More roles are being filled as the Biden-Harris administration enters its first full week in office. We now know a Mid-South native will work as a senior political appointee with the Department of Education.
Tennessee State University’s Aristocrat of Bands and Jackson State University’s Sonic Boom of the South Marching Band will be featured in a virtual event leading up to the presidential inauguration on Wednesday.
As Tennessee has fueled one of the nation’s worst COVID-19 surges for weeks, Gov. Bill Lee’s approach hasn’t strayed much from how he and several fellow Republican governors battling similar spikes have long approached the virus.
Legislators say the bill is a matter of public safety and it would allow departments to recruit top tier first responder candidates regardless of where they live, effectively addressing Tennessee’s deficit of police officers.
Governor Tate Reeves has released a statement concerning the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department saying they will not enforce a state mandate on social distancing nor issue citations for not wearing a mask.