Entries by Press Release Center


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

State Comptroller Questions Overton/Pickett Emergency Communications Spending

Press Release from the Office of Tennessee Comptroller Justin P. Wilson, April 22, 2018: The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has identified $84,097.95 of questionable expenditures within the Overton/Pickett Emergency Communications District. The district provides enhanced 911 emergency telephone service for Overton and Pickett Counties. Comptroller investigators question the use of district funds for a variety of […]

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Register Now for 2018 Guided Waterfall and Wildflower Tours

Press Release from the State of Tennessee, March 20, 2018: NASHVILLE – Tennessee State Parks is offering vacation packages that take visitors on guided tours through some of the state’s most scenic waterfalls, swimming holes and wildflower trails. Spring, summer and fall tours will take participants through Tennessee’s Highland Rim and Cumberland Plateau, an area […]

$9.6M for Industrial Site Preparation Sent to TN Communities

Press Release from the Office of Governor Bill Haslam, March 21, 2018: NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that 25 communities will receive more than $9.6 million in Site Development Grants. The Site Development Grant program is part of the larger Rural Economic Opportunity Act […]


Appalachian Center for Craft Connects Kids with Art Skills

Press Release from Tennessee Tech University, March 21, 2018: Middle schoolers learn crafts hands-on at Craft Center Tennessee Tech University’s Appalachian Center for Craft hosted students from Janis Nunnally’s eighth grade art class from Upperman Middle School as part of its Outreach Program recently. Students chose a medium in which to work and got hands-on […]