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Main Street Live! Cancelled The Rest Of The Summer

After three Main Street Live! June events in McMinnville, the Main Street board decided to cancel the concert series for the rest of the summer. The reasons: the Governor’s extended mandate to August 29 and rising virus cases across the state. Main Street Executive Director Teresa Prober said this was the best decision to make, but it was still difficult. ... Read More »

Animal Groups Call for Action on Cockfighting

Two animal wellness groups have asked U.S. Attorneys to investigate nine Tennesseans for involvement in cockfighting. The nine includes a McMinnville man. Animal Wellness Action accuses Danny Mullins of McMinnville of shipping fighting birds illegally. The group allege that Mullins showed pictures of a U.S. Postal Service box marked reportedly containing live chickens. Section 26 of the Animal Welfare Act ... Read More »

Gilley Pool Reopens To Outside Counties

McMinnville’s Gilley Pool has reopened to residents of all counties and increased visitor capacity to 300. Wellness Coordinator Mari-Lynn Wilson said pool staff welcomed over 200 visitors Thursday morning alone. “I am super happy,” Wilson said. “We get a lot of patrons from other counties, and I think it’s super great that we’re now allowing them to come and enjoy ... Read More »

Morrison Man Dies After Being Pinned At Plant

A Morrison man died Monday when a steel mold fell on him as he worked at Warren County’s Bridgestone plant. 33-year-old Beau Christopher Lowe died at Riverpark Hospital from major internal injuries. Warren County Sheriffs Officials said the mold, weighing between 1400 and 2000 pounds, fell. A co-worker found Lowe and called for help. Other workers at the plant were ... Read More »

Main Street Live! Concert Series Still On

After careful consideration with the city board, and information from the governor’s office,the 16th annual Main Street Live! event will still take place in McMinnville this summer. Main Street Executive Director Teresa Prober said it is the concert goer’s responsibility to implement most social distancing. “We want to give people something to look forward to,” Prober said. “But everybody has ... Read More »

Drivers Services Resume Monday

Tennessee Driver Services Centers across the Upper Cumberland reopened Monday with online options to help consumers. The state website at TN.Gov now shows wait times at offices across the region. At mid-afternoon Monday, there was no wait at the McMinnville office, while the wait time at Cookeville stood at 75 minutes, and 15 minutes at Crossville. The state also launched ... Read More »

Warren Co Graduation Set For June 12

Warren County High School will hold its senior graduation June 12 at 7pm. The outdoor ceremony will be held at the football stadium. Four guests per graduate will allowed. There will be no processional this year because of COVID-19 restrictions. Kindergarten and eighth grade graduation activities will be held two weeks prior to the school year opening later this summer. Read More »

Swallows The Pick For Warren Co Director

The Warren County Schools will offer White County High School principal Grant Swallows the position of director of schools. School board members held two rounds of voting Thursday night with Swallows receiving the most votes in each tally. The two sides must still agree on a contract. Swallows would replace Bobby Cox, who will step down this summer as director. ... Read More »

Higgenbotham Turnpike Nominated For National Register

Warren and White Counties’ Higginbotham Turnpike has been nominated for the National Register of Historic Places. Tennessee Tech History Professor Mike Birdwell said the turnpike was used during the War of 1812, the Mexican War, and the Civil War. “It was actually a series of roads that William Eric Higginbotham connected,” Birdwell said. “These roads go back centuries. They were ... Read More »

Fentress & Warren To Host Drive-Thru Tests

Fentress County and Warren County will host drive-thru testing sites this weekend. The Saturday location will be at the Fentress County Public Library, 306 South Main Street in Jamestown, from 12Noon to 4pm. Sunday, testing will shift to the Warren County Farmers Market, 100 Market Street in McMinnville, from 1pm-4pm. Anyone with concerns about their health or the health of ... Read More »