Topic: Labor Day Weekend
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) reports there were two boating-related fatalities over the 2020 Labor Day holiday period from September 4th-7th, 2020.
The fatal incidents occurred on Watts Bar Lake and Old Hickory Lake. TWRA officers were dispatched to a third fatal incident on the Hatchie River but it was reported to be medical related.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is reminding all Tennesseans to make safe choices when traveling on Tennessee roadways this Labor Day weekend. The Tennessee Highway Patrol, along with various other agencies, will be patrolling the roads to ensure a safe holiday weekend. THP Labor Day enforcement will began Friday, September 4th, at 6:00pm and end Tuesday, September 8th, at 5:59am.
“With the beautiful weather expected this weekend, we could see more drivers on the road,” said Colonel Dereck R. Stewart. “I have challenged THP Captains to utilize a variety of specialized enforcement strategies, including distracted driving, commercial vehicle safety, move over and seat belt enforcement. Additionally, our priority is to remove impaired drivers from the roads.”
Austin Peay State University Interim President Dannelle Whiteside’s live message on Facebook, Instagram
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Interim President Dannelle Whiteside every Wednesday delivers a live message on Facebook and Instagram.
Nashville, TN – The Labor Day holiday, the final major weekend of the 2020 summer boating season is September 5th-7th, 2020. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) wants to emphasize the use of life jackets while boating in a safe and responsible manner.
The TWRA wants all those who visit the waterways to have an enjoyable time. However, TWRA officers will be on the watch for dangerous boating behavior, such as boating under the influence (BUI) and other reckless operation.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period.
Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, September 4th until 6:00am on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period. Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, August 30th through 6:00am on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019.
Clarksville, TN – On the weekend of August 23rd-26th, 2019, the Clarksville Police Department made fourteen DUIs arrests. Four out of fourteen DUIs involved motor vehicle crashes.
The other ten involved: failure to maintain lane of travel or swerving (one almost hit a patrol car); a driver overdosing and police were called to assist; 911 call of reckless driving; vehicle driving on the wrong side of road, man intoxicated leaving a bar was advised to get a ride and then chose to get into a vehicle to drive; and a person was driving a Walmart blue electric cart while intoxicated on the roadway.
Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is warning Tennesseans of a scam in which victims are contacted via Facebook Messenger and then asked to wire funds in order to receive money from a federal workers’ compensation program.
Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period.
Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, August 31st, 2018 through 6:00am on Tuesday, September 4th.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club returns to First Tennessee Park for their final homestand of the 2018 season set to begin on Friday, August 31st, 2018.
The Sounds welcome the Memphis Redbirds, the Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, for a four-game series.
Below is a preview for each game of the homestand:
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