Warren County, TN

Warren Utility District Not Able To Fully Serve Spencer

Consulting Engineer Nathaniel Green found that the Warren County Utility District would not be able to fully serve the Spencer Water Utility District. Green shared excerpts of a 330-page engineering report with the Spencer Board of Aldermen Thursday. Green said the distance to Warren County’s water source and the price impact to customers does not make it a viable option.
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UCHRA Gets $4 Million Grant For Day Reporting Centers

UCHRA has received a $4 million grant to staff an initiative to reduce the amount of drug offenders serving time. Executive Director Mark Farley said through the funds, the agency will establish three “day reporting centers” for each judicial district in the region. “The new part for us...
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Jackson, Toney star for Tennessee Soccer Club

When Katie Toney and Bekah Jackson suit up together, wins are sure to follow. The dynamic duo from Warren County, which has been piling up victories together since they were little kids, are now helping a Tennessee team push to new heights in the Southeast. Tennessee Soccer Club (TSC) ’04...
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Upcoming events at Warren County: know what will happen in the first weeks of July

The Warren County government promotes some of the local events on the official city’s website, from entertainment events to important political meetings. The list below contains the events that are being promoted for the first weeks of the next month, since 1st to 8th July. Most of them will happen in McMinnville. Check it out so you can be on top of the news and events.

Simmons Says - June Mailbag

It was time to come out of hibernation and give the people what they want. I recently had somebody tell me that my mailbags are their favorite thing to read on the Warren County Sports Authority. I didn't really believe it, but I'm always flattered to hear stuff like that.

Simmons Says - Can't wait for winter to come

Not to sound too much like the Starks, but winter is coming. I’m really looking forward to it too – and it has nothing to do with getting out of these 100-degree days. For years, I’ve been focused on going season-by-season for sports. There’s just too much going on during one season to be worried about the next and I like making sure I’m giving as much coverage as possible to teams that are in action every night. Right now though, I can’t help but think about basketball season as we all sweat through humid nights on the diamond.

New Principal at Warren County High School

A man with experience in the Grundy and Franklin County school systems is headed home to Warren County to become the new high school principal at Warren County High school. Dr. Grant Swallows announced that Chris Hobbs, a 1992 Warren County graduate, will take over as the executive principal. Most...

UCHRA Wants To Establish Transportation Hub In McMinnville

UCHRA is exploring new locations for its Warren County office. Executive Director Mark Farley said three sites are being considered. Farley said the agency has a front-runner based on parking and office space. “They are all inside the city limits of McMinnville,” Farley said. “It makes very good sense. We...

Author Presents Book Saturday Highlighting Pioneer UC Family

The Warren County Genealogical and Historical Association will host a book presentation Saturday about a founding member of White County. Author Wayne Haston will talk about his book over his ancestor Daniel Haston. Haston said his 484 page book starts in the 1400’s tracing the Haston family from Switzerland to when Daniel came to the Upper Cumberland.

Pioneers impress in Tullahoma

Coach Matt Turner wasn’t going to give his team any easy A’s when it came to summer work. If the Pioneers were going earn passing grades on their way to the fall, they were going to have to do it while getting tested against one of the state’s best programs.