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More than 2,000 Tennessee state workers sent buyout offers

If not enough workers seek the buyout, the state could turn to involuntary layoffs.

If not enough workers seek the buyout, the state could turn to involuntary layoffs.

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High honors bestowed upon UTHSC dean

Marie Chisholm-Burns, Dean of the College of Pharmacy, wins Clinician of Distinction Award

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Boost your health and drop pounds by cutting out 1 ingredient: sodium

Most Americans consume far more sodium than is recommended, leading to high blood pressure and bloating.

Most Americans consume far more sodium than is recommended, leading to high blood pressure and bloating.

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Alzheimer’s Association and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. collaborate to fight Alzheimer’s

With the proper education and resources about Alzheimer’s disease, caring for someone with the disease can become easier.

With the proper education and resources about Alzheimer’s disease, caring for someone with the disease can become easier.

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Suicide: The only question that matters

‘Do you own yourself, or does the state own you? With respect to suicide, this is the only question that matters.’

‘Do you own yourself, or does the state own you? With respect to suicide, this is the only question that matters.’

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He cries alone: African-American men and PTSD

Whether they are veterans or victims of violence, African-American men are less likely to seek help for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Whether they are veterans or victims of violence, African-American men are less likely to seek help for post-traumatic stress disorder.

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‘DJ Grill Crashers’ – traveling crash cookouts

Celebrity chefs and radio DJs partner with the National Pork Board to bring “healthy and delicious pork” to African-American BBQs across America.

Celebrity chefs and radio DJs partner with the National Pork Board to bring “healthy and delicious pork” to African-American BBQs across America.

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7 changes you can make right now to get fit for summer

It starts with an attitude adjustment and ends with a good night’s sleep – and the benefits will pay off all summer long.

It starts with an attitude adjustment and ends with a good night’s sleep – and the benefits will pay off all summer long.

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Overmedicating children in foster care

There is a growing concern that too many children in foster care are overmedicated – in some cases as a form of behavior control.

There is a growing concern that too many children in foster care are overmedicated – in some cases as a form of behavior control.

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‘You don’t belong here’

African-American family receives anonymous note telling them to find “the town where there are more people like you.”

African-American family receives anonymous note telling them to find “the town where there are more people like you.”

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‘Ridiculous’ says lawyer countering allegations that B.B. King was poisoned’

“The family is sticking together,” says an attorney representing King heirs making the charges and seeking to oust the executor of King’s estate.

“The family is sticking together,” says an attorney representing King heirs making the charges and seeking to oust the executor of King’s estate.

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Troubled Memphis-area cemetery reopens for family visits

Temporary opening on Memorial Day was the first since owner was arrested and charged with mishandling burials more than a year ago.

Temporary opening on Memorial Day was the first since owner was arrested and charged with mishandling burials more than a year ago.

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Emmy winner Steve Harvey to host 13th Annual Neighborhood Awards

Awards show and expanded four-day weekend unfolds in Atlanta for the second consecutive year.

Awards show and expanded four-day weekend unfolds in Atlanta for the second consecutive year.

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70 members of Congress call on President Obama to ‘ban the box’

The group of U.S. representatives wants the president to sign an executive order to ban federal contractors from asking if potential job seekers have been convicted of crimes.

The group of U.S. representatives wants the president to sign an executive order to ban federal contractors from asking if potential job seekers have been convicted of crimes.

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Natural: Johnny Wright, the man behind Michelle Obama’s hair

The celebrity stylist talks about his work with the first lady, creating unique looks and her famous bob silhouette.

The celebrity stylist talks about his work with the first lady, creating unique looks and her famous bob silhouette.

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Ethics panel fading to obscurity 10 years after Tenn. Waltz

Tuesday marks the 10th anniversary of the arrest of five former lawmakers in the FBI's bribery sting operation codenamed Tennessee Waltz.

Tuesday marks the 10th anniversary of the arrest of five former lawmakers in the FBI's bribery sting operation codenamed Tennessee Waltz.

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After officer’s acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland

High-profile police-involved deaths still hanging over the city include a boy holding a pellet gun and a mentally ill woman in distress.

High-profile police-involved deaths still hanging over the city include a boy holding a pellet gun and a mentally ill woman in distress.

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Ready to serve Southwest

The Tennessee Board of Regents is expected to back the recommendation of Dr. Tracy D. Hall as next president for Southwest Tennessee Community College in a vote this week.

The Tennessee Board of Regents is expected to back the recommendation of Dr. Tracy D. Hall as next president for Southwest Tennessee Community College in a vote this week.

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10 things I wish someone had told me in a commencement speech

You may not remember all the lofty speeches or who gave them, so here’s some real-life advice that will truly matter.

You may not remember all the lofty speeches or who gave them, so here’s some real-life advice that will truly matter.

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B.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las Vegas

Family and friends gathered for a memorial on Saturday during a two-hour service that was distinct for its intimacy and notable for its lack of acrimony.

Family and friends gathered for a memorial on Saturday during a two-hour service that was distinct for its intimacy and notable for its lack of acrimony.

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