Frozen Head State Park Named State Park of the Year – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has recognized Frozen Head State Park in Wartburg, TN as the 2020 State Park of the Year. #FrozenHead #FrozenHeadStatePark
Tennessee State Capitol to Mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month -Tennessee’s state capitol will be highlighted in purple this weekend, in observance of domestic violence awareness month.
TDA Issues Guidance for Unsolicited Seeds Recipients – Citizens have contacted the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) indicating they’ve received seeds in the mail that they did not order. The seeds appear to have been shipped from China, and in some cases, the envelopes are labeled jewelry or beads.
Drive-In Concerts – with the social distancing and other orders due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic Christian Music Artist had to get creative on how they are to perform. Introducing the Drive-In Theater Tour! #DriveInTour #DriveInConcerts #Newsboys #TobyMac
First ever recipient of Zaevion Dobson scholarship graduates from UT (University of Tennessee). That person is Uriah Richey, a pre-law student. #ZaevionDobson #UriahRichey
Tennessee State Parks Hold Virtual 5K Race – Tennesseans doing their part to stay apart – but also eager to keep moving – will be able to participate in a virtual 5K race this month organized by Tennessee State Parks to coincide with World Bee Day on May 20.
Tennessee Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Releases Guidance on Reopening Houses of Worship
Tennessee Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives Releases Guidance on Reopening Houses of Worship – If you have a church or place of worship in Tennessee here are some guidelines in order to reopen.
Tennessee State Parks Remain Open, Provide Healthy Outdoor Alternatives for Citizens. Tennessee State Parks remain open and free of charge for outdoor recreation as officials continue to monitor the impact of coronavirus in Tennessee.
Bill Introduced Again To Try to Make the Holy Bible Tennessee’s Official State Book. This is not the first time this bill came up. #HolyBible #Tennessee
2020-21 Photo Contest Underway for Tennessee Wildlife Magazine Calendar – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now accepting entries for its 2020-21 photo contest for publication in Tennessee Wildlife’s annual calendar issue. All interested photographers are invited to submit up to 10 of their best photos on fishing, hunting, boating, and wildlife species native to Tennessee.
More Giant Cross to go up throughout East Tennessee including LaFollette and Morristown. If you have been to East Tennessee, I am sure you have seen some of these giant cross. They can be as big as 120 feet tall. They are generally near a church and cost $30,000 to build. Funds are donated usually by nearby church members.
Invasive Tick Detected in 6 additional Tennessee counties – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, Tennessee Department of Health, and University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture today announced the detection of the invasive Asian longhorned tick in an additional six Tennessee counties: Knox, Jefferson, Claiborne, Cocke, Putnam, and Sevier. The tick was detected in Union and Roane Counties in May.
UT Has Sold More Than 50,000 of a Florida Bullied Boy’s T-Shirt – A young Tennessee Vol Fan was bullied for his homemade design. Those are just the pre-orders within a couple of weeks. Plus, offered a 4 year scholarship to UT. #GoVols
Tennessee Historical Commission Announces Historic Preservation Fund Grants