A complete list of lane closure activity due to construction or maintenance operations on state-owned roads within the 24 East Tennessee counties of TDOT Region 1.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | 3:14pm
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | 1:30pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) Commissioner Burns Phillips announces the state has made history for the second consecutive month with a record-setting preliminary unemployment rate of 3.4 percent for July 2017. This exceeds the previous month’s revised rate of 3.6 percent by two- tenths of a percentage point.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | 1:26pm
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced that two communities, one utility district and one water authority have been approved to receive more than $22 million in low-interest loans for water and wastewater infrastructure improvements.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 | 12:41pm
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, August 16, 2017 | 2:06pm
A listing of TDOT construction lane closures in West Tennessee.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | 10:42am
The Tennessee Department of Education announced 16 more districts are joining the Read to be Ready Coaching Network this year to strengthen our youngest students' reading abilities, bringing the total to 99 – about two-thirds of all districts in the state.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | 10:27am
NASHVILLE - A total solar eclipse, when the moon completely covers the sun, will be visible August 21. Tennessee is one of 14 states that will be in the path of totality, a 70 mile-wide path where the sun is completely blocked by the moon. The Tennessee Department of Health encourages everyone to enjoy this once in a lifetime event, but urges eye protection and common sense safety.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | 6:00am
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) officials announced today that the food processing company will invest approximately $80 million to expand operations in Union City.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | 1:10pm
With the back-to-school season underway, many teen drivers are taking the wheel and driving themselves to class for the first time. Before handing over the keys, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) encourages parents to do their homework on auto insurance and talk to their teens about the importance of responsible driving.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | 8:55am
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has announced a new agribusiness development grant, the Agriculture Enterprise Fund (AEF).
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | 8:00am
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and U.S. Tsubaki Automotive, LLC officials announced today that the auto supplier will undergo a major expansion in Portland.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | 7:12am
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 4.25 percent over the weekly average prime loan rate of 4.0 percent as published by the Federal Reserve on August 14, 2017.
Commissioner Gonzales said the rate remains in effect until the average prime loan rate as announced by the Federal Reserve Bank changes.
Monday, August 14, 2017 | 4:01pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) is once again partnering with Safety Fest TN to present the free safety and health expo for businesses and residents in east Tennessee.
Monday, August 14, 2017 | 3:36pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant William Turner of Nashville, who was presumably killed on December 13, 1943 along with five other American crew members while serving in World War II. Turner along with the rest of the “Hell’s Fury” crew were part of an armada of 219 B-26 aircrafts flying form Essex, England to Amsterdam, Holland for a bombing raid. “Hell’s Fury” was struck by anti-aircraft artillery and crashed near Schiphol near Amsterdam. The 20-year old aerial engineer was assigned to the 555th Bomb Squadron, 386th Bomb Group and was a crew member of “Hell’s Fury” B-26 bomber. The crash was recorded by the military as Missing Air Crew Report (MACR) 1413.
Monday, August 14, 2017 | 1:52pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam issued this statement today regarding the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest in the State Capitol: “My position on this issue has not changed – I do not believe Nathan Bedford Forrest should be one of the individuals we honor at the Capitol. The General Assembly has established a process for addressing these matters and I strongly encourage the Capitol Commission and the Historical Commission to act.”