Tennessee Awards $162.7M In Broadband, Digital Grants

Tennessee Announced Another $162.7 Million In Broadband And Digital Grants Recently. That Makes $715 Million That The Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development Has Awarded In Recent Years.

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Tennessee Dept Of Children’s Services Spending $400M On Intake, Juvenile Detention Projects

Six Months After Removing The Last Children From State Offices Because They Had Nowhere Else To Go, The Department Received Approval To Start Work On An Assessment Center And Two Intake Facilities, Nine Facilities Total, In The State’s Three Grand Divisions At A Total Cost Of $88.3 Million.

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Former TWRA Biologist Says The Agency Manipulated Data On Deer Disease

A State Biologist Claims He Was Confronted In His Home By Law Enforcement Officers With The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency On The Same Day He Sent His Boss’s Superiors Evidence That The State Was Falsifying Data On Wildlife Diseases.

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4 Tennessee Counties Receive Federal Disaster Relief For July Severe Weather

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Announced The Approval Of His Federal Disaster Assistance Request, Making Recovery Assistance Available To Fayette, Henry, Shelby, And Tipton Counties As A Result Of The Severe Weather And Straight-Line Winds On July 18-21.

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Drug Task Force Seizes More Than 20 Pounds of Fentanyl In Traffic Stop

Officers Discovered Over 20 Pounds Of Fentanyl During A Traffic Stop On 1-40 In Fayette County Near Memphis On Thursday Morning In What Officials Say Was The Largest Fentanyl Bust In Tennessee State History.

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Ford Plant Squeaking Through Legislative Committees

Tennessee Lawmakers Treated A Proposed $5.6 Billion Ford Electric Truck Plant As If It Were Too Big To Fail, Passing Legislation Tuesday In Committees Through Gritted Teeth Before One Piece Stalled In The House Finance, Ways And Means Committee.

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TN Doles Out $108.5M In Economic Development Grants First Half Of 2021

The Tennessee Department Of Economic And Community Development Awarded More Than $108.5 Million In Fasttrack Economic Development Grants Between 51 Businesses In The First Half Of 2021.

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New Jobs Coming To Fayette County Tennessee

Governor Bill Lee And Department Of Economic And Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe Announced New Jobs Coming To Tennessee Through Helen Of Troy Limited’s New Distribution Center.

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Tennessee Department of Education Awards Charter School Expansion Grants

The Tennessee Department Of Education Announced 15 Applicants That Would Be Receiving Charter School Expansion Grants. These Subgrants Are To Be Used To Fund The Sponsors Through The Planning, Design, Application, And Even Launch Of New Charter Schools In Tennessee.

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