One year (and 30 years) later
While judges, lawyers and support staff at the federal courthouse in Concord, New Hampshire, keep the American justice system buzzing, thousands of humble honeybees on the building's roof are playing their part in a more important task — feeding the world.
U.S. Auto Sales has closed its used-car dealership in Chattanooga and more than 30 others across the South for the foreseeable future, according to reports.
The arctic blast that delivered single-digit temperatures to the area just before Christmas left not only frozen pipes but yards full of frozen plants, causing concern among homeowners who are now finding even well-established plants brown and withered.
Over the past three decades, the population of Northwest Arkansas has more than doubled and the census bureau projects the region will likely double its population again by 2060 as one of the fastest-growing areas in the country to surpass 1 million residents in the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers metro area.
Among the only faith-based groups in the state that focuses on climate change, Tennessee Interfaith Power and Light in Knoxville has a single part-time paid worker, Dan Joranko. He’s pushing congregations to apply for the Cool Congregations Challenge — an effort to encourage religious groups to be “sustainable role models in response to climate change.”