Reprinted with permission from the July 24, 2014, issue of the Daily Herald, Columbia. Maury Regional Emergency Management Service now has a new director, new cardiac monitors and a possible new service in its future. In August, Maury Regional EMS came under the leadership of Lynn Thompson, who has over 34 years of EMS experience.
The Tennessee Department of Health is working to reduce deaths and life-threatening conditions caused by summer heat. With temperatures reaching into the 90s in much of the state, Tennessee residents and visitors are urged to exercise caution and take preventive steps to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Traffic Around The Square - Local custom is to stop while on the circle and let the car entering the circle, which is at a stop sign, proceed before you. Also, if you are exiting the circle, you must stop before you exit and let the car at the stop sign enter the circle in front of you. Now I have included an excerpt taken directly from the Tennessee State Driving Manual:
On Monday Night, August 11, 2014 at 7 P.M. Collinwood City Commissioners met for their regularly scheduled meeting in the courtroom of the city building. All commissioners were present with the exception of Commissioner Tootsie Smith. Mayor Glen Brown began the meeting by inviting Mr. Bill Griggs to say the opening prayer and inviting all to participate in the pledge of Allegiance.
After playing two pre-season scrimmages and a Saturday Play-Day, the combined WCHS/CHS girls soccer team began their regular season last week. This year's team has 18 returning players and 5 new girls. There are 7 seniors, 5 juniors, 9 sophomores, and 2 freshmen.
Collinwood's annual Old Timer's Day festival will be held this Saturday, August 30.
On Wednesday, August 20, 2014 a barn fire broke out in the 900 block of Old Lewisburg Highway in Maury County.
The annual Horseshoe Riverbend Festival in Clifton this year will feature a Fly-In at the Clifton Airport to showcase the many recent improvements at Clifton's airport, Hassell-Carroll Field (M29), as well as the community's enthusiasm and involvement with aeronautics.
Perlis B. Brison
Mr. Perlis B. Brison, Jr. of Waynesboro died Friday, August 22, 2014 at Wayne Medical Center in Waynesboro at the age of 78 years.
On Monday night, August 25, 2014 the Waynesboro City Commission met for their regularly scheduled meeting. The full report on the meeting will be in next week's edition; however, the interest in the Wal-Mart coming to town deserves mention of that part of the meeting.
The Clifton Rotary Club will host the 32nd Annual Horseshoe Riverbend Festival next week, featuring headliners Shenandoah and Daryle Singletary, as well as a fly-in at the newly-improved Hassell-Carroll Field Airport.
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