Thursday, November 07, 2019

Obese Tennesseans
With November being National Diabetes Awareness Month and Americans spending nearly $200 billion per year on obesity-related health costs, the personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2019's Fattest States in America. To determine which states contribute the most to America's overweight and obesity problem, WalletHub compared the country across 29 key metrics. Tennessee has the highest percentage of overweight children in the country, 18th in the percentage of Overweight Adults, 6th in the percentage of adults with Type 2 Diabetes, it ranks 7th in the nation in the percentage of adults with High Cholesterol and Hypertension, and it ranks 17th in Obesity-Related Deaths.


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Thursday, June 04, 2020

  • Catons Grove shooting
  • Cades Cove Loop is restricted
  • Jobless claims
  • Vote by mail
  • Black Tennessee lawmakers call for addresing racial issues
  • Medic needs blood
  • Black lawmakers call for respect for everyone
  • Planning Commission to hold public hearing
  • Cades Cove to be closed to vehicles on Wednesdays
  • State parks for community service hours
  • Majors dead at 85

    Wednesday, June 03, 2020

  • Mantooth Butcher shop fire
  • Cocke County early voting moves
  • Financial Stimulus Accountability Group
  • RNC national convention may come to Tennessee
  • Beth Freeman has died
  • Livestock scam

    Tuesday, June 02, 2020

  • Evans is terminated
  • Cocke Countians rally for Floyd
  • Free fishing on Saturday
  • Gasoline prices move up
  • Stonefly is coming for Rhythm on the River

    Monday, June 01, 2020

  • Cocke County crash
  • Tennessee protests against racism
  • UT Athletics statement
  • Alexander on WHO
  • Teen cyclist dies in Smokies

    Sunday, May 31, 2020

  • Cruise Against Cancer