THP Roadside Checkpoints Scheduled for Friday
THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL WILL BE CONDUCTING ROADSIDE SAFTEY CHECKPOINTS FRIDAY IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: LEWIS COUNTY ON US HIGHWAY 412; MAURY COUNTY ON US HIGHWAY 43 AND LINCOLN COUNTY ON STATER ROUTE 50. THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL RECOGNIZES THAT ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINTS SUCH AS THESE ARE HIGHLY VISIBLE AND EFFECTIVE TOOLS OF ENFORCING THE LAWS OF TENNESSEE WHILE ENSURING THE PROTECTION OF VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.
New report shows government red tape contributes to Middle TN Housing shortage
A new report finds local government red tape is contributing to a housing shortage in Middle Tennessee. The report from Nashville-based government watchdog The Beacon Center finds 89 percent of Davidson County does not allow the development of multi-family housing, which ultimately leads to inflated housing costs. Some areas are even more restricted, like Brentwood, which does not allow multi-family housing in 99 percent of the city.
Maury County family demands justice after family cemetery vandalized
The Maury County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in apprehending malicious vandals who desecrated a family cemetery steep in history and powerful memories.
Special Weather Statement issued for Marshall, Maury by NWS
Instruction: If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. A line of strong thunderstorms with winds over 40 mph and nickel-sized hail is expected to impact northeastern Marshall, northern Maury, and southwestern Williamson Counties until 5:00 PM CDT. The affected areas include Columbia, Spring Hill, Thompson's Station, Chapel Hill, Santa Fe, Williamsport, Leipers Fork, and I-65 East of Columbia. The radar indicated that the storms are moving southwest at 5 mph with possible damage to outdoor objects and tree limbs. Highways such as Interstate 65 between mile markers 41 and 59 and Interstate 840 between mile markers 13 and 31 are also included. The maximum hail size is 0.88 inches with a maximum wind gust of 40 mph.
Maury Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend
Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 5 events in and near Maury County!. On Saturday, June 3, 2023, find your seats on the lawn at Riverwalk Park around 4:30pm and get ready for the lights, sounds, and excitement of SummerStock 2023. Headlining as always is Foster Party...
Father-son dog duo, Bob and Dylan, up for adoption in Maury County
A no-kill animal shelter in Middle Tennessee is currently housing 45 dogs at their facility. It's an all time high for the shelter. Among the pups available for adoption are Bob and Dylan, who have been at Maury County Animal Services for six weeks. The shelter believes the two are father and son.
Santa Fe Unit School celebrates a century of education and community
Past and present students of Santa Fe Unit School lined the parade route on May 20 as the town watched confetti and candy fly through the air. Citizens lounged in lawn chairs, tailgate parties took place and locals rallied to celebrate the K-12 school that turned 100 years old. With...
Maury Budget Committee holds off on considering $50 million for new elementary school
The Maury County Budget Committee voted earlier this month, 7-0, not to consider a $50 million request to construct a new elementary school in Spring Hill. Some commissioners expressed their concern over the high-dollar funding and a decrease in growth numbers in MCPS overall. According to Eric Perryman, assistant superintendent...
Beulah Mae Lee
Ms. Beulah Mae Lee, 89, died May 24, 2023, in Maury County. Ms. Lee was born Nov. 25, 1933 in Centerville. She grew up in Giles County and lived her life here surrounded by a loving family and a multitude of friends. She was a member of Elkton Road Baptist Church in Athens, Ala. She loved her church family. She spent her life working in public as a waitress, a store clerk and cashier, and as a production worker, where she retired in October 1992 at Frito-Lay, Pulaski. She is preceded in death by parents, Benton and Lucy McCoy Lee; sister Kathleen Thurman Lee; brothers, Alton Lee, Bill Lee, Robert Lee and wife Dudley, Wayne Lee and wife Carolyn, Thomas Lee and wife Barbara; and partner Henry Smith of Pulaski.
Teachers, county employees are headed toward 6-7% raise in Maury County
Maury County Budget Committee members had their work cut out for them earlier this month with a 6% raise for county employees and a 7% bump for Maury County Public Schools staff on the line, while a room filled with Maury County teachers, administrators and officials looked on in anticipation at the budget committee meeting. Committee members barely bumped county wages by vote of 4-3, with commissioners Tommy Wolaver, Pam Huffman and Chairwoman, Kathey Grodi dissenting. ...
THP Checkpoints in June
THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL IS MAKING PLANS FOR ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINTS DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE. CHECKPOINTS HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED IN WAYNE, LEWIS AND LINCOLN COUNTIES ON JUNE 2ND . IN MAURY AND HICKMAN COUNTIES ON JUNE 9TH. ON JUNE 16TH IN MARSHALL AND LAWRENCE COUNTIES. JUNE 23RD IN BEDFORD , MAURY, AND PERRY COUNTIES AND ON JUNE 30TH IN MARSHALL COUNTY. THP HOLDS CHECKPOINTS SUCH AS THESE TO ENFORCE THE STATE’S DRIVING LAWS AND PROTECT TRAVELERS.
Maury County schools celebrate Top 10 students from graduating class
Maury County Public Schools recently announced the Top 10 students from the Class of 2023, including those earning the distinctions of valedictorian and salutatorian among six high schools across the district. Columbia High School. Valedictorian: Mya Nguyen. Salutatorian: Lily Parsons. Culleoka Unit School. Valedictorian: Calleway Schmidt. Salutatorian: Avery Boulton. Hampshire...
TDOT Awards Cities Grant Funds Through Traffic Signal Modernization
THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RECENTLY AWARDED 11 CITIES ACROSS THE STATE THROUGH THEIR TRAFFIC SIGNAL MODERNIZATION PROGRAM. THE CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE IN LINCOLN COUNTY WAS ONE OF THOSE AWARDED AS WAS THE CITY OF COLUMBIA IN MAURY COUNTY. COLUMBIA CITY MAYOR CHAZ MOLDER ADVISED THE FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR SIGNALIZATION COORDIANATION FROM APPROXIMATELY MAURY REGIONAL HOSPITAL TO LEGEND’S TO CREATE GREATER EFFIECIENCY ALONG ONE OF COLUMBIA’S MOST ROBUST RETAIL CORRIDORS.
Maury County Class of 2023 walks into bright future
Class of 2023 seniors walked across the stage, received diplomas and tossed graduation caps in theair as they embark upon a new beginning after high school. Seniors from six high schools in Maury County Public Schools celebrated commencement ceremonies last week. MCPS Superintendent Lisa Ventura described the Class of 2023...
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