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ZERO OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE INJURIES OR FATALITIES ON NORTH CUMBERLAND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

ZERO OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE INJURIES OR FATALITIES ON NORTH CUMBERLAND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

MORRISTOWN, Tenn.—The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announces that there were no serious injury or fatal off-highway vehicle (OHV) accidents on North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area over Memorial Day Weekend. Wildlife Officers and Managers steadily patrolled the 205,000-acre management area checking 242 OHVs during the four-day holiday weekend.  Several citations were issued for violations including not…MORE

Cades Cove Vehicle-Free Days

Cades Cove Vehicle-Free Days

What you need to know … Valid Parking Tags Required: Parking tags required for Cades Cove Vehicle-Free Days. If you park your vehicle anywhere within park boundaries, a valid parking tag is required. What is Vehicle-Free Day? Cades Cove access is motor vehicle-free all day on Wednesdays from May 1 through September 25, 2024 to provide opportunities for pedestrians…MORE

ATTORNEY GENERAL JONATHAN SKRMETTI AND DOJ LEAD FEDERAL ANTITRUST LAWSUIT TO BREAK UP LIVE NATION/TICKETMASTER

ATTORNEY GENERAL JONATHAN SKRMETTI AND DOJ LEAD FEDERAL ANTITRUST LAWSUIT TO BREAK UP LIVE NATION/TICKETMASTER

Nashville – Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti, along with the US Department of Justice (DOJ), led a bipartisan coalition of 30 states and the District of Columbia today in filing an antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., which owns Ticketmaster, alleging that the company has illegally monopolized the live entertainment industry. Live Nation controls two…MORE

Sunset Cinema: Movies in the Park Series Announced

Sunset Cinema: Movies in the Park Series Announced

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— Knox County is hosting its second annual Sunset Cinema: Movies in the Park Series. The Sunset Cinema is a perfect way to spend a night in the great outdoors, with popular movies showing throughout the summer months. “Folks from here and across the region love these events, and it’s a good chance to…MORE

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Expecting Crowds for Memorial Day Weekend

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Expecting Crowds for Memorial Day Weekend

Gatlinburg, TN (WOKI) If you are planning an escape to the mountains this Memorial Day weekend, Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials say preparation is everything and have compiled a list of suggestions for making sure you enjoy your time in the park. Topping their list, officials say you should plan your trip to include…MORE

Memorial Day Travel Expected to be a Record High in Tennessee

Memorial Day Travel Expected to be a Record High in Tennessee

Millions of you will be hitting the road for this Memorial Day weekend. Triple A predicts that more than 926,000 Tennesseans are going to travel for Memorial Day which is a record high for the state. More than 780,000 of these travelers will be driving but many are flying as well. TSA is anticipating nearly…MORE

Summer Means Road Trips and Increased Bear Activity

Summer Means Road Trips and Increased Bear Activity

TDOT installs 80 Nobody Trashes Tennessee-branded bear-proof trash cans along the state’s scenic byways. In advance of summer travel and to help preserve Tennessee’s natural beauty and protect both wildlife and visitors along the state’s scenic byways, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) are reminding residents and visitors…MORE

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