Austin Florence

Austin Florence

Growing up, I came from a great family. My father was a doctor and my mother was on the board of nurses. I have five sisters and three brothers. I am the second to youngest. I was always spoiled.Everything I ever needed or wanted I would usually get. I wish there was...
Stacy Usher receives Governor’s Service Award

Stacy Usher receives Governor’s Service Award

Stacy Usher, project director for the Wolfe County Drug-Free Communities and member of the Wolfe Countians Against Drugs UNITE Coalition, was recognized for her volunteer and service contributions at the 25th Annual Governor’s Service Awards presented virtually...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as...