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Winchester Council preparing marina lease

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 5:00 am

Winchester Council preparing marina lease STAFF WRITER courtney stachel The Winchester City Council has been working diligently in recent weeks to get details worked out with a lease agreement to develop a marina on 80 acres near Dry Creek Beach. The goal is to meet a March 2015 deadline to have the lease agreement in place with developers Adam Casey, Dennis English and David Kiger who are partnering together to

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  • DesJarlais easily outdis-tances Democratic challenger in FC

    Posted on November 7, 2014 at 5:00 am

    EDITOR brian justice   Incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais easily outdistanced Democratic challenger Lenda Sherrell in Franklin County’s general election Tuesday and held on in the other counties he represents to retain his Fourth Congressional District seat. DesJarlais recorded 5,841 votes (60.68 percent) while Sherrell received 3,420 votes (35.53 percent) in Franklin County. Through the entire Fourth District, DesJarlais recorded 58.33 percent of the total vote with 84,781 being cast

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  • Community Arts Show ‘It’s Just Trash’ opens Thursday

    Posted on June 17, 2014 at 10:55 am

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    The Franklin County Arts Guild announces the opening of its Community Arts Show, “It’s Just Trash” on Thursday at the Artisan Depot, located at 201 E. Cumberland St. in Cowan. The show will be open through Aug. 2. It includes a wide variety of works made from recycled materials by many local artists in such mediums as wood, iron, plastic sculptures and a number of paintings. A meet the artist

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Communities gather in Middle Tennessee to honor veterans

Posted on November 14, 2014 at 5:00 am

STAFF WRITER philip lorenz III   Franklin County brought citizens of all ages together on Veterans Day on Tuesday to pay respect to the men and women who served their nation in times of conflict and their communities in peacetime. Members of Winchester’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1893 sponsored the annual Veterans Day program, which was held outside the courthouse on the Winchester Square. Ray Cutrell, with VFW Post

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  • 200 stargazers kick off Space Week

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 10:50 am

    Nearly 200 amateur astronomers gathered on the grounds of Motlow College Saturday night to kick off World Space Week under the stars with nationally recognized educator Billy Hix, director of Motlow’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program. Before the skies had darkened enough for stargazing, Hix, a teacher liaison for the Space Foundation of Colorado and a consultant for NASA, welcomed eager October Skies Star Party visitors to examine

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  • First Winchester Wriggle tonight in Square area

    Posted on September 26, 2014 at 5:04 am

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    The City of Winchester and its Downtown Program Corp. have joined force together to sponsor a special evening to enjoy art, live music and dining. The corp. is hosting the first ever Winchester Wriggle tonight from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the downtown Square. The primary event will be a silent auction at San Miquel’s Coffee Company Ballroom. It will feature artists from Winchester’s New Life Center, with the

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