Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced Monday, Sept. 10 that United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering with rural communities in 22 states to support opportunities for opioid prevention, treatment, and recovery.

Tennessee State Museum is scheduled to open to the public on Thursday, Oct. 4, at its new location on the corner of Rosa Parks Blvd. and Jefferson Street at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Grand opening events will take place throughout the weekend.

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Annual Dale Hollow Lake Shoreline Cleanup event will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, beginning at 8 a.m. until noon at Lillydale Campground and Pleasant Grove Recreation Area.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the appointment of Nassau District Attorney Madeline Singas as the special prosecutor and special deputy attorney general to investigate abuse allegations against former state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has joined 15 other States asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals interpreting the term “sex” in federal antidiscrimination law to include transgender status.

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Overton County Patriots will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24 in Millard Oakley Public Library.

Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation (UCEMC) sent line workers and equipment to North Carolina in advance of Hurricane Florence early Friday morning, Sept. 14.

Everyone who joins Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 trees as part of the Foundation’s “Trees for America” program.

Overton County Board of Education will meet in regular session at the Central Education Office on Thursday, Sept. 13, as directed by Chairman Mike Gilpatrick.

Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is now accepting grant proposals for projects to help improve water quality and reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution.

In observance of Patriot Day 2018, America Legion Post 4, Auxiliary Unit 4 and VFW Post 5062 with assistance from Boy Scout Troop 331 will conduct a formal flag retirement ceremony on the Livingston square on Tuesday, Sept. 11, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be held at Overton County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 8.

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in partnership with Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Tennessee Clean Fuels (TNCleanFuels), will hold the fourth annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum and Expo on September 17-18 at University of Tenness…

Tennessee Secretary of State’s office, along with Tennessee Attorney General’s office, is joining Federal Trade Commission and law enforcement officials and charity regulators from every state, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, and Puerto Rico in announcing “Operation Donate wi…

DEA investigators last week conducted inspections at several pharmacy locations in Celina, following an inquiry into irregular patterns of pill purchases from drug distribution companies.

The State Department’s annual report on human rights violations around the world was published on Friday, April 20, and has dropped reference to the “West Bank” in Israel as “occupied” for the first time since 1979.