The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is monitoring reports of a disease affecting birds in several eastern and Midwestern states.
Tennessee motorists saw a little relief at the pump over last week as gas prices fell two cents, on average, across the state. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $2.86 which is two cents more expensive than one month ago and 94 cents more expensive than one year ago. The average price f…
The State of Tennessee has completed the biggest sale of general obligation bonds in its history by closing on approximately $658.7 million of bonds. The bonds sold with a record-setting low true interest cost of 1.41%.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reported no boating-related fatalities and six statewide serious injury boating incidents over the July 4th holiday weekend which includes the annual Operation Dry Water.
Tennessee gas prices rose four cents over last week as a forecast record-breaking 939,000 Tennesseans hit the road for the Independence Day holiday weekend. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $2.88 which is the same as one month ago and nearly 95 cents more than one year ago. Average pri…
Houston Austin, of Sparta, was recently named the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director for Motlow State Community College. Prior to this new role, he served as the EMT/AEMT Coordinator for the college.
If you want to reach out and touch someone while you’re behind bars then you better not get caught as a new state law now makes it a felony for prisoners who are caught with a cellphone or any other telecommunication device in a penal institution.
The extra $300 that unemployed Tennesseans saw in their government checks is no more as the Volunteer state voluntarily cut the cord, saying there are enough jobs to go around and the workforce needs to get back on the job.
In order to celebrate Park and Recreation Month in July, Tennessee State Parks are inviting visitors to share their park experiences online. The project is part of a variety of events tied to the month-long initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association.
Several new laws protecting children are set to take effect on July 1 in Tennessee. This includes major Truth in Sentencing legislation ensuring parole and probation are not options for those found guilty of certain violent crimes that historically target women and children. These crimes inc…
High school students across middle Tennessee are graduating with associate degrees from Motlow State Community College before they ever even receive their high school diplomas. Motlow has more high school Dual Enrollment students than any college in Tennessee.
A bipartisan effort is underway to help save minor league baseball from the ravages that the pandemic wreaked on the developmental league, threatening to make many of the small market franchises go extinct.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the application period for the 2021 Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Big Game Quota Hunts, the regular elk, youth elk, and WMA youth is now underway through July 23.
Travel continues to rebound after a year-long pandemic. AAA forecasts travel volumes for Independence Day will be the second-highest on record; nearing the highs set in 2019.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation would like to warn the public about a reported phone scheme involving a man presenting himself as a representative of a human trafficking task force.
The Carole Garrison Memorial Nursing Scholarship has been established at Motlow State Community College by her family and friends to honor Carole’s dedication and service in the nursing field. Garrison was a 1981 graduate of Motlow’s nursing program.
When the Tennessee National Guard needed volunteers to help Tennessee’s Department of Health fight the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of soldiers and airmen volunteered. One soldier that immediately answered the call was Sgt. Jessie James, a motor transport operator with Tullahoma’s 1175th Tra…
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now accepting entries for its 2022 photo contest for publication in Tennessee Wildlife’s annual calendar. All interested photographers are invited to submit up to 10 of their best photos on fishing, hunting, boating, and wildlife species native to T…
tnAchieves has begun its effort to recruit 9,000 volunteer mentors to meet the goal of providing a local support system to every TN Promise applicant in the Class of 2022.
Gas prices across Tennessee increased by a penny, on average, over this past week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $2.88 which is 17 cents more than one month ago and nearly $1.10 more than one year ago. In Tullahoma the average price for a gallon of 87 octane was around $2.84.
Motlow State Community College is excited to announce a return to normal student and staff activities on all its campuses. The College recently moved to Pandemic Level 1, allowing it to open its campuses completely to students, staff, and visitors.
This week, the Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network (TSIN) announced the launch of the Summer STE(A)M Resource Hub, which begins June 7 and will provide weekly challenges and activities for teachers and families to explore various college, career and te…
Gov. Bill Lee has signed into law legislation aimed at protecting independent pharmacies from rising fees and patient-steering associated with the companies that manage prescription benefits on behalf of health insurers.
Through partnerships with area universities and Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, Motlow State Community College has established multiple pathways that lead to high-paying jobs in Mechatronics.
The Tennessee Supreme Court's latest order to ease the current restrictions on in-person proceedings reduces the required space between people in the courtroom from six to three feet.
An initiative by the Tennessee Department of Education is trying to catch younger students up with their reading skills after the COVID-19 pandemic affected learning over the course of the year.
Fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask or stay six feet away from people, according to new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
tnAchieves students reached a significant milestone in the student success program’s history this Spring. tnAchieves students have now given back more than 3 million hours of community service to organizations across the state since the program’s inception in 2009.
In celebration of National School Nurse Day on Wednesday, May 12, the Tennessee Department of Education is recognizing Tennessee’s over 1,600 school nurses, who support the health and wellness of Tennessee schools and students every day and especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cyber thugs may cost Tullahomans money after a ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline has forced the shutdown of the major gasoline artery while the damage is being fixed.
Blood Assurance counts on blood donors all year and is encouraging donors to give in honor of Mother’s Day this year. Blood Assurance has been in critical need for several months with no signs of that changing. Amanda Knox, a mother of two, was saved by blood donors when she was just a young…
They are coming by the trillions and will invade Tullahoma and surrounding areas this month, their deafening love song reminiscent of something out of a horror story until they return to the ground for another 17 years.
Tennessee topped the Hoosier State and is on Massachusetts heels according to 2020 census data revealing Tennessee to be the 16th largest state by population in the union.
Tennesseans receiving Women, Infants and Children (WIC) benefits now have an easier way to navigate their benefits inside and out of the grocery store.
Blood Assurance is urging all eligible donors to make an appointment to donate blood as soon as possible to help area patients and hospitals, as there is an ongoing massive trauma at one of the hospitals in Blood Assurance’s service areas.
In recognition of April being designated Financial Literacy Month, Ascend Federal Credit Union has added a special section to its online financial education center to help Middle Tennesseans improve their money management skills.
The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted the State of Tennessee’s petition for an en banc appeal of an earlier decision by the Appeals Court to uphold the injunction against Tennessee’s 48-hour waiting period with regard to abortions.
While it was just by a single penny, Tennessee saw the price of gas drop for only the second time this year, a drop amplified in Tullahoma where gas prices ducked three cents below the state average.