Monthly Archives: January 2012

State of the State Address Gov Haslem

State officials say the more than 330 million dollars Governor Haslam has appropriated for the state’s colleges and universities is a good start considering they haven’t received sufficient funding in nearly four years. The governor laid out his bugget plans … Continue reading

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Southern Fried Festival Rates in Top 25 in the Southeast

Southern Fried Festival Receives Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Event Designation Columbia’s Southern Fried Festival was recently named a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event for the month of September 2012. Since 1985 the Southeast Tourism Society (STS) has published … Continue reading

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Tennessee Redistrict Maps Google On Line

Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey today announced the online release of Tennessee’s new state Senate district maps with street-level detail. The release is an unprecedented step in the history of redistricting in Tennessee and gives the general public access to the … Continue reading

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Maury County Employment

Maury County’s unemployment rate continued to drop in December. The latest figures show Maury County with a 10.6% unemployment rate compared to 11.1% in November. There were 3,690 people without jobs while 31,260 people were working . Columbia’s jobless rate … Continue reading

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GM Jobs Spring Hill Tn

GM Spring Hill Manufacturing is hiring NOW! Salaried engineer and team leader positions are currently being filled, so apply now if interested. Apply online at http://www.careers.gm.com and search for Spring Hill jobs. There are also limited positions for recent college … Continue reading

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Senator Bill Ketron Decides Against Congressional Run

Senator Ketron will not be candidate for 4th Congressional District Statement from Senator Bill Ketron (MURFREESBORO, TN), January 23, 2012 – “After careful consideration, I have decided not to enter the Congressional race for the new 4th District in Tennessee. … Continue reading

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Columbia Shooting Investigation

Monday Columbia police responded to the Hallmark Apartments and a shooting. During the investigation it was discovered Euvonka Wilson-Smtih and Bronson Coleman had been involved in a physical domestic argument. After the argument Coleman retreated to a bedroom and returned … Continue reading

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