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Today's News

  • New, reelected Caryville alderpersons share ideas for next term

    Two familiar faces remain on the board in Caryville, and a new man will take the please of Wade Lawson after he chose not to seek reelection.

    Vickie Heatherly won 544 votes against Allen Smith’s 205 to maintain her seat as the ward 1 alderman. This is her second term as alderwoman.

    “I love Caryville and [I’ll] do my best to continue to move Caryville in the right direction and I will always be working for a better tomorrow for our community,” she said.

  • Stanley elected Caryville mayor

    Caryville Alderman Chris Stanley has won his bid to become the town’s mayor. By the end of the night he had accumulated 365 of the race’s 766 votes.

    Incumbent Robert Stooksbury garnered 285 votes. Jerry Chadwell received 116 votes.

    In the moments after his win, Stanley expressed gratitude to his family, friends and supporters. “I also always want to thank God for all my blessings,” Stanley said.

  • Letters From the Nest for week of NOvember 8, 2012

    In All Things Foreign and Domestic

  • Spiritually Speaking for week of November 8, 2012

    Spiritually Speaking
    Pearl Harper
    We must be mindful of the condition of our soul

  • Dr. Bill Horner for week of November 8, 2012

    It is always worthwhile to hear the other side of the story

  • Church News for week of November 8, 2012

    Singing
    Cumberland View Baptist Church will be having a singing Nov. 10 at 7 p.m.
    The Glad Springs Singers will be with us. For more information please call 494-1526 or 562-7543.

    Singing
    There will be a benefit singing at Chaska Church of God on Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. For more information call 562-1944 or 784-9031.

  • From a Mothers Heart week of November 8, 2012

    Bea Wallen
    From a Mothers Heart
    We are to live in anticipation of Christ’s coming

    When we think about the mystery of the rapture; we need to understand the nature of Christ’s coming, the suddenness of Christ’s coming and to prepare for Christ’s coming (see 1 Thessolonians 4:13-18 and 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11).

  • County sees high voter turn out

    With nearly record numbers and quick results Tuesday’s election is now in the history books.

    “We had a better than average turn out,” said Mark. A. Wells, chair of the election commission. “There seemed to be a lot of interest in the election.”

    With 12,447 Campbell Countian casting ballots election officials said that was close to a record turn out. “Had we had county offices on the ballot, I think we could have broken a record,” said Wells.

  • Campbell County votes down local option sales tax referendum 2-1 again

    For the second time in a year, Campbell County residents voted down the local option sales tax referendum. With 7,398 people voting against the referendum and 3,586 voting for it, it was defeated by a 2-1 margin. This was the second time in a row it was soundly defeated.

    “The people spoke,” county commissioner Beverly Hall said.

    Hall voted to put the referendum on the ballot in order for the people to decide, she said.

    “They have,” she said.

  • State report card shows room for improvement

    The department of education school report cards are in and it’s not great news for Campbell County, but director of schools Donnie Poston says the data gives administrators and teachers ideas of where to go next.

    “It’s given us some good bench marks of where we want to go,” he said.

    While the report card said that the system met the majority of its achievement goals, the majority of gap closure measures weren’t met.