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Water utility administration building opens

The new water utility administration building, located at 322 Broadway St. in Hartsville, opened yesterday for customers needing assistance with or paying water bills.

The public is invited to visit the new facility on March 2.

For more information, contact Hartsville Water and Sewer at 374-3484, ext. 1127

Nashville Predators Blood Drive

The Hartsville Rotary Club is sponsoring a blood drive on Feb. 23 from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 at the Hartsville Community conference room, located at 303 Main St. in Hartsville.

To schedule an appointment, please visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter sponsor code Preds19.

Scholarship essay contest

The Hartsville Original Church of God Scholarship Committee is sponsoring an essay contest for all 2023 Trousdale County High School seniors with a current minimum grade-point average of 2.5 or higher. The winner will receive a $500 college scholarship.

Essays must be no less than 150 words and no more than 300 words. Essays must be legible. Name, address, phone number, and email must be included on all essay submissions. There can only be one entry per student.

Essays should be postmarked or emailed to cynthia.t01@outlook.com no later than Feb 24.

To receive the scholarship, the winner must be present at the scholarship program on March 19 at 11 a.m. at the Hartsville Original Church of God, located at 166 Stott Ave. in Hartsville.

For more information, contact Kevin Barr at 615-680-3275.

Trustee’s office to be open on an upcoming Saturday

The Trousdale County Trustee’s Office will be open on Feb. 25, from 8 a.m. until noon for citizens to have the opportunity to conveniently pay property taxes. The last day to pay 2022 taxes without interest is Feb. 28.

For more information, contact Cindy Carman by calling 615-374-2916.

Hartsville Community Pregnancy Center essay contest

The Hartsville Community Pregnancy Center is sponsoring an essay contest for students from Trousdale, Sumner, Macon, Smith, and Wilson counties.

Entry categories include: seventh/eighth grade, ninth/10th grade, and 11th/12th grade.

The first-place prize for each entry category is $100, and the second-place prize is $50.

The essay theme is “Pro-Life Pregnancy Resource Centers in the Post Roe vs. Wade World.”

All essays should be received no later than March 1.

For more information, visit pregnancycenterhartsville.org/essaycontest.

Coffee with the mayor

Coffee with the mayor will be held on the first Saturday of each month at 8 a.m. at the Hartsville-Trousdale County Community Center, located at 301 East Main Street in Hartsville.

For more information, contact the mayor’s office at 615-374-2461.

Community Help Center

The Community Help Center of Trousdale County — located at 120 East McMurry Blvd. in Hartsville — is providing food boxes by appointment only Mondays (from 12-3 p.m.), Tuesdays (10 a.m. until 4 p.m.), Wednesdays (10 a.m. until 4 p.m.) and Thursdays (10 a.m. until 4 p.m.).

Call 615-374-2904 for more information.


The Trousdale County School Board will meet tonight at 6 p.m. at the Trousdale County Board of Education Building, located at 103 Lock Six Road in Hartsville.

The Trousdale County Budget Committee will meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Hartsville-Trousdale County Community Center, located at 310 East Main St. in Hartsville.

The Trousdale County Commission will hold a work session on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Hartsville-Trousdale County Community Center, located at 310 East Main St. in Hartsville.

The Trousdale County Highway Commission will meet on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Highway Office, located at 535 East Main St. in Hartsville.

Trousdale Senior Center events


9 a.m. — Sam’s Club trip ($5 fee, participants eat on their own lunch at Sam’s Club)


9 a.m. — Sail exercise

10 a.m. — Tai Chi

11:30 — Come in out of the cold chili day ($3 registration)


9 a.m. — Sail exercise

10 a.m. — Cards and cocoa with staff (bring favorite card games)


9 a.m. — Line dancing

11 a.m. — Bible study with Dr. David Randolph

Noon — Bingo

Fred A. Vaught Memorial Library events


10 a.m. — Story time


10 a.m. — Story time

6 p.m. — Computer help

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