Tennessee

Dr. James Hildreth, president/CEO of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, explores multiple facets of the COVID-19 public health emergency in an exclusive conversation with TSDMemphis.com https://soundcloud.com/tsd-stats/coping-with-covid-19-a-reliable-source-dr-james-hildreth
Particulars of Mayor Strickland's stay-at-home order To further combat the spread of COVID-19, the City of Memphis will issue a Safer at Home Order effective 6pm on March 24, 2020 through midnight April 7, 2020 — directing all residents of Memphis to stay inside their homes, and immediately limit all...
Tennessee legislative leaders filed a proposal Tuesday to drop state testing and waive the required 180 days of classroom instruction this year as schools shutter statewide without certainty of when they’ll reopen amid a public health emergency. The proposal aims to lift the burden of testing and other state mandates from public...
by Darlene Superville — COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — President Donald Trump on Friday toured a neighborhood reduced to rubble by a tornado earlier this week and marveled at “the tremendous heart” he witnessed. He also offered a message for survivors and those who lost family members: “We love them, they’re...
NASHVILLE — Tennessee has confirmed its first case of the new coronavirus, state Department of Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey announced in a Thursday morning news conference. The patient is an adult male living in Williamson County who recently traveled out of the state. The patient is isolated at home with...
NASHVILLE — Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Democratic presidential primary in Tennessee, a state that woke up on Super Tuesday to mass tornado damage across Nashville and other parts of the state. The overnight tornadoes resulted in at least 24 dead and shredded more than 140 buildings,...
by Travis Loller and Kimberlee Kruesi — NASHVILLE — Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee early Tuesday, shredding at least 40 buildings and killing at least 19 people. One of the twisters caused severe damage across downtown Nashville, destroying the stained glass in a historic church and leaving hundreds of people...
by Johathan Matisse — NASHVILLE — Deadly overnight tornadoes delayed the start of Super Tuesday presidential primary voting in Nashville and another Tennessee county, spurring elections officials to redirect voters from some polling places to alternate locations. Some polling sites in Nashville’s Davidson County and Wilson County were moved, and...
Michael Bloomberg said he “gets” the African-American community, vowing to pursue an agenda that highlights his commitment to “right the wrongs of racial inequalities,” if elected President of the United States. In Memphis last Friday for a rally at Minglewood Hall in Midtown, the billionaire businessmen and philanthropist spoke with...
by Kimberlee Kruesi -- Tennessee lawmakers once again showed their displeasure with Gov. Bill Lee’s decision to keep accepting refugees by advancing a resolution Tuesday that criticized the Republican’s actions as violating the separation of powers. The GOP-dominant Statehouse is currently leading a lawsuit claiming the federal refugee resettlement program improperly...