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A record-breaking 3,045,401 Tennesseans, or over 68 percent of active and inactive registered voters, cast ballots in-person during early voting and on Election Day or absentee by-mail in the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Tennesseans planning to vote early for the Presidential election, state and local elections have until this Thursday, Oct. 29 to cast their ballots. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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The remnants of Tropical Storm Zeta could bring heavy rainfall and gusty winds to portions of northern Alabama and southern Middle Tennessee Wednesday into Thursday. - Update provided by Lincoln County Emergency Agency and the National Weather Service.

Tennessee revenues exceeded budgeted estimates for September, which is the second month of the state’s fiscal year. Finance and Administration Commissioner Butch Eley today reported that September revenues were $1.6 billion, which is $23.2 million more than September 2019, and $197.5 million…

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 Tennesseans must register to vote by 11:59 tonight, Oct. 5, to be able to cast a ballot in the Nov. 3 State and Federal General Election.“I encourage all Tennesseans to register to vote or make sure their registration is up-to-date before the deadline tonight,” said Secretary of State Tre H…

The Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is warning consumers after receiving complaints about an alleged driveway paving scam. In one complaint, neighbors were approached by a man offering a deal on leftover material. They agreed to pay $1,500 to have a section of their driveway repaired.  Ho…

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As a National State of Emergency remains in place, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced today the State of Emergency in Tennessee will continue through October with adjustments made to previous executive orders.

Tennessee’s mobile app, “MyTN,” gives citizens access to many state services and information, wherever they are. MyTN now allows citizens to access services such as applying for unemployment benefits or filing and paying taxes.

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From the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Has this insect been spotted in your yard? Let us introduce you to the cicada killer. Don't worry, it's not as scary as the name.

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Mark your calendars. For 2020 only, the Tennessee General Assembly has approved two sales tax holiday weekends to help Tennesseans save money and support the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The first tax-free holiday weekend focuses on clothing and other back-to-school items. It begins a…

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Recently, the Elk Valley Times had the opportunity to briefly interview Speaker of the House of Representatives of Tennessee Cameron Sexton as well as Representative Rick Tillis. Over the course of the discussion, Sexton and Tillis spoke about the State Legislature’s work to assuage the dama…

Every year thousands of people age onto Medicare or go onto Medicare through Social Security Disability.  Many of them have no idea who to contact for help with their Medicare questions.  We don’t want you to be one of those people.

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports there were no boating-related fatalities and eight statewide serious injury boating incidents over the July 4th holiday weekend which includes the annual Operation Dry Water.

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State Representative and Lewisburg businessman Rick Tillis officially announced today his intentions to seek re-election to the Tennessee State House. According to Tillis, “Getting Tennessee back to work by creating jobs, giving tax incentives to small business, and reining in government spe…

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in Operation Dry Water, July 3-5. Operation Dry Water is a weekend of education and enforcement about the dangers of impaired boating throughout the state.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the application period for the 2020 Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Big Game Quota Hunts, the regular elk, youth elk, and WMA youth is now underway through July 22.