Portland, Ore., rejects adding fluoride to drinking water
A protester with a banner that reads "public water deserves a public vote" interrupts a City Council vote on whether to add fluoride to city water in Portland, Ore., Sept.
Tue May 21, 2013
Budget discussions stall
A week after Mayor Scott Foster presented his 2013-14 fiscal year budget to city leaders, aldermen still had not seen a key component of the mayor's proposal -- a new pay plan he says will increase city employees' salaries by an average of 6.8 percent at an estimated cost of $1.4 million.
Mon May 20, 2013
Mountain Man of 'Duck Dynasty' reflects on visit home
Rather than asking the question of who watches A&E's ' Duck Dynasty ,' the better question has really become: Who doesn't watch 'Duck Dynasty?' Fans not only find the show to be downright hilarious, but they also deeply respect the morals of the cast members.
Sun May 19, 2013
Portland budget talks focus on paving
The Portland City Council may consider borrowing money or increasing property taxes to fund needed road paving and three proposed projects under the city's 2013-2014 budget.
Fri May 17, 2013
Man Arrested After Ramming Portland Police Cruiser
PORTLAND, Tenn. A man deliberately rammed a Portland Police cruiser in an attempt to get officers to open fire, according to police.
Tue May 14, 2013
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$250,000 Mega Millions Ticket from Auburn Claimed
Trevor Brown of Portland, TN is employed with a power company in Kentucky and while working in Auburn, stopped off at Minit Mart #84 to buy his Mega Millions tickets for the May 3rd drawing.
Sat May 11, 2013
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Two UT grads first with sustainability degree
Alyssa Schroeder had such faith in a new University of Tennessee sustainability program, she started pursuing it before it was actually available.
Fri May 10, 2013
Sumner men graduate military training
Logan S. Hodges, son of Nick and Tammy Baskerville of Portland, and Marine Corps Pfc.
Kitty Kulakowski: You can't fool mothers - or Mother Nature
Hopefully Mother Nature has finished playing tricks on us with the weather and soon it will be normal for spring.
Wed May 08, 2013
Military hearing delayed in Fort Knox shooting
Sergeant Marquinta Jacobs, 36, was arrested near his mother's home in Portland, TN on April 4, one day after Lloyd Gibert was shot to death in a parking lot on the post.
Man injured at Portland auto part plant
A 32-year-old Cross Plains man suffered severe arm injuries while working at the industrial manufacturing plant Unipres in Portland Tuesday.
School board settles Portland land dispute
The Sumner County Board of Education has settled a nearly five-year land dispute with former interim County Executive Ragan Hall over property adjacent to Portland Gateview Elementary.
Tue May 07, 2013
Ether Earl Bell
He was born Oct. 8, 1919, in Robertson County. He attended school at the Friendship Community School.
Belt was born, May 8, 1936, in Robertson County, to the late Ham and Mary Isabell Frey Morris.
Sun May 05, 2013
Fort Knox soldier has hearing in civilian killing
A U.S. Army soldier charged with murder in the shooting death of a Fort Knox civilian employee is scheduled to appear for a hearing this week on post.
Portland's Moye-Green House makes National Registry
The Moye-Green House in Portland was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Portland's Hinton named Trustee of the Year by state library association
Portland resident Larry Hinton has served as chairman of the Sumner County Library Board for more than a decade.
Fri May 03, 2013
Cool weather delays strawberry harvest for Sumner farmers
Strawberries are coming in later than usual this year due to cool temperatures that delayed the harvest for Sumner farmers.
Portland grad earns Marine title in April
Joshua A. Spivey, son of Tina M. Leaguem of Springfield, and Wendell F. Spivey, of Portland, earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., April 19.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
In State of the City, possible hints that Portland mounted patrol could be cut: Portland City Hall roundup
During his first State of the City address , Portland Mayor Charlie Hales talked a lot about the months-long budgeting process.