Former Rep. Tommie F. Brown (D-Chattanooga) hosted a Black History Month program before the 104th Tennessee General Assembly Feb. 23, 2005, to honor the many contributions made by African-American members.
Nearly 300 students from across Tennessee will compete in the annual Tennessee History Day state contest in downtown Nashville Saturday.
The winners of our 2017 civics essay contest are being honored in the Tennessee State Capitol. The students range from kindergarten to 12th grade representing school systems and programs across the state.
For many victims of domestic abuse, stalking and similar crimes, escaping abusers is no easy task.
The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 civics essay contest, an annual initiative created to encourage students to be actively engaged citizens.
Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Gov. Bill Haslam, Tennessee State Librarian and Archivist Chuck Sherrill and other state leaders officially broke ground on the new home of the Tennessee State Library and Archives Monday.
The Johnson County Public Library is receiving a $100,000 Library Construction Grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives to expand its current facility.
Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett is proud to officially launch the state’s new online voter registration system.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett would like to congratulate three administrators of elections who passed the state certification exam Tuesday, May 2, 2017.
He was the first Tennessean to serve as president of the United States – and his legacy remains hotly debated to this day.
Following months of research and competitions at the local and district levels, more than 300 students from across the state will present their projects at the annual Tennessee History Day competition in downtown Nashville Saturday.
As the legislative session winds down, I am cautiously optimistic that the General Assembly will include funding for a new Tennessee State Library and Archives building in the next state budget.
Sen. Douglas Henry was one of the most distinguished as well as the longest serving member of Tennessee General Assembly. There was simply no one else like him.
Over a five-year period, World War I ravaged Europe, the Middle East and parts of north Africa, overturning governments and costing millions of lives.
The Bobby Martindale Memorial Library in Grand Junction will receive a major upgrade thanks to a $100,000 library construction grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett would like to congratulate three administrators of elections who passed the state certification exam Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016.
Tennessee’s presidential electors met at the State Capitol Monday to cast their ballots for president of the United States. The Volunteer State has 11 of the total 538 electoral votes that make up the U.S. Electoral College.
Official election results from the Nov. 8, 2016, general election are now available.
The Tennessee Attorney General released the following announcement today:
In the wake of devastating wildfires in East Tennessee, Secretary of State Tre Hargett is urging people to use caution when trying to help fire victims.
Tennesseans showed up in strong numbers to vote early for the Nov. 8 general election.
Tennessee students are now part of a major milestone after successfully voting in the first-ever statewide Student Mock Election.
"Early voting" is officially underway in Tennessee's first ever statewide Student Mock Election. Teachers from schools across the state were able to begin entering their results yesterday.
Time is running out to get registered to vote. The deadline to register to vote in the November general election is Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Tennessee is famous for many things, but some people may not realize the state once was a hotbed for the marble industry.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett is urging Tennesseans to use #GoVoteTN on social media as a way to encourage others to register to vote.
The Division of Business Services has a new online feature that allows business entities formed outside the state of Tennessee to complete an application for certificate of authority, upload a current certificate of existence from their
This fall students across Tennessee will be able to do something most kids can't: vote for president of the United States.
Early voting for the August 4 state primary and county general election is now underway. Voting will continue Mondays through Saturdays and end Saturday, July 30.
The Division of Charitable Solicitations and Gaming has a new name. Effective July 1, it’s now the Division of Charitable Solicitations, Fantasy Sports and Gaming.
Six Tennessee students finished among the top ten in their categories at National History Day this month.
Nearly 70 students will be representing Tennessee at National History Day later this summer. Those students placed first or second in their categories at Tennessee History Day on Saturday.
After months of intensive research and successes at local and district level competitions, 250 students from all parts of Tennessee will present their projects at the annual Tennessee History Day competition, which will be held in downto
The Division of Elections reports a record number of Tennesseans voted in the March 1 presidential preference primary or "SEC Primary."
The Division of Elections would like to remind Tennesseans how to make voting in the March 1 presidential preference primary, or "SEC Primary," go as smoothly as possible.
Tennesseans planning to vote early in the March 1 presidential preference primary, or "SEC Primary," need to visit their polling locations by tomorrow. Early voting ends Tuesday, February 23.
Read the report and listen to the teleconference: http://sos.tn.gov/tennessee-quarterly-business-and-economic-indicators-reports
Here's a quick geography quiz: Where in Tennessee would one find Bell County?
The short answer is, "nowhere." But oh, what might have been.
Early voting for the March 1 presidential preference primary, or "SEC Primary," begins today.
Secretary of State Tre Hargett dedicated the newly released 2015-2016 edition of the Blue Book to the late U.S. Sen. Howard H. Baker, Jr. of Scott County on Thursday.
In 2016, Tennessee will play a bigger role than ever before in deciding who will be the next president of the United States.
By Secretary of State Tre Hargett
Secretary of State Tre Hargett would like to congratulate eight administrators of elections who passed the state certification exam on Monday, December 14, 2015.