2007

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Archive: November 2007

19 November, 20070 Comments
New Carl Perkins Center holds dedication ceremony On Thursday, November 1, the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse John Clinton Child Advocacy Building, located at 130 Boyd Avenue in Brownsville, was the site of a dedication ceremony culminating several years of a community effort of planning and
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Archive: October 2007

19 October, 20070 Comments
Haywood County recognized at Governor’s Conference Tennessee Department of Economic and Development Commissioner Matt Kisber announced in mid-September that Haywood County, Brownsville, and Stanton have achieved certification under the state’s Three-Star Program. The awards were presented at the Governor’s
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Archive: September 2007

19 September, 20070 Comments
Richard Turner recognized Stanton held another day of celebration on August 18, this time in honor of Richard Turner, who has run the cannery there since its inception in the 1970s. Lots of citizens, family members and friends were there to show support for Turner, who also received special recognition from U.S.
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Archive: August 2007

19 August, 20070 Comments
Mayor calls meeting Mayor Webb Banks has called a special meeting of the Brownsville Board of Mayor and Aldermen. The meeting is at noon, Wednesday, August 1. The purpose of the meeting is for the board to consider the city’s 2007/2008 budget including the tax rate of $1.60. A public hearing will be
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Archive: July 2007

19 July, 20070 Comments
Relay for Life raises $81,806.01 According to Brownsville-Haywood County Relay for Life co-chairman Carolyn Flagg, the fundraiser netted $81,806.01 for the American Cancer Society (ACS). More than 40 teams and hundreds of volunteers joined together to make the annual event another success by surpassing the goal of
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Archive: June 2007

19 June, 20070 Comments
Mayoral salary likely to attract better candidates Brownsville’s next mayor isn’t likely to be Webb Banks. And the next mayor is going to be paid a lot more than Webb Banks. Mayor Banks won approval for a hefty mayor pay increase when the city board met June 12. Banks proposed that when the next mayor’s […]
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Archive: May 2007

19 May, 20070 Comments
The 1175th back to Iraq The 1175th Transportation Unit of the Tennessee National Guard, stationed in Brownsville, pulled out Monday, May 7, in preparation to return to the war in Iraq. The usual fanfare, according to family members, was avoided for reasons of security. It’s the third time members of this unit have
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Archive: March-April 2007

19 April, 20070 Comments
Animal Ordinance Click here to view the full ordinance. Youth Leadership class members meet governor The Haywood Youth Leadership Class of 2006-07 has completed its year of leadership training. Members of the class, all Haywood High School juniors, were chosen by their teachers and have been attending different
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Archive: February 2007

19 February, 20070 Comments
County plans to help revitalize Stanton Key to making megasite more attractive The condition of Stanton may have played a role in Haywood County not making the short list of a major auto manufacturer who reportedly visited our megasite. That’s why County Mayor Franklin Smith is applying for grant funds paving the
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