Entries by Press Release Center

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TFA: Similarities Seen in Speaker Harwell’s Handling of Guns, Medical Pot

Press Release from the Tennessee Firearms Association, March 22, 2018: Rep. Jeremy Faison expresses frustration with a “special kind of stupid” as one of Beth Harwell’s House committees continues to play games with his legislation on medical marijuana. Tennessee Firearms Association wants to recognize with appreciation the frustration that has caused Rep. Jeremy Faison to […]

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TTU Grads Tops in Loan Repayment in TN

Press Release from Tennessee Tech University, March 13, 2018: Tech is ranked first in Tennessee among public colleges and universities, and second in the state overall once private institutions are considered, by both groups. Nationally, Tech is ranked #83 by Student Loan Report and #121 by LendEDU. “College is a significant investment,” said Tech President […]

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Comptroller’s Office Reviews TBI’s Fiscal Operations and Makes Recommendations

Press release from the Office of Tennessee Comptroller Justin P. Wilson, January 16, 2018: The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has released a special report examining several aspects of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s fiscal operations, including an analysis of TBI’s budget, the procurement of its Pilatus airplane, staffing, and grants and contracts. The special report was […]

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Bredesen-Chaired Solar Firm Lands Multinational Oil Company Investment

Press Release from the Silicon Ranch Corp., Jan. 15, 2018: Shell Acquires Interest in Silicon Ranch Corporation Platform Investment aligns Shell with best-in-class U.S. developer, owner, and operator of solar facilities NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Silicon Ranch Corporation, a leading U.S. developer, owner, and operator of solar energy plants, announced today that […]

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Acclaimed Percussion Group Coming to TTU

PRESS RELEASE from Tennessee Tech University: The Sandbox Percussion quartet will perform in the Wattenbarger Auditorium of Tennessee Tech University’s Bryan Fine Arts Building Friday, Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Sandbox Percussion has established themselves as a leading proponent in this generation of contemporary percussion chamber music. Brought together by their love of chamber music […]

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TWRA’s Phone App Updated

PRESS RELEASE from the State of Tennessee, Oct. 11, 2017: Goal to Help Users Easily Discover Outdoors Opportunities NASHVILLE — For nearly a quarter-million users of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s ‘On The Go 2.0’ smartphone app, finding a place in Tennessee to hunt, fish, boat, and view wildlife has become easier than ever. “We […]

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Support for ‘Constitutional Carry’ Lacking Among Most TN Gubernatorial Candidates

Press release from the Tennessee Firearms Association, October 9, 2017: Nashville Public Radio reports today that Senator Mae Beavers is the only candidate for governor of Tennessee in 2018 who supports adoption of Constitutional Carry in Tennessee. A growing number of states have adopted constitutional carry in the last few years – 14 have adopted […]

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Dilapidated Campground at Hurricane Bridge Gets Breath of Life

PRESS RELEASE from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, Sept. 30, 2017: Center Hill Lake volunteers convert campground into tobacco-free trail By Park Ranger Sarah Peace Lancaster, Tenn. (Sept. 30, 2017) – About 30 volunteers converted the former Hurricane Bridge Campground today into the new “The Old 56 Trail” at Center Hill Lake […]

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TN Insurance Regulators Approve Medical Premium Hikes for 2018

PRESS RELEASE from the State of Tennessee, Sept. 20, 2017: TDCI Announces Approval of Rates for 2018 Individual Marketplace NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) announces today the approval of insurance rates requested by the three carriers offering coverage on the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) ahead of Open Enrollment for 2018. […]

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Historian Visiting Cookeville to Discuss ‘Rowdy Origins’ of U.S. Constitution

PRESS RELEASE from Tennessee Tech University, Sept. 14, 2017: The 13th Annual Nolan Fowler Constitution Day Celebration at Tennessee Tech presents “After Philadelphia: The Voice of the People and the Rowdy Origins of the Constitution” with Lorri Glover Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. in Derryberry Hall Auditorium. Glover teaches at Saint Louis University, where […]