The Portland Lady Panthers won their fourth straight district title last Thursday by defeating White House Heritage in three sets. The win pushed the Purple to this week's region tourney and a chance to advance and defend their state titles won in 2017 and 2018.
A Bethpage man is set to appear in court on Oct. 16 after allegedly attempting to kill a Sumner County Sheriff's Office deputy with a shotgun while under the influence of methamphetamine.
A tractor-trailer hauling hazardous steel shavings overturned on Highway 109 near Gilbert Funeral Home at approximately 2 p.m. on Oct. 9, causing a temporary road closure as responders worked to make sure the area was safe.
A resolution was scheduled to go before the Portland City Council at its meeting held Monday, Oct. 7 that would see the city apply for Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) funding to build a series of sidewalks and walkways.
James "Pops" Myers: 86 years old, battling chronic lung diseases and the winner of an Olympic gold medal.
Portland's Strawberry Crate was honored by the Greater Nashville Regional Council at the organization's 52nd Annual Awards Luncheon, held on Sept. 25 at the Bluegrass Yacht and Country Club in Hendersonville.
A Portland man and Westmoreland man currently residing in the Sumner County Jail were arrested after allegedly escaping their cells and assaulting correctional officers.
The Portland Community Education Foundation's (PCEF) annual fundraiser, "The Event," will be held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 7 at the Southern Occasions Event Center, located at 107 N. Russell St.
When students returned to Portland High School this fall, they were greeted with a colorful new library, complete with movable seating, charging stations and an array of iMacs.
Portland's middle school STEM teachers were chosen to join the Tennessee Rural STEM Collaborative last month, offering a yearlong professional development opportunity they aim to take advantage of as the first nine weeks draw to a close.
The Sumner County Commission approved a series of budget appropriations at its meeting Sept. 16, including one that will see school resource officers placed in all existing county schools over the coming months.
State Rep. William Lamberth, majority leader in the Tennessee House of Representatives, visited Portland on Sept. 17 to provide a legislative update at the Portland Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon.
U.S. Tsubaki's Conveyor Operations Division has been active in Portland for 30 years, and now the manufacturing chain is bringing its automotive division into the community.
Mayor Mike Callis and other city officials had a meeting in mid-September with CSX Railroad officials and representatives from the Tennessee Department of Transportation regarding upgrading the crossing signals through downtown Portland.
The Portland City Council approved a resolution that would appropriate up to $75,000 to the Portland Police Department in order to make their wages more competitive and closer to other departments in the area.
Some Sumner County teens, including from Portland High School, are getting the chance to learn how the court system works and perhaps use it as a stepping stone to a career path in the judicial system.
A Springfield man found trouble in Portland after an argument with his girlfriend ended with a gunshot being fired through the floor of their upstairs apartment, according to a police report.
A resolution was scheduled to go before the Portland City Council at Monday night's meeting that would provide up to $75,000 for the city to put toward pay range and wage adjustments for the Portland Police Department.
Nancy Clevenger was only 2 years old when she and her siblings were adopted into separate families, and she went through life believing she would never have a connection with a brother or sister.
Clyde Riggs Elementary School and Oakmont Elementary School were both named 2019 Reward Schools based on data from the recently released TNReady assessment scores.
The Portland City Council approved on first reading an ordinance that would sell a plot of city-owned property on Kirby Drive adjacent to Kirby Building Systems to the steel building manufacturer.
Newly hired certified police officers will receive a signing bonus when they officially join the force, following a resolution passed at the Tuesday meeting of the Portland City Council.
Portland Police arrested two suspects and charged them with possession of meth for resale after they were caught with 140 doses of the drug in their vehicle on Sept. 1.