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County Mayor, American Legion Post 172, honor WWII chaplains

Photo by Anderson County GovernmentCounty Mayor Terry Frank presents a proclamation to Sgt. First Class (U.S. Army, retired) Hugh Turpin, member of Anderson County American Legion Post 172. The proclamation honors the actions of four World War II Army chaplains. CLINTON-Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank is proud to join members …

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Governor Lee’s Budget Proposal Continues Historic Support for Tennessee Law Enforcement and Fire Service

Governor Lee’s Historic Budget Proposal Provides Increased Protection and Safety for Tennessee Consumers NASHVILLE – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee made historic proposals in his 2022-23 budget that will further improve Tennessee’s standing as a national leader for law enforcement, firefighter training, and consumer protection. During Governor Lee’s fourth State of the …

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TN ATTORNEY GENERAL, COMMERCE & INSURANCE JOIN CFTC TO STOP $68 MILLION PRECIOUS METALS SCHEME

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Attorney General’s Office and the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) are participating in a consolidated enforcement action to stop a fraudulent precious metals scheme that resulted in solicitations exceeding $68 million from at least 450 investors nationwide.  The Tennessee Attorney General’s Office- on behalf of …

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Park Welcomes New Program Leadership  

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced the selection of two key positions in the Park Management Team. Randy Scoggins will step in as the new Chief Ranger to oversee the Visitor and Resource Protection Division and Stephanie Kyriazis will serve as the new Chief of Resource Education.  Randy Scoggins, credited to Terra Fondriest  As Chief Ranger, Scoggins will lead personnel in the Visitor and Resource Protection Division who perform law enforcement …

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One dead, Two Injured Following THP Pursuit

District Attorney General Dave Clark announced that today at about 2:00 P.M. therewas a pursuit by a Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper of two subjects in a vehicle. This pursuit travelled over multiple roadways ending with both the subject vehicle and the T.H.P. cruiser leaving the roadway and crashing in the …

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Oliver Springs Historical Society Brick Drive

The Oliver Springs Historical Society is once again opening up orders for Commemorative Bricks that will be place within the “Old Town Streetscape”, an interactive display currently being built within the Museum in Oliver Springs, Tennessee. These bricks, costing only $50 plus shipping, will be embossed with names of loved …

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Committee approves report on refugee issues

(NASHVILLE, TN), January 27, 2022 — The Joint Study Committee on Refugee Issues today approved a report that includes a series of recommendations related to refugee issues in Tennessee that could become the basis for future legislation. The committee was formed by Lt. Gov. Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) and House …

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TDCI Reminds Consumers to Focus on Identity Theft Prevention Tips To Protect Their Finances and Personal Information

Identity Theft Awareness Week is Jan. 31 — Feb. 4, 2022 NASHVILLE – As identity thieves prey on unsuspecting Tennesseans, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance reminds consumers to be vigilant and focus on identity theft detection and prevention methods. The Federal Trade Commission’s Sentinel Network identified over 15,000 instances …

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