Monthly Archives: December 2021

Tennessee Planned Parenthood destroyed in early morning fire | Tennessee News

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – A Tennessee Planned Parenthood apartment building was destroyed by fire early in the morning on Friday, Planned Parenthood officials said. The Knoxville Fire Department crews were called around 6:40 a.m. after seeing thick smoke billowing from behind the structure, Deputy Fire Chief Brent Seymour told the Knoxville News Sentinel. The blaze had already engulfed parts of ...

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Morning fire completely destroys abortion clinic in Tennessee

Knoxville Fire Department A Planned Parenthood clinic in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a “total loss” after a devastating fire broke out early on New Year’s Eve, according to local officials. The clinic, which offers abortions, was burned down around 6:30 a.m., the Knoxville Fire Department said in a 9:30 a.m. statement. “Upon arrival, the companies found a large, one-story commercial building ...

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If the glove fits or does not fit, the officials will acquit

Chances are, the 2021 Music City Bowl won’t have much of an impact on the college football landscape. Bowls are fun, but the vast majority of them don’t mean much. Tennessee and Purdue weren’t playing for a conference championship, a berth in the national championship game, or the national title game itself. Some upper class students on each team didn’t ...

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Can Tennessee School Districts Be Far Away During COVID-19 Peaks?

Coronavirus cases are again due to omicron variant, which has raised concerns about the spread of the deadly virus in public schools. But are schools allowed to switch to distance education? The answer is complicated. Under current guidelines, classrooms or individual schools can temporarily switch to distance learning for up to seven days, but school districts cannot. Classrooms and schools ...

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Is Debt Consolidation a Good Idea?

The extra money you earn will aid in paying off debt more quickly and techniques of debt snowballs and avalanches can assist you in reducing your debts quickly, or increase your savings on interest. But the debt consolidation process is an entirely different scenario because you’re trading the debts you have currently incurred for the possibility of a new credit card ...

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The Alzheimer’s association wants respite care for patients

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WTVF) – To benefit caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease in Tennessee, a bill is expected to be introduced in 2022 to provide respite care for patients. The Tennessee Alzheimer’s Association is behind the bill. They said it would benefit people who spend much of their time caring for the 120,000 people in the condition with Alzheimer’s disease ...

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Knoxville relocates headquarters after more than 50 years

KNOXVILLE, Tenne Strawberry Plains. Stolen vehicle stop leads to over 300 grams of methamphetamine, multi-colored heroin THP Knoxville Captain Stacey Heatherly, who was promoted in november, said on Wednesday that the move to the new headquarters at 1755 Neals Commerce Lane will likely occur in late January. Heatherly also said the move means a great and exciting time for THP. ...

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MTSU uses Bahamas Bowl appearance to recruit international students

Through ANDREW OPPMANN Nashville, Tennessee (TN Tribune) –Middle Tennessee State Universitys senior administrators used his time in this island Commonwealth leading to the Bahamian Bowl to recruit potential students from abroad and meet the best leaders in the country. MTSU took full advantage of the visibility offered by its football team’s invitation to play against the University of Toledo to ...

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Tennessee Voices with Victor Evans, Executive Director of TennesseeCAN

David Plazas is the Opinion and Engagement Director for USA TODAY Network Tennessee. The subject of public education elicits a wide range of emotions and ideas about whether it is working, whether it is receiving enough money, and whether the money is being invested in the right way. Recently, Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education agreed to ...

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Variety of Eastern Tennessee helps children in need with support from Regal

Although Regal Cinemas has connections with Hollywood, the young people helped through Variety’s local charity chapter are some of Knoxville’s biggest stars. Variety of Eastern Tennessee, supported by Regal Cinemas and other local supporters, has entered a new era under the leadership of Patty Thewes, who has taken over as executive director to help children with disabilities obtain children’s equipment. ...

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