Happy Hour: 615 No More

  • Nashville’s running out of 615 area codes! By summer 2013, there will probably be a new area code for folks moving to the area. [WSMV]
  • The Tennessee Grocers and Convenience Store Association estimate that allowing wine to be sold in grocery stores like normal states could create as many as 3,000 jobs for Tennesseans. [City Paper]
  • TVA customers–ourselves included–are still paying an average of 69 cents per month on the cleanup of the December 2008 Kingston Ash Spill. [WZTV]
  • Earlier today, the headline for this story read “Doctor Testifies About Rectal Search in Crack Case.” It has since been changed to something far less interesting. [WKRN]
  • The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is fully on board with legislation that would require a prescription for cold medicines and other types of over-the-counter drugs that can be used to cook meth. [WTVF]
  • More than 100 people were expected to show up to peacefully protest Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak by the Nashville Farmer’s Market late this afternoon. [WSMV]
  • The state is working hard to put an end to the latest drug fad before it even starts in Tennessee: “the abuse of so-called bath salts.” So-called!

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