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Warren Co. Taking Hazardous Waste To Avoid Improper Disposal

The Warren County Sanitation Department is holding a hazardous waste take back event Saturday. Director Josh Roberts said now is the time to check the basement, garage and under the sink for chemicals and cleaners. Roberts said it does not matter how much hazardous waste you need to get rid of, the county can take it. “You look, you find ... Read More »

Warren Schools Make Mask Recommendation Due To Executive Order

The Warren County School Board has decided to go with a mask recommendation, instead of a mandate. Director of Schools Grant Swallows said the system was preparing for a mandate when it was triggered by a county COVID rate of 26 percent earlier this month. However, he said that rates dropped below that percentage and then the Governors’s executive order ... Read More »

Census Shows UC Growth, Putnam, Van Buren And Clay Lead By Percentage

Tennessee’s census data is out, showing the Upper Cumberland has grown by nearly seven percent over the last decade. The region as a whole grew by 21,513 people since 2010. Putnam, Van Buren and Cumberland Counties lead the way in growth by percentage. Van Buren County grew its population by 11.2 percent, Putnam County grew by 10.4 percent and Cumberland ... Read More »

Audition for H.O.M.E.’s Warren County’s Got Talent Contest

The Homeless of McMinnville Effort invites the community to participate in their first-ever Warren County’s Got Talent Contest. Head of Ministry Chad Cagle said anyone in the community can participate with any talent be it singing, dancing, magic or comedy–just bring your talent and support H.O.M.E.’s efforts to bring awareness to homelessness in their community. “A lot of times people ... Read More »

Kayakers Being Saved Through Warren County River Rescue System

A Warren County Rotary Club continues its work to protect kayakers along the Barren Fork River and 100 miles of waterways. McMinnville Breakfast Rotary Club Member Neal Cox said location markers are along the river bank and bridges to tell people exactly where they are lost. Cox said as kayaking grew in popularity, so did calls for river rescue. “Just ... Read More »

McMinnville Veterans Event Seeks To Help Veterans With Resource Access

A one-stop shop of resources for veterans and their families. That’s what organizers are calling McMinnville’s Veterans Resource Day on Thursday, July 29th. Warren County Veterans Service Officer David Smith said the event serves to help veterans learn about all the resources available to them. “I mean there are things out there that even myself, I’m not aware of or ... Read More »

Motlow Adding Tech-Based Ag Course, Partnering With Warren Schools

Motlow State Community College is starting a course this fall to prepare students focused on agriculture for the future. The course is agronomy, it focuses on the science and technology side of agriculture. Motlow State Community College President Michael Torrence said starting the course is about giving students in rural communities the skills to garner strong wages in rural communities. ... Read More »

Man Captured After 4-County Police Chase Tuesday

A police chase through Putnam, Van Buren, Warren and White Counties Tuesday led to a 30-year old man being charged with first-degree murder. 30-year-old Joshua Brennon Wilson allegedly tried to strike Warren County Sheriffs Department Captain Jody Cavanaugh as Cavanaugh worked to deploy stop sticks along the Highway 70 Bypass. Cavanaugh was not injured. Wilson was stopped in Warren County ... Read More »

McMinnville’s Blue Building Property Ruled Surplus, Sale Now Possible

McMinnville’s Blue Building has been declared surplus, opening the door to a potential sale. City Administrator Nolan Ming said the city will only accept an offer that makes sense financially. Ming said the 2008 appraisal of $1.35 million still stands but the value will come down to who the buyer is. “Determine what’s there, is it safe, those kinds of ... Read More »