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A Maury County Animal Shelter employee has been charged with theft after a manager discovered money missing from a safe for which the employee controlled the only key, according to Maury County Sheriff's Department reports.
The public censure of Maury County Election Commissioner Lynn Nelson of Columbia has led to a new state policy subjecting county election commission members to removal if they cross over to vote in the opposite party's primary.
Two Columbia men have been arrested and charged with theft of a motor vehicle after the owner of the vehicle saw them driving it.
By the numbers, Fidel Pinote considers this past weekend's free medical clinic a success - more than 200 volunteers and nearly 700 citizens served.
Candidates for some Maury County posts are not required to file campaign financial reports unless they receive or spend more than $1,000.
A floundering free-meal program proposed for school children may get a second chance after the Maury County School Board agreed Thursday to reconsider a vote on the issue at next month's meeting.
Jo Ann McClellan repeatedly tapped the microphone in an attempt to quiet the audience during Saturday's historical marker dedication ceremony recognizing Maury County's first school for African Americans.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is the fourth in a series on the upcoming judge elections on Aug. 7. Incumbent Mark Rogers and challenger Jeff Peach are matched against each other in a race for Circuit Court Judge, Division I, which handles primarily civil matters.
On paper the Maury County's $27.5 million budget for 2014-15 reflects a deficit, but Budget Director Theresa Weber says it's still a "good budget" that hopefully will end up even by the end of the year.
Candidate Joey Allen is leading in campaign contributions and expenditures against five other contenders seeking to succeed retiring Maury County Clerk Nancy Thompson.
A renewed effort to keep a funding distribution formula for victims assistance failed Monday, giving way to a recommendation to divide allocations equally among three Maury County organizations.
Emiliano Rodriguez Brannon, 23, 2593 Duplex Road in Spring Hill, was arrested Saturday and charged with aggravated rape, aggravated domestic assault and theft of $1,000 or more, according to Maury County Sheriff's Department records.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 06:13 pm
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