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20 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

Shelter employee charged in theft

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.

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Related Topix: Columbia, TN

20 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

Local censure leads to new state election policy

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.

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Related Topix: Columbia, TN

20 hrs ago | Columbia Daily Herald

Local Briefs: Two men arrested for vehicle theft

Two Columbia men have been arrested and charged with theft of a motor vehicle after the owner of the vehicle saw them driving it.

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Related Topix: Columbia, TN, Spring Hill, TN, Manchester, TN

23 hrs ago | WKRN

Maury County in need of volunteer firefighters

Maury County needs firefighters and they're hoping for volunteers, but this opportunity comes with a bonus that pays beyond the training.

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Related Topix: Fire

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Free clinic draws hundreds

By the numbers, Fidel Pinote considers this past weekend's free medical clinic a success - more than 200 volunteers and nearly 700 citizens served.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Columbia, TN

Columbia Daily Herald

Hanging Chad: Report filings unnecessary for certain county candidates

Candidates for some Maury County posts are not required to file campaign financial reports unless they receive or spend more than $1,000.

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Columbia Daily Herald

Free school meal plan gets second look

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Columbia Daily Herald

College Hill High designated a state historical landmark

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.

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Related Topix: African-American

Murfreesboro Post

Peach challenging incumbent Rogers for Circuit Court Judge, Division I

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.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Smyrna, TN, Rutherford County, TN, Rutherford, TN

Columbia Daily Herald

Theft of funds reported at county animal shelter

Deputies were dispatched to the animal shelter at 1233 Mapleash Road at 10:40 a.m. after shelter director Denise Brantley noticed funds were missing, according to a report filed with the Maury County Sheriff's Department.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Louise Gunnels Langley

Louise Gunnels Langley, 92, retired seamstress, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at her residence on Depot Street in Spring Hill.

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Related Topix: Spring Hill, TN, Columbia, TN

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Early voting turnout exceeding 2010

In just four days of early voting, about 15 percent more Tennessee voters have cast ballots for the upcoming Aug. 7 election than the same period before the 2010 election, according to information released Thursday by the Tennessee Secretary of State's office.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Lewis County, TN, Dickson County, TN, Giles County, TN, Marshall County, TN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Woman Wanted On Robbery, Kidnapping Charges In Columbia

Police have asked the public's help in locating a 25-year-old woman wanted in connection with robbery and kidnapping charges in Maury County.

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Related Topix: Columbia, TN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Proposed budget includes deficit

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.

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Columbia Daily Herald

Finances reported in county clerk race

Candidate Joey Allen is leading in campaign contributions and expenditures against five other contenders seeking to succeed retiring Maury County Clerk Nancy Thompson.

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Related Topix: Columbia, TN, Santa Fe, TN, Spring Hill, TN

Columbia Daily Herald

A new knapsack for class

Local residents line up to see if they qualify for free school supplies through a giveaway sponsored by New Life Church in Columbia Saturday.

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Related Topix: Columbia, TN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Victims' aid funds to be shared equally

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.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Columbia Daily Herald

Spring Hill man arrested for alleged rape, theft

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.

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Related Topix: Spring Hill, TN, Columbia, TN

Columbia Daily Herald

Police seeking man wanted for assault

The aggravated assault occurred about 1 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of South Glade Street in Columbia, Columbia Police Department Sgt.

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Related Topix: Columbia, TN

Columbia Daily Herald

Effort to fund entire CHS project fails

Never one to give up, Commissioner Scott Cepicky made one last-ditch - and unsuccessful - effort Monday to fully fund a new $45 million Columbia Central High School before at least one-third of the Maury County Commission leaves office next month.

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Related Topix: Tax

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