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Warren Co Judge Starting First CASA Program, Hosting First Meeting

Warren County General Sessions Judge Ryan Moore taking steps to form the county’s first mentor program for neglected children. It is called Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA. Moore said starting the program was a goal of his after being elected as Judge in August. “I believe that every child deserves to grow up in a safe and loving home,” ... Read More »

New Warren County Executive Settling Into Office

Warren County Executive Terry Bell is wrapping up his first full week after being sworn into the position. Bell said to him, collaboration will be the philosophy of his administration. “I think the most important thing is to be able to get along with your commissioners and convey to them what we are allowed to do by the law and ... Read More »

Warren Bridgestone Plant Getting New Addition And Jobs

Bridgestone investing $550 million into its Warren County plant expanding its operation to include a new environmentally friendly tire. Plant Manager Tim Painter said the expansion would be like building a whole new plant connected to the existing facility. A 850,000 square foot addition would be constructed with new technology. “It’s one of the premier plants in the Bridgestone organization ... Read More »

Contractor Seeking Extension On DeKalb/Warren TDOT Bridge Project

A DeKalb and Warren County TDOT paving and bridge project has surpassed its completion date. Community Relations Officer Rae-Anne Bradley said the project was scheduled for completion last week. Bradley said the contractor has submitted a time impact analysis to extend the contract. “The upcoming work on this project they’re just going to continue some grade work, paving and then ... Read More »

DeKalb, Warren Will See New Leadership After Thursday Election

Several Upper Cumberland Counties will see new leadership following Thursday’s election. Matt Adcock will serve as DeKalb County’s new County Mayor. He defeated challenger Mike Foster. Adcock said he calls the experience humbling. “I really think DeKalb County has some life-changing things here for our citizens, great opportunities we’re going to take,” Adcock said. “We’re considering building a new school, ... Read More »

Warren’s Heritage Alliance Working To Increase Interest In County History

Warren County Heritage Alliance’s new president has goals of revitalizing the county’s history museum. Cody Prince said that he decided to take over the role because of his love of history and his connection to Warren County. He said that with such a rich history in the county and in McMinnville, he wants to make sure the Heritage Alliance is ... Read More »

Warren Exploring Options For New Animal Control Facility

Warren County Executive Jimmy Haley said it is time for a new County Animal Control Facility. Haley said an influx of 80 animals over just a few weeks has made it clear that the current building does not meet the current demands for services. He said the building was not built to be an animal control facility and also doesn’t ... Read More »

Warren Animal Shelter Seeking Volunteers, Fosters, And Adopters

Warren County Animal Shelter is in desperate need of foster homes and adoptive homes for animals. Director Sherri Bradley said the facility is currently overwhelmingly over capacity, with 106 animals at the facility. She said they are typically built to house 15 dogs and 30 cats. “If we can get people that would help volunteer that can help with cleaning ... Read More »

UCHRA Wants To Establish Transportation Hub In McMinnville

UCHRA is exploring new locations for its Warren County office. Executive Director Mark Farley said three sites are being considered. Farley said the agency has a front-runner based on parking and office space. “They are all inside the city limits of McMinnville,” Farley said. “It makes very good sense. We are trying to build up a transportation hub there similarly ... Read More »

Warren Pushing For Industrial Growth Through TDEC ARP Upgrades

Warren County plans to use some of its TDEC ARP money to prepare for industrial growth in the southwest portion of the county. County Executive Jimmy Haley said the county’s Industrial Development Board has a property it wants to develop. “IDB has purchased 200 acres right on the Coffee County/Warren County line that we’re working on doing a larger industrial ... Read More »