NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — You can safely dispose of expired, unwanted and unused prescription pills tomorrow morning during National Prescription Take-Back Day.
The event is an effort to get potentially dangerous prescription drugs out of homes. Unused medications pose a public health and safety hazard because they could be accidentally ingested, stolen or abused.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Police made a quick arrest Tuesday in the shooting death of a Murfrreesboro man.
Twenty-three year old Christopher Turley died of a gunshot wound Tuesday morning at dawn near his home on E. Clark Blvd.
Tuesday afternoon Murfreesboro Police announced they’d arrested 22 year-old Anthony P. Smith, of Christiana in connection with the homicide. He’s been charged with first-degree murder in Turley’s death.
Smith's bond was set at $500,000. He’s due in court April 24.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover a full ride at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is scheduled to be heard by a key Senate committee Tuesday.
Tennessee Promise is a cornerstone of Haslam's "Drive to 55" campaign to improve the state's graduation rates from the current 32 percent to 55 percent by 2025 to help improve overall job qualifications and attract employers to the state.