NASHVILLE - Governor Phil Bredesen today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved his request for federal farm assistance for 16 Tennessee counties, including Cannon, due to excessive rain and flooding that occurred in September and October.
Race to the Top is a federal initiative to provide grants to encourage and reward states for creating conditions for education reform and innovation. States are eligible under section 14006(a)(2) of the ARRA.
In college athletics, when a universities' athletics teams are found to have a series of rules violations, the NCAA often finds that there exists a "lack of institutional control" and assesses penalties to the offending university.
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Health has expanded H1N1 flu vaccine availability to the general public. Steadily increasing supply of the vaccine has enabled county health departments to allow anyone who wants to get vaccinated to do so. The vaccine is provided at no charge to patients.