School’s to release results of vote

May 25, 2017 0 2291

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn.—The Haywood County School Board is making public how each member of its board voted Wednesday when narrowing the list of school superintendent applicants from 11 to 4. School Board Chairman Harold Garrett told Brownsville Radio ...Read More >>

Department of Labor: jail staff underpaid

May 25, 2017 0 1844

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn.—Twenty-seven workers and former employees of the county jail will collect $43,401.43 from county taxpayers, because, the Department of Labor (DOL) says, they were improperly paid. Local leaders met with the department and reviewed their findings. ...Read More >>

Wreck on HWY 70 takes the lives of two

May 19, 2017 0 5191

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn.—A ten-year old girl was one of two people killed in a car wreck Thursday morning on Highway 70 East, just east of Brownsville. Maykayla King, 10, and Chiquita King, 32, died at the scene according ...Read More >>

Schools name first finalist in superintendent search

May 19, 2017 0 3444

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn.—The Haywood County School board spent four hours Thursday night on their first substantive rounds of talks about a new school superintendent. Retiring Superintendent Teresa Russell’s last day is June 30. The board has cut the ...Read More >>

Fatal Wreck on Highway 70

May 18, 2017 0 22876

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn.—Emergency responders arrived at the scene of an accident this morning to find a dump truck turned on its side atop of a vehicle. The wreck occurred on Highway 70 near Zion Gin. A Tennessee Highway ...Read More >>

Alcohol sales not moving westward

May 18, 2017 0 92

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn.—The first vote squeaked by —the second didn’t happen. A move to change liquor store boundaries in Brownsville failed during Brownsville’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Tuesday. Brownsville’s three liquor store rule is unchanged and ...Read More >>

McCarley quits: roads looking for new manager

May 18, 2017 0 83

BROWNSVILLE, Tenn.—Haywood County Highway Department Supervisor Greg McCarley is calling it quits. He’s tendered his resignation effective June 30. McCarley has led the rural road department for nearly 20 years. He cut road’s staffing by about half ...Read More >>

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