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Tennessee National Guard creates Infectious Disease Team

 

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – The Tennessee National Guard’s Infectious Disease Team is working hard to improve health procedures in at-risk facilities throughout Tennessee.

The Tennessee Military Department formed the Infectious Disease Team in an effort to assess and improve processes and procedures in at-risk facilities around the state. The mobile, rapidly deployable team is comprised of three members from the Tennessee National Guard’s 118th Air Wing and one member from the Tennessee State Guard, an all-volunteer military reserve force.

(Left to right) Staff Sgt. Brandon Hill, Maj. William Fitzwater and Lt. Col. Elizabeth Cooper work to establish COVID-19 sanitation procedures at Nashville’s Alternate Care Site, Aug. 27. Cooper, Team Leader for the Infectious Disease Team have been visiting at-risk facilities across the state to improve protocols and procedures to limit the spread of COVID-19. (Staff Sgt. Timothy Cordeiro)

(Left to right) Staff Sgt. Brandon Hill, Maj. William Fitzwater and Lt. Col. Elizabeth Cooper work to establish COVID-19 sanitation procedures at Nashville’s Alternate Care Site, Aug. 27. Cooper, Team Leader for the Infectious Disease Team have been visiting at-risk facilities across the state to improve protocols and procedures to limit the spread of COVID-19. (Staff Sgt. Timothy Cordeiro)

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Pilot Flying J announces Eric Britton of Clarksville is $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of Annual Road Warrior Contest

 

Pilot Flying JKnoxville, TN – Pilot Flying J has announced the winners of its seventh annual Road Warrior contest as part of the company’s kick off to Driver Appreciation month.

After reviewing more than 3,000 entries, Pilot Flying J selected Eric Britton of Clarksville, Tennessee as the $10,000 grand prize Road Warrior winner. Zdenko Zalac of Clinton, Ohio, and Mona Beedle of Auburndale, Florida, have been named the second and third place Road Warrior winners, respectively.

Eric Britton of Clarksville, Tennessee is the Pilot Flying J $10,000 grand prize Road Warrior winner.

Eric Britton of Clarksville, Tennessee is the Pilot Flying J $10,000 grand prize Road Warrior winner.

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices increase nearly a cent

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has the 3rd Cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAANashville, TN – Tennessee gas prices, on average, increased only slightly over last week, rising nearly a penny. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.90 which is four cents less than one month ago and nearly 44 cents less than one year ago. 

“Gas prices across the state are likely to fluctuate during back to school season, but we expect them to remain low,” said Megan Cooper, spokesperson, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “We’ve likely seen prices at the pump peak for 2020, barring any major hurricane(s).”

Tennessee is now the 8th least expensive market in the United States. (AAA)

Tennessee is now the 8th least expensive market in the United States. (AAA)

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Tennessee Lady Vols Legend Pat Summitt named to “100 Women of the Century” by USA Today

 

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The late Pat Summitt, legendary for her coaching and leadership of University of Tennessee women’s basketball for 38 seasons and serving as a trailblazing role model for women all over the world, has been named to USA TODAY’s “100 Women of the Century.”
 
The news organization selected 100 influential women who’ve significantly impacted our country for a list to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment. The establishment of that amendment gave female citizens the right to vote in the United States in 1920.

Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball Legend Pat Summitt. (UT Sports)

Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball Legend Pat Summitt. (UT Sports)

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Price Average Falls 3 Cents

 

AAANashville, TN – AAA says that gas prices, on average, dropped three cents across Tennessee over the last week. 

The Tennessee Gas Price average  is now $1.89 which is five cents less than one month ago and nearly 50 cents less than one year ago. 

“As we move into the second week of the August, it is pricing out to be the second cheapest start to the month in more than a decade,” said Megan Cooper, spokesperson, AAA – The Auto Club Group.

Second cheapest start to the month of August for gas prices in over a decade. (AAA)

Second cheapest start to the month of August for gas prices in over a decade. (AAA)

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Price Average Drops almost Two Cents

 

AAANashville, TN – The Tennessee gas price average dropped nearly two cents over last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average  is now $1.92 which is nearly four cents less than one month ago and 56 cents less than one year ago. 

“Pump prices are mostly pushing cheaper across the state as gasoline demand wanes over the past few weeks,” said Megan Cooper, spokesperson, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Gas prices are likely to fluctuate throughout the rest of the summer due to COVID-19 concerns, but healthy supply levels should help keep gas prices cheaper than last summer.”

Healthy supply levels should keep gas prices cheaper than last summer. (AAA)

Healthy supply levels should keep gas prices cheaper than last summer. (AAA)

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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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Tennessee Unemployment Rates Fall in Every County

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Record-high unemployment rates recorded in counties across Tennessee in April experienced sizable decreases as the state slowly reopened in May 2020, according to preliminary data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices Hold Steady

 

AAANashville, TN – Tennessee gas prices, on average, increased slightly over last week – only rising nearly two cents. The Tennessee Gas Price average  is now $1.89 which is 20 cents more than one month ago and nearly 46 cents less than one year ago. 

“Demand levels are likely to ebb and flow in the coming weeks as people continue to be cautious about travel,” said Megan Cooper, spokesperson, AAA – The Auto Club Group. As a result, pump prices will likely continue to increase, but at a slower rate through the end of the month.

Tennessee is the 9th least expensive Gas Market in the United States. (AAA)

Tennessee is the 9th least expensive Gas Market in the United States. (AAA)

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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $20 Million to New “Oak Ridge Institute at the University of Tennessee”

 

Senator Lamar Alexander expects institute “to be recognized as one of the most important science and engineering alliances in the world”  

U.S. SenateKnoxville, TN – The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $20 million to the new Oak Ridge Institute at the University of Tennessee (UT) to expand the university’s partnership with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to train the next generation of American scientists and engineers.

“This $20 million federal grant is in support of an institute that is the culmination of 40 years of effort to merge the strengths of UT-Knoxville and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory,” U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said. 

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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