TRUSTEE’S EXTENDED OFFICE HOURS (2-19)

TRUSTEE’S EXTENDED OFFICE HOURS The Perry County Trustee’s Office will be open from 8:00 a.m. to noon this Saturday, February 22, to give citizens the opportunity to avoid the long lines and limited parking while paying property taxes. Extended waiting times are expected. Stop by and see Rhonda and Shane. They will be happy to…

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COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE NOW OFFERING DRIVER LICENSE AND REAL ID SERVICES

With equipment installed and staff trained, the Perry County Clerk’s office is now your one-stop for Tennessee driver license renewals and for acquiring the new REAL ID. The service is offered by appointment only on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at the courthouse office during regular hours, 8:00 to 4:00. Call 589-2219 to set up your…

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COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING

COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING The Perry County Commission will meet in regular session on Monday, February 24, 2020, in the courtroom of the Perry County Courthouse, at 6:00 p.m. The public is invited. Call County Mayor John Carroll, 589-2216, for info.

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TRENT DePRIEST

TRENT DePRIEST Mr. DePriest, 75, of Linden, died Monday, February 10, 2020, at his residence. A funeral service was held Thursday, February 13, 2020, 11:00 a.m., in the chapel of Young Funeral Home, with Hoyt Kirk officiating. Burial was at Dr. O.A. Kirk Memorial Cemetery, Linden. He was born in Nashville, the son of the…

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LINDEN WATER PROBLEM BEING CORRECTED THIS WEEK

Town of Linden water customers on Highway 412 East, Brush Creek, Coon Creek, Hurricane Creek, and Short Creek had to take precautions last week when the Town issued a “boil water alert.” Linden Mayor Wess Ward said the old bore that carries the water line underneath the Buffalo River near the bridge just east of…

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SOIL CONSERVATION ELECTION NOTICE (2-19,26)

SOIL CONSERVATION ELECTION NOTICE Pursuant to TCA §43-14201 DUE NOTICE is hereby given that an election will be held March 10, 2020 for three positions on the Perry County Soil Conservation District (SCD) Board. Polling locations will be: Perry County Soil Conservation District 113 Factory Street, Linden TN 37096; and Perry Farmers Co-Op 2796 Squirrel…

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PERRY COUNTY MAN CHARGED FOLLOWING BOMB SCARE

A situation possibly involving a bomb resulted in a local law enforcement investigation, with response from the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms—and charges against a Perry County man. On February 10, 2020, officers responded to a call at the home of Audra Kidd on Lower Lick Creek Road. She told…

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REVIVING DISBANDED PINEVIEW VFD – MEETING THIS SATURDAY

A meeting to revive the disbanded Pineview Volunteer Fire Department will be held this Saturday, February 22, 3:00 p.m., at Tom’s Creek Baptist Church. Since Pineview VFD stopped operations, the Lobelville and Linden Volunteer Fire Departments have agreed to answer calls, but the response times is at least twenty minutes. Organizers of this meeting point…

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EARLY VOTING THROUGH FEB. 25TH

  EARLY VOTING THROUGH FEB. 25TH Early voting in the Presidential Preference Primary Election continues through Tuesday, February 25, at the Perry County Election Commission office, 113 Factory Street, Linden, inside Azbill Community Center. Voting hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), and Saturday,…

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GIL HICKERSON

GIL HICKERSON Mr. Hickerson, 52, of Linden, died Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. A funeral service was held Saturday, February 15, 2020, 2:00 p.m., in the chapel of Young Funeral Home, with Paul Scott officiating. Burial was at North Highland Cemetery, Waynesboro. He was born in Linden, the son of Dorothy…

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