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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.
The aggravated assault occurred about 1 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of South Glade Street in Columbia, Columbia Police Department Sgt.
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.
Vandalism of a vehicle was reported at Bear Creek Pike near Rally Hill Road in Columbia.
Whittorne Middle School could receive $4.7 million to replace aging infrastructure if the Maury County Commission approves the issue of a $9 million bond.
Balloon artist Scott Tripp shows Jacob Pillsbury, 11, where to twist his balloon to create his balloon sculpture Wednesday at the Maury County Library.
Dana Wyatt of Huntingdon, right, a teacher with the Athenaeum 1861 Girls' School teaches etiquette class Wednesday to students, from left, Morgan R. Turner, 14, of Middleton, Wisconsin; and Lucy McGee, 14, of McMinnville.
A Maury County woman and her grandson filed suit Thursday against the county school board claiming administrators violated their civil rights by mishandling complaints about racial abuse.
Maury County Sheriff candidates, from left, Jimmy Tennyson, Robin Howell, Bucky Rowland, Luis Sweeney and Terry Chandler debate in front of a full house at the Pizza and Politics debate event Thursday in the Cherry Theater at Columbia State Community College.
An 80-year-old man was on his way to the lake Friday morning when he crashed his 1964 Chevy pickup truck.
An attempt to equally divide county funds to help domestic violence victims could put one local organization at a $10,000 shortfall.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 06:06 pm
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