Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and NFI officials announced today that the company will invest approximately $7.2 million to establish a distribution facility in Smyrna.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 | 10:00am
Governor Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Philips to Establish Business Center of Expertise in Middle TennesseeThursday, August 24, 2017 | 3:00pm
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Philips officials announced today that the international technology company will establish a center of expertise in Middle Tennessee.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | 3:36pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Henry Andregg, Jr. of Whitwell, who was presumably killed during the Battle of Tarawa on November 20, 1943. Andregg was assigned to Company C, 2nd Amphibious Tractor Battalion, 2nd Marine Division at the time of the infamous battle that killed approximately 1,000 marines and sailors and wounded more than 2,000 service members. He was 22-years old.
Previously, Andregg’s remains were interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu in an unidentified grave. The U.S. Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency exhumed his remains in October, 2016 and the remains were identified in May, 2017 using DNA analysis.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | 6:00am
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) officials announced today that the food processing company will invest approximately $80 million to expand operations in Union City.
Monday, August 14, 2017 | 3:36pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant William Turner of Nashville, who was presumably killed on December 13, 1943 along with five other American crew members while serving in World War II. Turner along with the rest of the “Hell’s Fury” crew were part of an armada of 219 B-26 aircrafts flying form Essex, England to Amsterdam, Holland for a bombing raid. “Hell’s Fury” was struck by anti-aircraft artillery and crashed near Schiphol near Amsterdam. The 20-year old aerial engineer was assigned to the 555th Bomb Squadron, 386th Bomb Group and was a crew member of “Hell’s Fury” B-26 bomber. The crash was recorded by the military as Missing Air Crew Report (MACR) 1413.
Monday, August 14, 2017 | 1:52pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam issued this statement today regarding the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest in the State Capitol: “My position on this issue has not changed – I do not believe Nathan Bedford Forrest should be one of the individuals we honor at the Capitol. The General Assembly has established a process for addressing these matters and I strongly encourage the Capitol Commission and the Historical Commission to act.”
Governor Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Monogram Refrigeration, LLC to Expand in McNairy CountyMonday, August 14, 2017 | 8:00am
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Monogram Refrigeration, LLC officials today announced that the company will expand its manufacturing facility in Selmer.
Monday, August 07, 2017 | 4:51pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the application period is now open for recent college graduates to apply for the third class of the Tennessee Governor’s Management Fellowship program. The competitive program provides an opportunity for exceptional applicants who wish to serve and learn under Tennessee state government’s top leaders. Applications will be accepted online here through October 2.
Monday, August 07, 2017 | 2:03pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension, arrest and conviction of any person or persons responsible for the June murder of a toddler in Memphis. “We want whoever is responsible for this tragic crime to be brought to justice,” Haslam said. “No tips are too small and we ask anyone who may have witnessed anything near the crime scene or with any knowledge of the case to come forward.”
Monday, August 07, 2017 | 12:23pm
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced Reen Baskin will become the new communications director for his administration, a Cabinet-level position on his senior staff. “As a trusted and valuable member of this administration since my first year in office, Reen is incredibly talented and hard-working, and I’m excited to have her take on this new role in the administration,” Haslam said. “Her knowledge and experience with the many facets of state government will serve our communications efforts – both internal and external – well.”
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 | 12:20pm
NASHVILLE – Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam today recognized 23 state employees for providing outstanding service to the state and their fellow Tennesseans at a luncheon at the Tennessee Residence. The Governor’s Excellence in Service Awards was launched in 2016 to honor exceptional state employees who are transforming how the state delivers services every day.
Monday, July 31, 2017 | 11:04am
Community Development Block Grants Will Create, Expand TCAT Programs
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today awarded state workforce development grants to two Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) institutions to expand higher education opportunities and support the Drive to 55 goal of increasing the number of Tennesseans with a degree or certificate to 55 percent by 2025.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | 8:00am
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Team Technologies, Inc. officials announced today that the Morristown-based company will invest $6 million to expand operations and create 160 jobs in Hamblen County.
Governor Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Textile Corporation of America, Inc. to Create 1,000 New Jobs in PikevilleMonday, July 24, 2017 | 1:30pm
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Textile Corporation of America Inc. officials today announced the company will locate its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Pikeville.
Friday, July 21, 2017 | 3:44pm
FRANKLIN – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of a $1,000,000 transportation alternative grant to the city of Franklin for Phase II of the State Route 96 Multiuse Trail Project. The SR 96 Multiuse Trail currently begins near Carlisle Lane and extends to Vera Valley Road. Phase I of the project is under development, and will extend the trail to Jim Warren Park on Boyd Mill Avenue. The Phase II project will begin there and run all the way to 5th Avenue North. Once completed, the trail will provide connections between residential areas, schools, shopping, and city centers.