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Deer Valley Farm first in Angus registration

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 3:45 pm

Deer Valley Farm ranked as largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Tennessee with the Angus Association during fiscal year 2014, which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, association chief executive officer. Angus breeders across the nation in 2014 registered 298,369 head of Angus cattle. “Our year-end statistics continue to demonstrate strong demand for Angus genetics and solidify our long-held position as a leader in the beef

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  • Rocky Hills Farm enters angus in livestock expo

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    Rocky Hills Farm of Petersburg has entered seven head of red angus in the beef division of the 41st annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE). The NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show with nearly 27,000 entries and nearly $750,000 in prizes and awards. Scheduled for Nov. 8-21, the event takes place at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. Purebred farms from nearly every state and

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  • Bryant opens Pucker Powder

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    Liam Marshall is dwarfed by the huge Pucker Powder Art Candy machine behind him. His aunt, Camille Bryan, opened her business, “Make It Pucker Powder Art Candy”, a big hit at the Lincoln County Fair last month.

    Camille Bryant has always wanted her own business so when she had an opportunity to open a business selling the latest confectionary craze, she began it in a big way, by opening at the Lincoln County Fair. “It’s been a blessing,” said Bryant. Her business, “Make It” Pucker Powder Candy Art”, attracts people of all ages. The Pucker Powder Candy Art machine, taller than most basketball players, contains 12 fruity

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  • TennesSeed Camp to be held in Tullahoma

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    The Southern Middle Tennessee Entrepreneur Centers, headquartered in Tullahoma, will be conducting a free one-day TennesSeed Camp on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The one-day event will be held at the Middle Tennessee Education Center in Shelbyville. “Our goal is to create economic growth in Middle Tennessee communities by connecting promising start-ups and young companies with the resources they need to succeed,” said Dan Marcum, SMTEC executive director. “This one-day event is

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  • Spine surgery now available in Winchester

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    Friedland, Dr. John

    Southern Tennessee Regional Health System officials announce the addition of orthopedic and spine surgeon, Dr. John T. Friedland, to the medical team of Southern Tennessee Orthopedics and Spine Center resulting in the availability of a new service across Franklin, Grundy, Lawrence, Giles and surrounding counties. “Less than a year ago our hospitals in Winchester, Sewanee, Lawrenceburg and Pulaski joined to become a regional health system enabling us to become strong

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  • FPU launches Watch TV Everywhere service

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    FPU New Artwork Vector

    Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU) makes it easy for cable subscribers to watch some of their favorite cable programming anywhere they go with a free service called Watch TV Everywhere. Watch TV Everywhere is available on your PC, laptop, iPad, iPhone, Android and other similar devices. “We live in a world of instant information and portable entertainment,” said FPU’s CEO and General Manager Britt Dye. “With this new service, our customers

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  • Farm Bill, online decision aid training event Oct. 27

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 3:27 pm

    A one-day 2014 farm bill overview and producer aid demonstration and training is scheduled Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, 165 Courtland St., in Atlanta, Georgia. There is no cost to attend the training, but registration is required. To register, visit . The training is open to U.S. Department of Agriculture-Farm Service Agency staff, consultants, credit institutions, Extension educators, and farmers. The

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