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Warren General Sessions Court To See Changes In New Year

Warren County General Sessions Court will see changes starting in the new year. Judge Ryan J. Moore said they are implementing three changes in hopes of making dockets more efficient both from the court’s side and the participants’ sides. “Starting court daily at 8:30 a.m,” Moore said. “And on criminal and traffic days we want to get the people who ... Read More »

McMinnville-Warren Co IDB Awarded State Grant For Industrial Development

The state Department of Economic and Community Development investing some $30,000 for industrial development in Warren County. Industrial Development Board Executive Director Don Alexander said the money will be used to determine if some 200-acres near the Coffee County line is suitable for business. “We have a site that is on the west side of Warren County very close to ... Read More »

Warren Animal Shelter Increasing Community Outreach Through Open House

The Warren County Animal Shelter hosting a Christmas open House Saturday as it tries to grow community outreach efforts. Director Sherri Bradley said you can stop by at noon to learn more about pet safety and shelter operations. “Our goal is to try and educate the community about what we do,” Bradley said. “We’re going to have a vaccine clinic ... Read More »

Nurse Honor Guard Of McMinnville Gathers To Honor Nurses

A group of McMinnville nurses gathering Tuesday night to honor nurses that have passed away. The Nurse Honor Guard of McMinnville typically performs ceremonies at funerals at the request of family members. PIO Shauna Samuel said it is a way to show gratitude for their service during their careers. “You know healthcare is 24/7 it’s not a 9 to five ... Read More »

Felony Charges Filed Against Man Allegedly Responsible For Warren Wildfire

Additional charges have been filed against the man allegedly responsible for the Warren County Wildfire this week. Robert Vincent Halter was initially charged with two misdemeanors for reckless burning and trespassing. Warren County Sheriff Jackie Matheny Jr. said the suspect will now also be prosecuted for felony charges of arson and vandalism. “Of course, we had the fire still burning,” ... Read More »

Dept. Of Forestry Conducting Back-Burning In Warren Friday

Tennessee Department of Forestry will be conducting controlled burns in areas across Warren County Friday. Sheriff Jackie Matheny said in a press release these will help reduce the dangers of out-of-control fires in these communities once dry weather conditions return. Residents should expect a large amount of smoke over the next several days due to smoldering damp vegetation. The state’s ... Read More »

Warren Co Executive Says Wildfire Mostly Contained After Tuesday Rain

The wildfire in Warren County that has been burning since Monday night is now under control. County Executive Terry Bell said water drops by the National Guard and rain Tuesday afternoon has extinguished the majority of flames. “A lot of the problem with this fire was the wind,” Bell said. “We got from 40 to 50 miles per hour wind ... Read More »

Residents Evacuated As Fire Crews Work To Contain Wildfire In Warren County

National Guard helicopters arrived in Warren County Tuesday to help fight a wildfire that started Monday evening. The aerial support came after County Executive Terry Bell declared a state of emergency. The helicopters have coordinated at least two drops of water on the flames located behind Isha. The Warren County Sheriff’s Department reported that 35 percent of the fire is ... Read More »

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 »