The first of two Tennessee young sportsman deer hunts for the 2017-18 season will be held the weekend of Oct. 28-29.
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 3:56pm
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 3:25pm
October 15, 2017 The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) was dispatched to State Route 81 in Washington County, TN to a motor vehicle crash with injuries and possible fatality.
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 1:31pm
Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Tennessee's 2017 Reward schools today, which include the top 5 percent of schools for academic achievement and the top 5 percent for student growth. These 169 schools span 60 districts across Tennessee.
"These schools represent what is possible for students in Tennessee as they exemplify excellence in performance or progress and in some cases, both," Commissioner McQueen said. "We want to replicate this success across the state and continue to celebrate the hard work of our educators and students happening in classrooms every day."
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 1:05pm
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.
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 11:36am
Davidson County Nursing Home Cited for Violations
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, has suspended new admissions of residents to Nashville Community Care and Rehabilitation at Bordeaux effective October 19, 2017. In addition, Dreyzehner has imposed two state civil monetary penalties of $5,000 and $2,500 for a total assessment of $7,500. A special monitor has been appointed to review the facility’s operations.
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 9:38am
The arrival of heating season historically equates to a drastic uptick in the number of home fire incidents. As this high-risk period approaches, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds consumers that fire sprinklers are the best way to successfully protect homes, property and lives from fire.
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 9:00am
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Shaw Industries Group, Inc. officials announced today that the floor products manufacturer will invest $42 million to upgrade its yarn facility in Decatur.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 2:17pm
A Wilson County woman must repay the state for healthcare benefits, after court hearings involving charges of TennCare fraud.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 1:20pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today announced the state unemployment rate fell to 3 percent in September, marking the lowest it has been since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the information in January of 1976.
Tennessee first marked a historic low unemployment rate in June at 3.6 percent, which was bested by the July rate of 3.4 percent, and then fell even lower in August to 3.3 percent.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 11:44am
A Mississippi woman is charged with TennCare fraud and theft of property after authorities say she received healthcare insurance through the state even though she was not eligible.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 9:51am
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
NASHVILLE – Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in women in the United States. With nearly 4,700 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in Tennessee every year, the Tennessee Department of Health encourages residents to talk with a health care provider on when to schedule their annual mammograms. Mammography screening should begin no later than age 50.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 7:46am
Education Commissioner Candice McQueen released all of the 2017 district- and school-level TNReady results today (link), highlighting that high school students showed across-the-board growth in all subject areas. All TNReady results have been finalized for the 0.1% of assessments where the performance level changed due to scoring issues.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 4:44pm
Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a portion of I-24 on the downtown interstate loop for a bridge replacement and rehabilitation project this weekend.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 4:32pm
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, October 18, 2017 | 3:41pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today appointed James L. Gass of Dandridge as special judge for Circuit Court in the 4th Judicial District.
Gass’s appointment fills the temporary vacancy due to the recent illness of Circuit Court Judge Richard R. Vance. The 4th Judicial District serves Jefferson, Grainger, Cocke and Sevier counties.