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Area veterans were honored at the 10th annual Portland Veterans Day Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 9. The family resource center of First Baptist Church of Portland was filled with veterans and their families.

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Portland Community Education Foundation held its annual fundraiser, “The Event” recently at the Southern Occasions Event Center, raising $15,000 for student scholarships and teacher grants. Over 100 people from the community attended the event.

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Many people have a special teacher who was influential and life-changing. For many students, who went to school in Portland, that teacher was Sandra Miller.

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The Hendersonville woman convicted of first-degree murder in the 2011 deaths of her newborn twins has been granted a hearing in Sumner County Criminal Court that could result in a new trial.

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The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted on second reading to accept Larry Collins donation of the building known as the Dan Furniture building for a city museum and the approval of the bid from Baron Construction, LLC for the…

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The Bottom View Farm Fall Festival continued to be a destination for school field trips and families during the month of October. Owner Ralph Cook has held the fall event for over 10 years.

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The Portland High School Class of 1977 planted a tree in the memory of their beloved principal John Meece, who passed away in April.

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A Station Camp High School teacher has been charged with driving under the influence after authorities say she was so intoxicated in the school parking lot that she was unable to stand on her own.

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The Portland Chamber of Commerce recently held the annual fall tournament at the Dogwood Hills Municipal Course with 10 teams and 40 players. The winning first flight team was The Farmers Bank with Old Hickory Credit Union coming in Second.…

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The City of Portland is one step closer to having a museum designated for the history of Portland and the surrounding area with the donation of property at 205 South Broadway by Larry Collins.

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Portland Fire Department recently held search and rescue drills using the concrete block building the city purchased on South Russell Street. The building is located adjacent to the city hall property.

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The Bridge at Highland, operated by Signature HealthCare, has agreed to repay $42,102 to Medicaid for items that were not covered, according to an audit by the Tennessee State Comptroller’s Office.

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Liberty Run Stables in Portland recently hosted their annual Halloween Party.Kids and horses dressed up for a costume contest, parade, games and a Potluck dinner. Liberty Run is a boarding stable and popular destination for children's riding lessons -libertyrunstables.webs.com/

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The Board of Mayor and Aldermen took a major step toward the renovation and additions to the current city hall when they voted on first reading to accept the lone bid of nearly $4.1 million from Baron Construction, LLC at…

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Portland High School teacher Amy Barnett is incorporating the Dave Ramsey Education’s Foundation in Personal Finance course within the personal finance class she teaches.

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A resolution adopting the overall new judicial center for Sumner County, including a new courthouse, parking garage and jail expansion, was approved by the Sumner County Commission in a 20-4 vote Monday.

Local author Richard Salcido has written a historical fiction book based on the story of Uriah, David and Bathsheba from Second Samuel in the Bible.

Most of his fans knew James Henry Meador by his screen name James Craig, but his aunts, uncles and cousins who lived in Portland knew him as Jimmy.

Tristar Reads made a special presentation Tuesday during the Portland Public Library’s “Reasons to Read” program.” Tallen Haag was awarded a $1,000 college scholarship for reading and logging the most hours reading from May 1 to Sept. 7 in the…