Middle Tennessee State University volunteers will be on hand for the formal dedication of a new family home on East Sevier Street constructed by Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity—the third such home built by the University and Habitat.
The event starts at 5:30 p.m.
In January 2006 MTSU students began fundraising efforts through various programs for the first MTSU Habitat Blitz Build. 2012 will mark the completion of the third home built for a Rutherford County resident by MTSU and Habitat.
MTSU Farm Manager Tim Redd and beekeeper Ed Holcombe will discuss their beginning beekeeping course on the next edition of “MTSU on the Record” with host Gina Logue at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 30, and 8 a.m. Sunday, May 6, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and wmot.org).
The MTSU Farm Labs and Dairy Science Club sponsor the eight-week course each spring. The course registration fee covers all materials, including the materials for constructing a hive, the bees to start a colony and the equipment to practice beekeeping safely.
North Carolina is the only Southern state without a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. But that could change next month.
On May 8, voters will decide whether to change the state constitution to ban same-sex marriage, as well as civil unions and domestic partnerships. Leading Republican lawmakers think it's one of the most important issues facing voters.
But some conservatives worry that the measure goes too far.
Energy ministers from around the world met in London this week and got a scolding. The International Energy Agency warned the ministers that they are falling way behind in their efforts to wean the world from dirty sources of energy. Nations are nowhere near being on track to avert significant climate change in the coming decades.
It turns out that right now, just about everything is conspiring to make it harder to clean up the world's energy supply.
Dale Miller spends his days on the streets of downtown Denver selling a newspaper called The Homeless Voice. He's been having some health problems, but he can't afford to see a doctor on the $10 to $15 a day he makes selling papers.
A local charity clinic called the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless recently helped him get a CT scan at no cost to him. Miller fully understands, though, that someone has to pay for his care.