The Sumner County Commission approved at its June 29 meeting a zoning change that could cost Portland an estimated $40,000 annually.
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.
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.
Sumner County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jody McDowell entered Cracker Barrel for a routine breakfast trip, but he left moved by an act of kindness from two strangers.
The Portland Planning Commission had lengthy discussion at its virtual meeting on June 9 regarding regulating vegetable stands in the area before finally voting by a 6-4 margin to defer decision on the matter.
Portland High School’s Class of 2020 will hold its graduation ceremony next week, although it will look slightly different than has been the norm after being delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tennessee senators on Thursday approved a revised $39.4-billion budget for the fiscal year that will start July 1 which eliminates previously-promised pay raises for teachers, most state workers and higher education employees.
Recently, my colleagues and I returned to Nashville to resume committee meetings and begin the process of completing our calendars for the year. Thanks to the hard work of the staff inside the Cordell Hull Building and House chamber, we have implemented logical precautions in accordance with…
The Portland City Council rejected by a 5-2 vote a number of new planning and zoning fees during its June 1 meeting, which was held electronically pursuant to Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order 16.
The renovation of Portland’s City Hall is on schedule and expected to be completed sometime before the end of the year according to city finance director Doug Yoeckel.
One of the Republican candidates for Tennessee’s open U.S. Senate seat in 2020 paid a visit to Hartsville last week as part of a tour of all 95 of the state’s counties.
Considerable discussion was given to establishing and finalizing the city’s budget and also in regard to renovations taking place at Portland City Hall at the Portland City Council meeting, which was held on May 4.
About 64 million households across the nation are receiving a paper questionnaire as the U.S. Census Bureau continues to ensure responding to the census is easier than ever.
Those on the frontlines of the coronavirus fight are getting a nice perk and thank you, courtesy of a few Portland residents and a local gas station.
The Portland City Council was scheduled to vote Monday night on a first reading of an ordinance to bring sewer rates in Mitchellville in line with those rates already being charged to residents in the city of Portland.
The Portland City Council voted unanimously to apply for state grant money that will become available later this year for certain projects that are specifically earmarked by the State of Tennessee.
Many local workers and businesses are stepping up to assist in the fight against the Covid-19 virus and to protect people’s welfare and well-being during this crisis.
Dogwood Hills Golf Course is reopening to the public with new rules and guidelines in place to protect golfers and help them practice proper social distancing while on the course.