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ATVG Summer Meeting Registration Now Open for Oxford MS

Registration for ATVG Summer Meeting July 27 & 28, 2022 at The Inn at Ole Miss in Oxford Mississippi is now open.  Agenda will include a presentation of the planned development of Ford Motor Company’s “Blue Oval City” to be located in Haywood County, TN.  See Agenda and Registration Form here. ATVG Room Rates are […]

ATVG 2021 Audit Published

During the meeting of the ATVG Board on April 26, 2022 at Oak Grove, KY, ATVG Treasurer Brent Greer presented the annual audit of the previous budget year.  Mr. Greer stated, “I am pleased there were no findings in the audit for our last budget year completed June 30, 2021.”  The audit was completed by […]

TVA To Host ATVG Reception Following ATVG Spring Meeting April 26

The Tennessee Valley Authority has extended an invitation to ATVG members to attend a reception hosted by TVA following the ATVG meeting on April 26, 2022 at Valor Hall, 105 Walter Garrett Lane in Oak Grove, KY.  The reception is planned for 5 pm to 6:30 pm.  You do not have to RSVP to attend.

ATVG Spring 2022 Newsletter Published

The ATVG Spring 2022 Newsletter has been published and is ready for ATVG membership to enjoy and stay up to date on latest of TVA happenings!  View newsletter here!

ATVG Is Asking Members To Update Contact Information

Mike Arms, ATVG Executive Director is asking for ATVG membership to update their contact information.  This can be easily done through an online form for ATVG members. Members can click this link: with their computer or mobile device and quickly update their contact information.  Director Arms states, “We are looking to update our database […]

2022 Spring ATVG Meeting Planned For April 26-27, 2022 Oak Grove KY

  Please make plans to attend now! Reservations made for Hotel ATVG room block must be made by ATVG direct. Oak Grove Racing Gaming Hotel 777 Winners Way Oak Grove, KY 42262 (270) 297-7613   Hotel  Property website: Agenda and Registration Available Now!  **IMPORTANT NOTICE** You cannot call the hotel directly to make your room […]

ATVG January 2022 Meeting Agenda and Registration Posted For Knoxville, TN

The first ATVG meeting of 2022 will be held at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville on January 27th.  Our program will include the TVA update, a presentation on TVA’s Environmental Stewardship Program and a discussion of TVA’s PILOT.  Additional topics are in the works. Dinner on the 27th is being planned for the East Tennessee History […]

Fall 2021 ATVG Newsletter Published

The quarterly ATVG Newsletter has been published and is now available for your enjoyment.  Interesting articles on the latest happenings in the Tennessee Valley Authority and TVA partner communities are featured.  Please feel free to read the latest newsletter here.

ATVG Fall 2021 Meeting Scheduled October 25-26 Gatlinburg TN

ATVG Fall 2021 Meeting is scheduled for October 25-26, 2021 at the Downtown Gatlinburg Courtyard Marriott in Gatlinburg, TN.  Please make plans to attend now! Reservations can be made for ATVG room block by contacting hotel direct or booking online at Downtown Gatlinburg Courtyard Marriott 315 Historic Nature Trail Gatlinburg, TN. 37738 1-865-436-2008 Phone […]

2021 Summer ATVG Meeting Scheduled July 7-9, 2021 Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center  5 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, Alabama 35805 USA   +1 256-830-2222  Last Day to Book Rooms for special room rate is June 9, 2021.  Contact the Huntsville Marriott at the Space and Rocket Center for $124 USD per night.  Book your room here: AGENDA and REGISTRATION AVAILABLE HERE:

TVA and a New Administration

TVA and a New Administration By Mike Arms, ATVG Executive Director While many of us were busy with last-minute shopping the week before Christmas, Senator Lamar Alexander was diligently working to complete some critical legislative tasks.  Two of the tasks were ensuring the full Senate confirmations of Dr. Beth Harwell on December 19 and Dr. […]

Spring 2021 Tunica MS Meeting Cancelled

A recent decision was made to cancel April 2021 spring meeting in Tunica MS due to ongoing COVID-19 issues in accordance with the CDC  guidelines. The next scheduled meeting is being planned for late July 2021. Current plans are to meet in Alabama in July but all dates remain tentative. ATVG will schedule small group […]

2021 Winter Meeting Cancelled

Important Update:  Winter Meeting Cancellation                                                     At its October meeting the ATVG Board decided to not hold the ATVG January  2021 meeting due to ongoing COVID-19 issues and in accordance […]

Fall 2020 Newsletter Published

The Fall 2020 Newsletter has been published and is available here for your enjoyment.  Catch up on TVA news and articles of interest in the Fall 2020 Newsletter!

ATVG Fall 2020 Meeting Agenda Released

ATVG has scheduled the Fall 2020 meeting for October 27 and 28 at the Marriott Downtown Gatlinburg.  Make your plans now to attend.  Registration and Agenda may be viewed here If you would like to make reservations contact: Courtyard by Marriott Gatlinburg Downtown 315 Historic Nature Trail Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738 Phone:  +1 865-436-2008 or vist […]

Summer 2020 ATVG Newsletter Published

Hopefully, your summer is beginning to ramp up and you and your family are getting out and enjoying the outdoors and staying healthy.  COVID-19 continues to affect our communities and we must continue to be mindful of CDC recommendations to protect ourselves as best as possible.  The Summer 2020 Newsletter is available now and you […]

Important Update: Summer Meeting Cancellation: July 7 & 8, 2020

Important Update: Meeting Cancellation                                                     Summer Meeting, 2020 After discussions with the ATVG Board Executive Committee and several Board members the decision has been made to cancel the ATVG meeting […]

CANCELED Summer 2020 Meeting in Huntsville, AL

The ATVG summer meeting  planned for July 7 & 8 in Huntsville, AL has been canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Please check back for future update on our fall meeting planned for Oct 27 & 28, 2020 in Gatlinburg, TN.

Special Message from Mike Arms, ATVG Executive Director

Association of Tennessee Valley Governments Spring Meeting April 15, 2020 Important Update: Meeting Cancellation COVID-19                                                     After discussions with the ATVG Board Executive Committee and several Board members the decision […]

TVA Helping Neighbor’s Stay #TennesseeStrong

From March 5, 2020— Deadly tornadoes roared through Middle Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The storms left a path of destruction 50 miles long across Davidson, Wilson and Smith counties. A larger, more intense tornado continued and caused extensive damage in Putnam County where winds reached 175 mph. At this time, […]

ATVG Membership Updated For 2020

ATVG Secretary has updated the ATVG Membership for 2020.  If your entity has not joined ATVG yet this year, there is no better time than now! Join us for latest news and information on TVA issues for Tennessee Valley Governments. See Paid ATVG Membership here See Paid ATVG Affiliate Membership here

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ATVG Winter Meeting Planned for Murfreesboro, TN January 29, 2020

ATVG Plans Winter 2020 Meeting in Murfreesboro, TN The ATVG winter meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Murfreesboro Embassy Suites.  Make you reservations now!! For Room Reservations: Murfreesboro Embassy Suites (Room Rate: $144.00) 1200 Conference Center Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 (615) 890-4464   ( Conference Agenda and Registration is available here […]

Winter ATVG Newsletter Published

The Winter ATVG Newsletter has been published for membership.  Let us know your thoughts and suggestions!  View Newsletter here.

Larry Chesser Elected President of ATVG for 2020

During the fall meeting in October 2019  in Gatlinburg, Fort Payne, AL Mayor Larry Chesser was elected President for the upcoming year of ATVG.  Mayor Chesser welcomes your questions and participation in issues affecting the Tennessee Valley Authority and TVA counties.   Mayor Chesser may be contacted at: Fort Payne City Hall 100 Alabama Ave. […]

ATVG Fall Newsletter Published

The ATVG Fall Newsletter is published for your information and enjoyment.  Keep up to date with TVA information from TVA with the ATVG Quarterly Newsletter.  View Newsletter here.

ATVG Announces Fall Meeting in Gatlinburg TN

ATVG is planning their fall meeting for October 28 & 29th, 2019 at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Gatlinburg, TN.    The Agenda is finalized and registration is now open!  Plan now to attend the FALL ATVG Meeting in beautiful Gatlinburg, TN!! Make your reservations now at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Gatlinburg! See Agenda and Registration […]

ATVG Announces Summer 2019 Meeting in Young Harris, Georgia

The ATVG summer meeting is scheduled for July 10-11, 2019 in Young Harris, Georgia at the Brasstown Resort.  Make you reservations now!! For Room Reservations: Brasstown Valley Resort 6321 US Hwy 76   Young Harris, GA  30582 1-706-379-9900 ( Conference Agenda and Registration is available here

ATVG Announces Spring 2019 Meeting in Bowling Green, KY

ATVG will conduct their spring meeting in Bowling Green, KY on April 16-17, 2019 at the Hyatt Place Hotel 1347 Center Street Bowling Green, KY 42101 Phone: 1-270-467-0001 Make Your Reservations Now! Agenda/Registration Form Available Here

ATVG Winter Meeting Planned for January 23-24, 2019 at Chattanooga

ATVG Winter meeting has been planned for January 23-24, 2019 at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown Hotel.    See Agenda and Registration Form Here. Make your reservations now  to attend!   Chattanooga Marriott Downtown Hotel Two Carter Plz Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: +1-423-756-0002 1-800-841-1674

Brad Warning Elected ATVG President

Mr. Brad Warning, Deputy Judge Executive of Marshall County, KY was elected 2019 President of ATVG at the Fall ATVG meeting in Gatlinburg October 16 and 17.  You may reach President Warning at his Office: 270.527.4750 or cell: 270.206.8566  or by Email:

September 2018 Newsletter Published

ATVG Fall 2018 Newsletter is posted for your enjoyment.  Reminder: plan now to attend the ATVG Fall Meeting in Gatlinburg, TN October 16 and 17.  Agenda and Registration can be found in the newsletter or here on  Newsletter can be viewed here.