TDCI Warns Consumers about Genetic Testing Scams Aimed at Seniors.

May 7, 2019

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is joining other states and national regulators to warn consumers about reports of people claiming to represent genetic testing firms who are visiting senior living communities, assisted living facilities, and senior centers to swab seniors cheeks purportedly to collect genetic material in order to screen for cancer or other life-threatening diseases. [ Read More ]

Fire Marshal Urges Caution with Christmas Trees

December 8, 2018

Nashville, TN (2018-12-08) Opinions may differ on when to start decorating for the holidays, but one thing is- certain: Practicing fire safety during the holidays can drastically reduce the likelihood of a home fire. To raise awareness of fire-safe behaviors this holiday season, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is asking Tennesseans to be cautious when it comes to selecting, decorating, and maintaining Christmas trees. [ Read More ]

TDOT Halts Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways During Thanksgiving Holiday

November 21, 2018

Nashville, TN (2018-11-20) Thanksgiving travelers will not be delayed by construction on Tennessee roads during this busy travel holiday. TDOT will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state. All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 through 6:00 a.m. Monday, November 26, 2018. [ Read More ]

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