Neighbors Protect Farms In Southeast Tennessee

Friday, January 17, 2020
Alan and Kendra Cameron, and Land Trust for Tennessee Board Member Greg Vital joined together to protect 114 acres of farmland in the Harrison Community
Alan and Kendra Cameron, and Land Trust for Tennessee Board Member Greg Vital joined together to protect 114 acres of farmland in the Harrison Community

Just before the New Year, Alan and Kendra Cameron, and Land Trust for Tennessee Board Member Greg Vital joined together to protect 114 acres of farmland in the Harrison Community of Hamilton County.

The Land Trust has now worked to protect more than 50,000 acres in the southeast in its first 20 years, including 2,300 acres in Hamilton County.

This is the second property Mr. Vital has protected in Hamilton County with The Land Trust. In 2006, he joined with another neighbor to protect 220 acres, jumpstarting efforts in the Chattanooga region.  


20 Veterans Participate In Local Wounded Warrior Hunt

TWRA Requests Public Input For 2022-23 Waterfowl And Other Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons

TWRA Announces Awarding Of Aquatic Stream Clean-Up Grants For 2022


A group of about 20 veterans gathered Sunday Monday and Tuesday for fun, food, fellowship, friendship and a managed deer Wounded Warrior hunt at the former Volunteer Army Ammunition Plant. ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is soliciting comments for its 2022-23 waterfowl and other migratory bird hunting regulations, including sandhill cranes. This is an opportunity for the ... (click for more)

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the award of grant dollars to assist with 2022 aquatic stream clean-up projects across the state. The grants were awarded to various ... (click for more)



Outdoors

20 Veterans Participate In Local Wounded Warrior Hunt

A group of about 20 veterans gathered Sunday Monday and Tuesday for fun, food, fellowship, friendship and a managed deer Wounded Warrior hunt at the former Volunteer Army Ammunition Plant. Volunteers from TWRA, Highland Sportsman’s Club, Safari Club International local chapter and a host of others from Cleveland State College, Volkswagen and Hamilton County Parks participated ... (click for more)

TWRA Requests Public Input For 2022-23 Waterfowl And Other Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is soliciting comments for its 2022-23 waterfowl and other migratory bird hunting regulations, including sandhill cranes. This is an opportunity for the public to provide ideas and share concerns about hunting regulations with TWRA staff. The comment period is open Oct. 15-Nov. 15. Waterfowl and other migratory game bird hunting seasons ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Has Another Coronavirus Death And 109 New Cases: State Has 60 More Deaths

The Hamilton County Health Department reported one more coronavirus death on Friday and 109 new positive cases, no change from Thursday. The total number of cases in the county now stands at 63,193. The death total is at 638. It is reported the death was a woman, age 81 or older. The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations is 142 in Hamilton County - down from 148 on Thursday. ... (click for more)

Whitfield Casts Deciding Vote To Allow Affordable Housing Apartment Project On Happy Valley Road

The Walker County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on Thursday night to approve the rezoning for a 156-unit affordable housing development across from Ridgeland High School. Chairman Shannon Whitfield broke a 2-2 tie, voting in favor of the rezone. This was the first time Chairman Whitfield has voted on a decision under the new form of government. Commissioner Mark Askew ... (click for more)

Opinion

Why Mandates Are Ridiculous - And Response

Hamilton County COVID cases 62,525 Hamilton County COVID deaths 638 By my math 62525/638 = 0.012 percent 0.012 percent of people that got COVID died from it 99.988 percent survived including myself I just wanted to point out how ridiculous vaccine mandates really are and how COVID hysteria, driven by the media and federal government, is unwarranted. Vaccines reduce ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Hooray for The Saturday Funnies! Before we begin with some wonderful one-liners from some of history’s greatest people, let me remind you we don’t write the Funnies. Instead they are gleaned from the emails we gather from those that are sent to us each week. If you have a great funny, please send it to royexum@aol.com and we’ll share it. * * * GREAT ONE-LINERS FROM THE WORLD’S ... (click for more)