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Henry County: Revel Enterprises Plans Expansion in Industrial Park

By Shannon McFarlin WENK/WTPR News Director Paris, Tenn. (June 18, 2018) —The Henry County Commission Monday night approved the first stage of a PILOT agreement for Revel Enterprises to lease the spec building in the county’s industrial park which will enable the company to expand. A PILOT agreement is an acronym for Payment In Lieu Of Taxes and is the ...

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Huntingdon Council Approves Budget, Amends Current on First Readings

Huntingdon Council Approves Budget, Amends Current on First Readings BY BRAD SAM brad@ mckenziebanner. com Copyright 2018 – Tri-County, Pub HUNTINGDON (June 12) — The Mayor and Council for the Town of Huntingdon approved the first reading of a budget ordinance for the 2019 fiscal year during Tuesday’s meeting. Also approved was an ordinance amending the current budget and a ...

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Street Use of Golf Carts, ATVs Requires License, Registration

Street Use of Golf Carts, ATVs Requires License, Registration From the McKenzie Police Dept. With the advent of the low- and medium-speed vehicle license plates, McKenzie Police Department has experienced an influx of Golf carts and UTVs on the roads/ streets of McKenzie. We wish to remind everyone who has or is thinking about registering any type of low- or ...

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Peppers Ford to Celebrate Grand Opening

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Peppers Ford to Celebrate Grand Opening McKENZIE — The sales lot is filled with new and used cars and trucks and Peppers Ford is ready to showcase the new McKenzie dealership this weekend. On Saturday, June 23, Peppers Ford will host its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon, food, a bouncy house for the kids, and a live ...

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Crutcher Receives Pre-Trial Diversion in Bank Theft

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HUNTINGDON — Joanna Crutcher, 31, of Bruceton, was charged with taking $5,600 from the main location of McKenzie Banking Company and $2,000 from the Highland Drive branch from the cash deposits over which she had control. Crutcher’s case moved from General Sessions Court, where she appeared for a hearing on June 11. She was arrested in February by McKenzie Police ...

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What Do Statewide Candidates Say About Health Care in Tennessee?

What Do Statewide Candidates Say About Health Care in Tennessee? According to Think Tennessee’s State of Our State dashboard, the state ranks near the bottom in the number of adults with heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. It also ranks near the bottom of all states for the health of senior citizens, infant mortality, number of adults who smoke, and at ...

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Tennesseans Struggle

Tennesseans Struggle To Get and Stay Healthy BY FRANK DANIELS III Despite having some of the best health care companies in world, the people who live and work in Tennessee are not healthy. Bad habits — Too many of us are too fat. Tennessee has the worst childhood obesity rate in the USA, and the fifth worst adult obesity rate. ...

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Bruceton Dedicates Fire Station

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Bruceton Dedicates Fire Station BY JIM POTTS Clear skies and hot temperatures greeted a good crowd of people who ventured out to attend the Grand Opening Dedication ceremony of the new Bruceton Fire Station Saturday, June 16th. According to Mayor Bob Keeton, they had known for some time that a new station would be needed but that time came sooner ...

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