Day: January 20, 2021

Update from TSSAA for attending Indoor High School Sporting Events

On Tuesday Governor Bill Lee extended his executive order along with TSSAA Guidelines for limiting indoor social gatherings. The executive order was dated to end on January 19th but has now been extended through February 27th. The extension of the executive order is in place to help promote and support the health and safety of …

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Three Local VFW Women named Tennessee Teachers of the Year

VFW All-American Post 10904 proudly announces that three local teachers have been awarded the coveted Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Tennessee, Teacher of the Year Award for 2020-2021. The recipients are Donna Harryman of Hillsboro Elementary School in the Kindergarten-5th grade category; Donna Burdine of Westwood Middle School in the 6th – 8th grade …

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Coffee County names New Animal Control Supervisor

Daylon Cornelison has been named supervisor of the Coffee County Animal Control. He joined animal control in November, according to Coffee County Mayor Gary Cordell. Cornelison was promoted to supervisor last week. The former supervisor resigned on Dec. 9. Currently Cornelison is the only animal control officer for the county, but the county plans to …

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Record High Boating Deaths in 2020

After a record-low year of eight boating-fatalities in 2019, the most boating-related fatalities in 37 years with 32 occurred on Tennessee waters in 2020, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in its year-end report. Various outdoors activities saw a substantial increase in 2020 and boating was no exception. The TWRA reported a noticeable increase …

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Local COVID-19 Active Cases on Downward Trend

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 4,483 additional cases and 86 deaths related to COVID-19 across the state for Wednesday, January 20. 8,556 Tennesseans have died from COVID-19. The state reported 2,653 people are currently hospitalized in Tennessee due to COVID-19. ICU Bed availability is at 8% with only 168 beds available. Area active cases/deaths: Bedford 340/90 …

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Regina Bucher is First Female Security Services Lead at Arnold AFB

With the recent hiring of Regina Bucher by Akima Intra-Data, Arnold Air Force Base now has its first female leading the Facility Support Services (FSS) II Security Service contract section. Eugene Mittuch, project manager for FSS II at Arnold, commented on the significance of this event. “It’s a first in the 60-plus years of AEDC’s …

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Sara B Wells

Funeral services for Mrs. Sara B. Wells, age 98 years, 8 months, and 17 days, of Manchester, will be conducted on Friday, January 22, 2021, at 2 PM in the Manchester Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow in the Blanton’s Chapel cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, January 21, from 6 …

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