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SALES TAX HOLIDAY THIS WEEKEND

SALES TAX HOLIDAY THIS WEEKEND (Teachers report back to school on Monday, August 2. Students report back to school on Wednesday, August 4.) State Senator Mark Pody (R-Lebanon) and Representative Terri Lynn Weaver (R-Lancaster) are encouraging citizens to take advantage of Tennessee’s new and traditional sales tax holidays which are set to begin at 12:01…

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AUGUST CARTHAGE MARKET-FEST CANCELED

AUGUST CARTHAGE MARKET-FEST CANCELED The Carthage Market-Fest scheduled for next month has been canceled. The event was set for August 7, however extensive work is being done at the city’s walking track where the event takes place. Two more Market-Fests are scheduled for this year, Saturday, September 18 and Saturday, October 23.

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STUDENTS/TEACHERS RETURN NEXT WEEK FOR NEW SCHOOL YEAR

STUDENTS/TEACHERS RETURN NEXT WEEK FOR NEW SCHOOL YEAR Students head back to school next week for what officials anticipate or at least hope will be a somewhat “normal” school year. Teachers report back from summer break on Monday for an administrative day. Meanwhile, students report back to school from summer break for a half-day session…

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LINDER 1ST TO WIN TN WOMENS OPEN/TN GIRLS JR. AMATEUR IN SAME YEAR

LINDER 1ST TO WIN TN WOMENS OPEN/TN GIRLS JR. AMATEUR IN SAME YEAR Sophie Linder, an upcoming junior golfer at Gordonsville High School, continued her phenomenal summer run Saturday with a victory in the 2021 Golf Capital of Tennessee Women’s Open at Stonehenge Golf Club in Crossville. With the championship, Linder became the first golfer…

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ONCE UPON A TOWN: PRESERVING PICTURES OF HICKMAN

ONCE UPON A TOWN: PRESERVING PICTURES OF HICKMAN Along with precious memories, Mary Etta Nixon preserves vintage pictures of Hickman If a picture is worth a thousand words, Mary Etta Nixon has got a million of ’em. That’s because she is the guardian of a treasure trove of dozens of vintage photographs of her beloved…

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HEROIN, METH FOUND IN TRAFFIC STOP

HEROIN, METH FOUND IN TRAFFIC STOP A Chestnut Mound resident faces multiple drug-related charges, following an investigation conducted by a sheriff’s department K-9 officer. After stopping a vehicle in which two subjects were traveling, Sgt. Junior Fields learned the driver did not have a license and said he was on parole, according to an offense…

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THREE TEENS INJURED IN ATV WRECK IN DUCK HOLLOW

THREE TEENS INJURED IN ATV WRECK IN DUCK HOLLOW Three thirteen-year-old girls were injured in a four-wheeler accident near the Elmwood community. The wreck was reported at 1:40 p.m., Monday, July 12, on Duck Hollow Road which is located just east of Forks River Elementary School off Highway 70. The three were traveling on a…

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LINDER CAPTURES TN GIRLS JR AMATEUR TITLE

LINDER CAPTURES TN GIRLS JR AMATEUR TITLE Sophie Linder, a rising star among the golf amateur ranks and an upcoming junior at Gordonsville High School, captured the Tennessee Girls Junior Amateur Championship on Thursday, July 8 at Memphis Country Club. Linder, a recent verbal commit to Ole Miss, completed the comeback on the final day…

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FAMILIAR BUILDING SOON TO HOUSE NEW BUSINESS

FAMILIAR BUILDING SOON TO HOUSE NEW BUSINESS A building located in downtown Carthage which has been vacant for several years will soon have new tenants. The former Carthage Video is about to become home to “Southern Greek Brotique”, a store for men’s and boy’s clothing. The new store will carry fashionable men’s and boy’s clothing.…

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