Nashville, TN – Tennessee is leading 10 states in participant registrations for the 2014 Central U.S. ShakeOut, an annual event to educate people on how they can protect themselves in a major earthquake.
More than 512,000 Tennesseans have signed up for this year’s ShakeOut, representing 274,000 individuals from daycares and K-12 schools, 141,000 from colleges and universities, and 33,000 from businesses. In 2013, Tennessee registered 332,509 ShakeOut participants. «Read the rest of this article»
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Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University baseball head coach Gary McClure has named Chal Fanning to his coaching staff, effective immediately.
Most recently an assistant coach at Cuesta College, Fanning takes over as Austin Peay’s pitching coach – a role available after the departure of Joel Mangrum, who left in July to assume a similar position at New Mexico State.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports additional Tennessee counties quarantined for Emerald Ash Borer
Nashville, TN – A quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that destroys ash trees has been expanded to include more Tennessee counties. Bradley County, McMinn County, Meigs County and Polk County have been added to the list of areas restricted for the movement of ash trees and ash tree products.
EAB was recently found in McMinn and Polk counties and it is believed that EAB is also likely to be present in Bradley and Meigs counties. This brings the total number of Tennessee counties under a state and federal EAB quarantine to 38.
Cunningham, TN – Joe Sweeten, Register of Deeds candidate, attended the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic held by the Central Civitan Club talking to the people there on Saturday, July 27th, 2014.
“I am from Missouri originally, been here here 30 years. I’m pretty sure that mom, she’ 79 years old, is chopping mutton at an event just like this. That’s where I come from,” stated Sweeten. “”I am a veteran, law school graduate, and a computer programmer with 15 years experience.”
Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports seven additional Counties quarantined for Emerald ash borer
Nashville, TN – A quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive insect that destroys ash trees, has been expanded to seven additional counties in Middle and East Tennessee. Clay, Fentress, Macon, Morgan, Overton, Pickett, and Rhea counties have been added to the list of areas restricted for the movement of ash trees and ash tree products.
This brings the total number of Tennessee counties under a state and federal EAB quarantine to 34.
Tennessee ranks 6th in the Nation for Insurance Claims Resulting from Lightning according to State Farm
State Farm® Paid out Nearly $15 Million in Lightening Claims in 2013
Lightning is an underrated danger and the second leading cause of storm-related deaths in the U.S., exceeded only by floods. Most lightning claims were surge or power related.
Damage is generally caused by power surges carried by the electrical wiring, TV cable, or phone lines serving the home or business and usually involve one or more electronic items.
According to State Farm, Tennessee paid out more than $5 million in lightning claims. Georgia led the nation in claims resulting from lightening in 2013 with nearly $15 million paid out.
Crye-Leike remains 5th largest real estate firm according to REAL Trends, Inc.
Nashville, TN – Crye-Leike, REALTORS has been ranked as the nation’s 5th largest residential real estate brokerage according to REAL Trends, Inc.
Crye-Leike once again made the REAL Trends 500 list which is an annual research report that identifies the country’s largest and most successful residential firms as ranked by closed transaction sides and separately by closed sales volume.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports Putnam County and Five additional East Tennessee Counties quarantined for Emerald ash borer
Nashville, TN – A quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that destroys ash trees has been expanded to include another Middle Tennessee county and five more northeastern Tennessee counties. Putnam, Sullivan, Washington, Unicoi, Carter and Johnson counties have been added to the list of areas restricted for the movement of ash trees and ash tree products.
This brings the total number of Tennessee counties under a state and federal EAB quarantine to 27.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Edwardsville, IL – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team swept the relay events and saw an individual crush the school record in the 5000m run en route to a runner-up finish at Saturday’s Gateway Classic, Saturday, at Ralph Korte Stadium.
Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Track and Field to get sneak peek of OVC grounds during Gateway Classic
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team gets its first look at the facility for May’s Ohio Valley Conference Championships when it travels to Edwardsville, IL for the Gateway Classic, hosted by SIU Edwardsville at Ralph Korte Stadium.
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