MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- WMOT recently told you about PolitiFact arriving in Tennessee. The political fact checking website is a joint effort between the Memphis Commercial Appeal and the Knoxville News Sentinel.
This past weekend, PolitiFact reviewed comments made in late January by Tennessee State Senator Stacey Campfield of Knoxville on a radio program heard on SiriusXM radio.
PolitiFact Tennessee Editor Zack McMillin writes that the recorded exchange between Campfield and the show's host about gay people and the origins of HIV went viral soon after.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A special week here on the campus of Middle Tennessee State.
On Tuesday, MTSU will be hosting its annual Black History Month Unity Luncheon. This year's theme is "Unsung Heroes." Three women will be honored at the gathering, including Thenartis Ellis, Mary C. Scales and Olivia Murray Woods.
Ellis was the first African-American hired in a departmental office at MTSU. She worked as a secretary in the Department of Economics and Finance for 36 years.