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TWRA announces Deer Harvest Incentive Program offered in Unit CWD

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation have partnered to offer an incentive program to increase the deer harvest in Unit CWD. The program features two levels of rewards to incentivize deer harvest resulting in a free license for the 2021-22 license year.

The top tier first prize would be a free sportsman’s license for 2021-22. Any hunter who harvests four antlerless deer and four antlered deer through January 8th, 2021 would receive a free Sportsman’s license.

Unit CWD Deer Harvest Incentive Program offered by TWRA.

Unit CWD Deer Harvest Incentive Program offered by TWRA.

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Tennessee June Unemployment Rates Decrease in Majority Counties

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Unemployment rates in a vast majority of Tennessee’s 95 counties continued to drop in June, according to new data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

Seventy-four counties had lower jobless rates for the month, as Tennessee continues to reopen after many businesses closed in the spring to help curb the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Tornado Watch until late tonight

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as parts of Middle Tennessee and West Tennessee until 2:00am CT Sunday morning.

Strong to severe thunderstorms may develop late this afternoon though the greatest chance for severe weather will be from 8:00pm tonight through early Sunday morning. All modes of severe weather are possible, including damaging wind gusts, large hail, and a few tornadoes.

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TFWC October Meeting gives CWD, Turkey Study updates

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAHardeman County, TN – Updates on chronic wasting disease (CWD) and an ongoing turkey research project were given at the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission one-day October meeting held at Lone Oaks Farm, which is administered by UT Extension, a unit of the University of Tennessee Institute Of Agriculture.

Chuck Yoest, CWD Coordinator, provided an update beginning with a reminder of Crockett County and Gibson County now being classified as CWD high-risk counties. 

Crockett County and Gibson County now being classified as CWD high-risk counties.

Crockett County and Gibson County now being classified as CWD high-risk counties.

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TWRA reports Crockett County, Gibson County Declared High-Risk, Part of CWD Affected Area

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) says a Madison County deer sampled within 10 miles of Crockett County and Gibson County has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

This causes Crockett County and Gibson County to become high-risk CWD counties. The TWRA fully expects more counties to be included in the CWD affected area this year.

TWRA has declared Crockett County and Gibson County high risk CWD counties.

TWRA has declared Crockett County and Gibson County high risk CWD counties.

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Tennessee Department of Education releases 2019 TNReady Results

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN –  The Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn has released the TNReady assessment results which indicates that students across the state are performing better in almost all math subjects. 

The TNReady scores also show that more than half the schools in Tennessee – 56 percent – improved their growth scores (TVAAS scores) from the previous year, with 41 percent of all schools earning a level 4 or 5 TVAAS rating which measures year-to-year growth.

TNReady assessment results have been released by the Tennessee Department of Education.

TNReady assessment results have been released by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Announces $14.8 Million in Broadband Accessibility Grants

 

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Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced $14.8 million in broadband accessibility grants that will expand broadband service to more than 8,300 households and businesses in 17 counties across Tennessee.

“I am pleased to announce that we are getting our rural areas up to speed and expanding broadband in the areas that need it most,” said Lee. “I am committed to ensuring connectivity in every corner of our state as broadband impacts our goals for health care, education, economic development and beyond.”

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Signs Executive Order Addressing Public Safety

 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Establishes Tennessee Criminal Justice Investment Task Force 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Wednesday, March 6th, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued an executive order to establish the Tennessee Criminal Justice Investment Task Force as promised during his State of the State address on Monday evening.

The sixth executive order issued under his leadership comes after Governor Lee outlined comprehensive plans to address public safety in Tennessee amid higher rates of violent crime and recidivism.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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National Weather Service issues Tornado Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

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National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for the Clarksville-Montgomery County area until 3:00am, Tuesday, October 6th, 2018.

A line of strong to potentially severe thunderstorms is expected to move across Middle Tennessee bringing with it a risk for Tornadoes.

A Tornado Watch is issued by the National Weather Service when conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in and close to the watch area.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam names Katie Ashley Director of Legislation

 

Ashley Has Helped Steer Haslam’s Education Agenda through General Assembly

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has announced Katie Ashley will serve as director of legislation, the governor’s chief advisor and strategist for legislative matters.

The Crockett County native is one of the longest serving Haslam staffers, starting out on his campaign in 2009 before becoming a legislative liaison in 2011 and handling one of the governor’s top priorities: education in Tennessee.

Tennessee Director of Legislation Katie Ashley.

Tennessee Director of Legislation Katie Ashley.

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