Washington, D.C. – Today, November 13th, 2019, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) made history when she became the first Republican woman to chair a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. She chaired alongside Ranking Member Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), marking the first time two female Senators led a Judiciary hearing.
The hearing considered four federal judicial nominees, including Stephen Vaden of Tennessee for the Court of International Trade.
Senate Health Committee Questions FDA & CDC About Mysterious Lung Illness Tied to E-Cigarette Devices, Injuring Over 2,000 Americans
Washington, D.C. – While the U.S. House of Representatives conducted an impeachment hearing, the Senate health committee today held a bipartisan hearing on the outbreak of lung injuries linked to the use of electronic cigarettes and what federal agencies are doing to prevent youth use of these products.
In his opening remarks at the hearing which featured witnesses from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) asked “why aren’t there any rules in effect about what standards e-cigarettes and vaping products need to meet?”
Murray, KY – A defensive effort that resulted in a season-high 15 blocks fell just shy of a victory as the Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball team dropped a five-set (23-25, 25-22, 25-18, 19-25, 10-15) Ohio Valley Conference decision to Murray State, Wednesday night at Racer Arena in a First Financial Battle of the Border contest.
Clarksville, TN – On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019, the Montgomery County Health Department is offering flu vaccines at no charge to the community during a special drive-through “FightFluTN” vaccination event.
Red River Breeze presents “Joy to the World!” Holiday Concert at Roxy Regional Theatre, December 8th
Clarksville, TN – In what has become an annual holiday tradition, Clarksville’s own acoustic Celtic band is bringing their unique brand of Christmas cheer to the Roxy Regional Theatre at the corner of Franklin Street and First Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville for the fifth year in a row.
Performing traditional holiday tunes and carols with a Celtic flair, Red River Breeze will present “Joy to the World!” at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Sunday, December 8th, 2019, at 2:00pm.
Tickets are already going quickly for this much-anticipated follow-up to the group’s previous concerts at the Roxy, which have consistently sold out.
Tennessee (3-0 | 0-0 SEC) vs. Tennessee State (1-0 | 0-0 OVC)
Thursday, November 14th, 2019 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (3-0), who are receiving votes in both the AP and USA Today Coaches Polls, welcome in-state foe Tennessee State (1-0) to Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night, November for a 6:00pm CT match-up.
After opening with two of its first three games on the road, Tennessee takes up residence on Rocky Top for a six-game home stand. After facing TSU, the Lady Vols welcome Stetson (November 19th), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (November 26th), Air Force (December 1st), No. 22/15 Texas (December 8th) and Colorado State (December 11th) to The Summitt. The Air Force game is UT’s Salute to Service game, while the Texas match-up is part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying to locate a runaway juvenile Norman Starks, age 17, height 5’6″, weight 100lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.
Norman Starks was staying with his brother at a Clarksville residence and left early morning on Friday, November 9th, 2019 and has not been heard from since then. Norman Starks has a history of running away.
Clarksville, TN – Hampton Freeman, a student success coach embedded at Austin Peay State University (ASPU), said it takes about 10 minutes for students to relax and trust him.
“When they come in, they’ll put their bookbag down very neatly and make sure they’re sitting up straight,” he said. “Then later, I’ll notice them scooting back, crossing their legs, and you can just see from their posture, they’re comfortable.”
Clarksville, TN – First Horizon Bank announces Brittney Doyle will serve as market leader in Clarksville.
Doyle will oversee First Horizon’s community engagement in Clarksville and Montgomery County, serving as the bank’s liaison with local community organizations.
Clarksville Montgomery County Economic Development Council releases information on multi-use development project
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Economic Development Council announced today that a Nashville real estate development company is cooperating with the Hand Family on a $50 million mixed-use development of the four-acre site across from the planned Montgomery County Multi-Purpose Event Center (MPEC).
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