John Hammonds and Perry Massengill have been honored by being named the Fisheries Division’s biologist of the year and fisheries technician of the year, respectively.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 | 4:23pm
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 | 3:47pm
A complete list of lane closure activity due to construction or maintenance operations on state-owned roads within the 26 middle Tennessee counties of TDOT Region 3.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 | 3:28pm
The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds Tennesseans to keep safety in mind as they heat their homes during the winter season. Residents are urged to use extra caution with the use of alternate heat sources, such as portable heaters.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 | 2:27pm
An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, National Park Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in charges being placed against two people in connection with the deadly wildfires in Sevier County.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 | 1:36pm
A complete list of lane closure activity due to construction or maintenance operations on state-owned roads within the 21 west Tennessee counties of TDOT Region 4.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 | 10:51am
Education Commissioner Candice McQueen released details today about how Tennessee is planning to transition to the new federal K-12 education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 | 9:29am
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced its 2016-17 winter trout stocking schedule. TWRA plans to release approximately 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through March.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 | 9:04am
The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) announces disciplinary action against two Murfreesboro-based businesses and their principal for violations of the state’s securities laws.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 | 8:42am
MEMPHIS - This Friday, December 9, the Tennessee Department of Correction will host a grand opening for the Mark Luttrell Transition Center (MLTC). Earlier this year, TDOC made the decision to change Mark Luttrell Correctional Center from a female facility to a male reentry center. MLTC is focused on providing intensive programming and job development skills to men nearing release from prison. The first male residents arrived at the facility earlier this fall.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 | 11:58am
NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services would like to wish you a great holiday season but also inform you about the major mood disorders that can accompany the holiday season. Avoid the “Holiday Blues” in order to enjoy this wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, the holiday season brings about overwhelming feelings of stress, anxiety and sadness for too many Tennesseans.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 | 9:11am
NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today that the maximum effective formula rate of interest in Tennessee is 7.50 percent per annum.
The rate is based on a ceiling of 4.00 percent over the weekly average prime loan rate of 3.50 percent as published by the Federal Reserve on December 5, 2016.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 | 9:10am
NASHVILLE – Antibiotics are among the most commonly prescribed drugs used in human medicine, and chances are you and your family members have taken them multiple times. These vital drugs help fight life-threatening bacterial diseases and are generally safe when appropriately prescribed. But overuse and misuse of antibiotics can reduce their benefit and contribute to the rise of drug-resistant bacteria, which kill thousands of Americans every year. The Tennessee Department of Health encourages Tennesseans to learn about proper prescribing and use of these medications.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 | 9:07am
The Federal National Mortgage Association has discontinued its free market auction system for commitments to purchase conventional home mortgages. Therefore, the Commissioner of Financial Institutions hereby announces that the maximum effective rate of interest per annum for home loans as set by the General Assembly in 1987, Public Chapter 291, for the month of January, 2017 is 7.01 percent per annum.
The rate as set by the said law is an amount equal to four percentage points above the index of market yields of long-term government bonds adjusted to a thirty (30) year maturity by the U. S. Department of the Treasury. For the most recent weekly average statistical data available preceding the date of this announcement, the calculated rate is 3.01 percent.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 | 9:00am
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Leclerc Foods officials announced today that the food producer will establish its U.S. headquarters in Kingsport and expand production operations.
Monday, December 05, 2016 | 2:39pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – More than 120 Soldiers from the National Guard’s 230th Signal Company, based in Nashville, left December 4 on the first leg of a one-year deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Spartan Shield.