PHOTOS: Ribbon Cutting Of New Homeless Health Care Center

Thursday, October 31, 2013


Senator Alexander Says FDA And NIH Must Be Ready For Medical Breakthroughs That Are Coming

Senator Lamar Alexander on Tuesday urged experts from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help Congress in its work to ensure that “the exciting new technologies being developed and discoveries being made are reaching patients-- that the NIH is equipped to support the early-stage research required to make these advancements and that ... (click for more)

Bradley County Health Department Healthy Lifestyle Team Is Honored During National Public Health Week

During National Public Health Week this April, the Tennessee Department of Health’s Southeast Region honored employees who have gone much further than their jobs require to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans.  A team from the Bradley County Health Department won the Outstanding Teamwork Award and one member of the team won an Above and Beyond Award.    ... (click for more)

State Attorney General Says Case Was Argued Well To Let States Decide On Same-Sex Marriage

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III said the state's position on same-sex marriage was argued well before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. He said, “Associate Solicitor General Counsel Joe Whalen did an excellent job arguing the case. He represented well the State of Tennessee, poised and articulate as he was when he successfully argued the case before the Sixth ... (click for more)

DA Tells Dalton Jury Cell Phone Of Skyy Mims Was Found At Murder Scene

District Attorney Bert Poston told a jury in Dalton on Monday that the cell phone of Skyy Mims was found at the scene of the murder of convenience store clerk DK Chaudhari. He said Ms. Mims carried out the robbery in order to get Lotto tickets that she hoped would bring her money to finance her budding musical career. He said she took 80 "$500 A Week For Life" tickets. The ... (click for more)

The Heart Of A Teacher Makes A Difference - And Response (2)

In less than four weeks, I expect to be one of 216 graduating seniors from East Hamilton School. One could say all possible variables help a student rise to the highest levels in school; but a student is more than his environment or genetic code. He is a mixture of his own propensity and dedication to academics, coupled with a systemic team of mentors who give their all as a student’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Who Is This Barbarian?

The Tennessee Supreme Court upheld a curious decision on what defines a “whistleblower” last month, saying you can’t blow the whistle on your employer if he’s the only one who hears the whistle. No, you’ve got to go to someone other than the perpetrator which not only makes sense, but appears to heighten one’s chance of success. What is much more curious is why somebody didn’t ... (click for more)