A little over 37,000 voters cast a ballot in the August 4 Williamson County General and State/Federal Primary Election, according to the Williamson County Election Commission. Of those, close to 18,000 visited the polls on Thursday while 19,000 voters cast an early vote or submitted an absen…
Public Chapter 1053 (2022), effective May 27, 2022, extends the gun safe and gun safety device sales tax holiday originally beginning 12:01 a.m. on July 1, 2021, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2022, an additional year to June 30, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.
New laws that went into effect on July 1 in Tennessee will support first responders and emergency services. Among these include legislation that expands benefits for firefighters, strengthens protections for police and service animals and secures crucial funding for ground ambulance services…
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in Operation Dry Water, July 2-4. Operation Dry Water is a weekend of education and enforcement about the dangers of impaired boating throughout the state.
After dozens of deaths and many last-minute, life-saving measures by law enforcement, a safety barrier is being installed on the Natchez Trace Parkway Double Arch Bridge across Highway 96 between Fairview and Franklin.
The Williamson County Election Commission will be conducting the County Republican & Democratic Primary Election on Tuesday, May 3 with voting at all 25 Election Day Vote Center locations.
(The Center Square) — The Tennessee Legislature approved $500 million of bonds for a new Tennessee Titans stadium as part of a record $52.8 billion budget on Thursday.
At the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett is encouraging anyone who has experienced sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking or domestic abuse to protect themselves with the Safe at Home address confidentiality program.
Early voting for the May 3, 2022 County Republican and Democratic Primary Election begins next Wednesday, April 13 and will continue through April 28 with the exception of Good Friday, April 15 when all voting sites will be closed.
Dreams can come truE and that’s what happened to a Fairview mother and her grown son who won a $3 million prize playing the Tennessee Lottery’s Jumbo Bucks Bonus game. That said, they “still think it’s a dream.”
As a part of the decennial redistricting process, the Tennessee General Assembly recently passed legislation approving new local, state and federal districts as a result of the data compiled and received from the 2020 census.
January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and state public health officials said it is important to recognize the warning signs and risk factors of exploitation.
Middle Tennessee State University continues to be powerful economic engine for the region and entire state of Tennessee, responsible for more than $1.42 billion in economic impact and almost 11,500 jobs statewide in 2021, a new economic report released Thursday, Jan. 20, shows.
The new year brings a few changes for local drivers. The State of Tennessee will be issuing new license plates in 2022 and ending emissions testing in five counties including Williamson County.
Williamson County Schools notified students, parents, staff and visitors Saturday about a mask mandate policy change effective Monday, September 27.
As unemployment continues to creep down since a pandemic high last April, employers are scrambling to find qualified workers to fill nearly half a million open jobs in Tennessee.
In celebration of National Voter Registration Month in September, the secretary of state’s office is leading voter registration efforts in Tennessee with college voter registration tailgates, the launch of the Anne Dallas Dudley Award for high schools and by working with businesses and organizations across the state.
The Williamson County School Board voted to implement a temporary mask mandate for all grade levels and all schools at a special-called meeting Thursday night due to the increased number of COVID cases in the district.
The Fairview community is stepping up to help some distant neighbors after several counties to the west of Fairview in Middle Tennessee suffered catastrophic flooding over the weekend. Heavy rainfall from Friday night through Saturday morning flooded parts of Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Hu…
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee unveiled three limited-edition posters highlighting each Tennessee grand division – West, Middle and East – as part of the 225 years of statehood celebration.
Fairview Debs, aka Team Tennessee State Champions, were unable to advance in the Dixie Debs World Series in Louisiana last weekend. However, these ladies earned the chance to do something that not every softball player gets the opportunity to experience, compete in a Softball World Series.
Fairview history was made on July 27th when a team of eight-year-old young ladies won the 2021 Dixie Darlings Softball World Series. It’s the first World Series title captured by any Fairview team in history!
With the peak summer boating season underway, and amid an increase in boating accidents across the state, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency continues its crackdown on violations, especially Boating Under the Influence (BUI).
As Tennessee ushers in a new fiscal year on July 1, several new laws protecting and benefitting Tennessee’s first responders, active military service members and veterans will take effect.
Main Street Fairview is offering a three-part series to cover all the valuable information shared during the recent 2021 Outlook Williamson event. Here is Part 3.
Several new laws protecting children are set to take effect on July 1 in Tennessee. This includes major Truth in Sentencing legislation ensuring parole and probation are not options for those found guilty of certain violent crimes that historically target women and children. These crimes inc…
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation recently launched TN KidKit, a resource to help parents and guardians document key details about the children in their care, just in case an emergency should arise.
Fairview High School was buzzing with excitement last Friday morning as Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and a host of other dignitaries visited the campus to tour the state-of-the-art mechatronics program and congratulate a special group of students.
The Tennessee House recently voted to add a right-to-work amendment to the state constitution, giving voters the chance to decide its fate.
(The Center Square)—Net liabilities in Tennessee for other post-employment benefits, which consist mainly of health care obligations to retired public employees, stood at about $10.2 billion in 2019, according to a new analysis from the Reason Foundation.
Carrying a handgun without a permit in Tennessee is now law after Gov. Bill Lee signed legislation Thursday to allow it. Lee announced on social media he had signed Senate Bill 765.
The Tennessee Housing Development Agency opened an online portal that will allow renters and landlords to apply for up to 12 months of cumulative rent and/or utility payments through its new COVID-19 rent relief program.
A bill that closes information on arrest records has moved to the House committee with amendment. The legislation would make confidential an arrestee’s home address on an arrest record. It was approved by the House Public Service Subcommittee last week.
(The Center Square) – As a share of total state and local tax revenues, sales tax collections in Tennessee came in at 40.7% and represented the third-highest percentage among the 50 states, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.
The Internal Revenue Service issued March 17 a notice, which provided an individual income tax filing extension from April 15 to May 17.
To protest the county’s appraised value of your property, you have to show up in person before a county board of equalization and make your case to the board members in person.
A proposed change to the Open Meetings Act, scheduled to be heard this week in a House subcommittee, would allow hundreds of local utility boards that manage water, sewage, solid waste, natural gas and electric systems to avoid meeting in person in front of the public.
(The Center Square) – Tennessee provided more than $30 million in benefits for military veterans in 2020, according to a new report by the Tennessee comptroller's office.