It takes a full day of driving east from Memphis in order to get to Johnson City, one of the largest cities in the eastern end of Tennessee. A teacher who lives in the city and works in nearby Kingsport was recently arrested in the school’s parking lot.
There is a media perception that drug addicts are dirty, toothless bums living on the streets and scrounging for spare change for their next fix. While that certainly is true of some of the worst addicts, it is not true of all who struggle with addiction to illegal drugs.
While Memphis has a musical tradition as celebrated and proud as any city in the U.S., we have some obvious Tennessee competition in Nashville. Nearby Hendersonville is also a music city to be reckoned with; renowned musical artists of the past – Johnny Cash and Conway Twitty – and artists of today – Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson – have called the Nashville suburb home.
Memphis police recently announced the arrest of a Marvel Comics supervillain. According to a TV news report, a man who has allegedly worn a Green Goblin mask in a trio of armed robberies has been taken into custody.
Law enforcement officials east of Memphis said two men were recently arrested after they allegedly robbed a suburban Nashville hotel at gunpoint and sexually assaulted a female clerk there.
Back in 2016, the University of Tennessee hosted the visiting Crimson Tide of Alabama. Unfortunately, things did not go well for the Volunteers that October afternoon, as Alabama crushed the Vols 49-10. One of the Tide’s stars that year was inside linebacker Reuben Foster, who went on to win the Butkus Award as the nation’s best at his position.
Imagine a police officer pulls you over late one night while you're driving. The officer suspects you're drunk, so he asks you to step outside of your vehicle for a few DUI tests. You had a couple of drinks that night, but you feel perfectly sober, so you're not worried.
Imagine you and your significant other went to Las Vegas for a weekend of partying. One night on your trip, you drank too much and woke up the next day - married. You don't even remember saying "I do," but you found the rolled up paperwork in your pocket. In this circumstance, because you were drunk, you might not actually be married.