TULLAHOMA, Tenn. (AP) — Officials at Arnold Engineering Development Complex are making plans to deal with potentially deep cuts to the federal defense budget.
Officials tell the Chattanooga Times Free Press that employee cuts are not anticipated, but other actions to reduce spending may be taken. They include a civilian hiring freeze, canceling non-essential flights and putting limits on supply orders.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- You’ve no doubt heard that old saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s”…stolen property.
The Tennessee Bureau of investigation says it’s arrested three men in connection with a scheme to steal scrap metal from the Rutherford County Landfill.
The TBI says 43-year-old Joey Black, of Lascassas, 39-year-old Clint Michael Polesec, of Murfreesboro and 45-year-old Michael Wayne Harris, of Christiana have been arrested for theft over $1000 and conspiracy to commit theft.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — The legacy of onetime Confederate cavalryman and slave trader Nathan Bedford Forrest has sparked new controversy here in Tennessee that spans from Memphis to the state capital building.
The Memphis City Council this week fast-tracked efforts to rename the city’s Nathan Bedford Forrest Park, where a statue of Forrest stands and where the general is buried.
Reporter Eleanor Boudreau of public radio station WKNO in Memphis the council’s vote came in reaction to moves here in Nashville.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Middle Tennesseans have a unique opportunity to see two of the nation’s most important documents next week.
The original copies of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment are touring the nation and will go on display at the Tennessee State Museum for six days beginning Tuesday.
The Museum is recommending people wanting to view the documents make reservations. Museum spokesperson Mary Skinner says that at stops in Detroit and Houston, so many people turned out to see the two documents, some had to be turned away.