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MCBRIEN ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN

MCBRIEN ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN Tennessee native and local attorney Shawn McBrien announces his candidacy today for Circuit Court Judge of the Fifteenth Judicial District, from which Judge John Wootten has retired. “My over 33 years of experience in both civil and criminal litigation has prepared me to fairly review and apply the law to the types…

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ARRESTS MADE AFTER SOCIAL MEDIA POST

ARRESTS MADE AFTER SOCIAL MEDIA POST A Snap Chat post allegedly advertising marijuana for sale resulted in two people being charged over the weekend. The investigation began when sheriffs department K-9 officer Sgt. Junior Fields and Deputy Nathan Williams went to a residence on Cookeville Highway after receiving information to what appeared to be six…

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ONE FACING CHARGES AFTER HEROIN OD

ONE FACING CHARGES AFTER HEROIN OD A man faces charges after two people were transported to the hospital over the weekend for heroin overdoses, one having to be resuscitated by ambulance personnel. The incident occurred Saturday when a male and a female were transported to Riverview Regional Medical Center as result of an overdose on…

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SC FAIR RECEIVES TOP NOD

SC FAIR RECEIVES TOP NOD The award winning Smith County Fair continued its winning ways at this year’s Tennessee Association of Fairs Convention. The fair received the “Most Improved Fair” award in the Single A Division, during this year’s convention which was held January 16 through January 18 at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. The…

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STUNNED!! GHS HALF COURT BUZZER BEATER

STUNNED!! GHS HALF COURT BUZZER BEATER An epic comeback and a buzzer-beating three from junior guard Tyler Gregory led to a thrilling victory for the Gordonsville High Tigers basketball team over District 6A power the Monterey Wildcats last Friday night in “Tiger Town”. Gregory’s half-court dagger as time expired gave Gordonsville a 62-61 win. A…

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COUNCILMAN PETTY SUGGESTS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

COUNCILMAN PETTY SUGGESTS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE A Carthage City Councilman is suggesting the city establish an Oversight Committee to address city employee complaints. During a special called meeting, Councilman Sam Petty suggested the council set up an Oversight Committee made up of “possibly” three citizens which an employee can go to with a complaint. The councilman’s…

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ONE OF COUNTY’S OLDEST RESIDENTS PASSES

ONE OF COUNTY’S OLDEST RESIDENTS PASSES One of the county’s oldest residents has passed away. Irene Frank, 102, passed away, Friday afternoon at Riverview Regional Medical Center. Frank formerly resided at The Pavilion Assisted Living in South Carthage. On December 4, Frank was admitted to Riverview Regional Medical Center after suffering a hip injury. A…

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SECRET SERVICE CALLED TO INVESTIGATE MAN

SECRET SERVICE CALLED TO INVESTIGATE MAN A man, who faces nine counts of criminal simulation and other charges following an in depth investigation, is expected to appear in general sessions court next week. Naranjo Dayro Sanchez, 31, Las Vegas, Nevada, was charged with nine counts of criminal simulation, possession of a controlled substance and with…

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