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Linda’s Uptown Pizza Opens in McKenzie


Linda’s Uptown Pizza Opens in McKenzie Linda Billings of Paris opened Linda’s Uptown Pizza to McKenzie and opened on Monday, March 13 at 135 S. Main Street, McKenzie, in the former Wings building across from E.W. James Supermarket. Linda’s Uptown Pizza serves lunch and dinner and is open 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to ...

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Dynamix Physical Therapy Opens April 1

Dynamix Physical Therapy Opens April 1 BY ERNIE SMOTHERS smothers@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (March 16) — On April 1, Dynamix Physical Therapy LLC (DPT) is opening its newest sports-medicine facility inside the former YMCA building located adjacent to Fred’s Store at 103 South Main Street. During an interview with The Banner, Trent Presley, DPT Vice-President and Marketing and Business Development Director, Said, ...

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Gleason Police Department Receives Grant


Gleason Police Department Receives Grant The Gleason Police Department recently received a non-matching grant in the sum of $13,000. The Law Enforcement Grant came from the Federal Department of Justice and was administered through the State of Tennessee. Patrolman Bill Yates led the application process. The police department used the money to purchase new bullet proof vests, in-car radios and ...

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Huntingdon School Board Approves $800K Synthetic Turf Field


HUNTINGDON SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT Board Approves $800K Synthetic Turf Field BY ERNIE SMOTHERS smothers@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (March 16) — At the recommendation of Huntingd on Spe cial School District (HSSD) Director of Schools Pat Dillahunty and motion by Dr. Tim Tucker, board members approved initiation of community fundraising efforts to purchase an $800,000 synthetic turf field for Paul Ward Stadium. Addressing ...

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Trezevant Board Discusses Next Budget


TREZEVANT Board Discusses Next Budget BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com TREZEVANT (March 14) — The board of mayor and aldermen for the Town of Trezevant met Tuesday with a light agenda. Mayor Dennis Mitchell took the opportunity to walk through the proposed 2017-18 budget with members to discuss priorities before trying to finalize the numbers for a vote in the next ...

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Local Option Sales Tax Collections in Carroll County

Local Option Sales Tax Collections in Carroll County NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Revenue reported the following sales tax collections for the month of February, 2017. Overall Carroll County municipalities and the county government collected a total of $417,845.36 less the 1.125 percent administration by the state to net a total of $413,144.60. Net collections are as follows: Carroll ...

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Youth Leadership Graduates 24


Youth Leadership Graduates 24 HUNTINGDON (March 15) — Twenty-four student leaders graduated from the Carroll County Youth Leadership Program on Wednesday, March 15 after participating in four day-long sessions. The ceremony was held at Mallard’s Restaurant in Huntingdon. School administrators were invited to attend the event. The program, sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, covered topics of time ...

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Gas Tax Rates Reduced in IMPROVE Act


Gas Tax Rates Reduced in IMPROVE Act BY JOEL WASHBURN washburn@mckenziebanner.com MILAN (March 16) — Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam was in Milan on Thursday, March 16 to speak about his administration’s proposed act entitled “Improving Manufacturing, Public Roads and Opportunities for a Vibrant Economy” – IMPROVE Act. Haslam has proposed a reduction in sales tax on food and an increase ...

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Straight-Line Winds Damage Near McKenzie


By Jason Martin  jmartin@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (March 9) — Thursday night’s thunderstorms produced heavy rains and damaging straight-line winds on Blooming Grove Road in Weakley County near McKenzie. One mobile home was completely destroyed and multiple homes reported property damage. The mobile home located behind the home of Peggy Lindley was destroyed tossing portions of building into an adjacent field. Lindley’s ...

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Gleason Rotary Club to Build Emergency Helipad


Gleason Rotary Club to Build Emergency Helipad BY JASON MARTIN jmartin@mckenziebanner.com GLEASON (March 9) — The Gleason Rotary Club is constructing an emergency helipad for the City of Gleason and surrounding community. After receiving a grant from Rotary District 6760, the local club has work diligently putting plans together for the life-saving project. On Thursday, the Air Evac Lifeteam approved ...

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