Topic: Maury County
Nashville, TN – Five people lost their lives in vehicular crashes on Tennessee roadways during last year’s New Year’s Eve holiday period. Sixty percent of those fatalities occurred in alcohol-related crashes.
That’s why the Tennessee Highway Patrol will join with local law enforcement agencies to conduct another “No Refusal” DUI enforcement campaign during the 2012-13 New Year’s Eve holiday, beginning at 6:00pm, Friday, December 28th and concluding at midnight on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Tennessee sportsmen harvested more than 17,000 deer statewide on the opening weekend of gun season for deer as harvest numbers continue to be reported.
The 17,093 reported as of noon (CST) on Monday surpasses the 2011 total of 14,463 over the same time frame in 2011.
Since the initial segment of archery season for deer began on September 22nd, 84,825 deer have been harvested, an increase of 3,522 over the same period as last year. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee State Troopers Will Strictly Enforce No Refusal Law
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s Colonel Tracy Trott are reminding citizens to expect a “No Refusal” and high-visibility, safe driving enforcement campaign during the 2012 Thanksgiving Holiday period. The “No Refusal” enforcement will begin at 6:00pm, Wednesday, November 21st and end at midnight, Sunday, November 25th.
The “No Refusal” law allows law enforcement officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers. The goal is to deter impaired driving and reduce fatal crashes on Tennessee roadways. The Thanksgiving Holiday marks the third “No Refusal” enforcement effort, following campaigns over the Fourth of July and Labor Day holiday periods.
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Democratic Party will host its annual “Celebrating Labor” fundraiser on September 22nd from 5:00pm-7:00pm at IAM Local 1296 Union Hall, 121 Union Hall Road (off Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.) in Clarksville Tennessee.
This event honors the American workforce and Union labor. «Read the rest of this article»
Burn Ban Still In Effect for Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – The ban on outdoor grilling has been lifted by the Department of Agriculture. The Burn Ban itself is still in place for Montgomery County and 22 other counties across Tennessee. A public notice will be given when the burn ban it totally lifted.
The burn ban has been lifted for Henderson, Lewis and Stewart counties. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Department of Agriculture Issues Burn Ban for Montgomery County and Sixteen other Counties
Prohibition Applies to All Open-Air Burning, Other Tennessee Counties Expected
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Agriculture Commissioner Julius Johnson has issued a burn ban for Carroll, Cheatham, Crockett, Dickson, Fentress, Gibson, Giles, Henderson, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Overton, Rutherford, Sevier, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson Counties. The burn ban is effective immediately and will remain in place until further notice.
The ban applies to all open-air burning including leaf and woody debris and construction burning, campfires, outdoor grills and other fire activity outside of municipalities where local ordinances apply. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has recognized F&M Mortgage as one of its top five lenders statewide for the second year in a row. In addition, the USDA Rural Development has recognized the organization with its Premier Lender Award for outstanding loan production in rural Tennessee communities.
This was the second year in a row that F&M has been recognized by Rural Development, receiving its Main Street award in 2010. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports 2012 Spring Turkey Harvest ranked as Tennessee’s Fourth Highest
Nashville, TN – Tennessee turkey hunters again posted another successful spring season as the harvest for 2012 again nears 34,000 as reports continued to trickle in to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
The spring turkey statewide season came to a close on May 13th. The harvest number stands at 33,789 just shy of last year’s total of 34,026. This year’s harvest currently ranks as the fourth highest on record. The record harvest of more than 37,000 birds came in 2010. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – The National Weather Service has a tornado watch 7 in effect until 6:00am cst for the Clarksville Montgomery County Area.
A significant severe weather outbreak is possible in Middle Tennessee tonight and conditions will favor the development of isolated tornadoes. Vigilance is advised overnight.
Early tonight, a line of thunderstorms, some severe, was pushing across Eastern Arkansas. The National Weather Service in Little Rock, Arkansas issued tornado warnings for several of these storms and damage to houses and trees reportedly occurred near the town of Fordyce, Arkansas. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN - The Department of Environment and Conservation’s Resource Management Division will host a guided winter hike at Stillhouse Hollow Falls State Natural Area in Maury County on Saturday, December 10th. Participants are asked to meet at the natural area parking lot off U.S. Highway 43 at 10:00am, which is located approximately 21 miles southwest of Columbia and three miles northeast of Summertown.
Known for its beautiful falls, the 90-acre natural area sits on the Western Highland Rim in the Duck River watershed. The geology of this region creates scenic natural features such as seeps, flat shale-bottom streams and waterfalls – both small and large – which help shape the region’s dissected topography. «Read the rest of this article»
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