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WC Democratic Party Meeting
Jay Walker Monday March 27, 2017

The Warren County Democratic Party will hold a Biannual Reorganization Convention Monday night to elect new leaders. The event will begin at 6pm at the Administrative Building.
Local Democrats will elect a new Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and the Executive Committee for Warren County for a two year term.
All local Democratic members are invited to attend to discuss the party's agenda and events for the next year.
Attendees should arrive early to complete credentialing forms and be admitted to the convention prior to 6pm, when the meeting will begin.

 


Pioneer Baseball
Jay Walker Monday March 27, 2017

The Warren County Pioneer baseball team returns to district action Monday night when they travel to Cookeville to face the Cookeville Cavaliers. The Pioneers are 3-1 in district play after sweeping Stone Memorial last week.
Monday night's game starts at 5:30pm at Cookeville High School. The game will be broadcast live on 1230 WAKI.

 


Census Shows Growth
AP Monday March 27, 2017

New yearly census estimates peg Tennessee's 2016 population at 6.65 million, which was nearly 1 percent more than the prior year.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that the fastest growing counties in Tennessee were in or near metropolitan Nashville. Metro Nashville grew by 2 percent, nearly three times the U.S growth rate, to top 1.86 million people last year.
The U.S. Bureau of Census estimates that Hamilton County grew by 4,134 residents from July 2015 to July 2016 - a growth pace nearly 25 percent faster than the nation as a whole.
Melissa Stefanini, director of the Tennessee State Data Center, says more than 39,000 people moved to Tennessee last year, which helped it remain the 11th fastest growing state for net migration.

 


McMinnville Board
Jay Walker Saturday March 25, 2017

The McMinnville Board of Mayor and Aldermen will be busy Tuesday night with two resolutions and 14 ordinances included on the agenda for the regular board meeting.
Resolutions include measures to purchase a caterpillar loader for the Water and Sewer Department and to accept the bid for paving the Civic Center back parking lot.
The ordinances all deal with amendments to the Municipal Code in regard to various building codes.
Tuesday night's meeting will begin at 7pm at City Hall.It will be preceded by meetings of the Parks and Recreation Committee at 6pm and Streets and Sanitation at 6:30.

 


Early Morning Crash Kills Woman
Jay Walker Friday March 24, 2017

A McMinnville woman was killed early Thursday morning when her vehicle went off the roadway and crashed into a tree. It happened at 1:30 Thursday morning.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 23 year old Brittany Moran was driving a 2005 Pontiac on Harrison Ferry Road when the car left the roadway and down an embankment before hitting a tree on the driver's side. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

 

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