2021-2022 Tennessee Blue Book Available Now
Thu, Jan 13 2022
The 2021-2022 Tennessee Blue Book, the definitive manual on Tennessee State Government, is now available for Tennessee residents.
 On Human Trafficking Awareness Day Secretary Hargett Encourages Victims to Protect Themselves by Protecting Their Address with Safe at Home
Mon, Jan 10 2022
In recognition of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on Jan. 11 and National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett is encouraging anyone who has ever been a victim of human trafficking, stalking, domestic abuse or any sexual offense
Gallatin Legislators and Secretary of State Tre Hargett Present Grant to Sumner County Archives
Mon, Dec 13 2021
Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Ferrell Haile, Majority Leader William Lamberth, Majority Whip Johnny Garrett, Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver and Secretary Hargett awarded an archival grant to the Sumner County Archives on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021.
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Wed, Dec 8 2021
As Tennesseans prepare to make end of year and holiday season charitable contributions, Secretary of State Tre Hargett cautions donors to be wary of scams.
Madison County Grant
Wed, Nov 24 2021
Sen. Ed Jackson, Rep. Chris Todd, Rep. Johnny Shaw and Secretary of State Tre Hargett awarded an archival grant to the Madison County Archives on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021.
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Fri, Nov 19 2021
Speaker Pro Tem Pat Marsh and Secretary of State Tre Hargett awarded an archival grant to the Bedford County Archives on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.
Family History Day Image 2021
Tue, Nov 16 2021
Learn how to uncover your family stories from expert researchers at the Tennessee State Library & Archives’ free Family History Day on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, starting at 9:30 a.m. with research assistance available all day.
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Thu, Nov 4 2021
The Tennessee State Library & Archives’ second free TN225 Lunchtime Speaker Series event, with Dr. Timothy Johnson discussing how Tennessee earned the Volunteer State nickname, is tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 5, from noon to 1 p.m.
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Thu, Oct 28 2021
The Tennessee State Library & Archives is inviting guests to learn how Tennessee became known as the Volunteer State at their Lunchtime Speaker Series event with special guest speaker Dr. Timothy Johnson on Friday, Nov. 5, from noon to 1 p.m.
Easy Steps To Wise Giving Image
Mon, Oct 18 2021
October 18 to 22 is Charity Fraud Awareness Week, and Secretary of State Tre Hargett is reminding Tennesseans of resources available from his office to help avoid scams.
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Thu, Oct 14 2021
The Tennessee State Library & Archives is excited to join the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Parks' Tennessee Timeline Festival this Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Wed, Oct 6 2021
Don’t miss this year’s last Second Saturday tours of the beautiful new state-of-the-art Tennessee State Library & Archives in Nashville this Saturday, Oct. 9.
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Thu, Sep 30 2021
At the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett reminds Tennesseans about Safe at Home, the free statewide address confidentiality program for anyone who has experienced domestic violence, stalking, human trafficking or any sexual offense.
Clay, Union and Washington County Election Administrators Earn State Certification
Wed, Sep 29 2021
Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett and State Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins recognize Administrators of Elections from Clay, Union and Washington counties for recently passing the state Certification Exam for Administrators of Elections.
Voter Registration Month 2021
Tue, Sep 28 2021
To celebrate National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 28, Secretary of State Tre Hargett encourages Tennesseans to register to vote, check their voter registration status and show friends, coworkers and neighbors how to register online in minutes.
Second Saturdays at the Library & Archives
Wed, Sep 8 2021
The popular Second Saturday tours of the new Tennessee State Library & Archives on the northeast corner of the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville are back this Saturday, Sept. 11.
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Tue, Sep 7 2021
The first Tennessee State Library & Archives Lunchtime Speaker Series event, a look back at Tennessee’s Centennial Celebration led by the preeminent expert on the subject, Historian David E. Ewing, will be Friday, Sept. 10, from noon to 1 p.m.
Your Vote Matters
Wed, Sep 1 2021
In celebration of National Voter Registration Month in September, the Secretary of State’s office is leading voter registration efforts in Tennessee with college voter registration tailgates, the launch of the Ann Dallas Dudley Award for high schools and by working with
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Fri, Aug 27 2021
Tennessee State Library & Archives is excited to announce a new lecture series revealing the stories behind significant events in Tennessee’s rich 225-year history.
Tennessee History Passport
Thu, Aug 26 2021
The Tennessee State Library & Archives, Tennessee State Museum, Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and the Tennessee State Capitol invite you to make a history day of it with the launch of the Passport to Tennessee History.
Tennessee Continues Record-Shattering Rise in New Business Filings as Economy Recovers
Wed, Aug 25 2021
New business filings in the second quarter of 2021 grew a remarkable 61.6 percent from second quarter filings in 2020.
Mon, Aug 23 2021
After the devastating flooding in Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Humphreys counties this weekend, Secretary of State Tre Hargett encourages Tennesseans to be wary of scams when making charitable donations to relief efforts.
Your Vote Matters Campaign 2021 Tailgate Graphics
Mon, Aug 23 2021
As Tennessee’s nine Division I Public Universities gear up for football season, they are also working with the Secretary of State’s office to hold a voter registration drive during the tailgate before a home game at each school.
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Thu, Aug 12 2021
The Secretary of State’s office is launching an award for Tennessee high schools which meet student voter registration thresholds, named after renowned Tennessee suffragist Anne Dallas Dudley.
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Wed, Aug 11 2021
Second Saturday tours of the beautiful new state-of-the-art Tennessee State Library & Archives on the northeast corner of the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville are back this Saturday, Aug. 14.
U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis Met with Election Officials to Discuss Tennessee’s Election Administration Successes
Wed, Aug 4 2021
On Tuesday, Committee on House Administration Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) attended a roundtable discussion about Tennessee’s safe, fair and secure elections with Secretary of State Tre Hargett and election officials from across the state.
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Thu, Jul 8 2021
Beginning this Saturday, July 10, the Tennessee State Library & Archives is hosting Second Saturday tours of their new facility at 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N. on the northeast corner of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville.
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Wed, Jun 30 2021
The Tennessee State Library & Archives is excited to welcome guests to explore their new facility with the launch of Second Saturday Tours beginning Saturday, July 10.
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Thu, Jun 24 2021
Eighteen students representing Tennessee were recognized at the 2021 National History Day competition, earning three medals and a special award. In total, 59 middle and high school students from Tennessee participated in the competition, allowing students to showcase their
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Thu, Jun 10 2021
Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett and North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall have made a friendly wager on the outcome of this weekend’s matchup of the Vanderbilt University Commodores against the East Carolina University Pirates in the Super Regional round
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Thu, Jun 10 2021
Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett and Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin have made a friendly wager on the outcome of this weekend’s matchup of the University of Tennessee Volunteers against the Louisiana State University Tigers in the Super Regional round of the
AOE State Exam
Thu, Jun 3 2021
Three county administrators of elections are being recognized for passing the state certification exam.
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Thu, May 27 2021
Secretary of State Tre Hargett will be delivering a historic copy of Washington County’s first property records to Jonesborough on June 1, 2021, a date which also marks the 225th anniversary of Tennessee’s statehood.
Fri, May 21 2021
Secretary of State Tre Hargett is issuing a warning statement to business owners across Tennessee, advising them of a scam that has recently resurfaced targeting businesses with a fake mailer from a company that goes by two names: “Tennessee Certificate Service” and “TN
Deed Book
Fri, May 21 2021
Secretary of State Tre Hargett will be delivering a historic copy of Washington County’s first property records to Jonesborough on June 1, 2021, a date which also marks the 225th anniversary of Tennessee’s statehood.
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Wed, May 19 2021
The Tennessee State Library and Archives is celebrating 225 years of statehood on June 1, 2021, with a one-day-only public display of Tennessee’s three original constitutions.
Fri, May 7 2021
In an effort to ensure charitable donations can better support Tennessee’s charitable organizations, Secretary of State Tre Hargett worked with State Senator Ken Yager and State Representative John Holsclaw to reduce all fees charged pursuant to the Charitable Solicitations and
Safe at Home
Wed, May 5 2021
The Secretary of State’s Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program has been expanded as a result of SB0885/HB1128, sponsored by State Senator John Stevens and State Representative Andrew Farmer. The bill was signed and enacted into law on April 13th. The amended law expands
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Wed, Apr 28 2021
Jimmy Eldridge, a former State Representative from legislative district 73 has been appointed to the Tennessee State Election Commission to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of Jimmy Wallace.
History Day
Fri, Apr 23 2021
Sixty-two students who placed first or second in their categories at this year’s virtual Tennessee History Day contest will represent Tennessee at National History Day this summer.
Mon, Apr 19 2021
The Tennessee State Library and Archives is now open to the public in their new building at 1001 Rep. John Lewis Way N. in Nashville.
TSLA Ribbon Cutting
Tue, Apr 13 2021
The Tennessee State Library and Archives hosted a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony with dignitaries, elected officials and Library and Archives staff on Monday, April 12, to celebrate the opening of its new state-of-the-art building.
TSLA Building
Wed, Apr 7 2021
The Tennessee State Library and Archives is hosting an open house on Tuesday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT in their new building on Bicentennial Mall at the intersection of Rep. John Lewis Way N. and Jefferson St. in Nashville.
TSLA move
Mon, Apr 5 2021
The Tennessee State Library and Archives staff are actively transferring more than 26 miles of content to their new building before it opens to the public on April 13, 2021.
Safe at Home
Thu, Apr 1 2021
At the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett wants to remind Tennesseans about Safe at Home, the free statewide address confidentiality program for victims of sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking or domestic abuse.
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Thu, Apr 1 2021
Secretary of State Tre Hargett appointed Hamilton County Election Commissioner Secondra Diane Meadows to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board in compliance with the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA).
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Wed, Mar 24 2021
The new facility will provide more Tennesseans the opportunity to access and experience our state’s history like never before.
RSLC
Wed, Mar 10 2021
Secretary of State Tre Hargett has been named to serve on the Republican State Leadership Committee’s (RSLC) Commission on Election Integrity, a national commission comprised of state election leaders committed to restoring trust in the election process.
constitution story
Mon, Mar 1 2021
Today the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) with the assistance of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), with support from the THP Honor Guard, transported Tennessee’s three constitutions from their current building to their new, soon to open home on Bicentennial Mall
TSLA Building Northwest Corner
Thu, Feb 25 2021
The Tennessee State Library and Archives, TSLA, is scheduled to open to the public on April 13, 2021, in its new location on the northeast corner of the Bicentennial Mall at the intersection of Rep. John Lewis Way N. and Jefferson St.