30 May 2024

Category: Tennessee

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 Volunteer Tennessee Commissioner Brown recently honored two individuals with Champions of Service Awards for Outstanding Service in Meigs County

Chattanooga, TN – According to the officials, these awards celebrate individuals who demonstrate exceptional dedication to community service and volunteerism through their extensive commitment to serving others or achieving remarkable outcomes in their community service endeavors. Heath and Janna Cable have dedicated countless hours to…

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol geared up to enhance patrols and employ various traffic safety enforcement measures to mitigate the incidence of crashes statewide during this year’s Memorial Day holiday period

Chattanooga, TN – According to the state officials, THP’s strategies encompass saturation patrols, seatbelt, and sobriety checkpoints, alongside heightened visibility along high-crash corridors throughout the summer, all aimed at curbing serious injuries and fatal crashes. The 2024 Memorial Day holiday period is slated to conclude…

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Grant funding provided by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is set to empower twelve Tennessee communities to enrich their green spaces

Chattanooga, TN – Heather Slayton, the State Forester, emphasized the pivotal role trees play in our lives, offering indispensable environmental, health, and economic benefits to all communities. She underscored the significance of this funding, ensuring that these benefits are accessible across Tennessee. The program aims…

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PoIice officer, acting on his own accord, armed himself with his personal handgun before he abducted a man and shot him in the head; indicted

Memphis, TN – According to the court documents, the 32-year-old now ex-policeman, later identified as Patrick, reportedly abducted 30-year-old man, Robert, from his apartment. The defendant then took the 30-year-old man to his official police vehicle where he killed him. Last week, the 32-year-old defendant…

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The Tennessee Department of Human Services announced for the first time the opening of applications for its highly-anticipated Fatherhood Grant Program

Chattanooga, TN – State officials have announced a grant program aimed at supporting on-the-ground service providers dedicated to impacting fathers or offering fatherhood-related programs throughout Tennessee communities. This initiative will see the Department investing approximately $10 million to aid public, private, and non-profit organizations directly…

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Father broke into his baby’s mom’s home, then stabbed the woman and his newborn son to death because he wanted to avoid paying child support; sentenced

According to the court documents, the 25-year-old dad from Tennessee, later identified as Ennoch, was found guilty on first-degree murder (two counts) for killing his baby and the baby’s 32-year-old mom. Last week, judge sentenced the 25-year-old defendant to two life sentences, which will be…

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The TDHS has announced a special arrangement for customers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program following the early May issuance payment on April 20, 2024

Chattanooga, TN – According to the state officials, for June 2024, benefits will be divided into two payments for those who received their May benefits early. This adjustment ensures that Tennessee families receive the necessary assistance in light of the early issuance of May benefits….

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has announced the appointment of the Director of the Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Training Academy at Cockrill Bend in Nashville, effective July 1st

Chattanooga, TN – According to the state officials, Gov. Lee expressed confidence in Dale’s leadership abilities, citing his extensive experience in ensuring the safety of Tennessee communities. Gov. Lee emphasized Dale’s suitability for overseeing MALETA, highlighting the importance of enhancing training and resources for law…

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The Tennessee Higher Education Commission has announced an extension of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid deadline for the Tennessee Promise scholarship program

Chattanooga, TN – According to the state officials, the new deadline, set for Friday, May 31, aims to provide high school seniors and their families with additional time to complete their FAFSA applications and maintain eligibility for the state’s tuition-free higher education program. The Tennessee…