Thu April 24, 2014

MTSU Holds Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 24

October 2013 prescription drug drop-off

Who: An MTSU collaboration of Public Safety, Campus Pharmacy, Health Services and Health Promotion

What: MTSU’s third Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

When: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 24

Where: The drive-up location next to the Campus Pharmacy drive-thru on the south side of the Student Health, Wellness and Campus Recreation Center on Blue Raider Drive (see link to campus map below)

Why: The campus community and general public are invited to drop off their old, unused, expired and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medicines for proper disposal.

Etc.: Approximately 30 pounds of medicines have been collected for disposal in two previous drug take-back days. … Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy students will be among the representatives assisting at the collection site.

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Wed April 23, 2014

The Changing Face of the American Farmer

Farmer Adrienne Gibson, Pioneer, Tenn.
Credit WMOT

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  — The average American farmer is now 58 years old. Farmers  65 and older are the fastest growing segment of the farm population. It’s a troubling trend signaling big changes ahead for American agriculture as aging farmers retire.

A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau is suggesting what some of those changes might look like here in Tennessee and across the nation.

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Mon April 21, 2014

Goodwill Industries to Hold Job Fair


Job Fair for Eight Employers Looking to Fill 1,000+ Positions

(Middle Tenn) – Need a job? We can help. The Goodwill Career Solutions center in Spring Hill will host a job fair from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 24 for eight employers looking to fill more than a thousand positions in Williamson, Maury, Wilson and Rutherford Counties.

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Wed April 16, 2014

ABAS Annual Plant Sale at MTSU

Spring Plant Sale

Once again it is time for the ABAS Annual Plant Sale at the Horticulture Center, located on Blue Raider Drive across from the  TN Livestock Center (adjacent to the three satellite dishes).

Students taking ABAS 3600 raised the plants and funds are used for scholarships. 

The plant sale will be open for the next 3 weeks, Monday – Friday 8-5

PARKING: Due to construction, Lightning Way Street is closed in front of the Green house.

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Mon April 14, 2014

1000 Jobs on Offer This Week in Murfreesboro

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Goodwill Career Solutions will be holding a job fair in Murfreesboro Wednesday for a thousand open positions.

Goodwill says employers expected to attend include SMX, Verizon Wireless, Acceptance Now, Centaur Janitorial Services, ProLogistix, Waffle House and Mid Cumberland Homemaker Program.

The agency says that nearly all of the positions on offer pay $10 or more an hour.

Jamie Berry is a Goodwill spokesperson.

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