30 Jun 2022

Category: Tennessee

Tennessee

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service has awarded a $1 million grant to TDA to improve reach and resiliency of The Emergency Food Assistance Program in the state

Chattanooga, TN – According to the state officials, The Emergency Food Assistance Program is a federal program that supplements the diets of low-income Americans by providing them with emergency food at no cost. With the benefit of this grant, the Chattanooga Area Food Bank and…

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Gov. Lee will sign an executive order directing accountability measures for school safety and an evaluation of training for Tennessee law enforcement

Chattanooga, TN – According to the statement, this order will establish additional resources to support parents, teachers and law enforcement in improving school security practices. State officials said that Governor Lee will sign Executive Order 97 to enhance school safety across Tennessee and promote engagement…

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Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation and the Tennessee Department of General Services held a grand opening for a new restaurant and visitors center at Henry Horton State Park

Marshall County, TN – According to the state officials, the 6,381-square-foot restaurant and two-story visitors center represent $8.25 million in capital improvements at the park. State officials also said that the restaurant will seat 106 people inside and 52 people outside. A 32-seat area will…

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TDEC, TennGreen Land Conservancy and Fentress County residents celebrated the transfer of 227 acres of land to the Pogue Creek Canyon State Natural Area

Fentress County, TN – According to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, this is a donation from the Allardt Land Company and it transfers land along Stewart Creek Gorge to the state. State officials have announced that the 3,000-acre Pogue Creek State Natural Area contains sandstone cliffs,…

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Governor Lee and Commissioner Salyers of the TDEC announced a $17.5 million loan from the State Revolving Fund Loan Program for the City of Cookeville to improve water infrastructure

Cookeville, TN – According to the statement, this loan is reportedly one of two approved by the Tennessee Local Development Authority, with loans for Smyrna and Cookeville totaling $20 million. State officials have announced that the loan for the City of Cookeville comes from the Drinking…