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 By Graham Kilsby    News    November 25, 2020 

New Lewis County Justice Center to open in early 2021

For over a decade, Lewis County has been looking for some way to separate the court system from the regular Lewis County Courthouse offices, largely due to spacing and safety concerns. Former County...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    November 25, 2020 

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...

 

1 killed, 2 injured in Perry County crash

The Lewis County community has suffered a hard loss as one of our own young people has passed from this life in a car wreck Sunday night, November 22. A Tennessee Highway Patrol accident report...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    November 25, 2020 

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...

 

Vanessa Bryan retires as District Public Defender

Vanessa Pettigrew Bryan retired as District Public Defender of the 21st Judicial District effective November 1, 2020, after 31 years of service. The 21st District comprises Willliamson, Hickman, Lewis...

 

Police Report

The following is the City of Hohenwald Police Report for November 2-19, 2020. This is a record of police action and is not intended to imply innocence or guilt of charges placed. November 2, Nichole A. Flippo of Fain Street, charged with driving on...

 

E-911 October Activities

Lewis County Emergency Communications District, E-911 Emergency Dispatch Center October 1, to October 31, 2020 Lewis County Sheriff Office October 1, October 31, 2020 Accident 20 Accident w/injury 2 Alarm 10 Ambulance needed 13 Animal call 33...

 
 By Katelin Carroll    News    November 25, 2020 

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...

 

Miss Walton and Mr. Talley engaged

Victoria Brooke Walton and Ryder Hayes Talley are excited to announce their wedding date. Ryder proposed while on vacation in Panama City Beach, August 16, 2020. Of course, Victoria said yes, and the...

 

And Two Become One: Mr. & Mrs. Taylor

Two worlds collided November 14, 2020, in a beautiful explosion of love when Gracelyn Simmons walked the aisle to meet her dream-come-true groom, Grant Taylor, at the end of it. The Blue Barn and...

 

Ella Owens says "Hello World!"

Ethan and Leanna Amacher Owens proudly welcomed their sweet baby girl into the world on November 10, 2020. Ella Louise Owens was born at Maury Regional and weighed 6 lbs 15 oz. There to welcome her...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    News    November 25, 2020 

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

Sunday morning started off with mild temperatures, but by the time church was over, it was raining and windy and was very cool. The rest of the day was about the same with rain and wind. Saturday was very pretty with temperatures in the seventies...

 

Person of the Week: Lee Ann Anderson

Name: Lea Ann Anderson Age: 59 How long have you lived in Hohenwald? I lived in Hohenwald until 1981, then we moved away for college and military life. We came back home in 1992. What did you want to be when you grew up? I always wanted to be a...

 

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

November 24, 1960 A. O. Ramey was elected president of the Agricultural Workers Association. A Hohenwald man died after being accidentally shot while squirrel hunting with a friend eight miles east of Hohenwald. LCHS football players Wayne Bates,...

 

TN Promise Applications Down 20 Percent

As of October 13, TN Promise applications are down 20 percent across Tennessee. At this rate, more than 10,000 Tennessee high school seniors will not take advantage of this opportunity compared to seniors from the Class of 2020. With the November 2,...

 

American Health Partners honors its Healthcare Heroes

American Health Partners, a Franklin-based company that provides a wide range of health care services, honored 43 employees on November 13, 2020 for their dedication to providing high quality health care and outstanding service over the past year....

 

Senator Joey Hensley, MD: Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review

Preparation for the upcoming session on January 12th Preparations are already underway for the most important task we will undertake next year – our state budget. From funding such priorities as education, health care services, public safety and...

 

Lewis County Library announces Plans for Expansion

Lewis County Public Library and Archives has officially begun an ambitious construction project to double the size of the existing facility for additions and improvements to benefit the...

 

LCES/LCIS Virtual Literacy Activities

Lewis County Elementary and Lewis County Intermediate Schools, in conjunction with the City of Hohenwald, are excited to announce the first ever virtual literacy community event. To kick off the events, parents and students will pick up literacy...

 

Downtown Lawrenceburg unveils wall mural

Downtown Lawrenceburg, a National Main Street Community, unveiled its mural on Friday, October 16. The mural is located on the Historic Lawrenceburg Square on the outside wall of Society American...

 

2020 Won't Stop You From Getting The Perfect Christmas Tree

As cool, crisp air draws near, a visit to a local Christmas tree farm is the perfect outdoor adventure to generate holiday spirit and family fun in a safe way. Many Christmas tree farms sell between...

 

Five recommendations for small gatherings

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), small gatherings are currently playing a significant role in spreading COVID-19. This holiday season, it remains vital that we continue to do our part to slow the spread of illness ...

 

SNAP Recipients may have more benefits than they realize

By Patty Sellars, Legal Aid Society The COVID-19 pandemic has caused upheaval to the lives of almost everyone, but the effects have been most pronounced among lower-income people. In Tennessee, many residents who might have just been getting by,...

 

Wayne Medical Center earns accreditation

Wayne Medical Center (WMC) in Waynesboro has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with performance standards, according to WMC CEO Tyler Taylor. The Gold Seal of...

 

VUMC study finds Faster, Wider Spread of COVID-19 in U.S. Households

COVID-19 spreads faster and more widely throughout U.S. households than previously reported, according to new preliminary research from a multicenter study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers and published in MMWR, a weekly...

 

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