CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — A Middle Tennessee woman is leading the charge to get 10,000 signatures on a suicide prevention petition.
Clarksville resident Cindy Johnson founded and leads the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network's advisory council for Houston, Stewart, Humphreys and Montgomery counties. Johnson and the council are urging people to sign a "Pledge to Prevent Suicide." She hopes to motivate people to actively seek a way to reverse the number of suicides in the state.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (ANFINSON) -- A new report shows a large swath of Tennessee is now officially drought stricken.
The U.S. Drought Monitor report represents a consensus of federal and academic scientists. Released Thursday, the report says that nutritious green grass is in short supply. Some farmers have begun feeding their herds winter hay reserves in summer.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- If fundraising is any indication, Tennesseans will cast their votes in this fall’s presidential elections much as they did in 2008.
Republican John McCain picked up all eleven of Tennessee’s electoral delegates that year with just under 57 percent of the vote. Roughly 42 percent of Tennessee voters cast their ballots for Barack Obama.
Information compiled by the Federal Election Commission shows that President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are raising money in the 2012 election in almost exactly the same proportions.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Early voting starts Friday for next month's primary.
Some Middle Tennessee voters may face challenges because of recent redistricting. Officials say they’re making every effort to direct voters to the right poling stations.
Rutherford County Elections Administrator Nicole Lester says she’s sent a mailing out to more than 130,000 registered voters explaining the changes. She encourages residents to read the information carefully.