ELECTION RETURNS

November 5, 2020

In addition to voters selecting a President Tuesday, residents of  Huntsville and Winfield cast votes for Mayors and Aldermen. Mayor J. Dennis Jeffers of Huntsville had opposition from a former mayor, George Potter. Mayor Jeffers received the highest vote tally of 431, 65.20%,  while George Potter received 230, 34.80 %. Aldermen chosen for Huntsville were Jami Lloyd 406 votes, Jackson Sharp 313, Jim Morrow 259,   Paul E. Lay 257. Jerry Dodson was elected mayor of Winfield, receiving  197 votes, or 51.30%. While Opal Shirley Anderson received 28.65% or 110 votes. Two aldermen were elected for the Town of Winfield: High vote getter was Donald Dick Sexton with 187, 32.30% and Dough Wilson  Jr getting 29.88% or 173 votes. President Donald Trump  pulled 88.35% , 8,004 votes to Joe Biden’s 10.88% or 986 votes. For U S Senate, Republican Bill Hagerty received 87.45% or 7,307 votes, and in the U S House race , Chuck Fleischmann pulled 87.93% , 6,979 votes. The two were top vote getters for one seat in the senate and one in the house. 2,466 voted election day, 6,040 by walk in early voting , 611 paper absentee voters  for a total 9,117. Out  of 14,399 registered voters, 63.32% voted.

Proposals Now Accepted For Urban Tree Planting Projects

April 14, 2020

Nashville (2020-04-14) The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is now accepting urban forestry tree planting project proposals through the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program (TAEP). The program encourages local governments to increase and enhance city tree populations. [ Read More ]

AAA: TN Gas Prices Continue To Decline

April 13, 2020

Nashville, TN (2020-04-13) The Tennessee gas price average continues to decline and has dropped six cents since this time last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.63 which is 45 cents less than one month ago and 97 cents less than one year ago. [ Read More ]

Senator Yager Pleased Community Health Centers In Scott, Morgan And Campbell Counties Will Receive Combined Total Of $2.6 Million In Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

April 8, 2020

Nashville, TN (2020-04-08) State Senator Ken Yager (R-Kingston) said today he was very pleased that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded funds to four Tennessee health centers in Senate District 12 which he represents.  The funds were awarded by  as part of the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic. [ Read More ]

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