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A couple of glitches have taken place in the first days of the administration of the TNReady exams with students across the state that have also affected the testing of high school students in Robertson County, according to Schools Director Chris Causey.

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New Vision Academy has submitted an application to the Robertson County Board of Education and to the Tennessee Department of Education to start a charter school in Springfield, with hopes of opening the doors of its K-5 elementary school by next year.

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Sixty-six people have become official candidates for the Aug. 2, 2018 Robertson County General, City of Greenbrier and State of Tennessee Primary election, according to Cathy Hamsley, administrator of elections for Robertson County.

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The Robertson County Board of Education has approved an estimated $31 million five-year facilities plan that will be presented to the Robertson County Commission.

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Sixty-six people have become official candidates for the Aug. 2, 2018 Robertson County General, City of Greenbrier and State of Tennessee Primary election, according to Cathy Hamsley, administrator of elections for Robertson County.

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According to Springfield police, a woman robbed the Dollar General at 5227 Hwy. 76 in Springfield on Wednesday night, April 11.

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Nearly four years after the first section of the Royal Inn was condemned, sheets of plywood are now covering the burgundy doors of the motel, located at 1508 Memorial Boulevard in Springfield, while the city awaits the demolition of the entire structure.

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Dana Cooksey Holt, 47, of Adams died Thursday April 5, 2018 at Vanderbilt Medical Center, following complications from pneumonia, according to her husband and Jo Byrns High School (JBHS) sweetheart Rusty Holt.

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Sixty-eight people have qualified as candidates for the Aug. 2 Robertson County General, City of Greenbrier and State of Tennessee Primary Election, according to Cathy Hamsley, administrator of elections for Robertson County.

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On South Main Street in Springfield, a young up-and-coming chef is rebranding her family restaurant into a dining establishment all her own, marinating foods from her southern roots into a modern dining experience for her customers.

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Sixty-eight people have qualified as candidates for the Aug. 2 Robertson County General, City of Greenbrier and State of Tennessee Primary Election, according to Cathy Hamsley, administrator of elections for Robertson County.

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A rezone of the 157-acre Mayes Farm was voted down 4-3 by the Greenbrier Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday, April 2 — with Mayor Bonnette Dawson casting the tie-breaking vote.

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With President Donald Trump designating March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day, Robertson County Mayor Howard Bradley has proclaimed the day as a time to remember the county’s Vietnam Veterans.    

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Developer Brandon Frank is asking the Greenbrier Board of Mayor and Aldermen to reconsider a rezone request of the 157-acre Mayes Farm, where he wants to build his proposed Hoyte Heights development, so he can move forward to the planning and zoning stages of the project.

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City leaders approved the first of three scheduled readings of the proposed amended municipal code that allows the on-premise sale of beer to be within 100 feet of a church, school or park in the core commercial zone instead of 300 feet, which is currently required.

Is investment in public infrastructure important? And should Tennessee have more dedicated revenue sources to pay for construction and maintenance of infrastructure across the state, or is the existing tax structure – primarily the state tax on fuel, and wheel taxes – sufficient to pay for w…

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State Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield) and Lt. Governor Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge) struck back after the Tennessee Justice Center placed robocalls in the “middle of the night” regarding legislation Sen. Roberts is sponsoring in the Tennessee General Assembly.