The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs is partnering with the Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, The Commercial Appeal, and Shred-it Memphis to offer free document shredding to Memphis-area residents this Saturday, October 14, 2017.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | 1:47pm
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 | 10:45am
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Board of Massage Licensure has summarily suspended the license of Christian Wells, a resident of Murfreesboro, Tenn. The suspension became effective October 3, 2017. As a result of the summary suspension, Wells was immediately prohibited from practicing as a licensed massage therapist in Tennessee.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 3:33pm
It’s back, and it’s bigger than ever. It’s the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) second annual Video Contest! Building on the success of last year’s inaugural contest, the SFMO is challenging residents to push themselves and their creativity even further this year to help spread the word about how Tennesseans can make the Volunteer State fire-safe.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 10:03am
Commissioner David W. Purkey of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security along with Colonel Tracy Trott of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) announced the promotion of Steven Lowery to Captain over THP’s Training Division.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 9:00am
Education Department Commissioner Candice McQueen today announced that Tennessee public school students have crossed a new threshold, earning an average composite score of 20.1 on the ACT. Tennessee public high school students improved from the 2016 average of 19.9, with more than 3,500 additional students taking the exam this year. The results also show that about 1,800 more Tennessee public school graduates became eligible for the HOPE scholarship by earning composite scores of 21 or higher.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 8:01am
NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today that the maximum effective formula rate of interest in Tennessee is 8.25 percent per annum.
The rate is based on a ceiling of 4 percent over the weekly average prime loan rate of 4.25 percent as published by the Federal Reserve on October 10, 2017.
Commissioner Gonzales said the rate remains in effect until the average prime loan rate as announced by the Federal Reserve Bank changes.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 | 5:52am
Commissioner David W. Purkey of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and Colonel Tracy Trott of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) are proud to announce the release of the department’s lifesaving, predictive analytics software to all 95 county sheriffs’ offices in Tennessee free of charge.
Monday, October 09, 2017 | 1:38pm
Residents of Cocke and Hawkins Counties are charged in separate cases involving TennCare fraud
Monday, October 09, 2017 | 11:10am
Supporters include corporations, foundations and individuals from across the state
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee State Museum today announced that fundraising efforts for the new museum have progressed well, with more than $25 million committed by corporations, foundations and individuals statewide during the campaign’s initial “silent phase.”
“It is exciting to have more than half of our goal committed, and we look forward to broadening our fundraising efforts now that the first phase is complete,” Tennessee State Museum Executive Director Ashley Howell said.
“A great state deserves a great museum, and we are building a 100-year museum that will provide a memorable experience to visitors of all ages,” Gov. Bill Haslam said. “I am grateful to everyone who has supported the project to date, and appreciate their commitment to this educational asset for Tennessee.”
TNECD Announces Six Counties to Participate in New Round of Select Tennessee Property Evaluation ProgramMonday, October 09, 2017 | 11:00am
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) announced today the counties chosen to participate in the latest round of the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP).
Commissioner Gonzales Announces Non-Depository Financial Institution Annual Supervision Fee For Fiscal Year 2017-2018Monday, October 09, 2017 | 8:00am
Pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 45-1-118(i), Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today the annual supervision fee for non-depository financial institutions in fiscal year 2017-2018, effective October 16, 2017. The fee is $1,025.00 for flexible credit licensees and mortgage licensees, and $625.00 for check cashing licensees, deferred presentment licensees, premium finance licensees, industrial loan and thrift registrants, and title pledge licensees. Money transmission licensees will continue to pay licensing and examination fees as required by statute. Mortgage loan originators will continue to pay a licensing and renewal fee of $100.00 and a sponsorship fee of $100.00.
Friday, October 06, 2017 | 2:41pm
A complete list of lane-closure activity due to construction or maintenance operations on state-owned roads within the 24 middle and east Tennessee counties of TDOT Region 2.
Friday, October 06, 2017 | 2:23pm
Knoxville resident Sam Venable was honored for his induction into the Tennessee Hunter Education Instructor Hall of Fame during the recently-held meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission held in Gatlinburg.
Friday, October 06, 2017 | 12:56pm
The Special Investigations Section of the Tennessee Department of Revenue conducted the investigation that led to Thursday’s sentencing of Tammam Alnajjar, owner of Family Market, located at 245 West Main St. in Henderson, Tenn. Alnajjar, 32, was indicted on June 9.
Friday, October 06, 2017 | 12:56pm
Farms and farmers markets across Tennessee are filled with irresistible autumn décor, much of which is delicious