Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tri-State

NASHVILLE — Former Tennessee Sen. Bill Brock, whose long career in Washington included a key role in rebuilding the Republican Party after the Watergate scandal, died Thursday morning. He was 90. Brock had been hospitalized in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, due...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – University students in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Investment Challenge Program delivered double-digit returns in 2020, outpacing the S&P 500 Total Return Index for the calendar year, despite tremendous market volatility brought on by COVID-19. “The year 2020...
by Curtis Weathers -- Every year, I am always saddened to see the end of Black History Month.  In the past, I have tried to extend the celebration in my own creative ways but, because of other distractions, I eventually relent...
by Najee El-Amin -- Holly Springs, Mississippi -- Rust College will soon open its gates to prospective students and parents with their upcoming #RUSHTORUST Preview Days. There will be four opportunities for high school and transfer students to see the 126-acre campus...
by Deborah Fisher -- During the pandemic, members of local and state governing bodies have been allowed to conduct meetings electronically per executive order by Gov. Bill Lee. They have not had to hold physical meetings in a physical place. They...
Shelby County’s stumbles with vaccine distribution, Tennessee’s pandemic recovery and the state’s plan for improving African-American health disparities exposed during the ongoing public health emergency punctuated Gov. Bill Lee’s exchange with the Tennessee Press Association this week. Lee has committed...
NASHVILLE – (TSU News Service) – Tennessee State University officials envision their students being on the cutting edge of technology in the fields of finance, digital manufacturing and military affairs now that TSU is a member of the IBM-HBCU...
by Travis Loller --  NASHVILLE — The president of historically Black Tennessee State University abruptly reversed course Friday after it was announced she would join the board of private prison operator CoreCivic. In explaining her change of heart on Twitter, Glenda...
NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee offered a cautious message of hope Monday in a state drastically upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, unveiling his administration’s top legislative priorities and spending plan for the upcoming year to lawmakers. In his third...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – It is rare to be able to interact with a living historical figure. But that’s what students and faculty at Tennessee State University experienced when the Rev. Al Sharpton, one of the nation’s most...