Topic: Henry County
Nashville, 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.
Nashville, 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.”
National Weather Service (NWS)
Nashville, 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.
Woodlawn, TN – Just before 10:30am Friday morning, October 5th, 2018, Kirby Gene Wallace was taken into custody by Henry County Sheriff Monte Belew and Corporal Stacey Bostwick. This ended a week long manhunt for the 53 year old Wallace who was wanted for killing two people and injuring another.
Belew and Bostwick had left the search Thursday afternoon but were called back around 12:30am Friday morning because there was need of another track dog. Stacey Bostwick handles Rowdy one of Henry County’s blood hounds.
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Announces Seven Counties to Participate in New Round of Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) announced today the counties chosen to participate in the latest round of the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP).
The counties selected in this round of PEP include Anderson County, Benton County, Cheatham County, Hardin County, Henry County, Marshall County and Washington County.
Nashville, TN – A powerful storm front moved across Tennessee on Saturday, February 24th, 2018, and produced localized flooding, lightning impacts, and unconfirmed reports of tornado touchdowns. Several Tennessee counties have rescued individuals from damaged structures and transported those with injuries.
The State Emergency Operations Center in Nashville is activated at a Level 4 – Elevated status and staffed with Emergency Service Coordinators from many State of Tennessee departments with personnel providing direct assistance to the impacted counties.
Nashville, TN – AT&T* has expanded internet access in communities throughout Tennessee to better serve those in rural and urban areas alike.
As part of our FCC Connect America Fund commitment, AT&T has deployed high-speed internet service to rural and underserved locations in parts of 51 counties serving more than 37,000 Tennessee locations.
For much of this rural deployment, AT&T is using its Fixed Wireless Internet service. Launched in Tennessee in June of 2017, this innovative service delivers an internet connection with download speeds of at least 10Mbps and upload speeds of at least 1Mbps to homes and small businesses.
Nashville, TN – The official 2018 Tennessee Transportation Map is now available for travelers.
There have been some improvements and additions to the 2018 state map in order to increase its accuracy and usability.
TWRA announces Antlerless Deer Hunting available on Private Lands only in L Counties, January 8th-12th
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced that antlerless deer hunting will be allowed on all privately owned lands in Unit L counties January 8th-12th, 2018. This is the third year for the five days of hunting following the completion of the deer season on January 7th.
Privately owned lands include leased land and lands owned by individuals.
TWRA says Antlerless Deer Hunting available on Private Lands Only in Unit L Counties, January 9th-13th
Nashville, TN – Antlerless deer hunting will be allowed on all privately owned lands in Unit L counties January 9th-13th. This is the second year for the five days of hunting following the completion of the deer season on January 8th.
Privately owned lands include leased land and lands owned by individuals. It is the responsibility of hunters to obtain verbal or written permission to hunt on privately owned lands.
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