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38th Annual Macon County Hillbilly Days!
June 20, 21, and 22, 2013
Sponsored by The Lafayette Lions Clubs
Location: Key Park, Lafayette, Tenn.
Please click here for a flyer.
June 3-7, 2013
June 10-14 (Intermediate & Beginners)
June 17-21 (Intermediate, Beginners, Parent/Toddler)
June 24-28 (As needed)
Lessons provided 8, 9 and 10 a.m.
Please cll the Parks & Recreation Department for more information: (615) 325-6464
27th Annual Strawberry Stride 5K Race Results Now Online!
Event held May 11, 2013
Click here to open pdf file.
Strawberry Stroll 2013
10 weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays, begins May 14, 2013
This is a free program for all ages. Walk with others in the community and the Mayor. No registration si required. Simply obtain a schedule and show up. Schedules can be picked up at the Robert Coleman Community Center, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., after May 1, 2013. You may also request an e-mailed copy from: firstname.lastname@example.org. The walks will originate from different places, so you do need a schedule.
Raise The Praise
June 7-8, 2013
The annual Raise The Praise will roll out on the grassy green fields of Richland Park, at the Wanda Collins Amphitheater Friday & Saturday, June 7/8. We are coming up on RTP's 6th year, 7th event. Being middle Tennessee's ONLY 2-day overnight free Christian Festival, Raise The Praise provides clean, wholesome, entertainment in a non threatening environment, offering a genre of music, breakout sessions, dance, the arts, KidzZone, craft and merchant vendors, food vendors, overnight camping and so much more. Don't miss this years event slated for June 7/8, gates open at 3 p.m. Friday. Please bring one nonperishable food item to leave at the welcome center. The non perishables will be donated to People Serving People, a nonprofit outreach feeding the hungry and shut-ins every Wednesday and all Holidays. For more info visit www.rtpevents.org and www.facebook.com/rtpevents
Did You Know???
The Portland Public Library is pleased to announce that we have obtained a collection of “Old Portland Area” photographs generously donated by Mr. Allen Haynes. The 30 volumes span the years from the early 1900s through the 1980s. Some of the photos are identified and some are not. You are welcome to come browse them during regular library hours.
Citizens Awareness Group for Portland, Tennessee
Established in November of 2012
The Citizens Awareness Group is an organization of everyday citizens of the Portland, Tennessee, area. The CAG considers their group a place where residents can voice their concerns, wishes, and desires in regards to issues within our city. CAG's goal is to be helpful to the community, and not a thorn in their side, by building a bond with the City's governing body and working as a team to help resolve issues and build better community relations. The Citizens Awareness Group is currently established as a Facebook group and can be followed at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Citizens-Awareness-Group-for-Portland-Tennessee/298042093597657 All you have to do is click on "Like this page," and whenever CAG has a status update, you will see it in your status feeds. From there, you can read, communicate, and follow the activity. [Note: the CAG is not run by, nor associated with, this website.]
Portland Public Library of Sumner County
A special Thank You for all of the men and women from Portland who are serving, and have served, in the Armed Forces. Thank you for what you do for our country!
We've put together a web site of tourist attractions along Tennessee Highway 52 from I-65 through Portland, Westmoreland, Lafayette and Red Boiling Springs, then down to I-40 through Carthage. Please take a look at the site: www.TN52.com.
State Abbreviation: TN
TN Region: Middle Tennessee
County: Sumner County TN
ZIP Code: 37148
Latitude*: N36° 34.820'
Longitude*: W86° 30.837'
Elevation: 818 feet
Telephone Country Code: 1
Telephone Area Code: 615
Population (1990 Census): 5,539
Population (2000 Census): 8,458
Population (2004 Special Census):10,046
Population (2007 Special Census): 10,941
Population (2010 Census): 11,480
Portland's Birthday (First Election in the new City of Portland): May 2, 1905.
Time Zone: U.S.A. Central
During Daylight Savings Time, Portland's UTC/GMT offset is -5 hours.
During Standard Time, Portland's UTC/GMT offset is -6 hours.
*At the flag pole at City Hall.
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