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Community mourns the loss of Pastor David Landrith Community mourns the loss of Pastor David Landrith

David Landrith, the pastor of Long Hollow Baptist Church, passed away Tuesday after a year-and-half battle with cancer. He was 51.

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School board talks future renovation projects

The Sumner County Board of Education met for their regular meeting on Tuesday night as the Director of Schools Dr. Del Phillips, answered a few questions and concerns about the recently announced renovation projects.

Commissioners said they knew tax increase was coming

Commissioner Jerry Becker said it was unlikely that any of the commissioners were really caught off guard by the need for a higher tax increase, adding the size of the increase was not something that was discussed by the commissioners prior to the Nov. 3 meeting.

Local business owner appeals city planning requirements

The city’s General Committee heard an appeal Tuesday night by local business owner Greg Smith, who is a managing general partner of the City Square Solar Center. Smith argued that there was an agreement for him to cover his solar columns with brick or stone up to the first three feet of the 14-foot columns.

 

20% property tax increase raising questions

More than a week after the Sumner County Commission increased property taxes by 20 percent, many residents continue to ask questions about the necessity of an increase of this magnitude, as well as what this extra revenue could potentially fund.

 

Sports

District 9-AAA names its All-District team

Beech two-point conversion falls short

Video of Beech High School's failed two-point overtime conversion in last night's 42-41 playoff loss to Shelbyville.

High powered offenses clash Friday night

Having finished 9-1 during the regular season to earn a District 9-AAA title and a number two seed in the TSSAA 6-A state playoffs, the Hendersonville High School football Commandos will play host to a dangerous Independence Eagles team in their quest to return to the Blue Cross Bowl.

Knights face big road test to begin playoffs

The name Alex Trotter probably rings very familiar to those close to the Pope John Paul II High School football team. As the Knights enter the 2014 TSSAA Division II-AA playoffs, corralling the McCallie running back will be on the high-priority list for the Jerry Joslin coached Knights.

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