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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 »

Warren County Selected By State For New Health Department

Warren County has received a $9 million State Health Department grant to fund construction of a new health department. County Executive Jimmy Haley said the county ranked high on the state’s list for a replacement. “We’ve had the need for a long time,” Haley said. “We had one of the oldest health departments. It was built in the 1960’s. It’s ... Read More »

Warren County Bridgestone Tire Plant Partially Resumes Production

The Warren County Bridgestone Tire Plant has resumed production at a lower than normal capacity after information security incident that impacted factories state-wide. According to a press release, key internal systems at all manufacturing plants have been restored. Company officials said full production will not be achieved for sometime. The company indicated that “it will take some additional partial production ... Read More »

Several Warren Roads Flooded, Van Buren Crews Addressing Road Conditions

Warren County Highway Department reporting several impassable roads due to flooding Wednesday. Road Superintendent Levie Glenn said water covers county roads in the southeast portion of the county. Those communities include Irving College, Centertown and Viola. Glenn said crews will survey the areas throughout the day as waterways are expected to rise. Glenn said no road wash outs have been ... Read More »

Earn $100 For Referring Potential Substitutes In Warren Schools

Education Solutions Services (ESS) is holding a Refer A Friend program to find part-time and full-time substitutes for Warren County Schools. County On-Site Manager Maggie Dassow said that they have realized that they get more people through the door from referrals. She said that by doing a program like this, they can find quality staff members to serve the students ... Read More »

State Breaks Ground Friday On New Warren Co National Guard Facility

Ground breaking takes place Friday for a new National Guard Readiness Center near McMinnville. Construction Facilities Management Officer Colonial Andrew Milligan said the new 33,000 square foot facility will replace the old armory. “The current McMinnville armory was constructed in the 50’s,” Milligan said. “It’s only 11,000 square feet. It had become very cost prohibitive for us to maintain the ... Read More »

Warren Granted CDBG Money To Boost Fire Protection

Warren County wants to purchase a fire truck with a Community Development Block Grant awarded Monday. The State Department of Economic and Community Development announced 62 recipients. County Executive Jimmy Haley said the North Warren Volunteer Fire Department will benefit. “It’s always good when communities can leverage extra resources and partner with other organizations and agencies to get additional money,” ... Read More »

McMinnville PD’s Maggi Fann Named Officer Of The Year

McMinnville Police Officer Maggi Fann was named Officer of the Year by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office. Fann said she received the award for her quick response and lifesaving actions during an overdose case. She said she was on her way to work when she noticed a man slumped over in his car. “Come to find out he wasn’t breathing, ... Read More »

Warren Utility Manager Brings Rural Perspective To TDEC Committee

Warren County Utility District General Manager Anthony Pelham has been working on a TDEC committee as a rural representative for ARP funding. The Water Infrastructure Advisory Committee was formed to guide the prioritization of projects. Pelham said aged infrastructure and water loss are issues he brings to the table. “Pretty much gives the perspective of a rural utility district,” Pelham ... Read More »