Nashville Zoo has sent more than 5,000 tadpoles to Puerto Rico as part of an effort to help saved the endangered Puerto Rican crested toad.
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander this afternoon released a statement saying that Ryan Loskarn, the chief of staff who’s under investigation for child pornography, had been taken off the payroll and that David Cleary has been named chief of staff in the senator’s Washington, D.C., office.
Ryan Loskarn, who was appointed Sen. Lamar Alexander’s chief of staff two years ago, is under investigation involving child pornagraphy. Alexander issued a statement this morning, saying Loskarn was on leave without pay.
The state fire marshal’s office is urging Tennesseans to keep safety in mind when decorating for the holidays.
Roane State instructors teach wilderness and disaster medicine course to Ivy League medical students
An Ivy League school called on Roane State Community College this fall to teach medical students how to respond to emergencies in the wilderness.
One student said the Roane State course was the “highlight of medical school.”
Roane State’s Continuing Healthcare and Safety Education Department has offered its wilderness first responder course locally for years. In October, program leader Kirk Harris and instructor Fred Baty taught a two-week wilderness and disaster medicine (WADM) course for 10 fourth-year medical students from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.
Harriman Mayor Chris Mason says his town has no plans of changing an ordinance requiring a prescription for pseudoephedrine.
Knoxville Police Department said a 50-year-old Oliver Springs man died when he crashed head-on into another vehicle Wednesday afternoon.
Police in Rockwood are looking for two suspects accused of stealing 45 Nintendo 3D XL’s from their Walmart. The popular handheld gaming devices sell well during the holidays retailing at $199 each.
A letter about Medicaid expansion that Gov. Bill Haslam sent to Washington this week is “simply the latest in a series of farces,” according to a leading Democratic state legislator.