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Fentress & Warren To Host Drive-Thru Tests

Fentress County and Warren County will host drive-thru testing sites this weekend. The Saturday location will be at the Fentress County Public Library, 306 South Main Street in Jamestown, from 12Noon to 4pm. Sunday, testing will shift to the Warren County Farmers Market, 100 Market Street in McMinnville, from 1pm-4pm. Anyone with concerns about their health or the health of ... Read More »

Local Plant Leaves Endangered List

A plant native only to the Upper Cumberland is being removed from the Endangered Species List. The Cumberland Sandwort is a pink, flowering perennial, is only found in parts of Fentress, Morgan, Scott, and Pickett Counties. The plant rebounded from only 11 plants in 1988 to over 70 today. Geoff Call is an Endangered Species Recovery Coordinator for the Fish ... Read More »

Fentress Sheriffs Department Gets New Firing Range

The Fentress County Sheriff’s Department will soon have a new firing range and training center. Fentress County Sheriff Michael Reagon said locating the new range in Grimsley is the best option. “We have to have somewhere to qualify every year,” Reagon said. “That’s mandatory by the state. I believe this will be the best place for us. The new firing ... Read More »

Design For Fentress Ag Pavilion Approved

Fentress County will move forward on its plan to build a new agricultural pavilion designed by Upland Design Group of Crossville. County Executive Jimmy Johnson said the project has always had support from the county. “This has been going on now for four or five months,” Johnson said. “I believe the commission has always been on board to do this, ... Read More »

Jamestown Rezones Two Pieces Of Property

The Jamestown City Council approved two rezoning requests along Rugby Avenue. The Planning Commission recommended the approval to rezone the property C-1, General Business. One parcel is located at 234 Rugby Avenue, the other at 709 Rugby Avenue. Both properties had been zoned high density residential. The Council approved the rezoning Monday night on final reading 4-0. Read More »

More Than 4K Without Power In Fentress

Strong winds Sunday evening led to some 4,000 Fentress County residents being without power. Volunteer Energy reports major power outages in both the Jamestown and Clarkrange areas just before 8pm Sunday. Cookeville Electric also reported outages in the Shag Rag Road and Old Kentucky Road area around 7:30pm Sunday night. Putnam County Emergency Management reported multiple trees down and outages ... Read More »

Election Commissions Statewide Ready for the Start of Early Voting Tomorrow

Early voting in Tennessee for the November 6 elections begins tomorrow, Wednesday, October 17, and runs through Thursday, November 1. Secretary of State Tre Hargett said this affords registered voters an opportunity to choose a time to vote that fits into their schedules. “Tennesseans broke August early-voting records as they selected nominees and elected county officials,” Hargett said. “Interest remains ... Read More »

Fentress County Chamber of Commerce Blood Drive Tomorrow

The Fentress County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a blood drive Saturday, October 13, from noon to 7 p.m. at the True West Campground, Stables & Mercantile, 3341 Leatherwood Ford Road in Jamestown. American Red Cross regulations generally permit healthy persons at least 16 years old and weighing at least 110 pounds to donate blood every six weeks (56 days). ... Read More »