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Mental Health Cooperative in Davidson County Awarded $2.6 Million

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) has announced the recipients of the Pre-Arrest Diversion Infrastructure Grants. “The research indicates people with mental illnesses tend to stay in jail longer and when released, face a higher recidivism rate,” said TDMHSAS Commissioner Marie Williams.

July Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for July increased 4.5 percent from a year ago, with 1,747 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were down 7.4 percent from June when there were 1,887 total sales. Average sales price from July-to-July was down 0.7 percent, at $180,432. Inventory increased 0.8 percent, with 4,815 units listed for sale. Year-to-Date sales volume was up 12.7 percent at $1.86 billion.

June Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for June increased 4.2 percent from a year ago, with 1,887 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 6.1 percent from May when there were 1,779 total sales. Average sales price from June-to-June was up 1.6 percent, at $186,626. Inventory increased 1.7 percent, with 4,777 units listed for sale. Year-to-Date sales volume was up 13.3 percent at $1.53 billion.

Oakridge’s Department of Energy East Tennessee Technology Park Recognized for Saving Resources and Taxpayer...

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the efforts of the Department of Energy’s East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge, TN for taking steps to improve efficiency, save resources and reduce costs as part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC).

Corps Allocates $37 Million for Chickamauga Lock, Construction Continues for Third Consecutive Year

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) says the Army Corps of Engineers Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2017 includes good news for all of East Tennessee – and everyone who benefits from river traffic passing through the Chickamauga Lock in Chattanoog

TDEC Announces Cleveland as Stormwater Program Participant

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced today the City of Cleveland as the latest participant in the Tennessee Qualifying Local Program (QLP). The program aims to eliminate the duplicative efforts at the state and local level in the stormwater permitting process

TDEC Lifts Water Contact Advisory for North Fork Holston River

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today lifted a water contact advisory for the North Fork Holston River in Hawkins and Sullivan Counties that went into effect on April 28. A sewer line break in Weber City, Virginia was repaired on Friday and no sewage is entering the river from that location any longer

Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection in Giles, Pickett and Rutherford Counties on Nov. 5

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s mobile household hazardous waste collection service will be in Giles, Pickett and Rutherford Counties on Saturday, Nov. 5. Since the program’s inception in 1993, more than 322,000 households have properly disposed of more than 21 million pounds of material.

THDA announces winners of 2016 Tennessee’s Best awards

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency has announced the winners of the 2016 Tennessee’s Best awards during the Governor’s Housing Conference held this month in Nashville.

SFMO: Cooking Remains Leading Cause of Home Fires for Fifth Straight Year

The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) urges Tennesseans to be mindful in the kitchen as fire data shows cooking to be the leading known cause of reported home fires, civilian injuries, and property loss in Tennessee for the fifth consecutive year.

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MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL CHURCH RESIDENCES TO PRESERVE MUCH-NEEDED...

Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., has announced it has partnered with National Church Residences (NCR) to help preserve 55 affordable homes for seniors at Hickory Hollow Senior Apartments in Memphis, Tenn.

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August Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for August increased 10.3 percent from a year ago, with 1,942 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 11.2 percent from July when there were 1,747 total sales. Average sales price from August-to-August was up 4.4 percent, at $183,175. Inventory decreased 2.1 percent, with 4,713 units listed for sale. Year-to-Date sales volume was up 13.7 percent at $2.24 billion.