Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce New Fiberon Manufacturing and Distribution Operations in Columbia

On Wednesday in a press release, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Fiberon officials announced the company, Fiberon, will establish new manufacturing and distribution operations in Columbia, Tennessee.

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GOP Spokeswoman: Biden’s Removing Columbia’s Castro-Linked FARC from Terrorist List ‘Legitimized and Emboldened Terrorists’

  The communications director of the Republican National Committee blasted President Joseph R. Biden’s Jr.’s removing today the Marxist guerillas fighting under the name Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, and undermining the democratic government of Columbia. “Biden’s decision has legitimized and emboldened terrorists who have murdered, kidnapped, and…

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Sons of Confederate Veterans ‘Put to Rest for Eternity’ Gen. Nathan Bedford in Columbia, Tennessee

COLUMBIA, Tennessee – Confederate Lt. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest was “put to rest for eternity” Saturday by the Sons of Confederate Veterans at the National Confederate Headquarters and Museum at Historic Elm Springs in Columbia, Tennessee.

The General was reinterred with his wife Mary Ann Montgomery Forrest at a private ceremony that was free to attendees but required a ticket, the number of which was limited to about 2,000.

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Columbia MuleFest Goes Off Without a Hitch; Singer Trace Adkins Delivers Headliner Performance

COLUMBIA — Many thousands of people descended upon the city of Columbia, Tennessee Friday evening for the 2021 MuleFest, and, to signal the end of COVID-19, not a single person appeared to wear a face covering. Maury County officials held the event in the city’s downtown area.

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Columbia Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccine in Two Hours on Saturday

Health care workers and people 75 and older in Columbia received COVID-19 vaccinations Saturday, but Columbia Mayor Chaz Molder said the vaccines ran out within two hours, far earlier than expected. Officials delivered the vaccine at Columbia State Community College, said Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles, on his Facebook page.

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Columbia Officials Want Public Art, Including a Mural in Multiple Languages

  Columbia officials reportedly want a permanent public art display, and one suggestion includes a mural saying “Welcome” in multiple world languages. This, according to OakRidger.com, which did not specify whether taxpayers would have to pay for this public art. The proposed mural “would showcase the county’s diverse citizenship, as…

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Medicaid Improperly Billed in Columbia, Audit Says

A Columbia nursing facility improperly billed Medicaid nearly $5,000, according to an audit Tennessee Comptrollers released Monday. In their audit, Comptrollers called out the Life Care Center of Columbia. This audit comes as several mainstream media outlets in Tennessee seem to urge state leaders to expand Medicaid. The most recent…

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Early Voting Turnout Heavy in Maury County

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Voters hit the polls heavily in the first two days of early voting in Maury County. The polls opened Friday at the Maury County Election Commission for early voting in the 2018 Tennessee general and primary election, The Daily Herald reported. On Friday and Saturday, at least 1,100 votes were…

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