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Brown takes over Bulldog hoops program

New Cornersville Bulldog basketball coach Dakota Brown has a vision for his program.The first-year head coach wants to build a foundation around the youth in the program, which he feels can lead to …

47th Super Pull of the South

CHAPEL HILL — Roars from fans and machinery, clouds of black smoke, and southern hospitality are a small portion of what the Chapel Hill Lions Club provides with their annual Super Pull of the …
Obituaries
Robert Eugene (Bob) Hock of Columbia, TN, died with his family around him on August 5, 2022, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after a fall at his home. He was 78 years old. He was born on …
Mrs. Wanda Lee Scott, 73, of Chapel Hill, TN, died Thursday evening, Aug. 11, 2022 in Columbia, TN. Wanda was born in Marshall County, Tennessee and was a daughter of the late Floyd and Gladys Hester …
Mrs. Alpha Joyce Hastings Frazee, affectionally known as “JoJo”, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Athens, GA. A graveside service will be conducted on Sunday, …
Jennifer Lynnette Henson, age 51, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, August 7, 2022, Old Hickory, TN. She was a native of Marshall County, the daughter of the late Robert and Yvonne Segerson Uselton. She …
Mr. Harry Shannon Layne, Jr., age 75, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 9, 2022, at his home near Unionville, TN.  Harry was born in Franklin, TN and was a son of the late Lonnie Louise Zumbro Layne …
Local news

Chapel Hill secures long-term water deal

Chapel Hill took an important step toward improving future water supply at the Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting on Monday. The town officially entered into an agreement with the county water …

Quite a Buzz

A swarm of bees created quite a buzz Friday morning. Vickie Hay, owner of Marshall County Title & Escrow, Inc., noticed a swarm of bees on the side of the building by her office.  She …

Crowded election year for the county

2022 will be a busy election year for Marshall County with the county general election, as well as a host of municipal, state, and federal seats up for grabs. Voters will have two opportunities in …

Commission fills one seat, no interest in another

The Marshall County Commission filled a vacancy on Monday night butwere forced to leave another vacant. Commissioners filled the 8th District seat vacated by the move out of district by Vincent …

Commission makes appointments

The Marshall County Commission dealt with a long and routine agenda at Monday night’s monthly meeting. Commissioners approved members and alternates for the county’s Board of …

School Board honors Teachers of the Year

To open the March 14 Marshall County Board of Education meeting, Director of Schools Jacob Sorrells and Elementary Curriculum Supervisor Tammy Lewis introduced and honored the 2022 Teachers of the …
Local sports
Columns

College landscape hit with more realignment

About 10 years ago, when the last major round of conference realignments came around, I suspected there would be a major shift in the landscape of college sports. Boy did I hit the nail on the …

My teams let me down...again

I’m beginning to think I may never get to experience a championship as a fan of any of my teams. No, seriously. It’s been nothing but heartbreak for any of my teams I’m a fan …

Successful school year enters final week with state tournaments

I’ve been covering sports for more than a decade. This isn’t just a job for me, this is a passion that I truly try to reflect in my coverage in our area. I remember getting my first job …

Lockout shows how out of touch MLB is with fans

America’s pastime may be in danger.It’s no secret the MLB has been facing a viewership problem for years as it continues its free fall in popularity among professional sports leagues. …

Colleges

Five bold predictions for college football

With just over a month until the 2022 college football season kicks off, teams are putting in the summer work, while fans’ excitement, and perhaps anxiety, reaches a fever pitch, leading up to …

Tigerette soccer standout signs with UT-Southern

Paige Styles has played soccer for the majority of her life. From the early age of five years old to her time in high school, she’s built a dream of wanting to play soccer at the collegiate …

High Schools
CHAPEL HILL — The Forrest Rocket and Lady Rocket golf teams got off to a solid start on the season during Tuesday’s tri-match at Henry Horton against Cascade and Community.Led by Noah …
In the middle of summer workouts, Marshall County head coach Thomas Osteen likes what he’s seen from his team so far this summer.Last Friday night, the Tigers participated in their annual media …
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From butterfly gardens to throwback hotels: 10 airport attractions worth checking out
Bounce searched for some of the most interesting and unique attractions found in airports around the world.
Quality of life signs to check for your aging pet
Native Pet curated a list of recommendations from expert and veterinary resources for evaluating the quality of life of aging pets.
Average mortgage debt rose 14% over the past 5 years
How has the average mortgage debt grown in the past five years? Experian analyzed data collected from mortgage holders across the U.S. to find out.
Here's how credit card debt varies by state in 2022
See how you compare to the average in your state with this analysis of credit card debt across the U.S. compiled by Experian.
Does your lawn need a breather? The importance and benefits of aeration
(BPT) - Sometimes we need to take a breather, and your lawn is no different. Aeration — the process of extracting cores of soil, thatch and grass from the lawn surface — lets your lawn …