Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Legal Aid Society

Marla Williams talks providing legal aid to vulnerable residents across our area 32 attornies, 48 counties across the state of Tennessee served. A non-profit lawfirm designed to help low income citizens in 5 different practice areas. It is the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. The Society gives vulnerable residents across our area an advocate. Marla Williams ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: The Highlands Chamber & Teacher Shortage Part 2

Lilian Hargrove talks the teacher shortage in the US & what’s being done at home From 2007 to 2016, the American Association of Colleges For Teacher Education reported a 23% decline in the number of people who completed Teacher Preparation programs across the United States. There are many estimates that by 2020 and beyond, America could be facing a significant ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: The Highlands Chamber & Teacher Shortage

Lilian Hargrove talks the teacher shortage in the US & what’s being done at home Discouraged by colleagues. Unhappy with working conditions. Dissatisfaction with parents. Some of the reasons that more and more young people are turning away from education as a career. That’s leading to a coming teacher shortage across the United States. Here at home, work underway to ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Preserving History

Glenn Jones discusses his link to history and why he chooses to preserve history Glenn Jones may manage the Putanm County Archives, but his link to history goes so much further than that. In fact, it goes back to his years growing up. And ever since then, when Glenn Jones sees something of historic value, he wants to see it ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Moore Historical Consulting

Carver Moore shares his love of history, & how Moore Historical Consulting began Consultants are a common part of today’s business world. But you may not realize there are historical consultants. These are men and women – professional historians – for hire. American Historical Association notes there is a growing demand nationwide for historical consultants. So what do they do? ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity

The Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity’s Pam Ealey discusses new outreaches. An extended ability to help. A new year means changes for Habitat For Humanity. No longer Putnam County Habitat For Humanity, the organization is now called the Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity as Pam Ealey and her team reach out to Overton County. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: The 111th General Assembly

State Senator Paul Bailey discusses the 111th General Assembly & its new topics. Tuesday, lawmakers from across the Volunteer State will gather in Nashville as the 111th General Assembly will convene. There are a lot of new faces in Nashville – 28 new members in the House of Representatives. The 33 member Senate has four new members. Republicans hold super ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: The Sycamore Institute

Talking health care issues impacting the Upper Cumberland with Mandy Pellegrin. As 2019 begins, the state legislature expected to be very involved in examining the cost OF and the access TO health care in Tennessee. As they examine the issues….they have a research arm to help them understand the issues of health care, circa 2019. The sycamore institute is a non ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Autism Tennessee Part Two

Babs Tierno discusses Autism Tennessee & the many services it provides families. New science shows Autism more prevalent than ever though. The study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics….said 1 in 40 children have Autism. That’s up from the previous estimate of 1 in 59 children. More disturbing, the study found that 30 percent of those diagnosed on the Autistic ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Autism Tennessee

Babs Tierno discusses Autism Tennessee & the many services it provides families. New science shows Autism more prevalent than ever though. The study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics….said 1 in 40 children have Autism. That’s up from the previous estimate of 1 in 59 children. More disturbing, the study found that 30 percent of those diagnosed on the Autistic ... Read More »