February 13, 2017
Nashville, TN – The 2017-18 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses will go on sale Saturday, February 18th.
Licenses are available at Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) regional offices, license agents, on the TWRA website, www.tnwildlife.org, and at the TWRA “On the Go App” and charged to a credit card.
The 2017-18 licenses are valid through February 2018. License sales provide the primary funding for the TWRA, which does not receive any funding from the state’s general fund (i.e. state sales tax). The 2016-17 licenses expire February 28th.
February 10, 2017
Tampa, FL – The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline remained relatively stable over the past week, settling at today’s price of $2.27 per gallon.
Although today’s average remains flat compared to one week ago, drivers are paying ten cents less per gallon month-over-month, and 52 cents more per gallon year-over-year.
February 7, 2017
Tampa, FL – Motorists continue to see a slow decline in prices at the pump this week. Today’s national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.272 per gallon, which is fractions of a penny less than one week ago, nine cents less than one month ago and 51 cents more per gallon year-over-year.
“Increased domestic oil production and low seasonal demand continue to push gas prices lower,” said Josh Carrasco, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Oil and gas inventories are above-average for this time of year, which should continue to keep downward pressure on pump prices in the short-term.”
February 7, 2017
Crossville, TN – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a $2500.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution in the shooting of two bald eagles in the Tennessee River valley. Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service continue their investigation investigating the shooting of two bald eagles in the Tennessee River Valley.
Anyone with knowledge regarding these two shootings is asked to contact the TWRA, Region III office at 931-484-9571 or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at: 615-736-5532.
January 31, 2017
Reconnect to offer last-dollar scholarship for adults without degrees to attend community college
Nashville, TN – In his seventh State of the State address to the Tennessee General Assembly, Governor Bill Haslam introduced his proposal to make Tennessee the first state in the nation to offer all Tennessee adults without a degree access to community college tuition-free – and at no cost to taxpayers.
If the Tennessee Reconnect Act is approved, Tennessee would become the first state in the nation to offer all citizens – both high school students and adults – the chance to earn a post-secondary degree or certificate free of tuition and fees.
January 24, 2017
Tampa, FL – The national average price of gas continues to decline as U.S. oil production increases. Today’s average price of $2.31 per gallon represents a decrease of three cents per gallon on the week, four cents per gallon on the month, and prices have moved lower for 14 of the past 15 days.
Despite this recent trend lower, retail averages are up by 46 cents per gallon as compared to one year ago.
January 23, 2017
Tampa, FL – Gas prices have inched lower for nearly two consecutive weeks. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded has declined for 17 consecutive days in Florida, and 12 days straight in Georgia and Tennessee. During these streaks, average prices have dropped 6 cents in Florida, 4 cents in Georgia and 3 cents in Tennessee.
“Gas prices are taking their seasonal downward turn,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Falling demand leads to oil and gasoline supply builds, which has pushed fuel prices lower. Gas prices should trend lower to finish the month, but begin a seasonal rise in February due to refinery maintenance season.”
January 17, 2017
Clarksville, TN – No special someone in your life? Allergic to roses and sworn off chocolate? Tired of all the romantic pressure of Valentine’s Day? Sites and Sutton Publishing is launching a new book that is guaranteed to bring smiles, smirks and for some, uncontrollable laughter.
“Life After Jerks”, by local authors Scarlet Middleton and Cybil Crawford, is the woman’s field guide to the many types of jerks that plague society.
December 21, 2016
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Revenue is launching a new insurance verification system in early 2017 to promote compliance with the state’s Financial Responsibility Law.
Ahead of the program’s launch next month, the Department of Revenue is encouraging motorists to ensure that proper insurance coverage or other financial responsibility is in effect for their vehicles.
December 14, 2016
Tampa, FL – The upward trend continued at the gas pump last week, as the national average rose 4 cents in the past seven days. Pump prices also shot-up 4 cents in Florida, 6 cents in Georgia, and 5 cents in Tennessee.
“Gas prices are moving in concert with crude, which has pushed higher since OPEC announced plans to cut production in January,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “After rising for nearly two weeks, gas prices leveled-off on Sunday. However, the upward trend could resume this week, depending on how the oil market responds to news of a new production-cut agreement from a number of non-OPEC oil-producing countries.”