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  • Media Advisory – Tennessee Season to Remember 2019

    Monday, December 02, 2019 | 10:44am

    NASHVILLE – Federal, state, and local public safety officials are hosting the 17th annual “Tennessee Season to Remember” on Thursday, December 5. The ceremony to honor and remember victims of homicide will take place at First Baptist Church in downtown Nashville. This year’s keynote speaker will be Mychal Austin, son of murder victim and former Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Correctional Administrator Debra Johnson, a 38-year state employee, who was killed in the line of duty on Aug. 7, 2019. Families and friends who have lost loved ones lives to violent crime are invited to attend and hang ornaments on memorial wreaths. After the ceremony, the wreaths will be moved to the Tennessee State Capitol, where they will remain on display through the holiday season. WHAT: 17th Annual Tennessee Season to Remember ceremony WHO: Federal, state and local public safety officials WHEN: 5:30 p.m. (CST), Thursday, December 5 WHERE: First Baptist Church Broadway at 108 7th Avenue S. Nashville, Tennessee The Tennessee Board of Parole, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the office of Secretary of State Tre Hargett, the office of State Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, the office of State Treasurer David Lillard, Jr., Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security, Tennessee Department of Finance & Administration’s Office of Criminal Justice Programs, Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference, and Tennessee Rehabilitative Initiative in Correction (TRICOR) are working together on this year’s event. Also providing support are Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee, victim advocacy groups You Have the Power and Tennessee Voices for Victims, U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Tennessee and the Davidson County District Attorney General’s Office.

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  • TDH Joins "U=U" in Effort to End the HIV Epidemic in Tennessee

    Wednesday, November 27, 2019 | 03:42pm

    NASHVILLE – In Tennessee, approximately 18,000 people are living with HIV, and 760 of them were newly diagnosed in 2018. The Tennessee Department of Health is working to increase access to preventive medication and empower HIV-positive Tennesseans to seek and stay engaged in HIV care. As part of this effort to end the HIV epidemic in Tennessee, TDH is joining the “Undetectable Equals Untransmittable” or “U=U” campaign.

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  • Small Business Saturday has Big Community Impact

    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | 09:12am

    During last year’s Small Business Saturday, 104 million American shoppers spent a record high $17.8 billion. Small Business Saturday is Nov. 30, and the support that Tennessee’s independent business owners receive this weekend will produce an economic ripple that can help encourage and strengthen entire rural communities.

    Press Releases | news | Agriculture

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  • COMMISSIONER GONZALES ANNOUNCES WEEKLY FORMULA RATE NOVEMBER 26, 2019

    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | 09:09am

    NASHVILLE--Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today that the maximum effective formula rate of interest in Tennessee is 8.75 percent per annum. The rate is based on a ceiling of 4 percent over the weekly average prime loan rate of 4.75 percent as published by the Federal Reserve on November 25, 2019.

    news | tn | Press Releases | Financial Institutions | Formula Rates

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  • Hamilton County Business Owner and Manager Arrested for Tax Evasion and Theft

    Friday, November 22, 2019 | 03:03pm

    Chattanooga, Tenn. - The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to Friday’s indictment and arrest of Charles White, 55, and Tami White, 50. Revenue special agents arrested the couple today at their place of business, Tennessee Georgia Tire and Service Center. Charles White’s bond was set at $5,000; Tami White’s bond was set at $15,000.

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