MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Six Middle Tennessee State University flight instructors have been hired by ExpressJet Airlines.
All of them graduated from the university's nationally ranked aerospace program and were hired after completing the same-day interview process.
They are Patrick Brightman of Cordova, Tenn.; Leland Waite of Meridan, Idaho; Alex Neal of Sweetwater, Tenn.; Jarred Timok of Glen Allen, Va.; Justin Forbess of Munford, Tenn.; and Ethan Rawdon of Hohenwald, Tenn.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An 83-year-old Catholic nun will soon find out whether she spends what could be the rest of her life in prison.
Sentencing for Sister Megan Rice and two other Catholic peace activists is scheduled for Tuesday. They were convicted of sabotage last year after breaking into a nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking customers to reduce their power usage in an effort to deal with subfreezing temperatures that are causing a high demand for electricity across the southeast.
TVA said in a statement that it expects demand to peak Thursday night and again Friday morning. The nation's largest public utility said it is using all generating resources to meet the demand.