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CONSTRUCTION ZONE CONCERNS

CONSTRUCTION ZONE CONCERNS State Says Precautions Taken To Guard Against Falling Rock At Construction Project Some motorists are finding passing through the Highway 25 rock mitigation construction zone between Carthage and the Tanglewood community can be unnerving. Tons of rock and dirt are piled within inches of the state highway’s two lanes, separated only by…

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CLINIC EXPECTED TO OPEN SOON

CLINIC EXPECTED TO OPEN SOON A new clinic is expected to open on Highway 25/Carthage Bypass this summer. Developers anticipate the new clinic, located next to O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, will open around the end of August. Palm Development is constructing the new facility which will be a Fast Pace Urgent Care Clinic. The company has…

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ALLEGED DUI WITH CHILDREN IN VEHICLE

ALLEGED DUI WITH CHILDREN IN VEHICLE A woman faces multiple charges after allegedly driving under the influence with her children in the vehicle. Sgt. Junior Fields observed a 2007 Nissan Quest traveling east on Highway 70 near Old Lebanon Road in South Carthage. The police officer witnessed the driver of the vehicle stop and talk…

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HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATIONS THIS WEEKEND COMMENCEMENTS FRIDAY, SATURDAY

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATIONS THIS WEEKEND COMMENCEMENTS FRIDAY, SATURDAY Graduation at the two county high schools will take place this weekend. Gordonsville High School will hold its graduation beginning at 7 p.m., Friday. Less than 24 hours later Smith County High School will hold its graduation beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday. SEE THE FULL GRADUATION 2017…

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TAIHO CELEBRATES

TAIHO CELEBRATES Taiho Manufacturing of Tennessee (TTN) celebrated its tenth anniversary, Thursday. Employees, local officials/business leaders and Taiho officials were on hand for the event. The celebration included dinner, tour of the plant and comments from Taiho officials and local government officials. Taiho was established in February of 2007. In May of 2007, the company…

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COUPLE FACES DRUG CHARGES

COUPLE FACES DRUG CHARGES An undercover drug investigation involving the sale of prescription medication conducted by the sheriff’s department has resulted in multiple charges against a South Carthage couple. Acting upon information received by the department, officers with the sheriff’s department set up a drug buy in the parking lot at Walmart in Carthage where…

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SOUTH CARTHAGE OFFICER SUSPENDED

SOUTH CARTHAGE OFFICER SUSPENDED A South Carthage police officer has been suspended from his job following charges in Davidson County. Heath Willard, 22, has been suspended pending the outcome of charges, according to South Carthage officials. A spokesperson with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department’s media relations’ office said Willard was issued a misdemeanor state citation…

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YARD SALE THIS SATURDAY

YARD SALE THIS SATURDAY Planning is underway for a “Main Street Yard Sale event” in Carthage. The event will be held from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Saturday, May 27. For those looking to have a booth at the event, spaces, 10 feet by 10 feet, can be rented for $10 each. The day of the…

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RACE FOR JORDAN

RACE FOR JORDAN Despite unusually cold weather and potential for rain, hundreds of people turned out Saturday morning to participate in the annual Race For Jordan. The event is held each year on Corps Lane in the Turkey Creek community. More photos from the race in this weeks Courier!

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