News Archives 2012

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The Child Advocacy Center came alive with the true spirit of the holiday season on Friday,” said Executive Director Sharon De Boer. “After the sponsors delivered the gifts, the Child Advocacy Center looked like Santa’s workshop filled with presents for needy families.”   On Friday afternoon, the families began picking up the gifts for their ... Read more

Environment and Conservation Seeks Environmental Achievers

The Department of Environment and Conservation is inviting Tennesseans to submit nominations for the Governor’s 2013 Environmental Stewardship Awards. The awards recognize Tennesseans who go above and beyond to protect the state’s diverse environment.“The continued health of Tennessee’s air, land and water is critical to keeping our communities strong,” Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said.  “It ... Read more

Sign Up For Spring Classes At Motlow State Now

Motlow College will close for the Christmas and New Year holidays at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 24, and will reopen on Jan. 2, according to college officials. The closing applies to computer labs, libraries and other facilities at all Motlow College sites, which include the Moore County campus and the Fayetteville, McMinnville and Smyrna centers. ... Read more

TWRA Accepting Applications For Spring Turkey Quota Hunts

Applications for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2013 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts are being accepted now Applications are available and will be accepted at any TWRA license agent, TWRA regional office, or online at the TWRA website at Applications will be accepted now and will not be accepted after 11:59 p.m. (CST) on Feb. 6, ... Read more

Kim Frazier New CNO At Stones River and Dekalb Community Hospitals

Kimberly Frazier, RN, BSN, has been named Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for DeKalb Community Hospital (DCH) and Stones River Hospital (SRH), according to Sue Conley, Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2.  Frazier has worked at DeKalb Community Hospital since 1998, serving since 2011 as Director of the Medical Surgical nursing units as well as ICU ... Read more

Extension Office Offers Tree Tips

Keeping your cut Christmas tree fresh so that it lasts longer is relatively simple. Make a fresh cut on the trunk when the tree is purchased and keeping it watered.  Bring their trees home and immediately make a fresh, straight cut across the base of the trunk before the tree is set up and decorated. ... Read more

Strip Search Produces Bag Of Pills

A Cannon County woman recently found trouble when she was caught attempting to smuggle contraband into the Cannon County jail.  Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt Albert Summers received information that Ms. Beverly Adamson from Woodbury had several prescription pills that she was trying to sneak into the jail.  After she arrived at the jail, Sgt ... Read more

Registration For Hunter Education Course Is January 1st

Registration for a Tennessee Hunter Education course will be required to be made online beginning Jan. 1, 2013 on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s website. On the TWRA website, those wishing to register for a class will click the “register for a hunter education class” link. Once clicking the link, there will be directions to ... Read more