Washington, D.C. – The IRS is warning the public about a phone scam that targets people across the nation, including recent immigrants. Callers claiming to be from the IRS tell intended victims they owe taxes and must pay using a pre-paid debit card or wire transfer.
The scammers threaten those who refuse to pay with arrest, deportation or loss of a business or driver’s license.
Program to Educate Teens on Importance of Buckling Up
Nashville, TN – Each year, dozens of Tennessee teens die in traffic crashes and many of those are not wearing safety belts. Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers.
The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) wants to help save lives by encouraging more teens to wear their safety belts. The GHSO is partnering with State Farm Insurance, Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (JACOA) and four Tennessee high schools to sponsor a program called Click It AND Ticket.
Clarksville, TN – I continue to be amazed at how stupid we are sometimes. Me included.
We’ve all done stupid things, and we will continue to do stupid things, because we’re human. Our level of stupidity is only tempered with age, and wisdom, but I don’t think we ever quit doing stupid things, it’s just our nature sometimes.
Then again, some of us can’t help it.
But I digress.
Case in point: Texting and driving. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols March 22nd and 23rd, 2013 partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office .
During this time, there were 115 vehicles stopped and 133 charges issued.
Latest Innovation Offers Control, Convenience to Tech-Savvy Customers
Clarksville, TN – First Advantage Bank continues to expand its offerings with a new, innovative suite of financial products and services for smartphone users.
The multifunctional FAB Mobile Banking suite is now available for free to anyone with a First Advantage Bank account. The suite offers three ways for users to access accounts including a Mobile Banking App, Mobile Texting, and Mobile Web Browser. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN - Some people expect too much. Some would even like the world dipped in chocolate and spoon fed to them. Frankly, there are times when we all expect too much. We would love for our homes to be picture perfect, our kids to be genius world-class athletes, and our pie to be fat free.
But then there are other times, when we should expect more. And we don’t. Don’t settle for bronze, or even fool’s gold when you deserve the real thing! «Read the rest of this article»
TDOT Halts All Lane Closure Activity for Busy Holiday Travel Period
Nashville, TN – Thanksgiving travelers will enjoy a smooth drive through Tennessee again this year during this busy travel holiday. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (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 21st until 6:00am Monday, November 26th. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – A 40 year old man has been charged for Impersonating a Police Officer after assuming the identity of the detective who solved his burglary case.
On November 13th, 2012, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department received a strange post on Facebook from a woman from Louisiana seeking help after texting someone she believed to be her cousin and found out later that it was not.
Stewart County High School Students recognized at FBLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio Texas
Stewart County, TN – More than eight thousand of America’s best and brightest youth traveled to the historic city of San Antonio, TX to make some history of their own as they showcased their talents as future business leaders and vied for the opportunity to win over $95,000 in cash awards.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, the largest and oldest student business organization, held its National Leadership Conference in San Antonio on June 29th-July 2nd.
Tailgating: NCAA joins the 21s century with reduced restrictions on Phone Calls and Text Messages to Recruits
Clarksville, TN – Over the last several years, a strange thing has happened in the world of major college athletics.
With sky-high budgets and television revenues, major sports at high-end universities are reaching unprecedented heights in terms of exposure and marketability.
As a result, the world of recruiting and has also reached unparalleled success. «Read the rest of this article»
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