The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced the expansion of the existing precautionary fish consumption advisory for bass species in the Little River in Blount County in East Tennessee. The pollutant of concern is mercury.
With our prolonged dry weather conditions, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division has released information on the early launch of state burn permitting that started on Monday, September 23, 2019. Burn permits will be required through May 15, 2020, or further notice is given.
Absentee ballots for the Tuesday, March 3, 2020, Presidential Preference Primary and Jefferson County Primary elections are available. To learn more about requirements, deadlines, and due dates or to download a ballot, please visit the Absentee Voting section of the Election Commission.