Governor Bill Lee to Visit Johnson City for Disability Employment Awareness Month | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – October marks Disability Employment Awareness Month, and Governor Bill Lee will stop in Johnson City on Thursday for an update on the city’s employment report , according to a statement from the governor’s office. Lee’s tour will start from Basic Northeastern Tennessee Services at 1:45 p.m., where he will meet with people who have benefited ...

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COLUMN: A good time for an open house week

History links Buy reunion tickets (Oct 30) MURFREESBORO, Tennessee – There wasn’t much to say for the Lynchburg, Va. Blue Raiders. At the start of the week, playing against a Liberty team that had lost just two games in the past two seasons was always going to be a tough task. “Give Liberty credit, they have a good football team”, ...

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Tennessee leaders to review education funding formula – FOX13 News Memphis

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Gov. Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn on Friday announced plans to review how the state funds its multibillion-dollar K-12 education system. Lee and Schwinn hope that principals, families and other members of the public will provide feedback on how the system can be improved over the coming months. While no specific timeline has yet ...

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Senator Art Swann of Maryville supports special session on COVID-19 regulation | New

State Senator Art Swann (R-Maryville) fully supports a special session of the Tennessee legislature aimed at curbing COVID-19 regulations. The special session has been pushed by Republicans in Tennessee for weeks as the Biden administration seeks to institute COVID-19 vaccine mandates “covering workers at large companies, healthcare employers, and employees and contractors federal, “according to Politico. Swann presented the special ...

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President of the University of Tennessee, political conservative fundraiser

University of Tennessee President Randy Boyd takes the extraordinary step of organizing a fundraiser for one of the state’s most conservative politicians. In 2018, Boyd told the Nashville Post he would shut down a political action committee he had used to donate tens of thousands of dollars to Republican candidates after becoming president of the university to avoid any potential ...

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program for the benefit of volunteer firefighters in place | Local News

A new program created to support Tennessee volunteer firefighters was highlighted by the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office in a press release. The volunteer education incentive program was detailed during Fire Prevention Week, which began Sunday and continues through Saturday. The VEIP program was adopted in the previous legislative session by the ...

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UTM SOCCER FALLS A VICTIM OF A DOUBLE GOLDEN GOAL IN EXTENSION AGAINST. TENNESSE TECH

History links Next game: to SIUE 10/10/2021 | 2:00 p.m. MARTIN, Tennessee – Entering the evening atop the Ohio Valley Conference standings leading to the league’s halfway point, the University of Tennessee football team at Martin found themselves with no extra points at his season total in said standings, dropping an unexpected 109-minute marathon at Tennessee Tech at Skyhawk Field ...

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Phil Roe Appointed to Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees by Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee

Clarksville, Tennessee – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee recently appointed Dr. Phil Roe, a retired U.S. Congressman who represented Tennessee’s First District, to serve on the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Board of Trustees . He will occupy a seat that opened earlier this year when General Gary Luck resigned following his move to Florida. “Dr. Roe, both as an alumnus ...

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