Public Infrastructure Needs Increasing

Tennessee needs at least $43.4 billion of public infrastructure improvements to be in some stage of development during the five-year period of July 2015 through June 2020. Public infrastructure improvements for Jackson County total $64.8 million, an increase of $13.3 million (25.9 percent) since last year’s report, according to a new report released by the…

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Summer Reading Competition Is Currently Underway

Get kids excited about reading this summer with First Lady Crissy Haslam’s Read to be Ready Summer Reading Competition, a challenge to read the most number of minutes over the summer break! All Tennessee children, from rising Kindergarteners to rising 4th Grade students, are eligible to track their number of minutes read from June 1…

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Wi-Fi Here, Wi-Fi There, Wi-Fi Everywhere

Twin Lakes is proud to announce their partnership with local communities to provide free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the year for community events. They appreciate the cooperation and collaboration of the city and county officials on the designated public venues for this service.  Twin Lakes CEO, Jonathan West, said “We have worked diligently to continuously…

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Bell Named New Extension Agent

Eryn Bell will be serving Jackson County as the new University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Agent and County Director. She grew up in Goodlettsville, Tenn. and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Middle Tennessee State University. She then headed out west to Oklahoma where she completed a Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from…

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Obits 6/20/17

Shirley Hevle Club Owner Shirley Hevle, 74, passed away June 10 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Jan. 31, 1943 in Porterville, Ca. She was a club owner and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her…

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Obits 6/13/17

Douglas Ray Dyer Auto Mechanic Douglas Ray Dyer, 55, passed away June 3 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held June 4 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral with Bro. Ben Smith and Bro. Doyle Wilmoth officiating. Interment followed at Byers Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Nov.…

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Obits 6/6/17

Rose Nell Jones Strait Clothing Factory Worker Rose Nell Jones Strait, 89, passed away May 27 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 29 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born…

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Public Infrastructure Needs Increasing

Tennessee needs at least $43.4 billion of public infrastructure improvements to be in some stage of development during the five-year period of July 2015 through June 2020. Public infrastructure improvements for Jackson County total $64.8 million, an increase of $13.3 million (25.9 percent) since last year’s report, according to a new report released by the…

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Summer Reading Competition Is Currently Underway

Get kids excited about reading this summer with First Lady Crissy Haslam’s Read to be Ready Summer Reading Competition, a challenge to read the most number of minutes over the summer break! All Tennessee children, from rising Kindergarteners to rising 4th Grade students, are eligible to track their number of minutes read from June 1…

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Wi-Fi Here, Wi-Fi There, Wi-Fi Everywhere

Twin Lakes is proud to announce their partnership with local communities to provide free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the year for community events. They appreciate the cooperation and collaboration of the city and county officials on the designated public venues for this service.  Twin Lakes CEO, Jonathan West, said “We have worked diligently to continuously…

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Bell Named New Extension Agent

Eryn Bell will be serving Jackson County as the new University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Agent and County Director. She grew up in Goodlettsville, Tenn. and completed a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Middle Tennessee State University. She then headed out west to Oklahoma where she completed a Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from…

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City And County Mayors Volunteer For Meals On Wheels

The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) recently part-icipated in the national 2017 March for Meals Campaign, which is an annual month-long event, led by Meals on Wheels America. It is designed to generate public awareness about senior hunger and isolation and to encourage action on the part of the local communities. Hundreds of Senior…

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Working To Eliminate Litter

Sheriff Marty Hinson and Keep Tennessee Beautiful representative sheriff’s department correctional officer Sandy Warren, spoke to residents of the county about helping keep Jackson County clean. To help promote keeping litter picked up in our County, they traveled to the public schools donating a book entitled “Nancy and Sluggo Love Tennessee” promoting keeping Tennessee beautiful.…

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