Hancock County Schools To Implement New Mask Mandate

On Tuesday, August 3, Hancock County Schools Announced That They Would Be The Only School System In Northeast Tennessee To Require Masks.

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Governor’s Tourism Campaign Pays Thousands To Social Media Influencers

Tennessee Invested Thousands Of Dollars For Social Media Influencers To Promote The State’s New “Tennessee On Me” Tourism Campaign. The New Program, Funded With $2.5 Million Dollars Of Taxpayer Money, Provides Flight Vouchers To Individuals Flying Into One Of Several Major Tennessee Cities.

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Clarksville Among Country’s Fastest-Growing Metro Areas

A Recent Report Shows That While The Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin Metro Area Is One Of The Largest Growing Markets In The Country, It Is Clarksville That Ranks As The Fifth-Fastest Growing Housing Market In The U.S. In Terms Of New Housing Permits.

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Craft Brewer Distribution Bill Signed By Lee

Johnson City Brewing Owner Eric Latham Started The Process Four Years Ago To Get Small Craft Brewers The Right To Self-Distribute Outside Of County Lines In Tennessee. Latham Learned Monday His Efforts And The Efforts Of Many Others Have Led To The Bill Gov. Bill Lee Signed Into Law Last Week.

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Tennessee Craft Brewer’s Distribution Journey Takes Another Step Forward

Another Win For Tennessee Craft Brewers Who Wish To Expand Their Distribution Network With The Passing Of House Bill 189 In Committee.

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Hagerty And Blackburn Urge Small Business Association To Properly Implement Relief Funds

Senators Bill Hagerty And Marsha Blackburn Have Joined A Bipartisan, Bicameral Group Of Lawmakers In A Letter To Small Business Administrator Isabella Guzman Urging Her To Ensure The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Emergency Relief Program Is Implemented And Funding Is Distributed To Eligible Recipients As Congress Intended.

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Effort To Help Tennessee’s Craft Brewers Expand Passes Senate

The Tennessee Senate Unanimously Passed A Bill Wednesday That Would Expand Craft Breweries’ Ability To Distribute Their Beer On Their Own. The Legislation Was Aimed To Be A Gateway For Small Brewers To Grow On Their Own Throughout The State, Making Them Then More Attractive To Wholesalers.

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Tennessee Lawmakers Urging Universities To Put More Restrictions On Student Protests

On Monday, Universities Across Tennessee Were Put On Notice After A Protest At East Tennessee State University. During A Men’s Basketball Game, The Players Chose To Kneel During The National Anthem. This Sparked Republican Lawmakers To Ask Universities To Put Tighter Restrictions On Student Protests.

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Human-Trafficking Victim Finds Sanctuary In Chattanooga

The U.S. Is Ranked As One Of The Worst Countries In The World For Human Trafficking. One Victim Has Found Sanctuary In Chattanooga. 94 Girls On Average Are Trafficked Every Weekend in Tennessee.

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Beacon Center Names Nashville’s Property Tax Hike As Top Government Abuse Of The Year

“Cooper and the city council seem hell-bent on making sure Nashville’s growth comes to a screeching halt so that we end up like another Chicago,” the report states.

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