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Tennessee Highway Patrol officials say preliminary figures show a decline in traffic fatalities during this year's Fourth of July holiday period. Early estimates indicate seven people were killed in traffic crashes across the state, a decrease from 19 during last year's holiday period.
The national average price of a gallon of gasoline is 2 cents cheaper than last week. AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins says the price of oil is trending down with the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded at $3.65, down 2 cents from last week. Tennessee's average of $3.43 dropped 3 cents from last week.
Cumberland County Highway Department is closing Chestnut Hill Road between boxes 8472 and 8621 in order to install a new culvert. Officials with the department say they expect to have it reopened sometime this afternoon. (Tues)
Today (Tuesday) is the last day to register to vote for the August county, general and state primary elections. You can register up until closing time at the Election Commission Office at 2 South Main Street Suite 105. Early voting begins July 18th and runs through August 2nd. Election Day is August 7th.
A man identified as the current boyfriend of 37 year old Nikki Burgess says he is willing to pay cash for information leading to “the location in which Nikki's body was disposed of." Jay Henry says he wants nothing more than information, no identities. The Cumberland County graduate was last heard from on May 23rd through a series of text messages with a friend. The messages indicated that she had been in an altercation with the father of her youngest son. Police say that man; Caleb J. Cannon is considered a “person of interest.” In a new development, Cannon’s mother was seen in cellphone video tearing down posters with the information on the search this past week.