Find leaf pickup dates in East Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – As the fall begins, the leaves will start to fall and many cities will start picking up the fallen leaves. Maryville and Sevierville will start picking up fallen leaves in October, those in Knoxville and Oak Ridge from November. In Gatlingburg, leaf picking can be scheduled throughout the fall. Fall colors 2021: What causes the leaves ...

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Governor Abbott Appoints Four Members of Blockchain Issues Task Force | Texas Governor’s Office

September 30, 2021 | Austin, Texas | Appointment Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Carla Reyes, William Henning, Jennifer Buaas and Dan Teczar to the task force on blockchain issues. In addition, he appointed Carla Reyes as president. The task force will develop a master plan for the expansion of the blockchain industry in Texas and recommend state policies and investments ...

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Smith & Wesson move from Springfield, Tennessee, citing proposed Massachusetts gun laws – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Smith & Wesson, one of the nation’s oldest firearms manufacturers, on Thursday announced it was moving its business from Springfield to Tennessee due to proposed gun laws in Massachusetts . The company plans to relocate to Maryville, Tenn. In 2023, having been based in Springfield since its founding in 1852. “This has been an extremely difficult and ...

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Gunmaker Smith & Wesson to move headquarters to Tennessee

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Brands Inc. SWBI -0.14% moves its headquarters from Massachusetts to Tennessee, joining other gun manufacturers who have moved from the mid-Atlantic and northeast to the southern states with less restrictive gun laws. The company will invest more than $ 125 million to move its headquarters and some operations from Springfield, Massachusetts, where it has been based ...

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Federal Climate Bill Would Clean Tennessee Air | WPLN News

If the federal spending plan passes this week, utilities like the Tennessee Valley Authority are expected to significantly increase their renewable energy capacity. Shalina ChatlaniWPLNOn Thursday, Congress could vote on what experts say is the country’s first major climate legislation. In the $ 3.5 trillion spending program, there is one particular climate provision that would dramatically change the energy grid ...

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Editorial: Withdrawal order must be canceled | Editorials

It is difficult to understand the reasoning of Tennessee Governor Bill Lee for giving parents the option of refusing their children to wear a mask that helps protect them and other children from the ravages of COVID. Luckily for these kids, a third federal judge in a week blocked Lee’s order even as the US Department of Education announced Tennessee ...

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Where does the story live; Sam Houston Schoolbhouse Site for Free Saturday Event | New

The structure at 3650 Sam Houston School Road in Maryville is named after a soldier, statesman, and two-state governor of Tennessee. Keeper Jackie Bell Boling recently took over these duties at the historic site and wants to invite this community to learn more about Sam Houston and participate in some fun weekend activities. On Saturday, October 2, the grounds, museum ...

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Department of Health provides update on Pfizer recall

JACKSON, Tennessee – The Tennessee Department of Health has provided an update on the CDC’s approval of the Pfizer booster. Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey would like to remind you who is eligible. She says people who should receive a booster are 65 and over in a long-term care facility, or between 50 and 64 and have a health problem. People ...

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UT to virtually host Ag Day 2021 celebration | Agriculture

KNOXVILLE – Chalk another event change up to COVID-19. The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture has canceled its in-person celebration of everything “agricultural,” let alone family and consumer science; forestry, wildlife and fishing; veterinary medicine and more. Ag Day is typically held in the fall just before a home football game at UT Knoxville and can draw crowds of ...

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