Nashville, TN – Voter turnout is already setting new Tennessee records going into the last day of early voting. The two-week early voting period ends today and has already surpassed the previous record set during the 2004 presidential election. State Election Coordinator Brook Thompson said he expects 1.5 million votes to be cast before the traditional "election day" on Tuesday.
Clarksville, TN – A new contract with a professional marketing service has Clarksville, TN spending over a hundred thousand dollars on self-promotion and advertising. The Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle reports MMA Creative is leading the city's effort to brand itself "Tennessee's Top Spot." The company will provide public relations at national and local levels, including the creation of magazine and television advertisements and the placement of a billboard on a major interstate.