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Tennessee Department of Health joins Community Partners to offer Free Testing for National HIV Testing Day

 

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health joins a coalition of health providers and other partners across the country taking part in National HIV Testing Day Friday, June 27th.

As part of this effort to raise awareness and promote prevention of HIV, TDH is teaming up with Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS to provide free HIV testing at sites across Tennessee June 26th-28th. TDH encourages all sexually active Tennesseans, regardless of age, to get tested for HIV. «Read the rest of this article»

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All American Liquidators Inc. aids Tennessee National Guard Soldier after fire destroys home

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Melisa Washington
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Tennessee National GuardSmyrna, TN – When a fire destroyed Sgt. David Adams’ home in Johnson City, Tennessee, this past Wednesday, he was grateful to have his National Guard family at the ready for support. The house caught fire while he was conducting annual training in Alcoa, Tennessee with his unit, Detachment 1, G Troop, 1/230th Air Cavalry.

All of Adams’ belongings were destroyed, but luckily his brother, who was staying in the home at the time, was able to evacuate without injuries.

All American Liquidators Inc., a furniture company in Smyrna, Tenn., donated several pieces of furniture to Sgt. David Adams from Detachment 1, G Troop, 1/230th Air Cavalry Regiment after learning a fire had destroyed the Soldier's home in Johnson City, Tennessee. (Chief Warrant Officer Emily Wiest)

All American Liquidators Inc., a furniture company in Smyrna, Tenn., donated several pieces of furniture to Sgt. David Adams from Detachment 1, G Troop, 1/230th Air Cavalry Regiment after learning a fire had destroyed the Soldier’s home in Johnson City, Tennessee. (Chief Warrant Officer Emily Wiest)

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Tennessee Governor, Commissioners announce Strategic Plan To Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN - Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam joined Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) Commissioner E. Douglas Varney and others today to announce “Prescription for Success,” the state’s plan to prevent and treat prescription drug abuse in Tennessee.

Prescription drug abuse is a pervasive, multi-dimensional issue impacting Tennessee individuals, families, and communities. Of the 4,850,000 adults in Tennessee, it is estimated that nearly 5 percent (about 221,000) have used pain relievers, also known as prescription opioids, in the past year for non-medical purposes. Of those, it is estimated that 69,100 are addicted to prescription opioids and require treatment for prescription opioid abuse.

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TBI reports Top Ten Most Wanted state fugitive Stephen Beck in custody

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationStephen Eugene BeckNashville, TN – A joint investigation involving the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office and the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office has yielded the apprehension of Stephen Eugene Beck in Wilmington, North Carolina.

The Wilson County Sheriff’s Office requested that TBI add Beck to the state’s Top Ten Most Wanted fugitive list after he failed to report to court in Wilson County on July 25th, 2011.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Top Ten Most Wanted fugitive Stephen Eugene Beck captured.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Top Ten Most Wanted fugitive Stephen Eugene Beck captured.

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APSU’s Maikea Davis earns OVC Track Athlete of the Week honor

 

Ohio Valley Conference - OVCBrentwood, TN – After breaking the school record twice in the 200m dash at last weekend’s Niswonger Invitational, Austin Peay State University track and field junior Maikea Davis has been named Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, per an announcement from the conference office, Wednesday.

Davis qualified and placed third in the event out of 107 athletes at Johnson City, TN, her third top-three finish in as many meets since joining the Lady Govs.

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field breaks two school records at Niswonger Invitational

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJohnson City, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team saw two school records fall – one that stood for less than a day – on Day Two at the 36th Annual Niswonger Invitational, Saturday, hosted by East Tennessee State at the Mountain States Health Alliance Athletics Center.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Fields' Xiamar Richards. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Fields’ Xiamar Richards. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field has strong showing on first day of Niswonger Invitational

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUJohnson City, TN – Junior Maikea Davis broke the school record in the 200m dash and a host of Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team members put up strong numbers on the first day of the 36th Annual Niswonger Invitational, hosted by East Tennessee State at Mountain States Health Alliance Athletics Center.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field face strong teams at the Niswonger Invite

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team heads to Johnson City, TN for the 36th Annual Niswonger Invitational, January 17th-18th, hosted by East Tennessee State at the Mountain States Health Alliance Athletics Center.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field at Niswonger Invitational Friday and Saturday. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field at Niswonger Invitational Friday and Saturday. (Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field gets Second Place at Southern Illinois Open

 

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCarbondale, IL – A trio of first- and second-place event sweeps led Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team to a second-place finish at this weekend’s SIU Open, held at the SIU Student Recreation Center.

Austin Peay Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Track and Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football takes on Eastern Illinois Panthers Thursday night at Governors Stadium

 

#5/#4 Eastern Illinois Panthers vs. Austin Peay Governors

October 10th, 2013 | 7:00pm CDT
Clarksville, TN | Governors Stadium (10,000)

Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – After five straight games on the road—plus a bye week, Austin Peay State University Football finally plays a home game in Week 6 of the 2013 season.

The Govs are the last FCS or FBS to play a home game this season.

Austin Peay Football. (Brittney Sparn-APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Brittney Sparn-APSU Sports Information)

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