THINGS TO DO | Author and historian Karen L. Cox will discuss Confederate monuments’ legacy of white supremacy in Tennessee and throughout the South at a free MTSU lecture on Monday, October 3.
The South Central Human Resource Agency announced this week that open enrollment for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) begins October 1.
A classic car show, Swiss Pantry donuts, a beer festival, karaoke on the lake, and a scarecrow festival … there’s lots to do this weekend in southern, middle Tennessee.
WHISKEY INDUSTRY NEWS | The Nearest Green Distillery recently introduced its first rye whiskey. Bottles are going fast and only available at the Bedford County distillery.
Despite the Wildcats elusive triple option offense, the Raider defense — led by Landon Smith, Peyton Martin, Eli Brown, Logan Cashion, Dillon Sherrill, Bryson Carter, and Wes Clifton — managed crucial stops to help Moore County earned a 34-25 district win over Wayne County.
TOURISM NEWS | Its vast acreage and unique characteristics warrant its designation as an official state park, according to state officials. On Thursday, TDEC announced that Savage Gulf would become state park number 57.
THINGS TO DO | A headlining bluegrass band that plays tunes from The Zombie’s to Beyoncé? Yes please. Don’t miss Uncle Dave Macon Days on October 7-8.
WHISKEY INDUSTRY NEWS | Byron Copeland is the latest graduate of the Nearest & Jack Advancement Initiative. Jack Daniel’s recently named him the Manager of Leadership Acceleration and Maturation Innovation at the Lynchburg distillery.
LOCAL SPORTS | It was a punch, counter punch kind of game but the Raiders came up short against Fayetteville. Dawson White led with four touchdowns.
LOCAL SPORTS | Former Raider point guard Brayden Cashion is one of five returning starters on this year’s Motlow Bucks men’s basketball team. They start play on November 1 at Calhoun Community College.