Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, event in Knoxville
Saturday marked National Survivors of Suicide Loss Day and many who’ve lost a loved one in a tragic way united at Parkwest Medical Center for a time of fellowship.
Currently, Morristown boasts a population of nearly 31,000 people, but those are just the folks who live there. The population swells to about 18,000 every morning with people who drive to the city to go to work, to go to school, to shop, to eat, which begs the question. If you're going to do all of those things here, why don't you just live here?
In an effort to help recruit and retain talented workers, Knox County officials have announced a new paid leave policy for new parents that applies to births and adoptions. The new paid maternity leave employment policy is applicable to those eligible for Family Medical Leave Act or FMLA.
For months now, we've been telling you about problems facing Tennessee's Department of Children's Services. Because of staffing shortages, some kids have been forced to sleep in the agency's offices but that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the agency's struggles.