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Cowan Christmas Parade celebrates 50 years

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 5:00 am

ASSISTANT EDITOR linda stacy   Excitement is in the air as plans are being finalized for the 50th Annual Cowan Christmas Parade starting tomorrow at 1 p.m. in Cowan. The theme, most appropriately, is “Celebrate Christmas.” The parade lineup starts at Cookie’s Corner and proceeds down Cumberland Street through the downtown area, ending at Cowan Elementary School. This very special anniversary parade promises to be the biggest and best ever

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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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Three ways to be of service this Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted on January 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

While Martin Luther King Jr. Day, to be celebrated Monday, was once primarily a day to reflect on the life and work of one of America’s most prominent civil rights activists. In the past decade, it has also become a day of service to the community for many people nationwide. Here are three ways families can get involved: • Spruce up schools: With most public schools closed, the day presents

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  • MLK memorial address Sunday

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

    The nation will pause to celebrate the Martin Luther King holiday as its citizens continue to live in a country dealing with lower unemployment, improved gas prices, near ending of the Iraq war and constant threats of terrorist attacks around the world. However, the words of Martin Luther King will echo throughout the country as it continues to “dream” of better days ahead. In honor of the drum major for

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  • Jazz on Jackson Saturday — An Afternoon of Music Sunday in Tullahoma

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

    South Jackson Civic Center in Tullahoma celebrates “Jazz on Jackson” with the Jamey Simmons Quartet with Nikki Elias on stage tomorrow night starting with a reception at 7 p.m. Attendees are invited to view the handmade items from Tullahoma’s Unique Boutique on display. The concert follows at 8 p.m. in Warren Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students under 18. insert 1-col headshot Jamey Simmons” Arranger, composer,

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