Tag Archives: Governor Bill Lee

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. to Relocate Headquarters and Other Major Operations to Tennessee

Leading U.S.-based firearms manufacturer will invest more than $125 million to relocate from Springfield, Massachusetts to Maryville, TennesseeCompany will create 750 new jobs in Blount County NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. officials today …

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Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Kairos Power to Establish Low-Power Demonstration Reactor in Oak Ridge

Nuclear power company will invest $100 million in low-power demonstration reactor siteLow-power demonstration reactor will be at East Tennessee Technology Park NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Kairos Power officials announced today that the privately funded, advanced nuclear engineering …

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March Flooding Brings Tennessee a 2nd Federal Disaster Declaration

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Twenty-three Tennessee counties will receive federal recovery assistance under a Major Disaster Declaration in place today as a result of the severe weather and flooding across the state on March 27, and March 28, 2021.Gov. Bill Lee said, “I appreciate our local, state, and federal partners working …

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TENNESSEE STATE FAIR DEBUTS NEW 2021 LOCATION

NASHVILLE — When agricultural fair season rolls around this year, the Tennessee State Fair will make history by taking place in conjunction with the Wilson County Fair. “In partnership with Wilson County and Wilson County Promotions, the Tennessee State Fair will be one of the largest and strongest in the …

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Ryan Spitzer will seek judicial appointment following early retirement of Judge Elledge

(Submitted) Assistant District Attorney General Ryan Spitzer will seek the Republican nomination to succeed Judge Donald R. Elledge in 2022 Assistant District Attorney General Ryan Spitzer has announced he will seek the office of Circuit Court Judge in Anderson County following the early retirement of the Honorable Donald R. Elledge, effective June 30th of this …

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Connect-OR Ending at the end of this School Year

Reprinted from the Wildcat iNews from May 3, 2021 We would like to inform you that Oak Ridge Schools will not offer ConnectOR, a virtual learning program, for the 2021-22 school year. This decision is the result of information recently received from the Tennessee Department of Education. On Monday, April …

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Governor and Commissioner Release Transportation Improvement Plan for 2022-2024

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner Clay Bright today released TDOT’s annual three-year transportation program, featuring approximately $2.6 billion in infrastructure investments for 68 individual project phases in 45 counties across the state. The program supports Gov. Lee’s first Executive Order by funding work …

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