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TVA gives Tips for Saving Power During Cold Snap

 

Tennessee Valley AuthorityKnoxville, TN – Mother Nature appears ready to remind the Tennessee Valley that it is still winter this week as multiple masses of cold air are forecast to blanket the area from Tuesday night through Friday.

With the drop in temperatures comes an increase in power use and, ultimately, utility bills, but consumers can limit those increases by taking a few simple steps.

“Small changes can make a big difference, such as lowering your home thermostat from 68 to 67 degrees,” said Jacinda Woodward, senior vice president of Transmission and Power Supply for the Tennessee Valley Authority. “One degree of temperature really won’t affect the comfort of your home, but that small reduction can mean a savings of 3 percent on your power bill.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Governors Football 2015 Recruiting Class focused on Linemen

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, 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.

Austin Peay State University Governors Football 2015 National Signing Day. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Highway patrol now accepting applications for Spring Citizens’ Trooper Academy

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol is now accepting applications for the 2015 Citizens’ Trooper Academy in the spring. Classes will be held in both Nashville and Knoxville during the spring sessions.

The Nashville session is scheduled to begin Tuesday, March 10th, while the Knoxville class will start on Thursday, March 12th. Both sessions will run from 6:00pm to 9:00pm local time weekly.

The academy, which consists of approximately 30 hours of training, is designed to develop a better understanding and awareness of the Tennessee Highway Patrol as well as its parent agency, the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, in the community through a hands-on approach. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis travels to Chattanooga, Monday

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team opens its 2015 spring season when it travels to Chattanooga, for a 1:00pm, Monday, match at the Manker Patten Tennis Club.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis return to action Monday at Chattanooga. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis return to action Monday at Chattanooga. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces members of council for Judicial Appointments

 

Group will recommend candidates to fill vacancies on trial and appellate courts

State of TennesseeNashville, 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»

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Tennessee Lady Vols get 81-58 win over Texas A&M

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN - #7/9 Tennessee won its ninth game in a row, taking down #9/8 Texas A&M, 81-58, on Thursday night at Thompson-Bolina Arena.

The victory for Tennessee (13-2, 3-0 SEC) was their third over a Top-10 opponent this season and fourth over a ranked team during the nine-game win streak.

The Lady Vols have three wins over Top-10 teams for the first time since their last National Championship season, 2007-08, when Tennessee beat eight Top-10 teams in their 36-2 campaign.

Alexa Middleton #33 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, Nia Moore #1 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and Kortney Dunbar #13 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the SEC game between the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and the Texas A&M Aggies at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Alexa Middleton #33 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers, Nia Moore #1 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and Kortney Dunbar #13 of the Tennessee Lady Volunteers during the SEC game between the Tennessee Lady Volunteers and the Texas A&M Aggies at Thompson-Boling Arena. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted fugitive Jabriel Linzy captured

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationKnoxville, TN – A fugitive on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Jabriel Aireece Linzy, was captured without incident this evening in Chattanooga.

Since being placed on the Most Wanted list last month, TBI Special Agents developed leads that Linzy was in the Chattanooga area. Linzy was apprehended around 6:30pm at an apartment complex at 2247 East 27th Street by Agents with the TBI, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and officers with the Chattanooga Police Department.

Jabriel Aireece Linzy

Jabriel Aireece Linzy

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Tennessee Department of Transportation offers Motorists the Chance to Create Messages for Overhead Signs

 

Got Something Clever to Say About Highway Safety?

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – “Eyes on the Road & Head out of Your Apps”, “Buckle Up Y’all, It’s the Law”, and “Ho Ho Hold Your Calls”. Those are just a few of the overhead sign messages that have caught the attention of Tennessee motorists recently. Think you can come up with one better?

For the first time, TDOT will offer drivers the chance to craft their own highway safety messages.

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office gives award to Clarksville Police Department

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office, along with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, recognized nearly two hundred officers and law enforcement agencies for their traffic safety enforcement efforts the week of December 8th, 2014.

Regional meetings took place in Jackson, Murfreesboro, Pikeville, Knoxville, and Greeneville.

Clarksville Police Department receives Speed Enforcement Award.

Clarksville Police Department receives Speed Enforcement Award.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted Lonnie Vann Captured

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationLonnie VannKnoxville, TN – The most recent addition to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Lonnie Vann, was captured Friday night in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He was added to the Most Wanted list one week ago.

TBI Special Agents developed leads that Vann was in South Carolina. Last night around 7:30pm, Myrtle Beach Police officers spotted the white Chevy Captiva Vann was driving on Highway 501. «Read the rest of this article»

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