After attaining a significant production milestone and opening a new customer experience center within its state-of-the-art ceramic tile manufacturing plant in Dickson earlier in 2017, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Mohawk Industries announced today the world’s leading flooring manufacturer will expand manufacturing operations in Tennessee.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 | 9:00am
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 4:42pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has named William A. Young of Knoxville to the Tennessee Claims Commission, replacing William O. Shults of Newport whose terms expires June 30. The appointment is for the Eastern Division and is subject to confirmation by resolution of both houses of the Tennessee General Assembly. The three commissioners hold eight-year terms.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 2:56pm
Now through August is prime berry picking time in Tennessee.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 1:01pm
NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today that the maximum effective formula rate of interest in Tennessee is 8.0 percent per annum.
The rate is based on a ceiling of 4.00 percent over the weekly average prime loan rate of 4.0 percent as published by the Federal Reserve on June 19, 2017.
Commissioner Gonzales said the rate remains in effect until the average prime loan rate as announced by the Federal Reserve Bank changes.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 12:54pm
Tennessee tax revenues exceeded budgeted estimates in May.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 8:32am
Over 90 newly certified law enforcement officers will graduate from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy (TLETA) at 11 a.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 during a ceremony to be held at Hermitage Hills Baptist Church (3475 Lebanon Pike, Hermitage, TN).
Monday, June 19, 2017 | 2:24pm
The Douglas Henry State Museum Commission will hold its next meeting on Monday, July 10 in the Museum Experience Room
NASHVILLE— June 19, 2017— The next meeting of the Douglas Henry State Museum Commission will be held on Monday, July 10, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in the Museum Experience Room on Level D of the Polk Cultural Center at 505 Deaderick Street in downtown Nashville.
Prior to the Quarterly Commission meeting, the By-Laws Operating Policies Committee will meet in the Museum Experience Room on Monday, July 10, at 9:00 a.m.
All meetings are open to the general public.
Monday, June 19, 2017 | 1:00pm
Immunizations Save Teaching Time, Reduce Misery and Save Lives
NASHVILLE – To prevent the spread of diseases and to keep our kids of all ages and their classmates safe, healthy and in school learning, all students in Tennessee, from kindergarten to college, must have proof of immunizations before they can start school. State leaders of health and education say it’s best to get those important vaccines now to avoid longer wait times later and to ensure a smooth beginning to the 2017 school year.
Monday, June 19, 2017 | 12:18pm
Scammers who target Tennessee consumers with caller identification ‘spoofing’ or use deceptive advertising to sell motor vehicle warranties now face additional punishments thanks to new legislation passed by the General Assembly.
Monday, June 19, 2017 | 8:27am
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau presented Dr. Edward Chester with the Robert Sparks Walker Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards on June 16.
Friday, June 16, 2017 | 3:06pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. Army Sergeant Eric Houck, 25, of Baltimore, Maryland, Sergeant William Bays, 29, of Barstow, California and Sergeant Dillon Baldridge, 22, of Youngsville, North Carolina. The Fort Campbell soldiers were serving with the 101st Airborne Division in Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel when they were killed on June 10.
Tennessee Department of Human Services Increases Transportation Checks at Child Care Agencies, Encourages All Tennesseans Responsible for Transporting Children to "Look Before You Lock"Friday, June 16, 2017 | 3:05pm
Temperatures are heating up with the start of summer only days away. The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) Child Care Licensing Team is increasing its focus on transportation.
Friday, June 16, 2017 | 2:04pm
NASHVILLE - The state veterinarian is advising dog owners to monitor their pets due to reports of canine influenza in Tennessee.
Friday, June 16, 2017 | 10:13am
Tennessee Rep. Jimmy Eldridge (R-Jackson) is partnering with the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs and local law enforcement on Saturday, June 24, 2017 to host the Jackson Community Shred and Drug Take Back Event promoting identity theft prevention and consumer protection. Jackson residents are encouraged to attend for free document shredding and a convenient prescription drug drop-off.
Friday, June 16, 2017 | 8:13am
A complete list of lane-closure activity due to construction or maintenance operations on state-owned roads within the 24 middle and east Tennessee counties of TDOT Region 2.