Entries by Press Release Center

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TN Land-Use Pattern Mapping Tool Available on Comptroller’s Website

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF TENNESSEE COMPTROLLER JUSTIN P. WILSON, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018: The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has launched a much-anticipated online tool that makes it easy to see how land is being used across the state of Tennessee. The Comptroller’s Land Use Model (LUM) will be a valuable resource for people working in […]

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TN State Parks Cycling Tour Rolling Across Cumberland Plateau

Press Release from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Sept. 4, 2018: NASHVILLE – Hundreds of cyclists from nearly 30 different states will converge on the Cumberland Plateau on Sept. 15-20 for Tennessee State Parks’ annual Bicycle Ride Across Tennessee (BRAT). The 29th annual ride will wind riders through some of Tennessee’s most scenic […]

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Revenue from TN Tourism Continues to Grow

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE UPPER CUMBERLAND TOURISM ASSOCIATION, AUGUST 28, 2018: Level of visitor spending in Upper Cumberland climbs to all-time high Nashville – Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Tourist Development Commissioner Kevin Triplett announced today Tennessee tourism’s direct domestic and international travel expenditures reached a new all-time record high of $20.7 billion in […]

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Rolley Hole Marbles Championship Tourney Set for Sept. 15

Press release from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, August 28, 2018: 36th annual event draws country’s best players to Tennessee state park HILHAM – Standing Stone State Park will host the National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15, drawing some of the country’s best players to Tennessee where they […]

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Smithville Mayor and Son Indicted for Theft

Press Release from the Office of Tennessee Comptroller Justin P Wilson, July 25, 2018: Mayor Hired Son as a City Employee without Board Approval An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, has resulted in the indictment of Smithville Mayor Jimmy Poss and his son Anthony “Tony” Poss. […]

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Seigenthaler-Founded Group Releases Annual ‘State of First Amendment’ Report

Press Release from the First Amendment Center of the Freedom Forum Institute, July 2018: 2018 STATE OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT SURVEY REVEALS AMERICANS CONSIDER FAKE NEWS MORE OBJECTIONABLE THAN HATE SPEECH Every year the First Amendment Center of the Freedom Forum Institute conducts the State of the First Amendment survey, which examines Americans’ views on […]

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New State Laws in Health Care Taking Effect July 1

Press release from the Tennessee Medical Association, July 13, 2018: The following bills passed by the 2018 General Assembly are effective July 1, 2018 and may be of special interest to physicians since they could require action or reporting. Others are for information only. Contact the TMA Legal Department at 800-659-1862 or becky.morrissey@tnmed.org with any […]

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TTU Slugger Bringing Home National Recognition

Press Release from Tennessee Tech Sports Information Service, May 21, 2018: Strohschein tabbed semifinalist for Golden Spikes Awards (Story by By Mike Lehman) DURHAM, N.C. – Tennessee Tech junior designated hitter/outfielder Kevin Strohschein was named a semifinalist for the 2018 Golden Spikes Award, announced by USA Baseball Monday. Presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux […]

Changes to Center Hill Lake Master Plan Drawn Up

Press release from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District Office, May 4, 2018: Public invited to workshop, open house for CHL Master Plan revision NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2018) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public to a workshop for the Center Hill Lake Master Plan revision from […]