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Weakley County Prevention Coalition

Weakley County fentanyl overdoses on the rise

Story by Shannon Taylor Senior Investigative Reporter In a health council meeting on Jan. 11, Weakley County Prevention Coalition’s Regional Overdose Prevention Specialist Melesa Lassiter spoke on overdoses in the county. From 2012 to 2017, prescription opioids were involved in most of the overdose deaths in Tennessee. Deaths due to prescription opioids declined from 2016…

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National Night Out set for Tuesday in downtown Martin

National Night Out is a free event that brings together community helpers and families. It is designed to encourage neighbors to be a bit friendlier toward one another and parents to be armed with resources to keep their children out of harm’s way. This year’s event will take Tuesday from 4:30-8 p.m. in Virginia Weldon…

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