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Area doctor named in opioid lawsuit

STAFF REPORT Five Tennessee district attorneys have filed a lawsuit against opioid producers and the owners/operators of so-called "pill mills," including Manchester physician David Florence. Dr. David Florence The lawsuit alleges the manufacturers and operators are running a fraudulent campaign to


Wild and dirty times in the USA - Low Cut Connie

Ever wonder what the bands way down on the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival lineup are all about? The Manchester Times is reaching out to find out about these lesser-known bands - the 5-point type listed near the bottom of the lineup. Here is their story. "Sometimes you gotta rip s-t up, kids," Adam W

MANCHESTER TIMES - 2018-01-14 19:59:00

Aziz Ansari Responds To Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Winter Weather Advisory issued January 15 at 9:44AM CST expiring January 16 at 6:00PM CST in effect for: Bedford, Cannon, Coffee, Cumberland, DeKalb, Fentress, Giles, Grundy, Marshall, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Van Buren, Warren, White Winter Weather Advisory issued January 15 at 9:44AM CST expir

WTVF - 2018-01-15 16:07:39

Bonnaroo festival evolves into 2018

After going to more than 10 Bonnaroo festivals (all of my 20s), last year was definitely a new atmosphere when comparing it to the past and what I'd gotten used to, but that's not all bad. I'll admit, last year was the only time I really felt like an old fuddy-duddy, at least at first. One thing I'v


Airport Board approves entering Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System for employees

Following original discussions in November and approval from the four owners of Upper Cumberland Regional Airport, board members agreed during their January meeting to provide a retirement package to airport employees. On Jan. 8, 2018, Upper Cumberland Regional Airport Board of Directors addressed t

SPARTALIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 06:41:09

Frederick Lee "F.L." Young

Kim Swindell Wood | January 14, 2018 4:18 am Mr. Frederick Lee "F.L." Young age, 85, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 12, 2018, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta. Mr. Young was born Aug. 21, 1932, in White County. He was known as a jack-of-all-trades. He had a career as a mechanic, but his talents stretched fr


Sunday church services canceled across Midstate

Though the roads are beginning to clear, some churches in Middle Tennessee have canceled Sunday Services for Sunday, Jan. 14.South Haven Baptist Church in Springfield, TNFirst Baptist Church of DicksonHillsboro Presbyterian ChurchWestwood Baptist Church Day care operations for the listed churches wi

WSMV - 2018-01-14 15:33:00

Best Bets: 5 things to do in Williamson County through Jan. 22

Bite into the first-ever Franklin Taco and Tequila Festival Saturday afternoon, Jan. 20, at the Factory at Franklin's Liberty Hall. Admission is $20, which provides access to the festival plus five tokens to exchange for tacos, beer, margaritas and tequila at the event. A variety of tacos from local

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-01-15 12:28:07

Rec center redo creates new mecca for fitness

During Friday morning's coffee talk inside the newly renovated Breckenridge Recreation Center, the town mayor detailed what one piece of the $17 million redo, a new indoor turf field, could mean for one demographic. "If your kids play any of the sort of more normal sports, they're always at a disadv


CASA of the Continental Divide seeking volunteers

People are being encouraged to become an advocate for abused or neglected children in the community through the Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Continental Divide program. That's because CASA of the Continental Divide is seeking new volunteers to advocate for children in the court system in


Silverthorne officials aren't sweating a sales-tax slip this fall

Silverthorne's sales tax receipts slipped in a month-over-month comparison for the first time this year in October, the most recent month for which figures were available due to the holidays. However, a town finance official attributed that to an assessment that inflated the numbers in October 2016,

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Summit Stage set to add Park County commuter bus with stops in Alma and Fairplay

Summit Stage will soon be rolling out a bus route from Breckenridge to Alma and Fairplay in neighboring Park County, part of an emerging five-year operations plan that could significantly change the free bus system's routes for the first time in years. Summit Stage, which is run by the county govern

SUMMIT DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Starting Hearts hosts annual All You Need is Heart screening event Feb. 9

AVON - The sixth annual Starting Hearts All You Need is Heart event will take place at Colorado Mountain College in Edwards on Friday, Feb. 9, from 8 a.m. to noon. The event is held in collaboration with Vail Health, which will provide doctors, nurses and equipment to serve attendees, including scre

VAIL DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Letter: What's the point of traction laws if CDOT, state patrol don't enforce them?

I am writing this letter in hopes that someone, anyone, at the Colorado Department of Transportation will see these comments and think long and hard about the management of Interstate 70 during storms. On Friday, Jan. 12, all the traffic issues and closures were created by CDOT's complete mismanagem

VAIL DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

'The backcountry is never closed': The Bookworm hosts two avalanche forecasters Jan. 18

Cost: $10, includes appetizers. More information: Call 970-926-READ or visit http://www.bookwormofedwards.com. Winter finally arrived with snow to the Vail Valley. As more terrain opens, there is a rising risk of avalanches in the backcountry. Two avalanche forecasters, and the authors of the book "


Concussions and the code: Vail Mountain Safety and Vail Health step up National Safety Month efforts

When Vail won the National Ski Areas Association award for Best Safety Program in 2017, you knew that meant the resort was going to do something extra special for the 2018 National Safety Month. That month is now underway, and if you haven't been taking advantage of the great prizes, free swag and,

VAIL DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

2 women turn selves in following release of video showing shoplifting suspects at Winter Haven Walmart

WINTER HAVEN - Two Lake Placid women turned themselves in at the Winter Haven Police Department following publication of a video link in The Ledger and on social media showing two women shoplifting in a Walmart at 7450 Cypress Garden Blvd. on Jan. 8. According to the Winter Haven Police Department,

THE LEDGER - 2018-01-15 17:40:59

Student running for District 3 in School Board race

BARTOW - Kala Ivy Tedder, a senior at George Jenkins High School, is challenging incumbent Hazel Sellers for the District 3 seat on the Polk County School Board. Tedder, 18, joins Sarah Fortney, a science teacher at Stambaugh Middle School, in attempting to oust Sellers, a retired teacher who is ser

THE LEDGER - 2018-01-16 01:36:52

Haines City 1oman killed after car hits utility pole

HAINES CITY - A Haines City woman was killed in single-vehicle crash Saturday. The Polk County Sheriff's Office reported about 8:05 p.m., deputies went to a crash at 3135 Baker Dairy Road in Haines City. The sheriff's office stated a gray 2005 Honda Civic, driven by Jimminy Sanon, 22, of Haines Cit

THE LEDGER - 2018-01-15 00:08:37

Bluegrass fans not deterred by weather

LAKE ALFRED - The wind and the cold may have dampened attendance, but it didn't dampen the enthusiasm of some 1,000 people who came to Lake Alfred on Saturday for a lot of bluegrass music and a little barbecue - or vice versa. "We had doubts about the weather, but we came because Lake Alfred is such