Monthly Archives: August 2015

Haslam Tops $53,000 in Political Related Donations in 2015

Gov. Bill Haslam has made contributions to the re-election campaigns of 10 Republican U.S. senators so far this year, building on a longtime lead over former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen in political donations to candidates for federal office, according to … Continue reading

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Steven Tyler Joins Pilgrimage Festival Lineup

Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler will be performing with country band Loving Mary next month at the inaugural Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival in Tennessee. (Enter to Win Tickets with Fantasy Radio below.) The two-day festival will be held Sept. 26-27 on … Continue reading

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Tennessee Based Dollar General Post Strong 2nd Qtr.

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter (13 weeks) ended July 31, 2015. ‚ÄúDollar General achieved strong financial performance in the second quarter. We delivered 7.9 percent sales growth, 2.8 percent same-store … Continue reading

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Democratic Chairwoman Calls for Rep Resignation after dumping 860,000 Gallons of Waste into Water Supply

State Democratic Party Chairwoman Mary Mancini is calling on Republican state Rep. Andy Holt to resign over alleged environmental violations at his northwestern Tennessee hog farm. The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking up to $177,500 in fines against Holt for … Continue reading

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New Jobs Coming to Lewisburg Plant

A Marshall County manufacturer says it will spend $20 million to expand it’s Lewisburg plant, adding nearly 200 new jobs. Multimcatic Tennessee, LLC says it will expanded the plant and add robotic welding infrastructure. The Canada based company makes automotive … Continue reading

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Haslam says “No Decision” about Outsourcing Government Facilities

Bill Haslam says no decision has been made on whether to move forward with the outsourcing of a wide range of government facilities. But a timetable obtained by WTVF-TV (http://bit.ly/1EpzpDL) shows officials planned to take the next step within days … Continue reading

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Trump Visits Nashville, Takes 3rd Party Bid

Donald Trump is going to make a decision “very soon” regarding a third-party run, he said Saturday. “As far as a third-party run is concerned, the Republican Party has been treating me very, very fairly. All I ask is fairness,” … Continue reading

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