NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam joined Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Commissioner E. Douglas Varney and others recently announced “Prescription for Success,” the state’s plan to prevent and treat prescription drug abuse in Tennessee.
The Peach Truck is back and marks the start of peach season in Middle Tennessee and beyond. Fresh, straight-from-the farm Georgia peaches are available all summer to residents outside of the Peach State without a middleman thanks to a Nashville couple with Georgia roots.
NASHVILLE - Less cigarette smoking, soda drinking and physical fighting, but more time at computers and other tech devices. That’s the snapshot from the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Youth Risk Behavior survey.
Placed in a tightening bind by state lawmakers who cut the state’s share of higher education funding and pressured college boards to hold tuition increases, Tennessee’s public universities are raising both tuition and the numerous fees students must pay to attend.