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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 »

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 »