Sunday, November 28, 2021

Tri-State

by Adrian Sainz -- HENNING, Tenn. — Find the good and praise it. It’s a phrase the late Alex Haley, author of the 1976 novel “Roots: The Saga of an American Family,” often said during his life, from his days residing...
NASHVILLE – Returning Tennessee State University students can spend more time focusing on their studies and less time worrying about finances after TSU announced it will be paying off their account balances.  Instead of visiting the financial aid office, desperately...
The Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee fully reopened Monday ahead of schedule following repairs to a crack that had shut down the span since early May. The Tennessee Department of Transportation’s spokeswoman said in a tweet the department...
NASHVILLE (TSU) – As Tennessee State University approaches the start of the 2021-22 academic year, students currently enrolled have a succinct message for their peers pondering whether to return: Join us! “Don’t allow COVID, or anything, to jeopardize your HBCU...
Transportation officials on Friday sped up their plans to reopen the Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee that was closed after a crack was discovered in the span. The Tennessee Department of Transportation said the eastbound lanes of the...
The Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee that was closed after a crack was found in the span will begin reopening to traffic next week, transportation officials said Wednesday. The Arkansas and Tennessee departments of transportation said the eastbound...
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Museum will soon allow the public to view the busts of three military leaders, including a former Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader. On Friday, officials removed a Nathan Bedford Forrest bust that...
The national Southern Christian Leadership Conference and its president, Dr. Charles Steele, think freedom for death-row inmate Pervis Payne warrants a national movement. “Silence in the face of evil is evil, itself,” said Steele, quoting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr....
by Jonathan Mattise -- NASHVILLE – Tennessee health officials will not acknowledge that August is National Immunization Awareness Month per an order from the state’s health commissioner, emails show. The order, obtained by NewsChannel 5, was given to Tennessee’s former top...
Fears are mounting over the impact Tennessee’s permit-less gun carry law will have when the law takes effect Thursday (July 1). Law enforcement officers across the state are adamantly opposed the controversial law that will allow anyone 21 and older...