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 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 23, 2022 

New high school put on pause

The County Commission met on Monday night to discuss budget amendments, giving donations to Hope Hohenwald and the Lewis County Senior Citizens Center, a new solution to recycle more effectively and the plans for the new high school put on pause. Dur...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 23, 2022 

28th Annual Hot Rod Power Tour came right through downtown

More than 3,500 show-worthy cars came cruising down Highway 412 on Tuesday, June 14, after kicking off their thousand mile journey in Memphis for the 28th annual Hot Rod Power Tour. The parade of...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 16, 2022

Summerfest was a success

The first annual Summerfest was a success that left this year's vendors excited to come back next year, said event organizer and Chamber member Mike Ricketts. If you were redirected from downtown Hohe...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 16, 2022

City Council met

At this month’s City Council meeting, held on Tuesday, June 7, the City Mayor and Councilmen spoke about potentially raising fees in the future. Before discussing business, Councilman Cody Mitchell asked if the council should talk about raising...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 9, 2022

Lewis County Trap Team earns First Place at Regionals

The Lewis County Trap Team have proven themselves a force to be reckoned at the Nashville Gun Club during the SCTP Regional Competition last weekend. Not only did Lewis County place in the top five in...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    June 2, 2022

Memorial Day; Lest We Forget

There could not have been a prettier day for a Memorial Day Parade than Monday, May 30, 2022, when veterans, their families and Lewis County citizens gathered together in remembrance of the men and...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 26, 2022

County gives donation to reserve deputies, and discusses tax abatement for new apartments, and a bonus for Commissioners

Continuation of May 16 meeting A resolution came before the Commission seeking to authorize a donation of $3,800 from the American Rescue Plan Act Grant to the Lewis County Reserve Deputies, who are not funded by any governing entity. The donation wo...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 19, 2022

Commission approves last hoop for a new High School, County employee bonuses, increasing pit allowance

The Lewis County Board of Commissioners met on Monday, May 16, 2022, at the courthouse to discuss approval of loans for the new high school, giving a one-time bonus to county employees who were left out of the previous bonuses and increasing the...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 19, 2022

Dr. Tracy McAbee officially named Director of Schools

In a unanimous decision by the Lewis County Board of Education, Dr. Tracy McAbee was officially declared Lewis County's preferred candidate for Director of Schools. The decision was announced in an...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 12, 2022

Director of Schools Candidates; An overview of their interviews

The Lewis County School Board met in a special called meeting last Tuesday, May 3, where they interviewed three local candidates. The new director will be announced Tuesday, May 10. An update will be posted on the Herald’s Facebook page and...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 12, 2022

There is Hope in Hohenwald

Although Hohenwald is a great place to call home, when it comes to substance abuse and misuse, it falls in line with other rural communities that are being ravaged by drugs. The Tennessee Department...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 5, 2022

Search continues for new Director of Schools

The Board of Education met on Friday, April 29, 2022, at the Middle School Auditorium. All members were present and they were met with an auditorium full of citizens and teachers, waiting to hear from the final four candidates. Shortly after last...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 5, 2022

Twenty One North is officially On-Air

The eclectic variety shop, Twenty One North, held their "ribbon cuttting" on Friday, April 29, 2022. Business owner Amanda Curtis was excited to share her new venture with all of her friends who were...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    May 5, 2022

Planning Commission discusses hydrology on Industrial Park

Present for the Monday night meeting of the Hohenwald Planning Commission were Chairman John Risner, Connie Sharp, Jim Lech, Steve Keeton, City Mayor Danny McKnight and Don Barber. Committee members Ben Floyd and Eddie DeNicolais were absent. The...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 28, 2022

County discusses increasing scales and pit material allowance from 250 lbs to 500 lbs

During the alloted time for public input at this month’s County Commission meeting, former Solid Waste Director Bradley Loveless spoke to the Commission regarding a resolution that would increase the allowance of scale and pit material from 250...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 28, 2022

Board of Education narrows down applicants for Director of Schools

The Lewis County Board of Education has narrowed down their search for a new director to four candidates, and there will be an opportunity for the public to meet them. Eleven applicants applied and the applicants included current LCMS Principal Brand...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 21, 2022

Commission invests in Public Library; Votes to add Sales Tax Option to Ballot

A sea of green t-shirts filled the courtroom in support of the Lewis County Public Library and Archives' Librarian Crystal Nash as she prepared to ask the County for a donation at Monday night's...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    April 7, 2022

City discusses new apartment complexes

A special called City Council Meeting took place on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. The meeting was called to pass a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), that would allow the City to use grant funds in order to repair the city sewer in the Piney Basin...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 31, 2022

Topic of 5G dominated Commission's public input

At last week’s County Commission meeting, several concerned citizens addressed the Commissioners about 5G. Jonathan Pitts, Constable of District Four, was the first to speak. “It’s been nine years since I last addressed the County...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 24, 2022

County partners with City to improve sewer system

The Lewis County Commissioners met in a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday night, March 21, 2022. Commissioner T.J. Hinson was absent for the Commission meeting. Authorizing Purchase of Track Loader for Transfer Station The first item on the...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 17, 2022

Ethan Brewer honored at LCHS baseball game

Monday night's baseball game began with a whole community coming together to celebrate the life of Ethan Brewer. Following his untimely passing, classmates, relatives and friends began working...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 17, 2022

Hohenwald's Historic Preservation Commission discusses new houses on Park Avenue South

Hohenwald's Historic Preservation Commission held a special called meeting on Monday, March 15, 2022, concerning the two houses being built on Park Avenue South by partners Stoney Anthony and Derrick...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 10, 2022

Meet Lewis County High School's new head football coach

Lewis County High School was proud to announce Derek Rang as their new head football coach last week. Rang was born in Illinois and moved to Maryville, Tennessee, when he was a kid. There he played fo...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 10, 2022

Price of recycling tires increased; Summertown Metals officially bought more land

The Lewis County Commisison met Monday, March 7. The first item on the agenda was to accept the Audit Committee minutes which read, “The Lewis County Audit Committee met on Monday, February 7, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. in the conference room at the...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 3, 2022

County Commission discusses halting the spread of 5G Wireless

County Commissioners, citizens and members of Leadership Lewis all gathered in the courtroom on Monday night to discuss February’s county business. Seventeen of eighteen commissioners were present with Commissioner Ronnie Brewer absent. The...

 

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