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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
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.
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.
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.
Commissioner Gonzales Announces Non-Depository Financial Institution Annual Supervision Fee For Fiscal Year 2016-2017
Pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 45-1-118(i), Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner Greg Gonzales announced today the annual supervision fee for non-depository financial institutions in fiscal year 2016-2017, effective October 14, 2016. The fee is $1,025.00 for mortgage licensees and flexible credit licensees, and $625.00 for all other licensees and registrants, except mortgage loan originators, w
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today after the conclusion of oral arguments in West Virginia v. EPA, the court challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan
Executive directors from all 50 state housing agencies have cast their votes, and Tennessee’s Ralph M. Perrey has been elected vice president of their national organization. The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) is hosting its annual conference in Miami this week. Elections for the organization’s five-member executive committee were held Sunday, Sept. 25. Perrey, who leads the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA), previously served two terms as secretary/treasurer of the organization
A real estate investor has been charged in a 14-count indictment that alleges he defrauded three banks and a mortgage lending business. Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, announced the indictment today
During a hearing today on oversight of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) inspection process, U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), a member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development, expressed the need for improved oversight of federally subsidized housing properties and thanked Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) for highlighting the problem of neglectful landlords at HUD-subsidized facilities, including some owned by the Cordova, Tennessee-based Global Ministries Foundation (GMF).
Tennessee Housing Development Agency has launched a new interactive map with details on every active or under-construction apartment community in the state built or rehabbed with the assistance of federal tax credits.