The Portland Board of Aldermen approved on second reading during its Jan. 4 meeting planned improvements to three CSX railroad crossings in the downtown area.
Family members of an inmate at Trousdale Turner Correctional Center are demanding an investigation into what they called a murder inside the facility last month.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced a call last week for the Tennessee General Assembly to convene for a special legislative session on Jan. 19 to address urgent issues facing Tennessee students and schools in the 2021-22 school year.
The Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) recently announced the recipients of its 2020 Local Government Awards, which honors excellence in public service across Middle Tennessee.
Tennessee hospitals that are being inundated with COVID-19 patients are struggling to find facilities where they can transfer sick people even in neighboring states, according to frontline doctors from the state that has surged into the top two nationally for most new coronavirus cases per capita.
Unemployment across Tennessee decreased significantly in November according to newly-released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD)
Portland’s Board of Aldermen voted 5-2 to defer a proposal allowing Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in the city to its first February meeting.
Portland’s City Council discussed traffic concerns and the possibility of adding rumble strips to certain streets in the city’s Lyon Crest subdivision during last week’s meeting.
Students at Portland High School were recently treated to a virtual visit from an NFL player, courtesy of the Tennessee Titans and WKRN Channel 2.
Sumner County Schools announced last Wednesday that its middle-school and high-school students will remain on the extended hybrid schedule through the remainder of December.
Two Sumner County legislators have been reelected by their peers to serve in top leadership positions in the Tennessee House of Representatives.
As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise both in Sumner County and across Tennessee, elder care facilities are taking steps to help their residents stay safe while still being able to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday.
Portland’s Planning Commission examined a proposed change in the city’s zoning ordinances regarding Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) at its Nov. 10 meeting.
Sumner Regional Medical Center’s (SRMC) top priority continues to be protecting the health and safety of our patients, providers, employees and the communities we serve.
As health experts ring alarm bells at surging virus case numbers, Tennessee is just one of 14 states poised to head into the holiday season without a statewide mask mandate.
The North Sumner Elementary School students of the month front row, from left, are Julian Monaghan, Kayleena Gann, (middle row) Walker Stagg, Aubriella Miller, Jacob Wallace, Carly Whiticker, Emma Snow, back row, are Levi Ducommun, Sam Philippart, Wyndham Monaghan and Hazelle Dover.
Due to the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases in county, Sumner County Mayor Anthony Holt reinstated a mask mandate in public places through this Friday night at midnight.
Portland Mayor Mike Callis cast a tiebreaking vote against a proposed zoning change to the Wellington Place subdivision on TGT Road during the Oct. 5 Board of Aldermen meeting.
A Portland teen arrested last month on multiple counts in a sexting/extortion case is now facing new charges and has been taken back into custody.
Eight candidates for Portland’s Board of Alderman made their respective cases to the public during a forum last week organized by the Chamber of Commerce.
As fall breaks begin for Middle Tennessee schoolchildren, school administrators have settled into systems for handling the coronavirus pandemic that by and large seem to be working but vary slightly.
The Psalms of David have provided sustaining consolation and encouragement to readers throughout the centuries. The beloved songs of Zion reveal the heart of God to the weary sojourner in contrast to the Proverbs of Solomon, in which the wisdom of God is revealed. The Psalms of David are a b…
TCAT Portland, along with all Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, has been accepted into the national Achieving the Dream Network, bolstering their commitment to the success of all students.