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 By Katelin Carroll    News    March 4, 2021 

Solid Waste: To pay or not to pay?

During the County Committee meetings on Monday night, it was announced that the decision for business owners to sign an affidavit, which allowed them to waive their right to use the Lewis County Transfer Station and no longer pay their commercial sol...

 

Commission renames Airport; discusses Solid Waste Discount for Disabled Veterans

A resolution was brought before the County Commission on Monday night requesting that the Airport’s name be changed from “John A. Baker Field” to “Paul Bridges Field.” All commissioners were present except for Ronnie Brewer and Jason Fite....

 

It's Freezing in February

Temperatures dropped below freezing last Thursday night throughout Middle Tennessee and have not been above freezing since, making for almost 95 consecutive hours below freezing. Although the bitter...

 

Business owners taken off commercial solid waste list

Several people gathered before the Lewis County Commission’s Solid Waste Committee meeting began Monday night to contest their Solid Waste Fees. All committee members were present except for Commissioner Doug Jobbitt. Jason Drum, owner of Drum’s...

 

Director Pace gives commission update on new high school

Tornado sirens blared at the beginning of this month’s County Commission meeting, held on Monday at the Courthouse. Commissioners checked their radar and continued with the meeting as planned. Co-chairman Brian Peery filled in for County Mayor...

 

We think you're grrrreat, AHC Lewis County!

If you had been at AHC Lewis County on Monday, January 18, you might have thought that animals from a zoo had broken loose, and had taken to waving in the windows! Mable Anne and her mom, Ashley...

 

Slippery roads cause more than three hours of traffic block

An unexpected and wet snow fell fast, and covered everything quickly on Thursday afternoon, January 7th, leaving salt and brine trucks struggling to keep up. Many were stuck on Highway 412 East, just...

 

COVID-19 Vaccines in Lewis County

*Phases were revised after our print version was released. This story has the updated information* The first round of COVID-19 vaccinations have now been administered. As of December 25, about 125...

 

Christmas Carolers at AHC Lewis County

The residents at AHC Lewis County smiled and sang along as a group of carolers made their way from window to window. The group included Mr. and Mrs. Claus and a few of his elves! The carolers sang...

 

Santa Claus came to town!

Santa and his entourage made their way through town in the beds of their red and blue pickup truck sleighs, spreading lots of smiles and holiday spirit on Saturday. The 'Santa Claus Comes to You'...

 

Lewis County ranked first in state for Internet Sales Tax Revenue

Lewis County’s Internet Sales Tax revenue increased by nearly 200 percent in October, compared to October of last year. Mayor Jonah Keltner happily announced at Monday’s County Commission meeting that Lewis Count was number one in the state for...

 

875 COVID-19 cases in Lewis County

Eight hundred and seventy-five people have been reported as having COVID-19 in Lewis County as of Tuesday this week. The disease proved fatal for 16 Lewis Countians with 87 cases still active....

 

Answering your Solid Waste questions

The Lewis County Herald reached out on social media and, asking citizens to send us their questions regarding the new Solid Waste fees. Below are the questions that were sent to us and answered to...

 

Unemployment steadily decreases in Hohenwald

From mid-April to mid-May, Lewis County had a record unemployment claims of 706 on average. That's nearly six percent of the county's total population. The highest week of unemployment claims was the...

 

Darrin's Market Christmas Giveaway

Cars piled into the old Save-A-Lot parking lot by the dozen, squeezing in wherever they could and overflowed into Factory Connection and Dollar General, all hoping to hear their ticket numbers...

 

You are something to gobble about!

It's a good thing turkeys are not in season! The friendliest turkey was spotted at AHC Lewis County on Monday morning, gobbling and waddling. Ashley Heath, Barbara Hinson and Annette Peery all...

 

City Council Meeting

The City Council met on Tuesday, Nov. 10 and discussed the purchase of new voting machines, changing the name of a city street and the approval of Employee Health Insurance Coverage. New Business New Voting Machines The first item on the agenda under...

 

Solid Waste Committee decides price for brush

“Give us a little time,” said Commissioner Wendell Kelley in response to Coy Norris who was concerned about his solid waste fees, “We’re new on the scales, we haven’t been running the scale...

 

Halloween Happenings

Halloween as we know it has been canceled in many cities around Tennessee, but in Hohenwald there will still be places to go and things to do. Due to COVID-19, the Lewis County South Central Area...

 

Local Halloween Decor

If you have driven down Highway 412, going towards Columbia, then you have probably seen the Halloween decorations in Lisa and David McPherson's front yard. What you may not know is that their...

 

County appoints new commissioner

The County Commission met on Monday, Oct. 19 to discuss several orders of business. The first item on the agenda was to appoint a new commissioner in lieu of Mrs. Connie Sharp's withdrawal from her...

 

Early Voting Turnout exceeds expectations

It's only Day 5 of early voting and it's clear that voter turnout is even bigger than expected. A total of 2,025 people in Lewis County have already voted as of Tuesday morning, before print day....

 

There may be hope for the Solid Waste Budget

The County Commission convened on Monday, October 19th at the Courthouse. After appointing a new commissioner, they moved on to the scheduled reports from the County Mayor, Director of Schools, Chamber of Commerce, etc. County Mayor Report General...

 

Mable Anne delivers smiles

Look out Opie, Mable Anne is coming through! This week, Mable Anne dressed up as a UPS driver and delivered a package full of smiles and giggles to AHC Lewis County. Since the pandemic has left...

 

Oktoberfest cut short

Rain swept through middle Tennessee this year just as the Oktober Heritage Festival began due to Hurricanes Delta and Gamma, causing events on Main Street to close on Saturday, and the car show to be...

 

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