Grants are ‘safety nets’ for 700,000 uninsured Tennesseans
Beginning this month, health centers across the state will be receiving their share of $5.7 million of allocated funds for services provided to uninsured Tennesseans.
The funds are being distributed to faith-based, community-based, rural and federally-funded health centers, as a ‘safety net’ to soften the blow of those who have been disenrolled from the TennCare program, as well as other uninsured Tennesseans.
In Sevier County, t
WASHINGTON, D.C.-Congressman Bill Jenkins said this week that a $500,000 federal grant to Cocke County is expected to bring 150 jobs to the region.
Jenkins said the funding is provided by the Appalachian Regional Commission and will be used to aid in the installation of new water lines to a developing area of Cocke County adjacent to the interchange of I-40 and U. S. 321.
The grant will underwrite the installation of 27,000 feet of 8-12 inch waterline, three pump stations and installation a
G-P and Lady Lions battle to tie
The King’s Academy and Gatlinburg-Pittman battled to a 4-4 tie Monday in county soccer action.
The Lady Highlanders outscored the Lady Lions 3-1 in the first half and the King’s Academy returned the favor in the second half to knot the count.
G-P got unassisted goals from Brittany Everhart and Kellie Wilson, and Summer Blaylock scored on a penalty kick to give the Lady Highlanders a 3-0 advantage.
Leah Rose scored an unassisted goal to put the Lady Lion
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