The Families First Community Advisory Board selected 17 collaborative groups to receive a portion of the nearly $5 million Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) will make available during the first phase of the Tennessee Opportunity Pilot Initiative.
Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability on Wednesday, Jan. 5 announced its authorization of rate increases for home and community-based services (HCBS) administered under the Older Americans Act as well as the state-funded OPTIONS for Community Living program (OPTIONS).
Dale Hollow Lake Explorer 2022 Visitors Guide has arrived. The guide, printed annually, includes a map of the lake, points of interest, and everything visitors need to know about what to do, where to go, stay, eat, and play on and around the lake.
Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley announced Friday, Jan. 14 that revenues for December were higher than expected and exceeded the monthly revenues from the previous year.
Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe recently approved $28.5 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), which will assist communities with infrastructure improvements, housing rehabilitations, and health and safety initiatives.
Two men and a woman were arrested Saturday, Jan. 22 after Overton County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at 4:30 a.m. at 662 Rickman-Monterey Highway.
The 100th annual meeting of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation symbolized not only a milestone for the organization, but also a turn of leadership at the helm of the nation’s largest state Farm Bureau. During the annual business session, grassroots delegates from across the state unanimous…
Director of Overton County Schools Donnie Holman issued the Director’s Report to Overton County Board of Education on Tuesday, Jan. 11 meeting.
“In order to move the needle and move clients out of poverty, it will take all of us working together,” that’s the message from UCHRA Executive Director Mark Farley to community partners in attendance for the TANF Opportunity Act collaboration kickoff meeting held Wednesday, Jan. 5.
Tennessee State Parks are accepting donations throughout January for the annual My TN State Park fundraiser, where state park enthusiasts can “vote” for their favorite state park by making contributions.
Much like the foundation of a house, Upper Cumberland Habitat for Humanity’s upcoming Banker Build will lay the foundation of hope for a local Cookeville mom. Banker Build 2022 will join seven local banks to build an affordable home for Cheryl, a retired correctional officer.
Americanaville was presented the 2021 Rising Star Award at Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards ceremony held Thursday, Dec. 9 at One Bank of Tennessee.
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), the nonpartisan national forum for America’s state and territory attorneys general, presented Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III the Kelley-Wyman Award on Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Washington, DC.
Beacon Center released its “recipe book” themed Tennessee Pork Report on Wednesday, Dec. 15, revealing hundreds of millions of dollars in government waste, fraud, and abuse.
Alpine and Mountain Volunteer fire departments received a Wildland Fire Suppression Kit to supplement their department’s wildland firefighting capacity through a grant from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry’s 2021 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Program. These kits…
The employment situation improved in a majority of Tennessee’s counties during November, according to data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. This comes after the statewide unemployment rate returned to pre-pandemic levels for the month.
Tennessee revenue collections for November exceeded the budgeted estimate. Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley announced Monday, Dec. 13 that overall November state revenues were $1.4 billion, which is 21.73% more than November 2020 and $286.5 million more than t…