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Nashville, TN – The differing challenges faced by Tennessee’s urban and rural counties, as well as those that are shared, are explored in KIDS COUNT: The State of the Child in Tennessee.
This report, produced by the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth, the Annie E. Casey Foundation Tennessee KIDS COUNT® partner, is released in conjunction with county profiles for all 95 Tennessee counties. The profiles include substantial county-level data and county ranks in important areas affecting child development: economic well-being, education, health and family, and community.
The profiles also list county measures on 38 indicators.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture says Invasive Tick detected in Six additional Tennessee Counties
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, Tennessee Department of Health, and University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture today announced the detection of the invasive Asian longhorned tick in an additional six Tennessee counties: Knox County, Jefferson County, Claiborne County, Cocke County, Putnam County, and Sevier County.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, Tennessee Department of Health, and University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) have announced that the invasive Asian longhorned tick has been detected in Tennessee.
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.
Tennessee Department of Education Releases Guidebook Highlighting Districts Focused on Teacher Leadership
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education released today the 2015-16 Tennessee Teacher Leader Guidebook, which highlights 15 unique and innovative teacher leader models developed by districts across the state that provide clear pathways to leverage the power and potential of teacher leader development.
In 2011, the Tennessee State Board of Education adopted the Teacher Leader Model Standards, which provide a cohesive, transparent set of skills and competencies to guide and encourage the development of teacher leaders.
Tennessee State Museum opens new exhibit “Celebrating a Life in Tennessee Art: Lloyd Branson, 1853 – 1925” July 1st
Nashville, TN – The first major retrospective of Tennessee artist Lloyd Branson’s life, works of art, and legacy will open at the Tennessee State Museum on July 1st. The exhibition entitled, Celebrating a Life in Tennessee Art: Lloyd Branson, 1853 – 1925, was organized by the East Tennessee Historical Society and features more than 60 of Branson’s paintings which tell the remarkable story of the ambitions and achievements of the artist and his region.
There is no admission charge to the exhibit which will be on view in the museum’s Changing Galleries.
Tullahoma, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the state’s 2016-17 hunting seasons at its May meeting which concluded Friday at the Arnold Air Force Base Gossick Leadership Center.
The state’s hunting seasons are annually established each year during the TWFC’s May meeting. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency made its recommendations during the April meeting. Additional recommendations were made by commission members.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville as issued a severe thunderstorm watch which is in effect until 6:00am CDT for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the following locations Tennessee.
Tennessee counties included are Anderson County, Campbell County, Cannon County, Cheatham County, Claiborne County, Clay County, Cumberland County, Davidson County, De Kalb County, Dickson County, Fentress County, Houston County, Humphreys County, Jackson County, Macon County, Montgomery County, Morgan County, Overton County, Pickett County, Putnam County, Roane County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Scott County, Smith County, Stewart County, Sumner County, Trousdale County, Union County, Van Buren County, Warren County, White County, Williamson County, and Wilson County.
Nashville, TN – The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a severe thunderstorm watch 423 effect until 900pm CDT for Clarksville-Montgomery county and parts of Middle Tennessee.
Severe thunderstorms possible through tonight across Middle Tennessee for locations west of the Cumberland Plateau region.
Afternoon heat index values today are expected to be 100 to 105 degrees with a return to 100 to 105 degrees heat index values for these locations again Friday afternoon through Monday afternoon.
Tennessee State Troopers Will Enforce “No Refusal” Law
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct a “No Refusal” enforcement campaign during this year’s Labor Day holiday period.
This special enforcement effort will begin at midnight on Friday, August 29th and conclude at 11:59pm on Monday September 1st.
The “No Refusal” legislation allows law enforcement officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers.
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