The Homecoming 2020/Pioneer Days committee and Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce have announced Homecoming 2020 as a year-long event celebrating Livingston and Overton County’s rich history and how far it has come as a community.
In a victory for the rights of citizens to not have their lawful First Amendment activity chilled by excessive government security protocols, officials with the City of Charlottesville, VA, have agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by The Rutherford Institute.
Under a settlement with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc.(HCEA) and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (HHI) (collectively known as “Hyundai”) has agreed to pay a $47 million civil penalty for violating Title…
In a recent press release, Judge Daryl Colson announced that the Overton County Anti-Drug Coalition (OCADC) has been awarded the coveted Drug Free Communities grant
Cookeville Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that it was among 200 organizations nationwide to receive eHealthcare Leadership Awards for outstanding digital health care marketing efforts.
In many businesses, a wide gulf exists between ownership and the workforce, a disconnect that can leave employees feeling undervalued and wanting to leave.
Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III on Friday, Jan. 3 applauded the passage of new federal legislation known as the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act (TRACED).
Trade pacts with China, Mexico, Canada, etc. quickly make headlines, whether it’s a new trading affiliation or one that is being discontinued. But, according to Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], America’s trade partnership with the Kingdom of Wakanda was not widely reported, pe…
An investigation by Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in conjunction with the Office of the District Attorney General of the 22nd Judicial District, has resulted in the indictment of John Murray, a former Giles County Rabies Control Officer.
Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Education are awarding start-up grants to fund middle school career and technical education (CTE), science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, and the expansion of equitable access and participation in early postsecondary opportu…
Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration Commissioner Stuart McWhorter announced Monday, Dec. 16 that overall November state revenues were $1.1 billion, which is 7.94% more than November 2018 and $78.3 million more than the budgeted estimate.
Unemployment dropped in more than one-third of Tennessee’s 95 counties in November, according to newly released data from Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).
Tennessee Board of Regents on Thursday, Dec. 12 approved 12 new training programs at nine Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology across the state, and expanded learning-support programs for students of the TCATs.
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) is continuing to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities through a new grant award.
Upper Cumberland Habitat for Humanity (UCHFH) recently purchased a lot in Livingston and will begin building a home there in fall 2020. Before building begins, however, a qualified future homebuyer must be selected.
During the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation’s 98th annual convention held recently at Franklin’s Cool Springs Marriott, Overton County Farm Bureau was recognized with two awards for their achievements during the past year.
Commissioner Jeff Long of Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security on Saturday, Dec. 14 welcomed the newest troopers of Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), Cadet Class 1219. The graduation ceremony took place at Hermitage Hills Baptist Church in Nashville.
U.S. State Department recently revised its definition of anti-Semitism to include “Drawing comparisons of contemporary Israeli policy to that of the Nazis.”
Governor Bill Lee on Wednesday, Dec. 18 announced his consent to initial refugee resettlement in Tennessee in response to Executive Order 13888 issued by President Donald J. Trump on September 26, 2019.
Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and a bipartisan coalition of 24 State Attorneys General recently submitted a comment letter to Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) asking the agency to strengthen its rules prohibiting websites, mobile applications, and other digital marketing companies …
More Tennesseans took home paychecks in November, leading to a slight drop in statewide unemployment. New data from Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) shows a 0.1 of a percentage point decrease in unemployment when compared to the previous month, setting the new …
Tennessee Department of Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Division returned $65.4 million of cash property to the rightful owners or their heirs, local governments, and reciprocal states during fiscal year 2019. This amount is the most money the Department has ever returned in a single fiscal year.
Betrayal in business can come in many forms. A supervisor who gives specific directions for a project, then lays the blame squarely on you when things go awry. An employee who fails to inform you of a high-end client’s unhappiness, leaving you blindsided and feeling the CEO’s wrath when the …