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Next month will be the end of an era for The Farmers Bank, when President Tommy Whittaker retires after more than 45 years of service.

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Last Thursday, members of the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) along with several federal, state, and local government officials met along I-65 to break ground on a new multiphase interstate widening project.

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Last Thursday, members of the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) along with several federal, state, and local government officials met along I-65 to break ground on a new multiphase interstate widening project.

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There are a growing number of people choosing cosplay as a hobby. It has caught the attention of a couple of young people in Portland who happen to be brother and sister.

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The idea of using the 1930’s-era Comer Barn as the centerpiece for a 39-acre Agricultural/STEM center for Sumner County Schools garnered approval from both the Sumner County Commission and the Sumner County Board of Education earlier this week following back-to-back votes.

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The 10th annual Retro Rider Happy Days Car Show was held at Days Gone By Museum on Sat. Sept. 25. The event brought 70 entries of trucks, classic muscle cars, hot rods, and rat rods. Trophies were given in each class from first to fourth place. The show is an extension of Raise the Praise.

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Saturday, Oct. 2, will be a landmark day in the city, when the Portland History Museum opens for visitors. A celebration is planned by Highland Rim Historical Society (HRHS) with everyone in the community invited to join in the celebration.

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This is the second in a two-part series on unusual mailboxes in the area.

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After closing the district’s 49 schools last week due to COVID-19, the Sumner County Board of Education will likely vote on Tuesday to ask state legislators to reinstate some of the flexibility they had during the previous school year with hybrid and remote learning.

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The city, along with the Portland Chamber of Commerce worked together to present a meaningful 9/11 memorial service recognizing the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

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A deteriorating landmark between Hendersonville and Gallatin will serve as the backdrop for the first fundraiser for a new non-profit group focused on preserving Sumner County’s historical and architectural character.