Nicole Young, The Leaf-Chronicle

Nicole Young

The Leaf-Chronicle

Springfield, TN, United States

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Recent:
  • The Leaf-Chronicle
Past:
  • The Tennessean
  • USA TODAY
  • WLTX
  • WBIR Channel 10
  • Knoxville News Sentinel
  • WKYC Channel 3 News
  • 12 News
  • KHOU

Recent articles by Nicole:

75-year-old Stewart County man charged in connection with woman's stabbing death

Terence William Brazil, 75, was arrested Wednesday morning in connection with the stabbing death of Susan Dillow, 61, inside a Stewart County home. → Read More

4 CMCSS employees died in September: Kenwood Middle School teacher, bus driver died this week

Clarksville-Montgomery County Schools confirmed two more employee deaths this week after a Kenwood Middle School teacher, district bus driver died. → Read More

Kenneth Hudspeth found guilty of murder, rape in 1996 Clarksville slaying of Crista Bramlitt

After four days of testimony, Kenneth Hudspeth has been found guilty of rape and murder in the 1996 slaying of Crista Bramlitt. → Read More

Sumner Sheriff: Former teacher offered to pay 16-year-olds for sex

Former Sumner County teacher is facing solicitation charges after she allegedly offered to pay two 16-year-old boys for sex, says Sheriff’s Office. → Read More

Montague recommended as next Vol State president

Dr. Orinthia T. Montague has been recommended to the Tennessee Board of Regents as the next president of Volunteer State Community College after a months-long search that included multiple interviews, campus visits and community meetings. → Read More

Portland man said he was 'relieved' after killing mother; police say he hid body for year, records show

Brian David Atchison, 44, beat his mother to death with a roller skate and hid her body under a pile of debris for more than a year, police claimed. → Read More

Gallatin development: Plans reveal location for a proposed Whataburger, more business

Plans reveal location for a new Whataburger proposed in Gallatin → Read More

Cheatham County schools won't end mask policy, relax restrictions for graduation, summer school

The Cheatham County School District's Board of Education recently met to discuss its mask policy and hear from concerned parents, some of whom oppose the measure. → Read More

Dickson County Schools to go remote, partner with local government 'to conserve fuel'

Dickson County Schools will be on a remote learning schedule on Friday, May 14 and Monday, May 17 in an effort to conserve fuel amid the ongoing shortage, according to a statement posted on the district's website Thursday. → Read More

Hendersonville road rage results in shooting, small child found in vehicle

Hendersonville Police were called to the area of Knollwood Court and Northlake Drive to a reported shooting Monday just before 7 p.m. → Read More

Robertson Sheriff creates new juvenile service division to work with children, teens

The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office has created a new juvenile service division to support local children and teens. → Read More

Three charged with carjacking, attempted murder in Hendersonville recreational area shooting

Hendersonville Police have charged three people with attempted murder in connection with a weekend shooting on the Lock 3 Access Road. → Read More

'To strengthen public confidence:' Springfield Police unveils new body cams for officers

The Springfield Police Department is equipping officers with body-worn cameras to further document interactions between the department and local residents. → Read More

Springfield man, suspected in critical Cottontown shooting, found dead during multi-agency search

A Springfield man at the center of a multi-agency manhunt after a Cottontown shooting Wednesday morning has been found dead. → Read More

'It was frightening:' Portland residents share storm experiences, start cleanup effort after devastating winds

Crews of volunteers descended on the scene near Highway 259 and Cook Road as the sun rose Friday and the extent of the damage became more apparent. → Read More

COVID-19 vaccines now available to residents ages 16 and older

The Cheatham, Robertson and Sumner County Health Departments are providing COVID-19 vaccines to ages 16 and older following Gov. Bill Lee’s statewide announcement Monday. → Read More

Gap distribution center expands in Gallatin, creating 600 new jobs

Gallatin’s Gap Inc. distribution center will expand its operations with an $83 million investment and 600 new, full-time jobs, officials announced Tuesday. → Read More

TBI: Fired state trooper 'choked' handcuffed suspect, punched him in groin at Robertson County jail

A Tennessee Highway Patrol officer was fired this week after a Robertson County grand jury indicted him on assault charges over a jail incident. → Read More

Elderly Portland-area man, woman died in frigid winter temps last week: Sumner EMS

Sumner County officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding two possibly weather-related deaths during last week’s winter storms. → Read More

Residents enjoy snow days after winter weather hits Cheatham County

Residents enjoy snow days after winter weather hits Cheatham County → Read More