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Moore County ranks #1 in Census responses

LOCAL NEWS We’re number one. We’re number one.

In this upside down world we’re all collectively living in right now, we could use a bit of good news. According to Metro Mayor Bonnie Lewis, the Census Bureau informed her on Thursday, that Metro Moore County leads the state of Tennessee in the number of completed 2020 Census responses. More precisely, we’re barely number one. Loundon County in East Tennessee (46.7 percent) and Williamson County (46.5 percent) are right behind us.

So you know what that means, right? You’ve got time on your hands today. Fire up those laptops and head on over to the 2020 Census website and fill yours out. You should have received a postcard or mailer in the past several weeks that offers you step-by-step instructions as well as a personally identifying number.

The Census Bureau has done a great job of putting together a website that answers any questions, click here to visit it. Or you can check out our What Moore County Needs to Know about the 2020 Census article here. We’ll check in with Mayor Lewis regularly for updates. •

{The Lynchburg Times is the only independently owned and operated newspaper in Moore County … covering Metro Moore County government, Jack Daniel’s Distillery, Nearest Green Distillery, the Lynchburg Music Fest, Tims Ford State Park, Motlow State Community College, Moore County High School, Moore County Middle School, Lynchburg Elementary, Raider Sports, plus regional and state news.}

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