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Newell Brands’ Promises Over 100 Jobs for Shelbyville

Newell Brands’ Shelbyville plant is promising Bedford County 115 new jobs and major expansion of its 1660 Railroad Ave. location over the next five years. The consumer goods manufacturer is promising as well to invest $11 million in that expansion. Newell Brands plans on expanding its Shelbyville operations to keep up with “growing demand Newell …

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Stacey Lamb takes on role as Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for AEDC

 At an Air Force installation, a Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, or SARC, serves as the installation’s primary point of contact for integrating and coordinating sexual assault victim care services for eligible recipients. Stacey Lamb, a civilian employee at Arnold Air Force Base, serves as the SARC for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program, or …

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Tennessee to have Two Tax-Free Weekends

The State of Tennessee is offering two tax-free weekends this year. The first tax-free holiday weekend focuses on clothing and other back-to-school items. It begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 31 and ends Sunday, August 2 at 11:59 p.m. During this time, clothing, school supplies, and computers and other qualifying electronic devices may be …

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Coffee County Mayor Releases Statement Concerning COVID-19 and Back to School

Coffee County Mayor Gary Cordell issued a statement this week concerning COVID-19 and the start of school. He said, “In a few short days our children will be returning to school across the county. To keep our children in school, businesses open and keep our citizens at work, we strongly encourage everyone to follow the …

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Due to Employee’s Possible Exposure to Covid-19 Sundrop Shoppe in Tullahoma Temporarily Closed

Due to the possible exposure of Covid-19 to one of the employees at the Sundrop Shoppe in Tullahoma, they have decided to temporarily close. The owners stated that the health and well-being of their customers means too much to them to take a chance on any one’s safety. The Sundrop Shoppe will be taking this …

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Most Unemployment Rates Fall in Tennessee Counties

Unemployment rates in a vast majority of Tennessee’s 95 counties continued to drop in June, according to new data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Seventy-four counties had lower jobless rates for the month, but Unemployment did increase slightly in 17 counties during the month and remained the same in four counties. …

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Two Area Students Earn NAS Scholarships

Two area high school students have been announced as 2020 recipients of the Bechtel Global Scholars Program. Both are children of National Aerospace Solutions, LLC (NAS) employees at Arnold Air Force Base. Each student will receive a $3,000 scholarship from Bechtel Group Foundation. Emilee Roberson is the daughter of Robin Cashion, Engineering Technician with the …

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Tennessee Unemployment Rate Continues to Fall

Tennessee’s unemployment rate decreased in June for the second consecutive month after reaching an all-time high in April, according to preliminary data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The June 2020 seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 9.7%, down 1.3 percentage points from May’s revised rate of 11%.One year ago, the rate …

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