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Friday, February 15, 2013 - 15:15

When the Yellowstone County (Montana) sheriff told Detective Shane Bancroft the department could not afford to send him to the UT National Forensic Academy (NFA)â„¢, Bancroft did not let that stop...

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 14:45

Rick Whitehead, who hasbeen a municipal management consultant with the UT Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) since 2004, was named as the agency’s new assistant director. Whitehead will...

Mary Jinks, Vice President of Public Service, was recently inducted into the UT Knoxville Pi Alpha Alpha honor society.  Pi Alpha Alpha encourages and recognizes outstanding scholarship and...

By Zane Wyrick, Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership Intern

A mere five months ago, I was chosen to intern in the Tennessee General Assembly for the 108th session, where I served as a...

Forty-six economic development professionals from Tennessee and other states graduated from the seventh annual Tennessee Basic Economic Development Course (TBEDC) on Thursday in Nashville. This...


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