clears the way for cities to begin forming municipal school systems. The measure lifts a 1998 ban that forbids municipalities from starting their own school systems. It will benefit six Memphis suburbs seeking to bypass a merger of the Shelby County and Memphis school districts and run their own schools.
A British man has pleaded guilty for posting a Facebook threat that prompted more than 2,900 students to be absent from school. 24 year old Reece Elliot was charged in February with making malicious comments. In his Facebook post, he threatened to kill 200 people. It is believe his threat was aimed at students at Warren County High School. The threat was made on a memorial page set up for a Warren County student who died last October. The threat prompted extra security at all schools in Warren County the following two days. Elliot pleaded guilty Friday at Newcastle Crown Court. He will be sentenced at a later date. Prosecutors said Elliot was trying to see what reaction his posts would provoke