Smith Co. Election Results

  Smith County Election Results Available per Smith County Election Commission Be sure to check how many polls reporting, for accurate numbers. CLICK HERE

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CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS INCREASE

CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS INCREASE Coronavirus cases in Smith County continue to steadily increase. (As of Sunday, August 2)The number of cases listed as confirmed and probable were 361, positive tests were at 435, negative tests were at 3,090, active cases was at 164, 194 people have recovered and there have been three deaths recorded. Compared to…

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VOTERS HEAD TO THE POLLS

VOTERS HEAD TO THE POLLS Residents will be casting their ballots on Thursday (August 6). The election includes a County General Election, South Carthage Election and State Primary Election. Here’s the races and candidates: County offices: Incumbent Road Superintendent Steve Coble is being challenged by Michael Anthony Kemp. Assessor of Property Terry Collins is running…

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LARGE AMOUNT OF METH FOUND; TWO CHARGED

 LARGE AMOUNT OF METH FOUND; TWO CHARGED Two people face charges in which a large amount of methamphetamine was located during an undercover operation conducted by the sheriff’s department at a Bedgood Court residence in Elmwood, Saturday. Jeffrey Alan Bullington, 58, has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, no drivers license, felony…

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STUDENTS BACK TO SCHOOL FOR REAL

STUDENTS BACK TO SCHOOL FOR REAL After an extended layoff students are back to school this week in-person. With COVID-19 numbers increasing, some school board members wanted to begin the school year with remote learning; however two motions which would have delayed in-person attendance in two separate special called meetings ended in deadlock four-to-four votes…

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Obit – Phillip Anderson

Macon County Funeral Director, Phillip Anderson, died peacefully Friday morning July 31, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. at his Carthage Road farm home with his family at his bedside, following a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. Phillip Wayne Anderson was born on April 20, 1940, in the Anderson Hollow in the Defeated Creek community, the only…

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Obit – Emmett Malone

Mr. Emmett Malone, age 83, of Hickman, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Mr. Malone was born November 26, 1936 in Gordonsville, son of the late Cecil Martin Malone and Violet Preston Malone. He was also preceded in death by daughter, Kelli Pitman and sister, Jean Evelyn Grisham. He was a 1954 graduate of…

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Obit – Mary Helen Enoch

Mary Helen Enoch age 80 of Lebanon died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at Quality Healthcare. Born May 20, 1940 in Carthage, she was the daughter of the late Forrest and Ova Thompson Christian and was preceded in death by her husband, Charles David Enoch; grandson, Randy Bennett and a brother, William Christian.  Mary Helen is…

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Obit – Mrs. Roberta Bellar Litchford

Longtime Rock City Community homemaker, Mrs. Roberta Bellar Litchford, died peacefully on Thursday morning July 30, 2020 at 10:25 a.m. at the Smith County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ccarthage at the age of 90 where she had been receiving rehab since July 20th. Bro. Jimmy Gregory and her pastor, Eld. Junior Dickerson, officiated at…

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Obit – Mr. Mark Gibbs

Mr. Mark Gibbs of South Carthage died at the age of 56 at 8:55 p.m. Wednesday evening July 29, 2020 at the Smith County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage. He was pronounced deceased at 11:08 p.m. by Kindred Hospice. Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon August 3rd at 3 p.m. from the Carthage Chapel…

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