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Rogersville holds 11th annual Martin Luther King Day Unity Service

Rogersville holds 11th annual Martin Luther King Day Unity Service - VIDEO

January 20th, 2014 9:31 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rev. Irvin Greene posed the same question repeatedly Monday afternoon as he addressed a congregation during Rogersville’s 11th annual Martin Luther King Day Unity Service.

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Photo Gallery: New Vision Youth annual MLK Community Unity candlelight vigil.

January 20th, 2014 7:54 pm by Ned Jilton

New Vision Youth annual MLK Community Unity candlelight vigil held this year at Shiloh Baptist Church. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization

As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization

January 20th, 2014 4:36 pm by By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The first legal pot storefronts in America opened to long lines in Colorado this month. Washington state is poised to issue licenses for producing, processing and selling the Schedule I drug — once officials sift through around 7,000 applications.

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Iran, US, Europe start implementing nuclear deal

Iran, US, Europe start implementing nuclear deal

January 20th, 2014 3:01 pm by ALI AKBAR DAREINI, Associated Press; JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

The steps start a six-month clock for Tehran and the world powers to negotiate a final accord that the Obama administration and its European allies say will be intended to ensure Iran cannot build a nuclear weapon.

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UPDATE: Grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

UPDATE: Grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

January 20th, 2014 2:59 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

After years of bitter legislative fights over efforts to allow Tenn grocery stores to sell wine, groups representing liquor stores and supermarkets are nearing an agreement that would give the measure its best ever chances of becoming law.

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Area in for another round of cold, snow

Area in for another round of cold, snow

January 20th, 2014 2:56 pm by Staff reports

Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are in for another bout of very cold weather and snow, according to the National Weather Service in Morristown.

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New Jersey lieutenant governor: Aid-for-development claim false

New Jersey lieutenant governor: Aid-for-development claim false

January 20th, 2014 2:55 pm by ANGELA DELLI SANTI, Associated Press

New Jersey's lieutenant governor on Monday strongly denied a claim that Superstorm Sandy relief funding was withheld from a severely flooded city because the mayor wouldn't sign off on a politically connected real estate venture.

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Some Obama spy changes hampered by complications

Some Obama spy changes hampered by complications

January 20th, 2014 12:29 pm by STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press

Several of the key surveillance reforms face complications that could muddy the proposals' lawfulness, slow their momentum in Congress and saddle the government with heavy costs and bureaucracy.

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Weber City native winning recognition in opera

Weber City native winning recognition in opera

January 20th, 2014 11:12 am by Wes Bunch

Tatum Spears came a step closer to achieving her dream when she earned the Frances Shafter Recognition Award earlier this month from the Metropolitan Opera National Council’s North Carolina district.

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In honor of MLK day, we have assembled some of his best speeches

In honor of MLK day, we have assembled some of his best speeches

January 20th, 2014 10:27 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

Today is Martin Luther King day. In honor of the civil rights leader, we have assembled some of his best speeches in one place. Speeches include ""Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence," "I've been to the Mountain top," and "I have a dream."

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