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TWRA seeks public comment on 22-23 hunting regulations

(TWRA press release) The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is soliciting comments for its 2022-23 hunting seasons’ regulations. The state’s hunting seasons will be set this spring by the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission. This is an opportunity for the public to provide ideas and share concerns about hunting regulations with …

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Rescue Squad grant funding available

(TDCI/SFMO press release) The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (“TDCI”) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (“SFMO”) proudly announce that applications will be accepted starting Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, from rescue squads for $2 million in grants through the newly created Rescue Squad Grant Program. In 2022, Governor …

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AMSE Foundation announces art contest

The American Museum of Science and Energy Foundation has announced its first-ever art contest and it is open the public. Contestants are encouraged to “make art that represents an element, elements, or the periodic table of elements.” On the contest website, a link to which you can find on our …

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Veterans Breakfast is this Saturday

(Submitted) Military veterans from Anderson County are once again invited to come together for a community Veterans Breakfast to honor veterans. The breakfast, hosted by Anderson County citizens, is locally sponsored this month by Fox Farley Willis & Burnett Attorneys at Law. The breakfast will be held Saturday, January 14th at …

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Local Sports Update: Busy weekend of high school hoops

LOCAL SPORTS SCOREBOARD HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SATURDAY, 1/7/23 GIRLS Clinton 45 Fulton 44…Clinton won a thriller, holding off the visiting Lady Falcons thanks in part to 14 points from Lanee Carmichael, which included a key free-throw late, and a very timely three-pointer by Allie York with 11 seconds to play. …

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TDEC announces grants for various water infrastructure projects

Last week, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced 24 grants totaling $125,954,007 from the state’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) fund, part of which TDEC is administering in the form of drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure grants. The grants announced today follow the announcement of 18 grants …

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Probations searches lead to charges

Friday was a bad day for people allegedly violating their probations in East Tennessee. In Roane County, Kingston Police say they were called to a residence on Rosedale Avenue by probation officers with the Tennessee Department of Correction who had been conducting a home search of Draven Hanna. Hanna, according …

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Overturned tanker snarls traffic for hours Thursday

An overturned tanker truck on I-75 in Anderson County tied up traffic for several hours on Thursday while crews cleared the scene. The incident occurred on I-75 South near Wolf Valley Road when the Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that a piece of tin flew out of the back of one …

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License plate for Tennesseans with disabilities gets updated look in the new year

(TN Dept. or Revenue) The motor vehicle passenger license plate for Tennesseans with disabilities will have a look and feel that’s like the blue standard license plate design that hit the roads last year. The new design is consistent with Public Chapter 761, which calls for the design of license …

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Clinton Rotary’s Daddy Daughter Dance returns in February

The Clinton Rotary Club’s 11th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance will be held on Saturday February 11, 2023, from 6:30 to 8: 00 pm. General Admission tickets are $10. This year’s Daddy Daughter Dance will be held in the Clinton Community Center Gym (101 S. Hicks St., Clinton, TN 37716). Girls …

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