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Advisory

Thursday, July 20, 2017 | 2:16pm

Announcement of Initial Public Notice

A public notice has been posted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Tennessee    Emergency Management Agency websites. To help share this information with the public, please use the following links and information on your websites or in your coverage of the severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding that occurred in Tennessee May 27-28, 2017.

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Statement from TEMA Director Patrick Sheehan on the Sevier County Juvenile Court’s ruling concerning open records.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | 12:40pm

“TEMA, working through legal counsel and with the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office, requested the ruling from the Sevier County Juvenile Court to clarify what records we could share without violating or being in contempt of the Court’s original order to withhold records. We did this to ensure we would not endanger any ongoing investigations and prosecutions, nor interfere with the right of the accused to receive a fair trial under law. 

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