Across Tennessee and the country, many Fourth of July celebrations are being dialed back because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Portland City Council approved a $10.728-million budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year and took steps toward a referendum on raising the sales tax during its June 22 meeting.
DeEbony Groves grew up in Scattersville.
For several weeks, my colleagues and I have been examining ways to address historic revenue shortfalls caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, while at the same time, balancing our state budget and continuing to effectively address the needs of Tennesseans.
Portland West Middle School recently released its award winners in various areas. Those individuals include:
Portland 17-year-old Kobe Hill finished in a tie for 65th place in the Tennessee Golf Association (TGA) Boys Junior Amateur Championship, which was held from June 23-25 at Knoxville’s Three Ridges Golf Course.
The Portland Preservation Foundation held a Temple Theatre personalized brick unveiling on Tuesday, Dec. 20.
Portland High School hosted the unique event that brought together costumes and quality marching band performances.
I have a Facebook friend in Colorado, another Christian writer I’ve met with a number of times over the years at various Christian publishing events. For the past few years she’s been writing about her oldest son, Zach, who is a drug addict.
I met Amber, 20, and Luke, 19, at a bookstore recently. They’re from a small Hoosier town near the Ohio border and they were gracious enough to give me their take on a few questions I posed.