Thursday, April 12, 2012

Horse Slaughtering Proposal
Republican Senator Mike Faulk of Kingsport says he may bring back a bill back concerning the practice of Slaughtering horses. He says it depends on its movement in the House. That proposal seeks to encourage the practice in Tennessee but the vote has been stalled in the Legislature. The measure was in fact withdrawn from consideration in the Senate Commerce, Labor and Agriculture Committee as sponsors say it is a necessary way to dispose of unwanted horses in a humane way. Opponents of the bill argue that it would unfairly discourage legal challenges of horse slaughter or processing plants. (bg)

Friday, November 28, 2014

  • Unicoi County Mom, Daughter Charged with Selling Painkillers to Undercover TennCare Fraud Investigator
  • Kingsport BMA to Consider $384K Purchase Order for Sixth-Graders' Laptops
  • Barber Launches Christmas "Shoe Box" Drive
  • Coal Mine Citations Reported for October
  • Bristol, TN to Consider Mobile Food Vendors Ordinance for Private Properties
  • Holiday Shopping Cause for Crowds, Extra Security and Stress
  • Fossil Site Helping Second Harvest Food Bank to Collect Food
  • Tire Slashing Vandal Strikes in Gray
  • Washington County, TN To Hire a Veterans Service Officer
  • Several Wrecks in Our Region on Thanksgiving Day
  • Two Reportedly Injured in Home Elevator Accident in Carter County
  • Greene County Man Killed in Crash with Tanker Driven by Piney Flats Man
  • Center of Excellence Receives $2 Million Grant from Virginia Tobacco Commission
  • Wal-Mart Shoplifter Will Spend the Holiday in Jail
  • PBA Looking into Joint Venture with ETSU and Millennium Centre
  • Special Black Friday Sales Set at Virginia ABC Stores



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