Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews have postponed the Interstate 24 closure that was scheduled for this weekend in Downtown Nashville, due to anticipated rain from Tropical Storm Nate.
Thursday, October 05, 2017 | 4:44pm
Thursday, October 05, 2017 | 3:11pm
Duane Oyer and Rob Theurer have been honored by being named the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Fisheries Division’s biologist of the year and fisheries technician of the year, respectively.
Thursday, October 05, 2017 | 2:00pm
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Hörmann, LLC officials announced today that the company will invest nearly $64 million to establish a manufacturing facility in Sparta.
Thursday, October 05, 2017 | 10:50am
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.
From your desktop or mobile device, get the latest construction activity and live streaming SmartWay traffic cameras at www.TNSmartWay.com/Traffic. Travelers can also dial 511 from any land-line or cellular phone for travel information, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TN511 for statewide travel.
As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and Know Before You Go! by checking travel conditions before leaving for your destination. Drivers should never tweet, text or talk on a cell phone while behind the wheel.
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Thursday, October 05, 2017 | 8:05am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Twenty-two Tennessee Army National Guard members of Detachment 5, Company B, 248th Aviation Support Battalion, left Joint Base Berry Field, Nashville, Tenn. Sept. 30 to complete two months of pre-deployment training at Fort Hood, Texas.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | 11:37am
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe will travel to Asia from Oct. 9 to Oct. 13 for an economic development trip designed to strengthen ties with Asian businesses and increase foreign direct investment (FDI) in Tennessee.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | 10:45am
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS - Tennessee Army National Guard Military Police from the 117th Military Police Battalion, headquartered in Athens, began their deployment to the U.S. Virgin Islands over the weekend, and continued on Monday and Tuesday. A total of twenty personnel from the 117th Battalion and 120 personnel from Cleveland and Oneida’s 252nd MP Company are part of an overall National Guard MP contingent headed to the islands. The MP’s are providing security for supply distribution points and augment the VI local authorities.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | 10:16am
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | 9:23am
Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced TNReady results for students in grades 3-8 today, following an extended scoring and review process led by Tennessee educators. With these results, elementary and middle school students have set a new baseline for future growth, now aligned with our high school reset last year, based on the Tennessee academic standards that will better ensure all students are on track for the next step in their education journey.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | 9:13am
The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs will host a consumer protection education booth at the Morgan County Bicentennial Festival this Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Wartburg.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | 8:30am
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS - Tennessee Army National Guard aviators are a key part of the combined hurricane recovery operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Tennessee UH-60 Blackhawks and crews controlling Task Force Smokey have welcomed an additional four UH-60’s and thirty three personnel from the Missouri Army National Guard. The Missouri detachment will take part in the ongoing mission of moving large numbers of troops and cargo over terrain unsuitable for ground vehicles.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | 2:11pm
NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today that the maximum effective formula rate of interest in Tennessee is 8.25 percent per annum.
The rate is based on a ceiling of 4 percent over the weekly average prime loan rate of 4.25 percent as published by the Federal Reserve on October 2, 2017.
Commissioner Gonzales said the rate remains in effect until the average prime loan rate as announced by the Federal Reserve Bank changes.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | 2:00pm
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 November, 2017 is 6.82 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 2.82 percent.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | 1:14pm
The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Securities Division will provide investor education and fraud prevention information at the fifth annual Gibson County Senior Fair on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Milan.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 | 12:21pm
Family members, friends and clergy reported 32% of the cases of financial exploitation against an elderly person in Tennessee last year according to the Adult Protective Services (APS) division of the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS).