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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Bailey, Sexton Draft Wind Farm Bill

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Sen. Paul Bailey said only four states have no wind farm regulations, including Tennessee. He and Rep. Cameron Sexton drafted a bill asking the state to look at other state’s regulations and report back to the General Assembly. Last year, Apex Clean Energy announced its plan to build a wind farm in Cumberland County. Residents and officials have protested the ... Read More »

Cookeville Designated As Healthier Tennessee Community

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The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness designated Cookeville and nine other communities as Healthier Tennessee Communities Tuesday. City Councilman Dwight Henry said Cookeville created a wellness council and held several community events supporting physical activity in order to received the recognition. “This just simply means that we are following the Governor’s initiative of doing some things in our community ... Read More »

Inmate Escapee Quickly Captured In DeKalb County Tuesday

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DeKalb County authorities have charged an inmate with escape after he left the exercise yard Tuesday. Sheriff Patrick Ray said deputies managed to capture 47-year-old Randall Joe Swindle a short time later at the Hardees parking lot. Sheriff Patrick Ray said Swindle stripped down to his shorts and shirt and slithered through the fence during recreation time. He’s being held ... Read More »