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Bell Said Unitech Opening Leads To Partnership With South Korean City

Warren County Executive Terry Bell said Friday’s announcement of a new Unitech facility in Morrison has led to a broader partnership between the county and Anseong City in South Korea. Bell said Unitech was initially attracted to the area because of the investments previously made by the county and the environment of the Upper Cumberland. He said the new partnership ... Read More »

Warren Executive Awarded Middle Tennessee Aging Champion Award

Warren County Executive Terry Bell has been recognized as a Champion For The Aging. The Tennessee Federation for the Aging gives the award to an official who champions issues for senior citizens. Bell recently secured a new facility for the senior center in Warren County. “I’m actually really thankful to have received the award, because our senior population is one ... Read More »

Warren County Jail Developing Construction Courses For Inmate Education

The Warren County Jail developing education courses for inmates after running into an issue with an earlier proposed CDL class. Some $800,000 in grant money going to the project. Warren County Executive Terry Bell said they had to pivot after realizing most inmates would not qualify for CDL classes. Bell said anyone taking the CDL Program needed a clean driving ... Read More »

Warren Hoping To Use Three-Star Mall Building For New Purposes

Warren County working through paperwork to move its senior center into the old Three-Star Mall building. County Executive Terry Bell said the building is located off of Sparta Street in McMinnville. He said the county had already bought the JCPenney’s portion of the mall to use as the expanded health department. “Our senior center, the growth has just been phenomenal ... Read More »

Warren Animal Control Facility Hoping To Start Expansion This Summer

A local business has donated pre-cast walls to help construct the new Warren County Animal Control building. The county has struggled for some time with not having enough space to accommodate the influx of animals in its care. County Executive Terry Bell said they have appropriated funds and secured a location for the new facility. “Which is pretty close to ... Read More »

Supply Chain Issues Push Back McMinnville Armory Completion

McMinnville’s new armory facing some minor delays in completion due to supply chain issues. County Executive Terry Bell said the project has been some 10 years in the making. The state broke ground on the 33,000-square-foot facility about a year ago. “They were hoping to be in it in August but I think from what I’m hearing we may be ... Read More »

New Email Scam Shows County Executive As Sender

A new scam in Warren County as residents Thursday began getting apparent emails from Warren County Executive Terry Bell. But Bell did not send the emails. Bell said in an open letter to residents that the scammer asked for gift cards to be purchased and a meeting setup to exchange cash for the gift cards. The emails began appearing early ... Read More »

Rock Island Residents Speak Out Against Pedestrian And Bike Lane Proposal

Potential plans for a bridge to connect businesses in Rock Island to Rock Island State Park drew community concern from Warren County residents. County Executive Terry Bell said from his understanding, conversations to make such plans occurred before he was elected between then-executive Jimmy Haley, Friends of Historic Rock Island Founder Beth Campbell, and a commissioner. “This was only a ... Read More »

Warren Commission Approves In Lieu Of Taxes For Bridgestone Expansion

The Warren County Commission unanimously approved an in lieu of taxes for the expansion of the Morrison Bridgestone Plant Monday night. County Executive Terry Bell said the company’s tax bill set at $650,000 from 2027 to 2047. “That is a general procedure to give companies a tax break for producing jobs,” Bell said. “They are investing $550 million dollars into ... Read More »