December 18, 2018 - Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett on Monday presented First Lady Crissy Haslam with the National Association of Secretaries of State Medallion Award for her work to support the Tennessee State Library and Archives and programs to increase early childhood literacy.
This video, produced by the Tennessee Secretary of State's office, highlights a new story time program from the Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media. The library is part of the Tennessee State Library and Archives and Tennessee Department of State.
Jinx Watson is an expert in children’s story time. Watson is a retired associate professor with the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. This video is a service of the Tennessee State Library and Archives and Tennessee Secretary of State’s office produced to help librarians across the state.
Wednesday, August 12 is Election Day in one part of East Tennessee with voters deciding who will be the newest member of the 109th General Assembly. Secretary of State Tre Hargett wants people to know how they can find unofficial results as soon as the polls close.
It's easy today to think of Tennessee's borders as set in stone, but that hasn't always been the case. Those borders changed repeatedly throughout the early years of the state's history due to land grant settlements, treaties with Native Americans and even changes in the course of the Mississippi River.
The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office is working to improve communication with all Tennesseans. Our goal is to inform the public about what is going on in the Tennessee Department of State as it happens across multiple platforms.
Since its grand opening last month, the Bass Pro Shops superstore in downtown Memphis has earned high praise from those who have toured the facility. The New York Times used the word "stunning" twice in the first six paragraphs of its article describing the 32-story-high building on the Mississippi River's shoreline.