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Lawrenceburg council hosting public hearing

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - The Lawrenceburg City Council will hold a public hearing Wednesday on a zoning ordinance for transmission and communication towers and stations. The meeting will be at 8:30 a.m. in the council meeting room at the Lawrenceburg Municipal Complex, at 25 Public Square, Lawrenceburg

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-21 16:00:00

Driver's license center closed for remodeling

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - The Lawrence County Driver's License Center will be closed from Nov. 27 to Dec. 4 due to construction. The Driver's License Center is located at 25 Public Square in the Lawrenceburg City Municipal Complex. City officials said the facility is being remodeled. Anyone needing a dr

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-22 14:25:00

Goodwill employee thankful for workplace 'family'

Subscribed, but don't have a login? LAWRENCEBURG - Mary Matlock knows how it feels to have a loving and supportive family. She also knows how it feels to go without that love and support. As a young adult, Matlock lost both her parents in a car crash. Because she has a learning disability, a court-a

JACKSON SUN - 2017-11-21 16:41:09

Alabama police chief suspended for making 'sarcastic' sex abuse statements on Facebook

A small-town Alabama police chief has been suspended after making "sarcastic" statements about sexual abuse on Facebook. Killen police Chief Bryan Hammond wrote on Facebook that "silence is consent" and made what he called a joke about being sexually assaulted by U.S. Senate candidate Democrat Doug

AL.COM - 2017-11-21 15:20:31

School employees clean up damage at Brooks High School

Saturday night's strong winds caused a lot of damage at Brooks High School and other parts of Killen. The Brooks High School football fieldhouse had substantial roof damage. The softball and baseball dugouts also had roof damage, and many trees were down in the area. School officials said they d


Shoals native among top 11 contestants on 'The Voice'

A north Alabama native is now among the top 11 contestants on NBC's "The Voice." Red Marlow is a country singer who's also from Rogersville. And he moved further up the list following a live performance on the hit show this week. "I gotta pick Red," Blake Shelton said as Marlow got picked for Monday


Clay Woods takes third place at national 4-H competition

Clay Woods won third place in the turkey barbecue division at the 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, earlier this month. The Elkmont High sophomore competed against seven others in a two-part competition in which he was required to grill two turkey breasts in front of a panel of

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-22 12:30:00

Man arrested for vehicle theft

A man was arrested last Friday for stealing a parked vehicle at a Moulton gas station, according to the Moulton Police Department. Stephen Michael Lewter, 39, of Elkmont, was arrested in Winston County on a first degree theft of a motor vehicle charge, said Moulton Police Chief Lyndon McWhorter. Rep

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2017-11-23 00:00:00

Eastern half under pecan quarantine

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico Department of Agriculture has issued an emergency pecan weevil quarantine effective Nov. 20 for a duration of 180 days for Chaves, Curry, Eddy, and Lea counties. The quarantine is issued as a result of the continued findings of pecan weevil in residential pecan tree

DEMING HEADLIGHT - 2017-11-21 21:38:58

Police Beat - Franklin Favorite: Local News

The driver of the vehicle, Michael D. Hargis, 61, of Franklin, was charged with failure to or improper signal, possession of a controlled substance -- cocaine, second-degree possession of a controlled substance -- drug unspecified and third-degree possession of a controlled substance -- drug unspeci

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

News Briefs - Franklin Favorite: Local News

Simpson County Extension Homemakers are selling bags of Schermer's Pecans at the office located at 300 N. Main St. in Franklin. The 16-ounce bags cost $25 for two or $15 for one. They have pecan halves and pieces; however, supplies for halves are limited and need to be reserved by calling 270-586-44

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Holiday guesting 101 - Franklin Favorite: Features

If you manage to avoid hosting duties this holiday season, you may be dodging some of the hardest work, but remember that being a good guest goes beyond arriving on time and taking your shoes off at the door. This holiday season, ensure your host gets to enjoy the festivities by putting these ideas

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Nonprofits take part in Giving Tuesday

Franklin residents have a chance to support local non-profit organizations on Tuesday, Nov. 28 as part of Giving Tuesday, an annual charity contribution drive that has raised millions for non-profits around the world. The Simpson County Literacy Center provides basic education to over 150 adults ann

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Quarles urges veteran farmers to participate in the 2017 Ag Census

FRANKFORT -- Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles today encouraged Kentucky military veterans who are farmers to respond to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, a snapshot of American agriculture taken every five years. "Many veterans are finding that farming provides a way for them to continue their se

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Thanksgiving, the oldest American-based holiday

This week, as we gather with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, it is worth noting that we're just four years away from the 400th anniversary of the original famous feast enjoyed by the Pilgrims and the Native Americans who helped them weather especially tough times. What has become the o

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Latham, McKinney selected to All-Star Team

Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' middle school football team players Keaton Latham and Tae McKinney were selected as members of the Kentucky All-Stars 7th Grade Team. Both players were selected in the running back position. They traveled to Campbellsville University to try out and became two out of 90 pla

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Toys for Tots collection underway

Toys for Tots, a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve, which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas, was founded in 1947 by reservist Major Bill Hendricks. In Franklin, Toys for Tots boxes for collection of new unwrapped toys for age

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Of fifth-grade advice and a-ha moments

If you could give a fifth-grader one piece of advice, what would it be? My wifes best friend, Rachel, asked me that question recently. I opened up my Facebook Messenger app one morning, and there it was. I admit this question, asked without context, puzzled me. But thats the nature of texts and priv

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:39:22

Journey House "sets you up for success"

SANFORD The rules at Journey House are designed to help residents recover from their dependencies on substances and achieve success. You have to attend four pro-social meetings a week they can be a church service, a gathering at Alcoholics Anonymous, a counseling session, or even the mandatory meeti

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:36:02

Holly Daze festival rings in the season

SANFORD The community will kick off the holiday season next weekend with the return of the annual Holly Daze festival on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2. For local children and kids-at-heart, that means one thing for certain: Santa Claus is coming to town. He and Mrs. Claus will make their first a

SEACOAST ONLINE - 2017-11-23 00:35:50