Nashville, TN – There are approximately 26,000 establishments in Tennessee where food and beverages are served. Inspectors from the Tennessee Department of Health visit each location at least twice a year to make sure items are safe for consumption.
“Protecting the health of all Tennesseans is a core part of our mission,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. “Our regulatory role and partnership with food and beverage providers helps to prevent food-borne illnesses and is one of the invisible services we provide to people across Tennessee every day.”
Nashville, TN – Commerce and Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak reminds Tennesseans to change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors this weekend when they change their clocks Saturday night for daylight saving time. McPeak also urges everyone to consider the age of their smoke alarms.
“Alarms, even those that are hard-wired, should have their batteries replaced regularly and should be tested monthly to ensure they are providing the proper protection,” McPeak says. “It is also important to note that any smoke alarm that is 10-years-old or older should be replaced entirely.”
Clarksville, TN – February turned out to be a good month for the Austin Peay State University Department of Art, with several students earning prestigious awards and scholarships.
Graphic design student Brooke Mckee was awarded a Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) scholarship for winning a Design Center student competition to design the visual identity for TBR’s Critical Conversations Initiative. «Read the rest of this article»
72 Sounds Games, 22 Fireworks Shows, 16 Giveaway Nights and More!
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds are excited to announce the 2014 promotional calendar, which includes 22 fireworks extravaganzas and several giveaways commemorating the team’s final year at Greer Stadium.
The calendar also includes 11 Throwback Thursdays presented by The Tennessean, six Trevecca Nazarene University FAITH NIGHTS® concerts, the return of the Famous San Diego Chicken, and much more!
Tennessee Department of Health says preparation for Spring Break should include focus on Health Protection
Nashville, TN – In a few weeks, thousands of students from across Tennessee will arrive at spring break destinations, primed for fun and adventure. How those students plan and prepare for these trips may affect their immediate safety and future health.
“One of the biggest concerns for every spring breaker should be protection against skin cancer,” said Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. “Exposure to ultraviolet rays, whether on a ski slope, sandy beach or tanning bed, puts you at increased risk for melanoma, a skin cancer that is painful and deadly.” «Read the rest of this article»
Murfreesboro and Knoxville recognized Nationally
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder joins the Tennessee State Veterans Homes (TSVH) Board in celebrating the announcement from U.S. News & World Report 2014 which names the Tennessee State Veterans Homes in Knoxville and Murfreesboro among the best in the country.
U.S. News and World Report rated more than 16,000 nursing homes using data research on nursing home safety, health inspection and staffing.
Nashville, TN – The Rossview Lady Hawks overcame an eight point deficit in the final period to defeat the Overton Lady Bobcats, 56-54, at Overton High School Saturday, March 1st, and advance to the State Tournament.
On her birthday, Lady Hawk Karle Pace scored eight points in the final period, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 31 seconds left on the clock.
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Nashville, TN - Don’t call it a comeback.
After entering the final day of competition at the Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Championships sitting in seventh place, Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team vaulted into third place thanks to a monster day on the track.
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Martin, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team saw its 2013-14 season come to an end in an historic performance by UT Martin, Saturday, at the Elam Center.
Behind 44 points from Heather Butler on the Skyhawks’ Senior Day, the Lady Govs saw their Ohio Valley Conference Tournament hopes evaporate in a 116-85 defeat.
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Martin, TN – Travis Betran scored a career-high 32 points while Chris Horton added 20 points and 16 rebounds to give Austin Peay State University an 88-85 victory, Saturday afternoon, against UT Martin in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Elam Center.
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