Happy Hour: How Many Days Until Spring?

  • Some Tennessee colleges are a little upset about a bill currently making its way through the state legislature that would allow concealed weapons on college campuses. [WPLN]
  • Tennessee’s average gas price per gallon is $3.37 and climbing, along with the rest of the nation. [WKRN]
  • The folks in Hendersonville are trying to come up with a way to warn people about tornadoes since they have no tornado sirens and don’t foresee the funds to build any anytime soon. Sumner County’s March 18,1925 twister still holds the record for the deadliest tornado in Tennessee history. [WSMV]
  • Spring Hill Planning Commission Chair Michael Glass says he feels the commission is being “ramrodded” into a decision about the proposed Festival Tennessee theme park. Last week, we watched the proposal sort of unravel before our eyes following a slew of stories questioning the believability of the developers. Chairman Glass also passed along this gem of a mock press release that’s been making the internet rounds poking fun at the ridiculousness of the entire proposal. Guess we know where he stands! [WSMV]
  • Tennessee is still the second most obese state in the country and health experts are now questioning why TennCare will pay for weight loss surgery, but not counseling from a dietician. [WKRN]
  • Jimmy Buffet is coming back to the Bridgestone on May 28th! Tickets go on sale Friday at 10am. [WKRN]

Photo by Eva Maria.

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