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Tennessee Senator Mark Norris Recognized for Service to States at National Conference

 

Council of State GovernmentsNashville, TN – Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris received the Distinguished Service to the States medal from The Council of State Governments at the close of its 2015 National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, December 13th.

The medal is the highest honor awarded by CSG for outstanding and sustained leadership on behalf of the states.

Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris

Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris

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Tennessee Titans take on unbeaten Carolina Panthers Sunday at Nissan Stadium

 

Tennessee Titans (2-6) vs. Carolina Panthers (8-0)

Sunday, November 15th, 2015 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (2-6) return to Nissan Stadium this week to face the undefeated Carolina Panthers (8-0). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 15th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on FOX, including Nashville affiliate WZTV FOX 17. Thom Brennaman will handle play-by-play duties alongside analyst Charles Davis with Tony Siragusa serving as an on-field analyst.

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) makes a 2-yard touchdown catch while defended by New Orleans Saints strong safety Jamarca Sanford (33) in the second quarter of their game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) makes a 2-yard touchdown catch while defended by New Orleans Saints strong safety Jamarca Sanford (33) in the second quarter of their game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Free Youth and Junior Trooper Academies now accepting applications

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is now accepting applications for its youth and junior trooper academies in Nashville this summer.  As part of the THP’s community service initiatives, this is the second year the agency has hosted free trooper academies for youth.

There are two separate camps that will be held at the THP Training Center this summer. The agency’s junior trooper school, a day camp for children grades 6-8, will take place June 22nd-26th. The youth academy is an overnight camp for students in grades 9-12 that begins on July 6th and concludes on July 10th. The camps are open to boys and girls.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors continue to be good neighbor in Clarksville community

 

Legends Bank, Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – For student-athletes in college it’s more than just about the sports that they play and classes they attend, it’s about learning to giving back to the community and citizenship.

Austin Peay State University’s Athletic Department and its student-athletes continue to show that they live up to that standard and be a good neighbor and supporter of the Clarksville community.

Austin Peay athletic department and its student-athletes are a positive and contributing part of the Clarksville community. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay athletic department and its student-athletes are a positive and contributing part of the Clarksville community. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Titans play the Pittsburgh Steelers at LP Field on Monday Night Football

 

Tennessee Titans (2-7) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4)

Monday, November 17th, 2014 | 7:30pm CST
Nashville, TN | LP Field | TV: ESPN/WKRN

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the national spotlight descends upon Tennessee as the Titans (2-7) host the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-4) on Monday Night Football. It is the 77th all-time meeting between the former division rivals. Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:30pm CST on Monday, November 17th.

ESPN will broadcast the game to a national television audience. The telecast can be seen locally in Nashville on WKRN News 2. Mike Tirico will handle play-by-play duties, while Jon Gruden provides analysis and Lisa Salters reports from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene (23) carries the ball against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half at M&T Bank Stadium. (Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene (23) carries the ball against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half at M&T Bank Stadium. (Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports)

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Nashville Area Verizon Stores Host Food Drive

 

VerizonNashville, TN – On Tuesday, October 29th thru Saturday, November 23rd, Verizon Wireless stores in the Nashville area will host a drive to benefit area nonprofits that distribute food to people in need, such as Second Harvest Food Bank, the Salvation Army and Smyrna/LaVergne Food Bank.

The company invites the community to donate non-perishable food items, such as baby food, baby formula, canned beans, canned vegetables, condiments, cookies, crackers, fruit juice, jelly, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, rice, soups and salad dressing. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans Rookie Coty Sensabaugh Donates Money and Time to Feed Hungry People

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee introduced the Mobile Food Pantry program in July 2007 to deliver fresh produce, dairy products and other grocery items directly to individuals in need.

Last Friday, with the help of Tennessee Titans’ cornerback Coty Sensabaugh, Second Harvest served more than 250 families in need at the Mobile Food Pantry at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Nashville. «Read the rest of this article»

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Govs Give Back a success for APSU Student-Athletes

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s student-athletes were privileged to be part of “Govs Give Back” for the third-straight year, this time helping close to 300 families with the Clarksville community with holiday groceries.

The project, spearheaded by the Austin Peay Fellowship of Christian Athletes, included volunteers from many Governors and Lady Govs sports teams through the Student Athlete Advisory Council.

APSU Student-Athletes Give Back to the Community. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU Student-Athletes Give Back to the Community. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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“Govs Give Back” takes place Saturday

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University student-athletes will be out in force, Saturday morning, for the third-annual Govs Give Back event.

Sponsored by Austin Peay’s FCA and partnered with Manna Café, Austin Peay student-athletes will gather at Burt School at 8:00am to begin unloading trucks sent from the Second Harvest Food Bank in Nashville to provide food for those in need in the Clarksville community.

APSU Student Athletes give back this Saturday. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Student Athletes give back this Saturday. (Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Second Harvest Looks to set Record for Largest NFL Food Drive before the Tennessee Titans vs. Chicago Bears game Sunday at LP Field

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans, UnitedHealthcare, Kroger and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee are teaming up this Sunday, November 4th at LP Field in hopes of having the largest NFL Food Drive.  Titans fans can participate by donating non-perishable food items at LP Field prior to kick off.

“If every fan attending the game donates at least one can food item or jar of peanut butter, Titans fans could raise 68,000 pounds of food making it the largest food drive in the NFL and in our community,” said Jaynee Day, President and CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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