Too many Americans report that they regularly speed, run red lights, use distracting devices or drive drowsy, despite the fact that one in three have a loved one who has been seriously injured or killed in a crash, according to the AAA Foundation’s latest Traffic Safety Culture Index.
The results further indicate that unsafe behaviors persist — even though one in five drivers have themselves been involved in a serious crash, and one in 10 has been seriously injured in a crash.
Harriman Housing Authority Director Amy Hall presents a $2,500 check to John Maliskey, the coordinator of Disabled American Veterans Post 86’s transportation program through the Veterans Administration. The DAV is raising money for a new van to transport veterans to the various VA medical facilities in Nashville and Murfreesboro.
Sophistication and fun were the order of the Roane State Foundation's Upstairs/Downstairs High Tea, meant to be reminiscent of the times, glitz and etiquette of the setting of popular PBS television show, “Downton Abbey.”
The tea in Whitestone Country Inn was to raise money for student scholarships with a focus on adult learners.
Michael Dunn Center introduces the members of its board of directors.
They include, front row from left, Barbara Capell, Harriett Westmoreland, Debbie Alexander-Davis, Gail Christian; and back row, the Rev. Bill Fowler, Wayne Tipps, Jim Pinkerton, Ron Blanchard, state Sen. Ken Yager and Jim Conway.
Not pictured are Lana Seivers, Bill Leuking, Ted Bowers, Chris Whaley and state Rep. Kent Calfee.
Calfee and Yager are the newest additions to the board.