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03-25-15 TDOT pothole

TDOT pothole repair plan in place

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 3:35 am

A series of brutal winter storms followed by heavy rainfall amounts have created an abundance of potholes along Tennessee’s interstates and state highways. With warmer temperatures in the forecast over the coming days, TDOT is launching a massive effort using all available manpower to repair the damaged areas as quickly as possible. Multiple five to six- man crews in each of TDOT’s four regions will be patching potholes over the

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April 15 deadline for filing 2014 business license

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 3:41 am

This is the first year the Department of Revenue will not be sending report forms for business owners to report their gross earnings. All business licenses are due to be filed electronically by April 15, 2015, unless your business’ fiscal year end is not Dec. 31. If the fiscal year end is different, then the license would be due on the fourth month after the fiscal year end. Last year

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  • Dickel master distiller leaving to head Popcorn Sutton

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 1:03 pm

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    A central figure in the public dispute between the Jack Daniel’s and George Dickel distilleries over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey is leaving to head up a brand named after a legendary moonshiner. Popcorn Sutton Distilling announced Monday it has hired John Lunn as its master distiller. He had held the same role at George Dickel Tennessee Whiskey since 2005. “Not only has he spent the last ten years

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  • Smith honored with ESGR Patriot Award

    Posted on March 15, 2015 at 9:00 am

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    LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — Moore County High School principal Buddy Smith was honored recently with an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award. The Patriot Award honors Employers and Supervisors who allow guard members to spend time in military training and deployments while still maintaining their civilian jobs. The Moore County Board of Education and Smith have been extremely supportive of all Moore School Board employees who are

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Moore County junior pitcher Kasey Harvey winds up against Eagleville while senior teammate Abby Grogan (left) stands ready at first base and sophomore Emily Parks is ready at second. (MCN Photo by Robert Holman)

Raiderettes fall at Forrest in extra innings

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 3:46 am

After a dominating 10-0 win over Eagleville at home last week, the Moore County High School softball team found itself in a much different contest on the road on Monday. At Forrest High School in Chapel Hill, the Raiderettes were locked in a pitchers’ duel against the host Lady Rockets. In a game that needed extra innings to decide, the two teams who have split conference and 9-A tournament titles

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  • Strong effort by Dougherty squandered in district loss to Huntland

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 4:09 pm

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    LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — The Moore County High School baseball team finally managed to get outdoors, though the start to the 2015 season wasn’t exactly what the Raiders had hoped for. Moore County dropped a season-opening contest to Cascade 5-0 last week and then dropped the first game of a home-and-away District 9-A series against rival Huntland 6-1 on Monday afternoon. The start to the spring sports season has been a

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  • Lady Bucks sweep Dyersburg, will host TCCAA series with Roane State this weekend

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 3:59 pm

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    LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — The Motlow Lady Bucks continued their strong start to the softball season when they traveled to Dyersburg on Monday and swept Dyersburg State 3-2, 2-1. The series was originally scheduled for four games, but the first two were rained out. No makeup date has been announced. The Lady Bucks (9-3-2, 6-2) are scheduled to travel to Pulaski on Wednesday for a non-conference doubleheader with the Martin Methodist

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Cattlemen’s tour heading to Georgia, Alabama and south Florida this year

Posted on February 10, 2015 at 3:57 pm

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — The U.T. Extension Office here in Moore County will  be taking a tour group to Florida this year. The group will leave on Monday, April 13, stopping in Georgia at the Rock Ranch and spending the night in south Georgia. Then Tuesday the group will head to Florida. The group will make stops headed to Okeechobee, Fla., for 3 nights and tour around Okeechobee Lake seeing dairies, beef

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  • Food Network’s chef Robert Irvine bring live show to Nashville

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 10:41 am

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    NASHVILLE – No recipes. No script. No holds barred. It’s like nothing you’ve ever seen on stage before. You choose the challenges. He does the impossible. Food Network Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine is bringing his all-new live show to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s James K. Polk Theater on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets for Robert Irvine Live are on sale now at, by phone at (615) 782-4040, and

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  • Motlow College hosts free Holiday Benefit Concert Dec. 19

    Posted on December 18, 2014 at 11:00 am

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    LYNCHBURG – Motlow College will host a holiday benefit concert on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. inside Eoff Hall’s Powers Auditorium on the Moore County campus. Prior to the performance, there will be a reception inside Eoff Hall at 6 p.m. Admission to the event is free to the public, but reservations are required as seating will be limited. To make reservations, please call Bobbie Underwood at 931-393-1627 or

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Jerry Seinfeld will present his unique form of stand-up comedy at TPAC in Nashville on April 1. (Photo Provided by TPAC)

Nashville’s TPAC welcomes Jerry Seinfeld on April 1; Tickets on sale Feb. 13

Posted on February 6, 2015 at 11:57 am

NASHVILLE – America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will perform his signature stand-up routine at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Andrew Jackson Hall on Wednesday, April 1, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. at, by phone at (615) 782-4040, and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick Street, in downtown Nashville. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life

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  • Initial lineup for Bonnaroo music and arts festival includes Billy Joel, Florence and the Manchine, Kendrick Lamar

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 7:31 pm

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    MANCHESTER, Tenn. – More than 125 bands and 20 comedians are scheduled to perform this year at the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester. The dates are June 11-14. Music fans by the thousands will gather on the festival grounds for the four-day, internationally famous event. More acts are expected to be announced later as the lineup continues to change. The star-studded lineup includes Billy Joel, Mumford &

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  • TPAC announces 2015 Spring schedule

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 12:57 pm

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    NASHVILLE — With a little something for everyone, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center announces a diverse line-up for its “TPAC Presents” programming from March to May 2015, including Gladys Knight, Tango Buenos Aires, Robert Irvine Live, and KIDZ BOP. Tickets for these shows are available now at, by phone at (615) 782-4040, and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick Street, in downtown Nashville. For group tickets, please call

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