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Overton Will Explore Expansion For Ambulance Services

Overton County will look to expand its ambulance services building to add sleeping quarters for its growing staff. The county was considering a property swap, but the prospective location on Highway 111 was valued $365,000 higher than the current ambulance services property. County Executive Ben Danner said the county can pay for the expansion with $350,000 left over from the ... Read More »

Health Care Enrollment Extended, Free Help Available

Help for affordable health care is available in the Upper Cumberland through the Tennessee Healthcare Campaign. Campaign Organizer Thomas Savage said 44 percent of people in Putnam, Overton, Clay and Cumberland Counties have no insurance or use the Affordable Care Act. Savage said that open enrollment has been extended until August 15. “This new Tennessee Healthcare Campaign under the Rescue ... Read More »

Potential For Federal Stimulus Postpones School Funding Decision

The Tennessee General Assembly did not decide on BEP funding during its special session last week, because it wants to wait State Senator Paul Bailey said there’s some thought the Biden Administration might address school funding in this pandemic year. “Washington has signaled that they may send down some additional funding for school districts,” Bailey said. “I think we’re waiting ... Read More »

Confusion Over Stimulus Checks Common

As COVID-19 stimulus checks arrive in local accounts, confusion surrounding the payment’s affect on taxes continues. Certified Public Accountant Jennifer Phipps said, despite rumors to the contrary, the stimulus money is not directly connected to your tax returns. “The reason why I think people are thinking it is something related to your future income taxes is because this is actually ... Read More »