Decatur County General Hospital has been the topic of discussion for many months. The Commission will meet on March 4 in a special-called meeting to discuss the future of the facility and plans for healthcare in Decatur County.
You can watch the meeting live on TNL TODAY on Facebook.
Illegal drugs have led to a dramatic increase in criminal activity. This is true for most surrounding counties as well. Yet, our officers make far below the hourly rates of every other county that surrounds Decatur. We must find a way to properly compensate our officers who place themselves in danger to protect us and our properties.
Did you know that one of the most utilized buildings in our county is our Civic Center? It is used by community organizations, private party bookings, and public events almost every day of the year.
From basketball games, to exercise classes, to dances and even family reunions, the Civic Center is a busy place.
The Joint Economic Development Commission Board (JEDC) is tasked with researching and exploring all options concerning the economic health of Decatur County. This board met with the Chamber of Commerce in a joint luncheon on March 28th at the Parsons Centre. The Ayers Education Foundation presented its plans to build a headquarters building and conference center in Parsons. Mr. Jim Ayers was on hand to show members the blueprints and explain the new opportunities for our community with this center.
The assets of the county include buildings, parks, land, equipment and infrastructure. Good maintenance is key in preserving their value. The county needs to reassess their investment in maintenance to ensure proper care and use.
If you have an idea for a new project for Decatur County, please let us know! All ideas are welcome.
The Spring flooding has drastically curtailed tourism throughout the Tennessee River Valley. Counties ans companies are working to repair and clean up from the devastating flood damage.
Decatur County's riverfront properties have been affected and will be closed until cleanup is completed to guarantee safety for our visitors.
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