Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Free Christmas tree permits for Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will be available online at www.LandBetweenTheLakes.us/reservations/ November 27th-December 24th.
Permits, maps, and cutting guidelines may be obtained online anytime. Members of the public may also obtain a permit in person at the Administrative Office, 8:00am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday, November 30th through December 23rd.
A permit entitles a family to cut one cedar tree between November 27th and December 24th.
#4/5 Tennessee (4-0) vs. #NR/RV UAlbany (4-0)
Friday, November 27th, 2016 | 12:01pm ET (11:01am CT)
Knoxville, TN – The #4/5 Tennessee Lady Vols (4-0) begin a stretch of three games in six days, when UAlbany (4-0) visits Thompson-Boling Arena on Friday. Tipoff is slated for noon, and the game will be broadcast online on SECN+.
Courtney Lyle (PxP) and VFL Steve Hamer (Analyst) will describe the action on the SECN+/WatchESPN online broadcast. Fans can hear the Lady Vol Network broadcast on stations across the state as well as via a live stream worldwide with Mickey Dearstone calling the action.
Tickets for the game can be purchased online via www.UTTIX.com
Tennessee Residents Lost Over $8.8 Million In Cooking-Related Fires in 2014
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds Tennesseans to avoid being careless or distracted when it comes to kitchen safety as families gather to give thanks for a prosperous year.
National and state statistics show Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involving cooking equipment. The results in Tennessee were devastating. In 2014, Tennessee residents sustained over $8.8 million in property losses due to fires involving cooking materials.
Tennessee Department of Transportation announces No Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways During the Thanksgiving Holiday
Nashville, TN – Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.
All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 25th through 6:00am Monday, November 30th, 2015.
UT Athletic Department
Armani Moore scores a career-high 29 in win over Black Knights
Knoxville, TN – A late first-half surge capped by back-to-back baskets from Robert Hubbs III propelled Tennessee to a 95-80 victory over Army West Point Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Armani Moore scored a career-high 29 points in the victory, while Kevin Punter Jr. poured in 26 and Hubbs finished with 14, the fifth time in as many games this season that UT has had at least three players score in double figures. Derek Reese pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds and hit the 3-pointer head coach Rick Barnes promised he could take for reaching a rebounding milestone.
Tow to Go service available November 25th – 28th
Tampa, FL – This Thanksgiving will see more travelers than it has in the past eight years. Almost 47 million people will be heading somewhere more than 50 miles from home and most of them will be doing so on the road.
With that in mind, AAA and Bud Light want motorists to plan ahead this year if they will be out drinking. This means choosing a designated driver, staying where you are celebrating, using a cab or finding another form of sober transportation.
Austin Peay Sports Information
The announcement was made late Monday, nine days after Austin Peay concluded the 2015 season with an 0-11 record.
Tampa, FL – When 41.9 million Americans fill-up the car for a Thanksgiving road trip, they will pay the cheapest pump prices for the holiday since 2008. The average price of gasoline nationwide is $2.08, 72 cents lower than last year’s average of $2.80 on Thanksgiving Day.
“Motorists are saving around $11 for a full tank of gas compared to this time last year,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “That gives travelers more money to spend on lodging, shopping and dining out. For those on the fence about taking a trip, these low gas prices could be all the incentive one needs to hit the road.”
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – The Homeplace 1850s Farm invites members of the public to experience Christmas in 1850 on Saturday, November 28th, from 1:00pm-4:00pm at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area.
Adults and children alike can whisper their Christmas wishes to Santa Claus and participate in traditional Christmas activities. Homeplace admission includes Christmas in 1850 programs: $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, and free ages 4 and under. All ages are welcome at this family event.
Tennessee receives $7.9 million FCC Telehealth Grant to expand Health Care Services to Rural and Underserved Patients
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced that Tennessee will receive a $7.9 million grant from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand the Tennessee Telehealth Network (TTN) to an additional 400 facilities and make health care services more readily available to Tennesseans in rural and underserved communities.
TTN is a program of the non-profit Community Health Network (CHN), whose 62 clinics and the Tennessee Primary Care Association make telehealth technology accessible to rural Tennessee health care providers.
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