Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

April 26, 2020

CASA of the Tennessee Heartland’s Scott County program office is seeking volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children.  CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) are appointed by a juvenile judge and are trained to research a child’s life in order to make recommendations to the court relating to securing a permanent, safe home for the child.  [ Read More ]

TENNderCare

April 23, 2020

TENNderCare is Tennessee’s commitment to see that children and teens have the best start to a healthy life. TENNderCare is a free program of check-ups and health care services for children from birth to age 21 who are TennCare eligible.  [ Read More ]

Domestic Violence Victim Support Group

April 20, 2020

If you are a victim of domestic violence, please call (423) 569-3333.  If you would like information about domestic violence or are interested in attending a support group, please call (423) 569-3355.  Support groups meet on Tuesdays at 5:00 p.m.

Blood Donations Needed!

April 17, 2020

MEDIC Regional Blood Center, which serves 28 hospitals in a 21-county region, is urging people with O-positive, O-negative and A-negative blood to contact the blood center in Knoxville at (865) 524-3074, or visit MEDIC’s website at www.medicblood.com, to find out where they can donate blood.  [ Read More ]

Tennessee State Parks Extend Closure

April 14, 2020

Nashville, TN (2020-04-14) Tennessee State Parks today announced it will extend the closure of all 56 state parks as officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation continue to monitor health and safety guidance related to COVID-19. [ Read More ]

Proposals Now Accepted For Urban Tree Planting Projects

April 14, 2020

Nashville (2020-04-14) The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is now accepting urban forestry tree planting project proposals through the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP). The program encourages local governments to increase and enhance city tree populations. [ Read More ]

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