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Gun season for deer opens Saturday

Gun season for deer opens Saturday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gun season for deer opens Saturday and runs through Jan. 5.

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, hunters may harvest one antlered buck per day until the statewide bag limit of three is reached, which includes deer harvested during archery and muzzleloader seasons. An antlered buck is a buck with antlers at least three inches long.

The bag limit for antlerless deer depends on where the deer is harvested

Little boy wants a special dog, a service dog

Little boy wants a special dog, a service dog

A dog can be more than a pet. It can also be a service dog that helps those with disabilities.

A little boy in Monroe County hopes to get a special dog by his next birthday.

Mason Millsaps is a friendly little guy with a funny nickname 'Noody' short for noodle.

He lives with his family in Madisonville.

Matthew is his big brother. He started a blog about Mason he calls cupofnoody.

Etowah pit bull owners must register dogs by Dec. 1

Etowah pit bull owners must register dogs by Dec. 1

Pit bull owners in Etowah have less than a month to register their dogs under a new law.

Last month, the city commission passed an ordinance banning new pit bulls within city limits.  That ordinance took effect 10 days after it was approved.

Current owners have 30 days to register their dogs, which puts the deadline on December first.

Registration costs five dollars, and the dog must have an updated rabies shot

Pit bulls banned in Etowah

Pit bulls banned in Etowah

An East Tennessee city has made it against the law to own any breed of pit bull.

The Etowah City Commission passed the law on Monday.

No new pit bulls are allowed within city limits.  Those who already own a pit bull can keep their pets, but they will have to abide by strict new rules.

Pit bull owners protest proposed law banning breed

Pit bull owners protest proposed law banning breed

Dozens of pit bulls and their owners met for a march of support Friday night in Etowah.

They're hoping to put their 'best paw forward' with the community as city leaders consider banning the breed.

The proposed law would ban all pit bull breeds and majority pit bull mixes from city limits.