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 ]

Department of Human Services Food Stamps

May 5, 2019

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 ]

Drug Overdose Immunity and Good Samaritan Laws

May 2, 2019

Drug overdose death rates have continued to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  More than 25,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2015, the majority caused by opioids.  Since 2010, thirty states have experienced increases in opioid deaths and the increase in deaths from 2014 to 2015 can most likely be attributed to heroin and illicitly manufactured fentanyl. [ Read More ]

Town of Winfield Residential Trash Pickup

May 2, 2019

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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