A Nashville television station is alleging Tennessee State Rep. Andy Holt has committed violations and contaminated a creek while farming hogs in Weakley County. But state regulators haven’t taken any action against him.
A rural non-profit website has found that urban areas are experiencing job growth rates twice that of rural places.
The Daily Yonder analysis states Weakley County in Tennessee had one of the nation’s highest job loss rates at more than 11 percent. Nationally, the average county had a job growth rate of one and a half percent.
Following heavy rain and thunderstorms yesterday and more rain in the forecast today , most of West Tennessee is under a flash flood watch through this evening, including Henry, Lake, Obion, and Weakley Counties. The National Weather Service warns some locations may receive rainfall in excess of two inches, quickly flooding low water crossings.