Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is promoting fire prevention awareness and reminding citizens that the state is heading into fire season. A debris burn permit is required for leaf and brush piles from October 15 until May 15 each season.

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has appealed and sought a stay of two recent federal district court decisions against the enforcement of Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order 84, which allows a student’s parent or guardian the right to opt out of any requirement to wear a fac…

U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Wednesday, Sept. 1 not to block the new Texas law banning most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy while legal challenges to that law proceed in lower courts.

For the first time in several decades, U.S. Department of Agriculture is revising a guideline called the Thrifty Food Plan, which helps determine Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits nationwide. The change went into effect October 1, but University of Tennessee Extension…

Last week’s article on Overton County Sheriff’s Department’s recovery of a stolen motorcycle contained a typographical error.

Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) will hold a commodities distribution for Overton County’s Hanging Limb community on Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Hanging Limb Fire Department.

After having been cancelled last year, the 6th Annual Fall-O-Ween in Livingston celebration will be held this year from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30.

An inaugural Charity Ride to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will be held Saturday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Overton County Fairgrounds. Judge Daryl Colson will be cooking BBQ for all riders.

Blood Assurance will have a Blood Mobile parked at Fairground Volunteer Fire Department from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 for a blood drive.

Blood Assurance will have a Blood Mobile parked at Fairground Volunteer Fire Department from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 for a blood drive.

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has announced a $26 billion agreement that to bring relief to people across the country struggling with opioid addiction.

A U.S. district court has ruled in favor of Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron in their lawsuit to stop the Biden Administration from enforcing an unconstitutional tax mandate. The mandate in the American Rescue Plan Act prohibits s…

Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe, and Smith & Wesson Brands Inc. officials today announced Thursday, Sept. 30, the U.S.-based leader in firearms manufacturing and design will relocate its headquarters and other major operations fr…

October is Cooperative Month in Tennessee, celebrating the approximately 200 member-owned organizations that employ more than 6,000 individuals, affects the state’s economy by more than $1.2 billion, and provides a wide array of products and services to member-owners.

Tennessee revenues were more than the budgeted estimates for the first month of the state’s fiscal year. Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley reported Tuesday, Sept. 14 that August revenues were $1.4 billion, which is $255.8 million more than August 2020, and $267.9 million mor…

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As Tennessee’s economy continues to rebound, the state has experienced three consecutive months of lower unemployment, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

California Third District Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 that a 2017 state law requiring employees at long-term care facilities to use patients’ “preferred” pronouns violates First Amendment free speech rights.

In a victory for efforts to curtail the government’s spying powers, a federal appeals court has found that the City of Baltimore’s use of aerial surveillance to continuously track and monitor the activities of citizens throughout the city violated the Fourth Amendment.

In a letter to President Joe Biden, Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III expresses serious concerns about the legality of a recently announced nationwide vaccination and testing requirement for COVID-19.

United States Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN), along with Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Ron Johnson (R-WI), and Roger Marshall (R-KS), on Wednesday, July 28 introduced the Disclose Government Censorship Act, which seeks to end the government-directed speech suppression and vie…

In a letter to congressional leaders, Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and 22 other attorneys general warn that legislation under consideration in Congress would allow the United States Department of Justice to federalize the election system by usurping the authority states …