Entries by Press Release Center

TN Library Association Statement on Charlottesville Rioting

Press Release from the Tennessee Library Association, August 30, 2017: TLA Statement on Events in Tennessee and Virginia, August 2017 NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Library Association (TLA) respects the First Amendment rights of citizens to freedom of speech and the right to peacefully assemble. We are grateful that the recent demonstration in Knoxville was nonviolent […]

TN Tourism Boom Continues

PRESS RELEASE from the State of Tennessee, Aug. 23, 2017: MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Kevin Triplett announced today Tennessee tourism’s direct domestic and international travel expenditures reached an all-time record high of $19.3 billion in 2016, up 4.7 percent over the previous year, as reported by the […]

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Comptroller Releases Info on Student Data Privacy Law

Press Release from the Office of the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury, August 17, 2017: The Comptroller’s Office of Research and Education Accountability (OREA) has released a report that answers some common questions about student data privacy in Tennessee. The Q & A provides information on state and federal laws that protect K-12 students’ privacy. […]

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June Unemployment Lowest in TN History, says State Labor Dept.

PRESS RELEASE from the State of Tennessee, July 20, 2017: Tennessee has rate of 3.6 percent for June 2017 NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today announced Tennessee’s unemployment rate for June 2017 was 3.6 percent, the lowest in Tennessee recorded history. The June 2017 […]

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Sparta Green Market and Grassroots Artisans Hold Joint Event July 21

PRESS RELEASE from the Sparta Green Market. July 15, 2017 Contact: Margaret Petre spartagreenmarket@gmail.com Phone: 615-477-8801 SPARTA, TN – The non-profit Sparta Green Market’s 2017 third event of the season opens July 21, 4-7PM at Metcalfe Park near Liberty Square with a full pavilion of vendors, musicians, and entertainment for the kids. Due to a […]

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State Comptroller: Possible Conflict of Interest at McMinnville Water Dept.

PRESS RELEASE from the Office of Tennessee Comptroller Justin P. Wilson, July 7, 2017: The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has completed an investigation detailing the appearance of a conflict of interest at the McMinnville Water and Wastewater Department after department officials alerted the Comptroller’s Office to their concerns. During the period June 2013 through September 2015, […]