10 Dec 2022

Category: Tennessee

Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced a precautionary fish consumption advisory due to mercury on Center Hill Reservoir in Dekalb and Putnam counties

Putnam County, TN – According to the statement, a precautionary fish consumption advisory is being issued for black bass species (largemouth, spotted, and smallmouth bass) in the reservoir. Sate officials said that pregnant women, nursing mothers, and children avoid eating the fish species included in the…

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Gov. Lee, TNECD Commissioner Rolfe and Rockford Spring Company officials announced the company will invest $10.3 million and create 62 new jobs in Marshall County

Marshall County, TN – According to the statement, the company will reportedly invest $10.3 million and create 62 new jobs in Marshall County as the company locates in an existing facility at 1100 Garrett Parkway.  The Illinois-based company will utilize the Lewisburg facility to serve its…

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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…