News and Updates

Last year, students from Tellico Plains and Memphis submitted history-themed projects that were judged to be among the country’s best at National History Day. This year, a group of 66 students from Tennessee have earned the right to compete for similar national recognition.
On May 6, the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) is hosting a free public presentation about that collection, which was donated to TSLA last year by siblings and King descendants Olivia King Inman and Judge Dennis H. Inman.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett would like to announce civil penalties totaling $57,500 have been imposed on an Arkansas-based solicitor who wrongly represented multiple Tennessee law enforcement organizations.
J & I Advisory Support, LLC of Nashville faces a $247,500 civil penalty for violating the Tennessee Charitable Solicitations Act multiple times.
Representatives from the Tennessee State Library and Archives will be in Knoxville on April 30 and May 1 to record and digitize Civil War memorabilia owned by local residents for the online exhibit “Looking Back: The Civil War in Tennessee,” which commemorates the Civil War’s 150th anniversary.
Documentary to Highlight Tennessee's Role in Women's Suffrage Movement
From the Secretary's Desk: Secretary Hargett Explains Why TSLA Needs A New Building
Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins; Lori Lott, Crockett County Administrator of Elections; Roxanna Hagewood, Dickson County Administrator of Elections; Kerry Steelman, Hamilton County Administrator of Elections; Alan Farley, Rutherford County Administrator of Elections
Elections Officials In Crockett, Dickson, Hamilton and Rutherford Counties Pass Certification Exam
Thirty-three students from across the state won special awards during the recent district competitions for Tennessee History Day
As Tennesseans head to the polls Tuesday, they should be aware that the state Division of Elections staff is available to answer questions or listen to any concerns about the voting process.

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