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TAEP applications open, aimed at increasing, improving tree populations

(TDA press release) It’s planting season and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry can help cities and counties, schools, and nonprofit organizations fund urban forestry tree planting projects. The Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP) applications are now open to help increase and improve tree populations. “Trees are essential …

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Ex-CCSO deputy to face jail time for assault

A former Campbell County Sheriff’s Office deputy will spend 90 days in jail, with the rest served on a four-year probation, for his role in the 2019 assault of an inmate. Justin Crabtree was sentenced this week on convictions for aggravated assault and official oppression stemming from an assault on …

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Clinton mobile food truck ordinance adopted

Mobile food truck ordinance #658 was passed by the Clinton City Council on Monday. City officials say that the ordinance is designed to simplify the city’s food truck application process and “better ensure that citizens can safely enjoy the treats offered by mobile vendors.” The ordinance lays out guidelines for …

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