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Anderson EMS awarded grant from UT Medical

CLINTON—Anderson County Emergency Medical Services has received a grant totaling $1,800 to assist with purchasing updated curriculum for training purposes. Anderson County EMS was notified of the grant award in April and received the check during a presentation at the UT Lifestar, Emergency and Trauma Continuing Education Quarterly Luncheon in …

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How Diversity and Inclusion Honor the Spirit of Juneteenth

DarKenya W. Waller is executive director of Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to low-income and elderly people in 48 Tennessee counties (Submitted) By DarKenya W. Waller Juneteenth celebrates a watershed moment in our country’s history — …

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Okra: A True Southern Beauty

‘Candle Fire’ okra can add beauty and interest to the garden with red stems that can reach to between 4 -6 feet tall with abundant seed pods that are also an enticing red color. Photo by J. Reeves of a specimen in the UT Gardens, Jackson, courtesy UTIA. UT Gardens’ …

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Park Shares Highlights of Smokies Hikes for Healing Program

Great Smoky Mountains National Park announced the release of a video highlighting the Smokies Hikes for Healing program. In response to social unrest across the country in 2020, Park Superintendent Cassius Cash initiated the program to provide a space for people to have open conversations about racism, diversity, and inclusion …

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