4:00 PM Nov 21, 2014
Tennessee ranked No. 28 out of all U.S. states and the District of Columbia when it comes to giving parents fundamental power over their child’s education, according to the fifth edition of Parent Power Index, released recently by the Center for Education Reform.
10:00 PM Oct 22, 2014
U.S. oil production soared to its highest level since 1985, which placed downward pressure on oil and gasoline prices.
4:00 PM Oct 18, 2014
Motorists started to find gasoline selling less than $3 a gallon at filling stations in the southeastern U.S. last weekend.
8:00 PM Oct 15, 2014
(Photo courtesy of futureatlas.com • Flickr) It’s a win-win for drivers in Tennessee. The statewide average for gas is now about $3.00 a gallon, while new vehicles in the United States are getting better mileage than ever before.
The average price for a gallon of gas in Tennessee is at about $3 a gallon, but that isn’t the only way drivers are saving money at the pump.
3:00 PM Oct 11, 2014
Tennessee may just now have its first two lab-confirmed cases of enterovirus D68, but it’s likely the virus has been present for a while in all parts of the state, said Dr. Tim Jones, epidemiologist for the state Department of Health.
8:00 PM Oct 2, 2014
Drivers across the U.S. paid the lowest September gas prices since 2010.
10:00 PM Sep 24, 2014
Motorists continue to enjoy a discount at the pump, as gas prices fall to their lowest point since February.
9:00 PM Sep 20, 2014
John Tidwell
NEW JOHNSONVILLE – State Rep. John Tidwell, a Castle Heights Military Academy graduate, announced his re-election bid as the Democratic nominee for state House District 74 that covers Humphreys, Houston and the western part of Montgomery counties.
5:00 PM Sep 20, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Images Money • Flickr) New research shows states that have expanded Medicaid are seeing a surge in the number of parents with health insurance, compared to little change in uninsured rates in states like Tennessee that have not opted for expansion.
NASHVILLE – When it comes to parents who have health insurance, there is a growing gap among the states – with a stark difference in coverage trends between those that have expanded Medicaid and those that have not.
5:00 PM Sep 18, 2014
NASHVILLE – Bullying is no longer a behavior that happens mostly on the playground or the school bus.
1:00 PM Sep 17, 2014
The price at the pump is at its lowest point in seven months, nationally.
2:00 PM Aug 26, 2014
Motorists preparing for a Labor Day road trip will likely see the cheapest gas prices for the holiday since 2010.
2:00 PM Aug 19, 2014
Gas prices continued to slide last week.
5:00 PM Aug 13, 2014
(U.S. Department of Agriculture • Flickr) According to the Center for Rural Affairs, rural areas have higher percentages of households receiving SNAP benefits than urban areas or small cities.
NASHVILLE – Oftentimes, the issue of hunger is associated with people in inner cities, where the cost of living tends to be high.
10:00 PM Aug 3, 2014
Summer’s end is right around the corner, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t time for one more adventure.
12:00 PM Jul 29, 2014
Gasoline is selling at the lowest price since March amid rising gasoline supplies and falling oil prices.