Monthly Archives: October 2014

TSBDC at TTU hosts business planning seminar Oct. 14

Posted on October 1, 2014 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

 Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Tennessee Tech University will host a seminar about writing a business plan Oct. 14. Brandon Brown and Andrew Bryant will lead the free seminar and discuss tips and tricks to writing a business plan, with emphasis on obtaining financing. Seminar attendees will receive a planning workbook as well. Business Planning 101 will be 5:30-7:30 p.m.,  Oct. 14, in Johnson Hall 218, at 1105 N. Peachtree Ave., on the TTU campus. Admission is free, but registration is required. Visit or call (931) 372-3648 to sign up.




Deadline Oct. 10 for Tennessee Schools to Enter Environmental Programs

Posted on October 1, 2014 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

The deadline for the Good Sports Always Recycle program Oct. 10, 2014. Schools may enter their environmental programs in the 21st Annual school challenge, and the top 10 Tennessee school environmental programs will each be awarded $1,000 to recognize their efforts. In addition, one lucky school will win the Good Sports Always Recycle Sustainability Steward award and bring home $1,500.  K-12 schools in Tennessee can nominate their school to win at or email for a nomination form. For more information, please contact Jennifer Wiggins at



Linda Diane Cope Delong

Posted on October 1, 2014 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Linda Diane Cope Delong, 53, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 27, 2014, at her residence.

A memorial service will be noon, Oct. 4, 2014, at Doyle Methodist Church.

Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dahlia Sparkman

Posted on October 1, 2014 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Dahlia Sparkman, 96, of Doyle, passed away Sept. 30, 2014, at Life Care Center of Sparta.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Paul Thomas Stevenson

Posted on October 1, 2014 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Paul Thomas Stevenson, 66, of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away Sept. 29, 2014, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Stevenson was a sales consultant, with 42 years of service with Tom James Clothiers and won several awards for his accomplishments.

He was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church, in Franklin. Mr. Stevenson was also a member of the Wednesday Richland Lunch Group and the Tuesday Night Monthly Group. Mr. Stevenson graduated from Tennessee Tech, in 1970, and was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.

He was preceded in death by father, Thomas W. Stevenson; sister, Kathleen Stevenson; and father-in-law, Herman Masters.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, … CONTINUED

Warrior football highlights vs. Chargers

Posted on October 1, 2014 1:01 am by Tammy Wilhite

The Warrior football team picked up a 21-14 win over Chattanooga Christian.  Watch highlights from that victory.

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