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Piperton Board Dedicate the Public Works Building to Charles McElwee

The City of Piperton Board  met on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Mayor Henry Coats said we want to honor one of our long time residents Charles McElwee who has lived here since 1973. He helped start the Piperton volunteer fire department, along with Charles Priddy and Chester Webb. Charlie also served as a city commissioner…

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Fayette Academy 2023 Basketball Homecoming Court

These are members of the Fayette Academy 2023 Basketball Homecoming Court and Representatives. The Homecoming game is Friday, January 27th, with junior varsity Boys at 4:30 and Varsity Boys at 6:30. Homecoming festivities will begin after the junior varsity Boys game. There is no Varsity Girls game that night. Front row, left to right: Addison…

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Officers Retiring from Fayette County Sheriff’s Office are Honored

The Fayette County Sheriff’s office would like to thank these men for their many years of service to the department and the citizens of Fayette County. Congratulations on a well-deserved retirement. Pictured presenting the plaques of appreciation is Sheriff Bobby Riles. Sgt. Doug Davis served 36 years, Lt. Wayne Hobson 39 years, and Ed Pendleton…

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Fayette County Trustee’s Office Moved

The Cooper Moving Company packed up and moved Fayette County Trustee Charles McNab’s office to its new temporary location at 17505 Hwy 64 east next to Family Dollar Store on January 10th. Other offices are slated to move in the next two or three weeks. This is happening because the historic courthouse will undergo renovations…

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Fayette County Tankers Sent to Aid City of Memphis

The Fayette County Fire Department sent two tankers and crew, Tanker #7 and Tanker #14, to the City of Memphis fire department to help support their low water pressure issue during the frigid weather. Fayette County Fire Chief Rich Hartfield stated this is the second year that we have aided them with water supply. He…

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Somerville Town Hall Meeting with Sen. Walley and Rep. Gant

  The Town of Somerville hosted a Town Hall meeting last Thursday, January 5, 2023, with Senator Page Walley and Representative Ron Gant. It was held at the UT Martin Somerville Center for a question and answer session. Rep. Gant thanked everyone for all the prayers, cards, and flowers sent after his car accident. Rep.…

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