There’s growing interest in grassroots programs aimed at reducing community violence at a time when violent crime around the country is on the rise. For example, violence interrupter programs use homegrown peacemakers from communities... Read More.
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Tennessee officials plan to use $500 million in federal COVID-19 recovery money to boost broadband internet access and subsidize some low-income subscribers. At a meeting Wednesday, the state’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced plans... Read More.
Officials in Tennessee’s most populous county are reporting more than 4,380 active cases of COVID-19, with a quarter of those being seen in... Read More.
Despite having some of the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the country, Tennessee isn’t planning to offer any incentives for people to get the shot. But it’s a different story when it comes to... Read More.
The Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee fully reopened Monday ahead of schedule following repairs to a crack that had shut down the span since early May. The Tennessee Department of Transportation’s spokeswoman said... Read More.
Mississippi’s department of health reported Monday that the state saw almost 5,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the weekend as the virus surges statewide. That’s an increase of more than six times the number... Read More.