Sunday Dec 1
North Sumner water plan progresses
By the end of 2013, many elderly Westmoreland residents will have spent about $275 for 2,000 gallons of water per month without having used that amount in a whole year, according to one city leader, prompting him to seek ways to reduce those rates.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Midstate Briefs: Nov. 24
The study commissioned through Music Makes Us, an effort between Metro schools, Mayor Karl Dean's office and parts of the local music industry, found students with even less than a year of music participation had better attendance rates, grade point averages, ACT scores and graduation rates.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Portland High School awarded $1K for top recycling program
Michelle Gilliam and Allison Pippin from Portland High were recognized during an on-field presentation at the University of Tennessee vs. South Carolina football game.
New first-response facility proposed in Portland
Emergency response in the northern part of Sumner County could improve as plans move forward for a new shared facility in Portland, officials say.
Portland High head football coach steps down
"I'm a little worn out right now," Aric said. "I've given 110 percent. I've given all I have to Portland High School.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Portland hit by EF-0 tornado
Portland was hit by an EF-0 tornado with winds up to 70 mph Sunday according to a preliminary assessment by a National Weather Service team, said Sumner County Emergency Management Agency Director Ken Weidner.
Weather Service to send survey teams to Portland, Orlinda
National Service Weather Service survey teams will evaluate damage and establish damage whether tornadoes caused damage in Portland and Orlinda last night as storms came through Middle Tennessee.
Thunderstorms, Possible Tornadoes Leave Behind Damage
The National Weather Service will have teams out in the mid-state on Monday to determine if a tornado touched down in Sumner County on Sunday night.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 14, at Portland Funeral Chapel with Bro.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Sumner airports expand to meet demand from local industries
Expansions are underway at Sumner County's two airports to meet growing demand from local industries, officials at both facilities said.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
TV star helps out Springfield singer
Springfield artist Art Bentley got a touch of "Duck Dynasty" in his latest music video.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
The Jackson Sun
FHU crowns homecoming king and queen, to present court today
Freed-Hardeman University's homecoming king and queen were crowned in a chapel presentation Wednesday in Loyd Auditorium, according to a news release.
Tue Nov 05, 2013
She was born July 17, 1942 in Davidson County to the late James Gilliam and Notie Bell Harbin Upchurch.
Portland women prep for craft show
Ruth Ann Hudson has been canning her homemade preserves since Portland strawberries ripened in May. The 400 jars she canned will be among the sweet spreads, butters and pickles available at the Portland Harvest Craft Show and Sale on Saturday.