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Program to recognize communities that show commitment to healthy living
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness CEO Rick Johnson, joined by representatives from nine cities and counties across the state, today launched Healthier Tennessee Communities, a coordinated initiative supporting physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco abstinence at the local level.
The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness has focused on developing and introducing effective tools for individuals, workplaces and faith congregations.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University literally could re-title a popular old Glen Campbell song with its 2015 football recruiting class.
Instead of “Wichita Lineman” it easily could be titled “Austin Peay Linemen” as the Governors expect to bring some 17 new linemen to campus in 2015.
Group will recommend candidates to fill vacancies on trial and appellate courts
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced the 11 members of the Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments that will recommend candidates to the governor to fill vacancies for Tennessee trial and appellate courts.
The council was established by executive order following the November 4th passage of a constitutional amendment creating a method for selecting judges of the Supreme Court or any intermediate appellate court in Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Department of Health joins Community Partners to offer Free Testing for National HIV Testing Day
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health joins a coalition of health providers and other partners across the country taking part in National HIV Testing Day Friday, June 27th.
As part of this effort to raise awareness and promote prevention of HIV, TDH is teaming up with Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS to provide free HIV testing at sites across Tennessee June 26th-28th. TDH encourages all sexually active Tennesseans, regardless of age, to get tested for HIV. «Read the rest of this article»
Now Accepting Regulations Comments
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Fisheries Division announced its proposed 2014-15 sport fish and commercial fishing regulation changes during the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s August meeting. TWRA Fisheries Division Chief Bobby Wilson made the proposals at the August 22nd-23rd meeting of the TFWC held in Knoxville.
The public is invited to provide comments on the 2014-15 proposals. The comment period for the commercial fishing regulations will be until September 18th. «Read the rest of this article»
Competition Designed to Increase Seat Belt Usage among Teens
Nashville, TN – Sullivan East High School in Bluff City, Tennessee has been awarded the top prize in Tennessee’s first-ever “Battle of the Belt” competition. The Tennessee Department of Health Injury Prevention Program, in partnership with the Tennessee Trauma Centers, sponsors this statewide competition for Tennessee high schools designed to increase seat belt usage.
Austin Peay Governors Football’s Devin Stark, Ashlon Adams set to play in FCS Senior Scout Bowl, Saturday
APSU Sport: Austin Peay Football
Myrtle Beach, SC – Austin Peay State University wide receiver Devin Stark and tight end Ashlon Adams will be teammates one final time, 4:00pm, Saturday, when they participate in the 2012 FCS Senior Scout Bowl, at Doug Shaw Stadium.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans signed this year’s fourth-round NFL Draft selection, cornerback Coty Sensabaugh to a multi-year contract.
A four-year contributor and co-captain last season at the Clemson University, Sensabaugh started all 14 games last season and led the team with 13 pass breakups and defensive snaps played. For his career, he totaled four interceptions and 87 tackles in 52 games played. A native Tennessean, Sensabaugh grew up in Kingsport and played his high school football at Dobyns-Bennett.
Sensabaugh is the first of the team’s seven picks from last month’s draft to come to terms on a contract.
Nashville, TN – The 2011-12 Tennessee waterfowl hunting seasons will be set at the August meeting of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission. The meeting will be held August 24th-25th (Wednesday-Thursday) at the Meadow View Conference Center in Kingsport.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s proposals for 2011-12 will be presented to the commission. The proposals list very few changes in regard to the agency’s waterfowl recommendations with the exception of minor date adjustments to accommodate calendar changes. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Maj. Gen. Max Haston, Tennessee’s Adjutant General, has announced a three-day Employment Assistance Workshop to be held in Smyrna, TN and open to National Guard members, Reservists, and all Veterans. It is also open to spouses and completely free to all participants.
The workshop is set for July 26th, 27th and 28th at the National Guard Regional Training Institute, Building 500, in Smyrna. Registration is at 7:45am July 26th. «Read the rest of this article»
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