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Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Event on October 18!

Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Event on October 18! Tuesday October 4, 2016

This year Paychecks for Patriots will be on October 18th in four cities; Memphis, Nashville, Clarksville, and Knoxville from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Paychecks for Patriots is not your typical job fair, it is truly a hiring event. Each employer who participates is vetted to ensure they have available full-time jobs for veterans. Often, job interviews take place at the event and veterans find instant employment.

Across the state, dozens of employers will take part in Paychecks for Patriots, offering quality jobs from Knoxville to Memphis. Those employers never pay a fee to participate in the event and they have become accustom to the quality applicants they find each year at Paychecks for Patriots.

Veteran job seekers can register before the event by going to, or they can do so at the door on the day of the event. Employers are welcome to inquire about becoming part of Paychecks for Patriots until October 14th.

Paychecks for Patriots 2016 Locations:
- Nashville Bridgestone Arena 501 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203
- Knoxville Wallace Memorial Baptist Church 701 Merchant Drive Knoxville, TN 37912
- Memphis American Job Center - Memphis 3040 Walnut Grove Road Memphis, TN 38111
- Clarksville American Job Center - Clarksville 523 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040

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Tennessee Soldiers will Shelter in Place During Hurricane Matthew Tuesday October 4, 2016

Soldiers of Tennessee's 118th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment and 117th Military Police Battalion deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba report that they will shelter in place during Hurricane Matthew. The hurricane is projected to make landfill near Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (NSGB) on Tuesday, Oct. 4th. Preparations have been completed at NSGB to support the safety and security of its base operations and personnel. The safety and security of personnel and families are top priority. Personnel assigned to NSGB reside and work in several different types of structures, each with a different storm rating. Personnel will either shelter in place or move to a designated shelter depending on the storm rating for their assigned housing. Once it is safe to do so, personnel will conduct a damage assessment and begin the process of recovery. Installation personnel have access to updated information via NSGB/ Navy Region Southeast social media and websites, AFN Radio and Television, and all-hands emails. The installation is posting continuous updates at .


Two Homes on Hillcrest Drive Burglarized
Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday October 4, 2016

At least two homes on Hillcrest Drive were burglarized on Saturday afternoon. In the first incident, entry was gained through the side garage door and rear basement door. A ladder had been placed on at a rear bedroom window as if someone attempted to hand off stolen items to an accomplice. A set of cutters was found near the front door and a spacer on an air conditioning unit had been punched out. It could not immediately be determined what had been stolen. Damage was estimated at $315. Two suspects were named in the case but no charges had been filed at the time of the police report.

On Monday, another Hillcrest Drive resident reported that he returned home to find that someone had ripped out a dishwasher from under a countertop, destroying the machine in the process. The crooks gained entry through a window and its believed they broke in Saturday after 12 Noon. Police obtained fingerprints from the scene. The burglary remains under investigation.


Cumberland County High School Homecoming This Week
Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday October 4, 2016

Cumberland County High School is celebrating Homecoming this week with the theme Let the Games Begin! The Hall of Fame reception will be this Thursday, October 6th at 4 p.m. honoring this years Hall of Fame recipient, Michael Smathers, Class of 1959. The CCHS Homecoming Parade will be Thursday at 5:30 p.m., followed by a bonfire, drinks and hot dogs. Cumberland County High Schools Homecoming Game is this Friday, October 7th, 2016 against East Hamilton. The pregame starts at 6:15 p.m. with a 6:30 p.m. kick-off. Catch all the action on your home for the Jets, 102.5 WOW Country, Todays Country and the Legends.


Vandals/Burglars Target Larissa Street Area
Peg Broadcasting News Tuesday October 4, 2016

Vandals and burglars targeted the Larissa Street area over the weekend. Crossville Police were dispatched Sunday to a homeowner reporting that someone had broken into his tool shed. A knife was found on the ground and the weapon had apparently been used to cut the handle on the shed which had been locked the night before. The victim discovered that his weed eater had been tampered with, however, nothing appeared to be missing. Damage was estimated at $50. As the officer was leaving the vandalism call, he saw a white oven drawer full of power tools next to the road further down Larissa Street. As police attempted the contact the homeowner where the drawer was found, they discovered a door to the house was open. While officers were waiting on the homeowner to arrive, they noticed that the stove was missing a bottom oven drawer. The homeowner verified that the drawer with the tools belonged to him and a neighbor came over to report that an air compressor belonging to the victim was discovered in their back yard. A Samsung phone that did not belong to the victim was discovered in the box of tools and seized as evidence. Nothing else was reported missing and no charges had been filed at the time of the report.


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