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.
10:00 PM Jul 23, 2014
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Preservation Trust announced recently it will accept nominations for the 2014 Tennessee Preservation Trust’s Ten in Tennessee Endangered Places list.
9:00 PM Jul 23, 2014
News that a Malaysian airliner was shot down quickly put upward pressure on the price of oil, according to AAA.
5:00 PM Jul 23, 2014
Two new driving under the influence laws went into effect July 1 in Tennessee, and officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired offenders and also help the state tackle jail overcrowding issues.
1:00 PM Jul 22, 2014
NASHVILLE – More than a quarter-million Tennesseans without health insurance could also lose access to primary care, with Community Health Centers across the state now looking down the edge of a looming fiscal cliff.
5:00 PM Jul 16, 2014
The price of oil dropped for the third consecutive week, pushing retail prices to their lowest level in months.
4:00 PM Jul 10, 2014
The United States surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world’s biggest oil producer this year.
5:00 PM Jul 9, 2014
(Benjamin Borck • Lebanon Democrat) State and local officials gather in Smith County last Wednesday to cut the ribbon on a rehabilitation project completed at the Cordell Hull Bridge. Following the ceremony, the bridge was opened for traffic.
CARTHAGE – Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer joined state and local officials Wednesday to re-open the Cordell Hull Bridge over the Cumberland River in Smith County.
4:00 PM Jul 9, 2014
Standing before a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, state Sen. Mark Green recently called for Tennesseans to search their photo albums for photographs of those who were killed in Vietnam.
1:00 PM Jul 3, 2014
AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 1.9 percent increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year and a nearly 14 percent increase compared to the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
2:00 PM Jun 27, 2014
NASHVILLE – Two Tennessee cities are near the top of the latest rankings of the deadliest large cities in the nation for pedestrians.
1:00 PM Jun 26, 2014
Howard Baker Jr.
Known as the Great Conciliator, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker, of Tennessee, died Thursday. He was 88.
12:00 PM Jun 13, 2014
A recent Vanderbilt University poll found that a majority of Tennesseans is in favor of legalizing marijuana.