Area Breaking News

Hardin County celebrates tourism May 3-9

May 3-9 is National Travel and Tourism Week 2021 and the Hardin County Convention and Visitors Bureau is celebrating. It’s a big week for Hardin County’s visitor-focused businesses and kicks off the summer vacationing season. Local residents and visitors alike can help by using the hashtag #thatsmyhardincounty on social media. Travel and Tourism Week is…

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Hardin County Health Department accepting walk-ins for COVID-19 shots

The Hardin County Health Department announced Tuesday it is offering walk-in options to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are still available but not required. The local health department will be available Monday-Friday from 8:30-10:30 a.m. for COVID-19 vaccine shots at the Hardin County Fairgrounds at 1019 Clifton Road in Savannah. Tennesseans age 16 and up…

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Lee lifts public health orders, local mask authority in Tennessee

Jon Styf The Center Square Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday he will end statewide public health orders regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and shift the state toward “recovery.” Lee signed Executive Order 80, which ends local authority in 89 Tennessee counties to issue mask requirements. Those 89 counties fall under the direction of the Tennessee…

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Savannah Farmers’ Market opening Wednesdays at 8 a.m.

A farmers’ market in downtown Savannah will be bustling bright and early on Wednesday, April 14. The market has become a popular place for residents to find healthy, delicious food options, health screenings and summer fun, says Beth Pippin, Hardin County tourism director. “We are located at the Savannah Market, downtown at the corner of…

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Lend a hand at Adamsville’s litter and tree limb cleanup

The City of Adamsville’s “Lend a Hand If You Can” community cleanup event is set for Saturday, April 24. “We are needing six team leaders and teams. We will walk around several areas of Adamsville picking up litter and tree limbs,” said Kara Hill, city administrator. Gloves and sacks supplied by the city can be…

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