After a first vote failed to get a motion to second, City plannersrecently denied recommendation for the Sunflower Garden PUD by a vote of 4 to 1.
Fourth Graders at Portland Gateway Elementary School ended the year using all the STEM components, as they studied food trucks. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math.
Jon Collins will always be remembered as one of Tennessee’s winningest football coaches, but his life was full of many other interests. He was someone you didn’t want to talk to - rather you wanted to listen to.
A 124-bed addition to the Sumner County Jail is an expansion that local law enforcement officials say they hope is never used but is unfortunately needed as the area continues to grow.
A birthday is special for any child, but for Kaleb Buffington and his family, his 11th birthday could be considered a miracle. Late in 2020, Kaleb received a heart transplant at James Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital in Nashville.
Portland Gateview Elementary held a retirement celebration for three educators who are retiring at the end of this school year. Librarian Jackie Wilber (31 years), Resource Teacher Charlotte Shular (28 years), and Title 1 Assistant Anita Ellis (30 years) share…
The Portland Farmers Market opened with a ribbon cutting on May 6 at the gazebo parking lot. Many of the favorite vendors have returned but several new vendors have been added this year. Michele Harbin will again be the director.
The mental health and well-being of children, especially in light of the pandemic, is an issue that needs continued attention, according to local officials.
A nearly $300 million 2021-22 fiscal year budget presented Tuesday by Sumner County Director of Schools Del Phillips includes raises for all principals and assistant principals, salary increases for both certified and classified employees, five new teachers, principals at two…
The Strawberry Quilt Show was a popular event this year with around 200 people coming out to view the beautifully crafted quilts. Forty-one quilts were entered in the show with 35 entered to be judged.
A Resolution that would limit county commissioners to speaking for five minutes at a time while debating an issue has been referred back to a committee for further study.
Portland Police Chief Jason Williams recognized members of the Portland Police Department for their outstanding service at the April 19 meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.