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Hardin County hosting Toyota Series Championship fishing tournament on Pickwick Lake, Oct. 28-30

The 2021 Toyota Series Championship Presented by Guaranteed Rate at Pickwick Lake is coming to the Counce-Pickwick area Oct. 28-30, where some of the nation’s best bass-fishing pros and top international anglers will compete for up to $235,000 cash. Hosted by the Hardin County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the three-day, no-entry-fee event is the culmination…

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Investigation into shooting of homeless man underway

A Savannah man without a home was shot early Friday, city police say. Dustin Rinks, 38, was shot in the upper arm, possibly with a .38 caliber firearm. He was taken by ambulance to the local Air Evac station, airlifted to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville and later released. According to the preliminary investigative report, officers…

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Statewide anti-speeding campaign launches Friday

On Friday, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office launches its speeding prevention campaign called “Slow Down Tennessee.” The effort is in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Tennessee Department of Transportation, AAA – The Auto Club Group, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), and local law enforcement agencies.…

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Fire damages home on Fairground Street

City and Hardin County firefighters are at the scene Tuesday morning of a house fire in Savannah at 140 Fairground St. Heavy smoke was coming from windows at the front and sides of the residence and firefighters were pouring water on a blaze inside through a window. According to the Savannah Police Department, all occupants…

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Forestry Division announces start of burn permit season

A debris burn permit is required for leaf and brush piles from Oct. 15 until May 15 each season, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division announced. “Fire prevention is everyone’s responsibility,” State Forester David Arnold said. “Thanks to rainfall, our wildfire numbers are low so far this fall. However, it’s always necessary to practice…

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Shiloh Park offering series of ranger-guided hikes in October

Shiloh National Military Park announces a series of Saturday morning ranger-led hikes on the battlefield. Each hike takes about two hours and covers a different sector and story of the battlefield. On Saturday, Oct. 9, the hike will be “The Union Center and the Hornets’ Nest.” Join Park Ranger Timothy Arnold for a short hike…

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