After several years in planning and collecting and several different proposed sites, the Portland City Museum officially opens on Oct. 2 at the historic Moye-Green House.
Recently, the FDA gave full approval of the Pfizer vaccine, with approval of the Moderna and J&J vaccines to follow. This removes the Pfizer vaccine from the emergency use classification to full approval classification as all other FDA approved medications.
Mixed messages from state officials seem to be hampering efforts by school officials across the state to juggle the desire to keep schools open while trying to keep them closed to COVID-19.
The Portland City Council has deferred a request to stop broadcasting meetings of the planning commission amid concerns over transparency in government.
Expansion of the Sumner County Resource Authority’s site was a lengthy topic of discussion during last week’s meeting of the Sumner County Commission.
Portland Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Sherri Ferguson was chosen as the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives (TCCE) Director of the Year for 2021.
Portland East Middle School football coach Hunter Hicks wasn’t happy with his team’s start or finish in a 40-16 loss to visiting Knox Doss-Drakes Creek last Tuesday night at Edgar Johnson Stadium.
Tennessee Sixth District Congressman John Rose made an appearance at the Portland Chamber of Commerce and Portland Lions Club’s joint luncheon, which was held on Aug. 17 at the Temple Theatre in Portland.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced last week that vehicle emissions testing in five Tennessee counties, including Sumner, will end on Jan. 14, 202,2 now that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a revision to the state’s air quality plan.
Portland Police DepartmentSteven Block, 63, of the 100 block of Heritage Drive, Portland, was charged with domestic assault on Aug. 11 by Officer Ty Wilson. Bond was set at $3,000 with a court date scheduled for Sept. 8.
Every Republican member of the Tennessee House, including Portland’s William Lamberth, has joined a call for a special session of the General Assembly to limit the ability of local officials to set rules aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.
The chief medical officer at Sumner Regional Medical Center took to social media last week to decry the lack of hospital beds due to rising COVID-19 numbers.
GALLATIN — The Portland High School football team tuned up for Friday’s season opener with Westmoreland by dropping a 9-0 decision to host Gallatin last Friday evening in the Green Wave Jamboree, which was held at Green Wave Stadium.
Since one COVID-19 vaccine has received emergency-use authorization for individuals ages 12 and up, I have received many questions from parents who want to do the best thing for their child’s health and wellness — now and in the future.
There was a ribbon-cutting held on Aug. 10 for the Purple Cloth, located at 505 Martin Chapel Road in Portland. The Purple Cloth handles bridal and formal alterations, custom embroidery, quilt finishing and embroidery, and on-site wedding day dress emergency services.
There was a ribbon cutting and grand reopening held last Saturday at Hands of Hope, located at 101 Russell St. in Portland. The newly renovated, free grocery store allows clients to get what they need for their household every two weeks.
The Portland City Council received an update from Portland Mayor Mike Callis at its Aug. 2 meeting regarding attempts to expand the city’s water supply.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee saw a 90-% increase in people receiving the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination over the previous two weeks, Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey said last Friday.
Sumner County Schools has placed a frequently asked questions (FAQ) document on its website to address parent questions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic as a new school year begins.
Gov. Bill Lee and Commissioner David Salyers of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced last week more than $14.8 million in loans for two Sumner County municipalities to improve water infrastructure.
The Portland Municipal Planning Commission gave its blessing to potentially adding almost 100 acres of industrial property to the North Gateway Corridor Study during its July 13 meeting.
GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA — Sumner County 4-H represented Tennessee at the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships in the hunting skills discipline.
The Portland City Council unanimously rejected a preliminary master plat for a planned development on West Longview Drive during its July 12 meeting.
There was a ribbon-cutting held July 14 at Ascent Buildings, which is located at 214 Fountainhead Road in Portland. Ascent Buildings is a pre-engineered steel building manufacturer that specializes in manufacturing structural systems, roof systems, wall panels and additional architectural an…
A new law spearheaded by Portland’s William Lamberth allows crime victims in Tennessee to ask for a lifetime order of protection from the court system.