Topic: Independence Day
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) reports there were no boating-related fatalities and eight statewide serious injury boating incidents over the July 4th holiday weekend which includes the annual Operation Dry Water.
Operation Dry Water was held July 3rd-5th, 2020 and is a national weekend of awareness and enforcement campaign directed toward reducing alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities.
Tampa, FL – The national gas price average increased just one cent to $2.18 on the week despite a dip in United States demand for gasoline and gasoline stocks increasing by 1 million bbl.
The slight drop in demand – 47,000 b/d – amid the increase in stocks comes as many states report increases in COVID-19 Coronavirus cases, potentially causing Americans to reconsider outings.
Marsha Blackburn joins Joni Ernst Bill to Ban Federal Funding from Cities, States Who Encourage Anarchy, Refuse to Restore Law and Order
Washington, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senator Joni Ernst’s (R-Iowa) bill to restrict taxpayer funding from going to cities that allow violent anarchist jurisdictions. The Ending Taxpayer Funding of Anarchy Act is also supported by Senators Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.).
This Fourth of July weekend, gun violence and a spike in shootings besieged cities like New York and Chicago, where calls to defund the police have gained support from local authorities.
Clarksville-Montgomery County has the Cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee
Nashville, TN – For the first time in eight weeks, The Tennessee gas price average declined – nearly two cents cheaper compared to last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.94 which is 16 cents more than one month ago and nearly 51 cents less than one year ago.
“Tennessee drivers saw the cheapest Independence Day gas prices in 16 years over the weekend, ” said Megan Cooper, spokesperson, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “The state average on July 4th was $1.94 – 52 cents less than one year ago and the cheapest since 2004.”
Washington, D.C. – Though we may have celebrated Independence Day a little differently this year, we honor the brave men and women who have fought and sacrificed for the freedoms that define our way of life and those who are currently serving to keep us safe and free.
Last week, I chaired a Senate health committee hearing with Dr. Anthony Fauci and other Donald Trump Administration officials to get an update on our progress towards safely getting back to work and back to school. You can watch here.
Washington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Wow. Are you having a good time? (Applause.) Members of Congress, members of my cabinet, and my fellow Americans: The First Lady and I are delighted to welcome you to the second annual Salute to America. (Applause.)
On this wonderful day, we celebrate our history, our heroes, our heritage, our great American flag, and our freedom. Happy Fourth of July to everyone. (Applause.)
Maryville, TN – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today, Saturday, July 4th, 2020 released the following statement commemorating Independence Day:
“Though we may all be celebrating Independence Day a little differently this year, today, we honor the brave men and women who have fought and sacrificed for the freedoms that define our way of life and those who are currently serving to keep us safe and free.”
Montgomery County, TN – Happy 4th of July Montgomery County!
As we approach the birth of America’s independence, I would like to share a few things that have been on my mind lately.
First, let me start with COVID-19 Coronavirus. That’s probably been on everyone’s mind lately. Today, our numbers are not trending in the direction they need to trend. Although our number of positive tests to overall tests is below 4%, our results for the last 14 days are moving in the wrong direction.
Nashville, TN – In observance of Independence Day, all local health departments operated by the Tennessee Department of Health will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, 2020.
Locations will resume regular operations, including COVID-19 Coronavirus testing, on Monday, July 6th. Our Public Information Lines, 877.857.2945 and 833.556.2476, will still be open Friday from 10:00am to 8:00pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government Offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd, 2020 in observance of the Independence Day federal holiday.
Public safety services will continue.
Montgomery County offices will reopen Monday, July 6th during regularly scheduled hours.
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