Law Requiring Antifreeze Bittering Agent Takes Effect

December 31, 2009

Nashville, TN (2009-12-31) The Haley Ham Law requiring a bittering agent in all antifreeze sold in Tennessee takes effect on January 1, 2010. The law is intended to help prevent the accidental or intentional poisoning of people, pets and other animals as a result of ingesting antifreeze or engine coolants. [ Read More ]

Senator Yager Looks Forward To Concentrating On Education In Special Session

December 30, 2009

Nashville, TN (2009-12-30) The Tennessee General Assembly will convene in a Special Session on Education in January.  State Senator Ken Yager, a freshman legislator from Harriman, is looking forward to the Session and wants to put education first in 2010.  While lawmakers have other important issues for the upcoming session, including the budget, jobs and the economy, Senator Yager believes the Special Session can be conducted efficiently and expeditiously to help move educational achievement forward in Tennessee. [ Read More ]

Local Unemployment Rate Edges Up In November

December 23, 2009

Nashville, TN (2009-12-23) The jobs market in Scott County was relatively stable in November; however, the local unemployment rate still edged up 0.1 of a percentage point last month.  The increase left Scott County tied with Hancock County for having the third highest jobless rate in the state. [ Read More ]

Tennessee Halts Lane Closure Activity for Holiday Travelers

December 18, 2009

Nashville, TN (2009-12-18) Holiday travelers should enjoy a smooth drive through Tennessee during the busy Christmas and New Year’s travel holiday.  The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state.   [ Read More ]

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