Audit: County Lacked Process to Prevent Overdraft

December 12, 2018

Nashville, TN (2018-12-12) The Audit Division of the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury’s Office has reported that the lack of a vetting process between two county departments led to an overdraft on a fund for the Scott County School System.  It also found that the Clerk and Master failed to properly collateralize deposits that exceeded the limits of federal coverage. [ Read More ]

Tennesseans Lost Nearly $1M to Gift Card Scams in 2018

December 12, 2018

Nashville, TN (2018-12-11) For scammers, the season of holiday giving is the season of taking, and Tennesseans’ hard-earned money again tops scammers’ wish lists. Unfortunately, Tennessee consumers are falling for scammers’ ploys when it comes to gift card swindles in increasing numbers. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC)’s Consumer Sentinel Network reports Tennesseans lost nearly $1 million – over $943,000 – through prepaid gift card scams in 2018, which is a 44 % increase compared to 2017 when scammers stole $653,709 from consumers. [ Read More ]

Department of Human Services Food Stamps

December 12, 2018

Tennessee families lose millions of dollars a year because they don’t get the food stamps they should.  Food stamps help families raise healthy children.  They help older people stay healthy.  They help make ends meet.  Call or visit the Department of Human Services in your county and find out if you qualify for food stamps.  [ Read More ]

Town of Winfield Residential Trash Pickup

December 9, 2018

The Town of Winfield picks up residential trash every Tuesday.  Since employees begin the route early each collection day, residents are respectfully requested to have garbage on the curb by 8:00 a.m.   Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.  For more information, you may contact the Town’s offices at (423) 569-6139.

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