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Full commission to consider new Summertown, Loretto schools

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - The Lawrence County Commission will be voting on a recommendation to move forward with the development of new schools at Summertown and Loretto. Reports indicate the Lawrence County Commission's Budget Committee and School Liaison Committee voted to begin engineering and design

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 21:00:00

Prep roundup: Deshler drops Rogers, Loretto

Deshler cruised in back-to-back straight set wins on Tuesday. The Tigers downed Rogers 25-10, 25-17, 25-17 in Class 4A, Area 16 play before knocking off Loretto 25-22, 25-14. Kandice Ricks posted 42 assists for Deshler (16-5), while Madison Jackson had 16 kills. Annie Sparks posted 18 kills, and Ash

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-20 05:10:00

Wanted man takes his own life before arrest

The Columbia Police Department is conducting an investigation after a wanted man took his own life as U.S. Marshals attempted to arrest him Monday. Members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force attempted to apprehend 42-year-old Bryan Prince as he sat parked on McCullum Street in Columbia, Deputy

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 18:17:37

High School Blitz - Power Rankings after Week 4

1. Rogers (4-0) Friday: vs. Central Next: at Lexington 2. Wilson (3-0) Friday: at West Limestone Next: at Lauderdale County 3. Deshler (3-0) Friday: at Priceville Next: at Colbert County 4. Muscle Shoals (3-1) Friday: vs. Hartselle Next: Off 5. Brooks (2-1) Friday: at Lawrence County Next: Off 6. La

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Inmates break out of jail to burglarize business before sneaking back in to jail

A bizarre crime occurred in Holmes County. Four inmates have been accused of breaking out of the Holmes-Humphreys County Correctional Facility, burglarizing a business, then sneaking back in to jail. Levontaye Ellington, Travis Baker, and Maurice Robertson let it be known they were not happy to see

WAFF - 2017-09-19 23:32:28

Maury County Schools highlight growth in state assessment

Central High School improved in geometry and English III, according to results from a state examination, and Hampshire and Santa Fe Unit schools saw "exceptional growth overall." The Maury County Public Schools office commended students Tuesday and noted areas of improvement on the latest test, but

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 22:12:49

Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has made airlines' longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost America's infrastructure. But his prospects for closing the deal with Congress appear slim. A bill that would put the aviation industry in charge of air traf

WAFF - 2017-09-20 18:55:11

Firefighters stop fire from destroying manufactured home

GREENHILL - Firefighters from four volunteer departments were able to keep a Monday night fire from destroying a manufactured home near Greenhill. Firefighters from Killen, Center Star and Mid-Lauderdale worked with Greenhill firefighters on the fire that was reported around 7 p.m. Greenhill Fire Ch

TIMES DAILY - 2017-09-19 16:10:00

Our History's Range of Tension

ROGERSVILLE - The Alabama chapter of the Central States Archaeological Society will be presenting the 2017 Rogersville Indian Artifact Show Sunday, September 24 at Joe Wheeler State Park Lodge from 8am-3pm. Some of the finest Indian Artifacts collected in the states of Alabama, Tennessee, Mississipp

COURIERJOURNAL.NET - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Movie theater embraces Mule Town for marketing

As the movie theater in Mule Town, Shady Brook Cinemas has decided to embrace its unique standing with a new logo, featuring a mule. The movie theater at 1907 Shady Brook St. in Columbia painted the logo on one side of its building last month. It intends to paint another side soon, General Manager C

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 21:24:29

Everything 'Clicked' for Central

Allie Click celebrated her birthday in fine fashion Tuesday, finishing with 13 service points as Columbia Central swept Shelbyville 3-0 in a district volleyball match. The Lady Lions also got 10 kills from Abby McAlister in a 25-15, 25-10 and 25-6 match win. Central improved to 5-8 overall and 3-2 i

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 20:37:05

Arts Council zeroes in on mural design

The Columbia Arts Council is narrowing down its decision for what will cover the remaining blank side of the mural located at Columbia Fire Station No. 1. The side facing U.S. Highway 31 is intended to serve as the gateway for the City of Columbia Arts District, while reflecting the city's Muletown

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 16:37:41

Merchants of Cool to revisit WWII in style through music

LINDEN - The Merchants Of Cool, Columbia's own big band, will be in Linden this Saturday, Sept. 23, performing WWII tunes at the Remembering WWII 2017, Living History, Education and Honor event. This will be the fourth year that the band has been invited to participate in this celebration and it has

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 19:44:41

Design to be made for new a Mt. Pleasant courthouse

In a step toward the construction of a courthouse in Mt. Pleasant, the Maury County Commission agreed this week to pay for draft plans for the building. With 18 commissioners voting in approval, three against the project and one abstention, the move to fund the renderings was approved during board's

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 15:34:20

DREMC issues 'Beat The Peak' notice for Thursday, Friday

Duck River Electric Membership Corp. has issued a "Beat The Peak" alert for Thursday and Friday afternoons, asking members to postpone optional power use during that time due to expected high heat and humidity. Tennessee Valley Authority charges its member utilities higher rates for electricity duri

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Columbia candidate for U.S. Senate receives $4M vote of confidence

A Columbia resident's candidacy for Bob Corker's U.S. Senate seat was bolstered Tuesday by a $4 million promise from an influential Nashville auto dealer. Andy Ogles, who moved to Columbia three years ago from Franklin, announced last week he would challenge Corker in the 2018 Republican primary. Pa

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 21:35:17

Columbia State vet tech students to host dog wash

Columbia State Community College's veterinary technology students invite all dogs to enjoy a spa day Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. As the dogs enjoy their spa experience, they will be treated to a variety of services. The dog shampoo service is priced to the size of the individual dog, an

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 16:44:54

Victim of fatal Limestone County wreck identified

The driver who died Monday in a two-vehicle collision south of Ardmore has been identified as a Huntsville man, officials said. Yaya Traore, 72, died while traveling east on Bethel Road after his car collided with a pickup traveling south on Alabama 251, Limestone County Coroner Mike West said. A

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-09-19 15:31:00

Ardmore students Snapchat shirts with racist language at school, get in trouble

Controversial shirts at Ardmore High LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. - Several Ardmore High students are facing trouble after wearing sweatshirts with racist language at school. The shirts say "Demon Chasin N*****". We have obscured the offensive language and the faces of the students, who we believe to be m

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-21 20:56:38

When it comes to hurricanes, communities named La Porte stick together

Classes resumed in La Porte ISD a little over a week after Harvey's rains, and while the district's campuses were spared major damage, school officials are still dealing with the storm's effects on students and staff. "Even though our facilities fared well, we do have quite a few students and employ

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 20:55:00