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Governor's order puts High School Fall Sports on hold

Earlier last week, Governor Bill Lee extended the state’s emergency order to protect against the coronavirus through August 29, 2020. One of the provisions of those emergency ordedrs includes no contact sports, and that means soccer and football...

 

TDH encourages Tennesseans to continue essential health services

Tennessee’s rural county health departments continue providing traditional services and are taking every precaution to keep patients, clients and staff members safe from COVID-19. In addition to routine services, TDH county health departments...

 

Counting People Experiencing Homelessness

As part of the Group Quarters Operation, Census Bureau workers will also count people experiencing homelessness between September 22 and September 24. During a process called Service-Based Enumeration, specially trained census takers visit shelters,...

 

Hunger Relief for Tennessee Families Amid Pandemic

Families faced with food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic are finding relief from food banks, retailers and producers, and there are more donations on the way. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) recently joined representatives from...

 

Gov. Lee Announces $81 Million in Coronavirus Relief Grants for K-12 and Higher Education Institutions

First wave of funds available to assist with plans for safe reopening Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced on July 7, 2020 $81 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) funding...

 

TDOE announces $5 Million in Grants to Support Students with Disabilities

The Tennessee Department of Education today announced an additional $5 million dollars will be available for Tennessee school districts to provide compensatory services and support innovative approaches to the remediation of students with...

 

TBI releases annual 'Crime In Tennessee' Report

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its 2019 ‘Crime in Tennessee’ publication, which details the volume and nature of crime, as reported by the state’s law enforcement agencies. The report compiles data submitted to TBI’s...

 

Columbia unveils Fairview Park Historical Marker

The City of Columbia unveiled the Fairview Park Historical Marker to the public on Friday, June 19, 2020 in conjunction with Juneteenth. The unveiling took place at 8:30 a.m. at Fairview Park. City leaders Mayor Chaz Molder, Vice Mayor Dr. Christa...

 

Gov. Lee Extends State of Emergency to Aug. 29, 2020

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order No. 50 Monday, July 29 to extend the State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to August 29, 2020. The order allows the continued suspension of various laws and regulations and...

 

FHU/Dickson to expand Nursing Program

Freed-Hardeman University/Dickson is expanding its Bachelor of Science Nursing program to include January admission. In addition to the August cohort, a maximum of 40 students will be able to begin their programs in January 2021. Taught by a faculty...

 

Herald Wins Top Honor in Tennessee Press Public Notice Journalism Contest for 2019

KNOXVILLE, April 14, 2020 - Becky Jane Newbold, managing editor of the Lewis County Herald, has won the Tennessee Press Association’s (TPA) 2019 Public Notice Journalism Contest. The contest recognizes journalists who use public notice, or the...

 

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