13 Aug 2022

Category: Tennessee


Gov. Lee and the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security invited Tennesseans to get ready for the new school year by downloading the SafeTN app

Chattanooga, TN – According to the statement, the SafeTN app gives every Tennessean a direct line for confidentially reporting suspicious or concerning activity within schools. Concerns and tips are vetted by law enforcement 24/7 to address circumstances like: ·         Violence or assault ·         Threats of…


The Chief Elevator Inspector from the DLWD’s Elevator Unit traveled to Gatlinburg to investigate the Chondola Chair Lift at Anakeesta after the reported death of a passenger

Gatlinburg, TN – According to the state officials, the chair lift is considered a conveyance device and is under the jurisdiction of the state’s Elevator Unit. The Chief Elevator Inspector from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Elevator Unit traveled to Gatlinburg after the reported…


Soldiers from the Tennessee Army National Guard are hosting a 16.2-mile Road March for competitors of the 2022 National Guard Best Warrior competition in Lynchburg, July 29

Lynchburg, TN – According to the statement, 14 National Guard junior enlisted Soldiers and noncommissioned officers are participating in an intensive, 6-day competition throughout Tennessee to determine who will be named the Army National Guard’s best-of-the-best. On July 29, competitors will be conducting one of their…


TDOT awarded a construction contract to Dement Construction Company to complete the widening of I-40 from west of US412 to west of the US 45 By-Pass

Jackson, TN – According to the state officials, the 1.2-mile project also includes the reconstruction of two bridges and the installation of an Intelligent Transportation System. TDOT officials also utilized the A+B bidding process in letting this contract to ensure the best combination of price and…


Dr. Morgan Smith of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga will give a virtual lecture on submerged archaeological sites in Tennessee on July 21

Chattanooga, TN – Officials have announced that this lecture (July 21 at 6 p.m.) is part of a monthly series of speakers including researchers, resource management professionals and archaeology students to highlight archaeological research in Tennessee. Dear Chattanoogians, the series is hosted by the Tennessee…


The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development has completed the testing phase of Jobs4TN.gov and determined the system is operational and ready to resume service

Chattanooga, TN – According to the statement, Geographic Solutions completed the restoration of the state’s unemployment and workforce development computer system on Sunday, July 3. State officials said that Geographic Solutions experienced what it has called anomalous activity at its network operation centers on Sunday, June…