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McNairy County hosting 3rd Annual Expo at the Hangar and Job Fair

McNairy County is hosting its 3rd Annual Expo at the Hangar and Job Fair event on Saturday, April 13. The event is being organized by volunteers Robin Lees, Wes Landreth and Sherry Holsing. Lees said the goal of the Expo is to have all the area’s local communities come together. “This event is meant to…

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THP sets date for Hardin County roadblock

The Tennessee Highway Patrol announced it will conduct a two-hour sobriety roadside safety checkpoint in Hardin County on Friday, April 5. The checkpoint starts at 10 p.m. and is on Tenn. 22, north of Hagy Lane. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol and drug impairment, and enforce driving under the influence and other…

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Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and Threads down in widespread outage

(AP) – Users of Meta’s Facebook, Instagram, Threads and Messenger platforms are experiencing login issues in what appears to be a widespread outage. Internet traffic observer Down Detector is reporting vast outages on several Meta platforms Tuesday. The problems are being reported across the world, suggesting that the outage could be global. London-based internet monitoring…

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Rabies confirmed in middle Tennessee horse

The Tennessee state veterinarian confirms that a horse in Bedford County that died was positive for rabies. “Incidence of rabies in horses is relatively low but we’ve seen two cases in Tennessee in the last five months,” State Veterinarian Samantha Beaty said Wednesday. “This neurologic disease is fatal, so livestock owners should consult their veterinarian…

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Early Voting in Hardin County is underway

HARDIN COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE & COUNTY REPUBLICAN PRIMARY ELECTION MARCH 5, 2024 EARLY VOTING FEBRUARY 14, 2024, THROUGH FEBRUARY 27, 2024 COURTHOUSE, LOWER LEVEL MONDAY: 9:00AM TO 3:30PM TUESDAY: 9:00AM TO 3:30PM WEDNESDAY: 9:00AM TO 12NOON THURSDAY: 9:00AM TO 6:30PM FRIDAY: 9:00AM TO 12NOON SATURDAY: 9:00AM TO 12NOON NOTE: THE ELECTION OFFICE WILL…

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Express your love with a personalized love note in The Courier

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, The Courier is delighted to offer our readers a unique and heartfelt way to express their love. Our special “Love Notes” feature in the Feb. 8 edition provides the perfect opportunity to surprise your significant other, children, coworker, or anyone dear to you. Whether it’s a sweet message,…

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THP announces Hardin County roadblock for Jan. 26

The Tennessee Highway Patrol announced Thursday it will conduct a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint in Hardin County on Friday, Jan. 26. The checkpoint starts at 8 p.m. and is on Tenn. 22, north of Hagy Lane. Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol and drug impairment, and enforce driving under the influence and other…

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State Rep. Capley proposes bill for English-only driver’s license exams

State Rep. Kip Capley, a Republican from Summertown whose district includes a portion of Hardin County, today introduced legislation that would require written driver’s license exams to be administered in English. Capley’s proposal, House Bill 1730, applies to applicants for driver’s licenses and intermediate driver’s licenses. The proposed legislation prohibits the use of translation dictionaries,…

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