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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tennessee had the country's fourteenth highest rate of deaths due to overdose (1,630) in 2016, a statistically significant ten percent increase from 2015. As a nation, we're losing Americans in what should be the prime of their lives at record high ...
While Johnson County's health scores currently rank low among other Tennessee counties, the Johnson County Health Department, along with various ... Johnson County Senior Citizens Center; Mountain City Extended Hours Health Center; Mountain City/Johnson County Community Center; Northeast ...

A 2007 settlement of 26 states and Washington, D.C., against Purdue Pharma yielded $19.5 million with Tennessee getting pennies on the on the dollar. Tennessee received $400,000 for attorney fees for the district attorney's office, $175,750 for the state general fund, and $143,750 for consumer education ...
Crews have set up at Garners Creek Road and 3rd Street in the Tennessee City area. “We are actively searching,” said Fisher, adding that search teams included a Tennessee Highway Patrol helicopter and search dogs as well as EMA search ... Please help us find this endangered child out of Dickson, TN.
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The company started in 1916, when James Raford Musgrave began cutting wood slats from the Tennessee red cedar that was abundant in Shelbyville at the time. He shipped those slats to Europe, where they were made into pencils. Then, he thought: Why not just make the pencils himself? So he traveled ...

Bill Haslam and Governor's Foundation for Health and Wellness CEO Richard Johnson designated 13 counties and one city Healthier Tennessee ... “These communities understand the importance of health and wellness and are working to make it an integral part of life in their cities and counties,” Johnson ...
At the current time in Northeast Tennessee, there are two major milk buyers/brokers who buy unprocessed milk from dairy farms, and then make sure that milk makes it to a processor for bottling, according to Julie Walker, a communications coordinator for the Athens, Tennessee-based AgCentral Farmers ...
Gharpetian pulled data from the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report and touted Glendale's rank as the fourth safest city in California and sixth nationwide with a population of 201,000 or more during his address. Glendale's current standing in California is a slight dip from its previous third-place spot.
A man wanted in the fatal shooting an off-duty police officer in a small Kentucky city was found and killed by law enforcement officials in Tennessee. James K. Decoursey, 34, of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, "had a brief encounter with law enforcement" officials in Clarksville, Tennessee, where he "was shot and ...
In the 1950s, the small town of Shelbyville, Tenn., was home to a half-dozen pencil manufacturers, prompting then-Gov. Buford Ellington to declare it “Pencil City.” The nickname has stuck, but for the most part, the industry has not. Today, the last business standing is Musgrave Pencil Company, which has ...
Once the city council got wind of the ordinance, they thankfully did not stop to consider the merits of such a law. They took swift action and repealed the antiquated law. Rogero admits that she, and plenty of other residents of the town, have violated the city's laws over and over, more than once. But like in ...
"One can speculate about what kinds of mingling City Councils of that era were concerned with discouraging, but in any case, there was general agreement that the law, rarely enforced, did not have any particular merits. And it made us sound like the town in 'Footloose.' "So I am pleased to say that, after ...
But under the same state bill, local municipalities could still prohibit certain types of short-term rentals. "Obviously, I'm ... Twenty-seven cities in Tennessee have rules that don't allow non-owner-occupied short-term rentals in residential areas, including Knoxville, Brentwood, Germantown and Smyrna.
Memphis – The Memphis Comedy Festival features stand-up comedy, improv, podcasts, open-mics, seminars and shows at venues across the city with ... Knoxville – Take a seat in the historic Tennessee Theatre for an intimate performance and evening with a solo acoustic performance by Jason Mraz.
Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen's campaign for U.S. Senate told the FBI on Thursday that it fears it has been hacked, amid growing concern that candidates in the 2018 election could be targets of cyberattacks. In a letter obtained by The Associated Press, campaign lawyer Robert E. Cooper Jr. wrote ...
“I'd like to thank Star LED for its decision to invest in Mountain City,” Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe said. “In Tennessee, we've established a business-friendly environment that encourages companies to put capital at risk and create jobs for our residents.

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - An ordinance barring people from begging for money could be expanded in a Tennessee city. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports Chattanooga City Council members say panhandlers are a problem. Chattanooga police Chief David Roddy ...
Screen Shot20180307At4 18 48PM Image: Tennessee Secretary of StateArticle 1, Section 33 of the Tennessee Constitution features language very similar to that of the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Both abolish slavery, but with a single exception. “That slavery and involuntary ...
Following a dust-up over murals deemed "satanic," a Tennessee city council has temporarily banned the creation of art murals on public property. March 7 ... The Commercial Appeal reports the Memphis City Council's unanimously voted Tuesday to impose a 120-day moratorium on "permitting art on public ...
Other Sumner County cities made the top 20, with White House at No. 11, Goodlettsville at No. 12 and Portland at No. 15. Brentwood was named the safest city in Tennessee. The council used the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics plus its own population data and internal research to create the ...
Two other Nashville-area towns made the Top 5 – Spring Hill (No. 2) and Mount Juliet (No. 5), while Collegedale, in suburban Chattanooga, landed at No. 3, and Germantown, near Memphis, was ranked No. 4. The highest-ranking city in the Knoxville area is Maryville, ranked No. 14. Among cities with ...


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