MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Online retail giant Amazon.com will break ground in Murfreesboro Thursday afternoon on a new distribution center.
State Senators Bill Ketron and Jim Tracey, Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess, and Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg are all scheduled to attend.
Amazon has made a significant investment in Tennessee in recent months, including a one million-square-foot operation in the Chattanooga area that employs 1,700 people, and a facility in Bradley County that employs 400.
NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — The Republican sponsor of a proposal that would let workers store firearms in vehicles parked on their employers' lots says he's listened to GOP leaders and plans to amend the legislation so that it's not so broad.
Currently, the measure would apply to any legally owned firearm regardless of whether the owner had a state-issued handgun carry permit. But Sen. Mike Faulk of Kingsport says his new proposal will apply only to people with handgun carry permits and contain other exceptions.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The AARP will host town hall meetings across the state to give Tennesseans a chance to provide input on the future of Medicare and Social Security.
Meetings are planned for Johnson City, Knoxville, Nashville and Jackson on April 4, and in Memphis on April 5.
According to AARP, a new survey finds that most Americans believe lawmakers in Washington are making too many decisions about Medicare and Social Security behind closed doors and not listening to the public.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT) -- Best-selling author, journalist and documentarian Sebastian Junger was on the Middle Tennessee State campus Tuesday to talk about his wartime reporting.
Junger is the acclaimed author of the book “The Perfect Storm,” which became a major motion picture. But he's also an accomplished journalist and filmmaker best-known for the war documentary "Restrepo."