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State endorses federal efforts against "spoofing," and "robocalls"

TENNESSEE PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION The Tennessee Public Utility Commission (TPUC) last week endorsed Federal legislation designed to reduce the number of unwanted telemarketing calls households and businesses nationwide receive. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, also known as “TRACED” – was introduced in the United States Senate this year to address the expanding wave of

By | 2019-03-18T22:56:04+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Categories: Business, Featured - BVHP|Comments Off on State endorses federal efforts against "spoofing," and "robocalls"

State Board of Regents will begin discussion of fee changes at community colleges, tech schools

TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Committee on Finance and Business Operations will meet Tuesday, Feb. 5, to begin discussions of student fees at the state’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology for the 2019-20 academic year. The committee will meet by telephone conference call at 9 a.m. CT Feb. 5

By | 2019-01-31T15:17:19+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured - BVHP, Schools|Comments Off on State Board of Regents will begin discussion of fee changes at community colleges, tech schools

Preds Ice Center Bellevue rising generates excitement across Middle Tennessee

By BEN MATTHEWS Bellevue residents now have their first glimpse of what the Preds Ice Center in One Bellevue Place will look like once completed. The Preds Ice Center in Bellevue is set to open in September of 2019. Ford Ice Center general manager Danny Butler presented renderings of the completed Preds Ice

By | 2019-01-24T19:53:57+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured - BVHP, Sports|Comments Off on Preds Ice Center Bellevue rising generates excitement across Middle Tennessee

December shows continued drops in unemployment for most counties

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT More than three-quarters of Tennessee’s 95 counties experienced a drop in unemployment during December 2018 according to data released today by Gov. Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Dr. Jeff McCord. Seventy-six counties saw a decrease in unemployment in December; the rate remained

By | 2019-01-24T21:54:13+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP|Comments Off on December shows continued drops in unemployment for most counties

Analysis: A shift and special election that cast Nashville, not Washington, as the prime villain

By JACKSON BAKER Within the next week, the official anointment of a successor in a single political office will have underscored a profound geographical shift in state-government influence. And no, we’re not speaking of the inauguration of Middle Tennessean Bill Lee as governor of Tennessee, although Lee’s assumption of gubernatorial power, more than arguably, reinforces

By | 2019-01-21T16:35:03+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, More News|Comments Off on Analysis: A shift and special election that cast Nashville, not Washington, as the prime villain

Furloughed federal workers may be eligible for Tennessee unemployment benefits

TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT The partial shutdown of the United States government currently impacts more than 25,000 Tennesseans. Many of these furloughed federal workers are not on the job, while others continue to work without pay. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) manages the federally funded unemployment insurance program.

By | 2019-01-11T19:52:22+00:00 January 11th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, More News|Comments Off on Furloughed federal workers may be eligible for Tennessee unemployment benefits

As legislature convenes, Electric Coop Association offers General Assembly app

Tennessee lawmakers will return to Nashville on Jan. 8 for the 111th Tennessee General Assembly. During the four to five-month session, they will consider legislation that can have an impact on Tennessee families and businesses. Tennesseans interested in government and politics now have a powerful tool for connecting with lawmakers. The 111th Tennessee General Assembly app features a

By | 2019-01-04T23:25:30+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, More News, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on As legislature convenes, Electric Coop Association offers General Assembly app

Pilgrimage Festival organizers hope to expand community engagement

As it enters its fifth year, Pilgrimage Festival has hired Williamson County-based Alday Communications to serve as its local communications liaison, with the intention to increase the festival organization's year-round engagement with the community. “Pilgrimage Festival has become an iconic event for Franklin, drawing visitors – and attention – from across the country,” said Mike Alday,

By | 2019-01-02T20:11:37+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Entertainment, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, More News, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on Pilgrimage Festival organizers hope to expand community engagement

Sen. Lamar Alexander says he won’t run again

By Stephen Elliott NashvillePost.com U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander will not seek re-election in 2020, the three-term Republican announced Monday morning. Alexander — a former Tennessee governor, U.S. Secretary of Education and presidential candidate — will be 80 years old on Election Day in two years. “The people of Tennessee have been very generous, electing me to

By | 2018-12-17T20:16:29+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - BVHP, Featured - SHHP, More News|Comments Off on Sen. Lamar Alexander says he won’t run again

TN Promise students have contributed 2 million hours of service since 2014 launch of scholarship

ABOVE: TN Promise scholarship students pose for a photo during a volunteer service opportunity in 2015. // FILE PHOTO   tnAchieves TN Promise scholarship students have volunteered at community events and for numerous organizations over the past decade including animal shelters, food pantries and community outreach agencies, surpassing 2 million hours of community service in 83 counties as

By | 2018-12-11T22:06:57+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Community, Featured - BVHP|Comments Off on TN Promise students have contributed 2 million hours of service since 2014 launch of scholarship