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Park Announces Paving Project on Little River Road

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that a pavement preservation project will begin Tuesday, February 19 on Little River Road. A thin…

Boys & Girls Clubs of Dumplin Valley Youth of the Year Winner

Boys & Girls Clubs of Dumplin Valley Youth of the Year Winner

Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. This recognition program for Club…

Happy Valentines Day 2019!

Happy Valentines Day 2019!

Valentine’s Day 2019 is upon us, and the Day of Love has a long history that makes it more than just another “greeting…

JCHS Teacher Receives Simply Smart Grant

JCHS Teacher Receives Simply Smart Grant

Raye Pedigo, physics and calculus teacher, at Jefferson County High School is one of the 2018-2019 Simply Smart grant winners sponsored by Knoxville…

Jefferson County EMA Provides Schools With ‘Stop the Bleed’ Kits

Jefferson County EMA Provides Schools With ‘Stop the Bleed’ Kits

The Jefferson County Emergency Medical Agency has provided Jefferson County Schools Stop the Bleed Kits as part of a National Campaign to provide…

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Benjamin Bolinsky, who recently earned the title of Eagle Scout, wanted to do a community service project that would be useful for many years and would be beneficial…

Today, February 18, 2019, is Presidents’ Day, a holiday centered around the birthdays of two former presidents: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Officially, “Presidents’ Day” is a misnomer,…

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that a pavement preservation project will begin Tuesday, February 19 on Little River Road. A thin pavement overlay will be applied…

Civil asset forfeiture is once again under consideration by the Tennessee General Assembly. Forfeiture of assets became a means of confiscating property used in the commission of a…

Tennessee needs at least $49.8 billion of public infrastructure improvements during the five-year period of July 2017 to June 2022—a $5 billion (11.1%) increase from the year before—according…

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Join Efforts to Prevent Teen Dating Violence in Tennessee

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Tennessee General Assembly Tackles Civil Forfeiture…Again

Civil asset forfeiture is once again under consideration by the Tennessee General Assembly. Forfeiture of assets became a means of confiscating property used in the commission of a…

Tennessee Needs at Least $49.8 Billion of Public Infrastructure Improvements

Tennessee Needs at Least $49.8 Billion of Public Infrastructure Improvements

Tennessee needs at least $49.8 billion of public infrastructure improvements during the five-year period of July 2017 to June 2022—a $5 billion (11.1%) increase from the year before—according…

Join Efforts to Prevent Teen Dating Violence in Tennessee

Join Efforts to Prevent Teen Dating Violence in Tennessee

Love shouldn’t hurt. Healthy relationships consist of trust, honesty, respect, equality and compromise. It’s important to help young people learn how to build and recognize healthy relationships to…

SFMO Reminds Tennesseans to “Candle with Care” ahead of Valentine’s Day

SFMO Reminds Tennesseans to “Candle with Care” ahead of Valentine’s Day

Along with chocolates and flowers, decorative candles are often given by sweethearts at Valentine’s Day (Thursday, Feb. 14). While candles are fragrant home décor, the Tennessee State Fire…

TDCI: ‘Sweetheart’ Scammers Will Break Your Heart and Empty Your Wallet

TDCI: ‘Sweetheart’ Scammers Will Break Your Heart and Empty Your Wallet

With Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14, 2019) quickly approaching, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs reminds Tennesseans to be wary of ‘sweetheart’ scammers…

Committee Conversations: House Transportation Committee Discusses REAL ID Act Of 2005

Committee Conversations: House Transportation Committee Discusses REAL ID Act Of 2005

This week, members of the House Transportation Committee met with the Department of Safety to discuss changes to Tennessee driver’s licenses under the REAL ID Act of 2005.…

House Republicans Introduce Legislation To Create Balance Within Community Oversight Boards

House Republicans Introduce Legislation To Create Balance Within Community Oversight Boards

This week in Nashville, House Republicans introduced legislation aimed at creating balance within community oversight boards across Tennessee. Backed by Republican leadership, this legislation balances both the interests…