Clarksville, Tenn., police have charged a 23-year-old man with shooting his 15-year-old brother in the head and killing him. Brian Holden Smith is being held without bond at the Montgomery County jail.
A Tennessee Air National Guard general has been reprimanded for giving Titans tickets that were bought by the Guard to his family and friends. WSMV-TV obtained an internal investigation from the Air Force Inspector General that shows Assistant Adjutant General Don Johnson gave his family and friends tickets to four games last season.
Burley tobacco farmers in Kentucky and Tennessee are seeing their best paydays since plunging into the free market. Tight leaf supplies and a quality crop that bounced back after this summer’s drought are bringing burley growers nearly $2 per pound.
Tennessee smokers participating in the Great American Smokeout Thursday can quit with free help from the Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine. The QuitLine connects smokers with a personal coach who guides them through the quitting process.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into a Saturday incident where Clarksville police shot and killed man outside his home. Police spokesman Jim Knoll says officers responded Saturday night to a man threatening to kill himself, his wife and anyone who tried to enter his home.
A new partnership being launched in Tennessee is seeking to curb complications during birth. “Healthy Tennessee Babies are Worth the Wait” is an effort by the Tennessee Department of Health, March of Dimes, Tennessee Center for Patient Safety, Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care and Tennessee Hospital Association.