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Fleeing suspects wreck 2 fences

Two men who wrecked twice while eluding a Bedford County deputy early Saturday were arrested on multiple charges.

Angry rages send two men to jail

Two men whose anger allegedly raged at employees of two Shelbyville businesses were arrested since Friday.

EMA, county fire look to expand

County officials discussed the plan to move the Emergency Management Agency to the Tennessee Rehabilitation Center (TRC) building behind Shelbyville Central High School’s football field. Doing so would provide more space for Bedford’s EMA.  
State Sen. 14th District

Pilot program helps Alzheimer’s patients

I am excited to connect with you again with our first Reeves Review of the 2022 session.  Last week, I was honored to introduce SB 1749. This legislation established a pilot program to grant respite care for Alzheimer’s patients and their caretakers.  

Man allegedly tries to force woman off road

An alleged attempt to run a vehicle off the road Friday night, Jan. 14, led to the arrest of Mason West Warner, 21, on assault and reckless endangerment charges.  

Weaver talks investing, management

At the 74th Annual Chamber Luncheon, guest speaker Keith Weaver, co-founder and board member of Uncle Nearest Whiskey, talked about updates on their “fastest growing” independent spirit company.
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The Times-Gazette has selected its top news stories of 2021. We look forward to serving the community with excellent news coverage in 2022.
High school sports

Vikings stumble in fourth quarter vs. Grundy Co.

UNIONVILLE — Despite struggling for most of the night, the Community Vikings appeared to get over the hump and led by eight points with four minutes to play, but the Grundy County Yellow …
Balanced offense keeps Viqueens unbeaten in 7-AA
UNIONVILLE – The Community Viqueens raced to a double-digit lead after one quarter and never looked back as the Viqueens defeated the Grundy County Lady Yellow Jackets 63-44 in a District 7-AA …
Eaglettes sputter in 2nd half at Warren Co.
McMINNVILLE — After a close first quarter, Shelbyville Central lost a 51-30 decision at Warren County in a District 6-4A contest on Friday evening. Warren County posted a slim 10-9 advantage at …
Viqueens ride 2nd half past Lady Champs
UNIONVILLE — The Community Viqueens broadened their halftime lead by scoring 29 second-half points while holding the Cascade Lady Champions to just six as the Viqueens pulled away for a 59-21 …
College sports

Vols hoping for six wins in '21

At long last, it’s football time in Tennessee. The Volunteer football program has surely undergone its share of changes over the past year, from the departure of former coach Jeremy Pruitt …

Five bold predictions for college football in ‘21

Kirby Smart has been building the Georgia Bulldogs into a perennial power for years now. Since he was hired as the Bulldogs’ head coach in 2016, Georgia has dominated the SEC East and in addition to winning an SEC title in 2017, Georgia went on to face Alabama in the national championship later that season. Smart has built a winning pedigree, having posted 10-plus win seasons in three of his five seasons at the helm for Georgia...

'Dry land coral'

Grady Cunningham of Bedford County said recently that he enjoys studying, observing and photographing Tremella mesenteric or “Witches’ butter” on his farm.  
From the opinion pages
Poplar Talks

County development at local ‘expense?’

There are two sides here for me: I don’t want to use dirt roads, but I hate to see houses in the cornfield. I can speak from observation.  

‘Money does not stink’

Inflation has hit its fastest pace in 40 years, and its future path, as always, is unpredictable. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) clocked in at 7% in December. The CPI is flawed, though an in-depth …