Kimberly McMillian (Reporter)

Rhea County organization offers disaster plan workshop

Published May. 24 2014

What: "What Will You Do When a Disaster Strikes?" curriculum

Small Biz: French's Shoes opens two stores in Rhea County

Published May. 21 2014

• Name: French's Shoes & Boots

Dayton student named Tennessee's Doodle 4 Google finalist

Published Apr. 30 2014

DAYTON, Tenn. - Dayton City School third-grader Annaliese Tester will compete with 49 finalists from other states in the national...


Small Biz: Furniture store is an institution in downtown Dayton

Published Apr. 8 2014

DAYTON, Tenn. - Matt McClure's family has maintained their legacy of furniture renting and retailing along Market Street for 105...

Dayton farmers market could relocate by 2015

Published Apr. 5 2014

DAYTON, Tenn. - Officials in Dayton are considering relocating the downtown farmers market to Washington Street if farmers consent.

Dayton's downtown sign work almost done

Published Mar. 27 2014

DAYTON, Tenn. - Work to replace traffic and street signs throughout downtown Dayton is close to completion, a MainStreet Dayton...

Rhea County bicycle race scheduled for fall

Published Feb. 28 2014

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County economic leaders this week discussed plans for a 60-mile, countywide bicycle race in September, just...

Photo: Frozen fountain in Dayton, Tenn.

Published Feb. 3 2014

Rhea Economic and Tourism Council names economic, tourism director

Published Jan. 31 2014

DAYTON, Tenn. - The Rhea Economic and Tourism Council board has hired county native Dennis Tumlin as its new executive...

Rhea County fair plans expansion upon 14-acre property

Published Jan. 19 2014

EVENSVILLE, Tenn. - Rhea County Fair organizers recently bought 14 acres next to the fairgrounds in Evensville to allow for...

Death of Rhea County child inspires teen's play 'Changed'

Published Dec. 21 2013

* What: "Changed," a play about murder and a child's abduction

Small Biz: Dayton, Tenn., gallery offers vintage glassware, memorabilia

Published Dec. 18 2013

• Name: Gallery Antiques & Collectibles

New Rhea County finance director begins work today

Published Nov. 18 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea County's new finance director, William Watson of Hixson, is expected to start his new job today.

Rhea County economy panel awaits director candidate's response

Published Nov. 8 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Rhea Economic and Tourism Council members have weeded through nine applicants in their search for an executive...

Ancestral tribute memorial wall dedicated at Cherokee removal park in Birchwood, Tenn.

Published Oct. 28 2013

BIRCHWOOD, Tenn. - Looking at the names incised on a granite wall at the Cherokee Removal Memorial Park on Sunday,...

Turning Point Camp on on Dayton Mountain to help adoption families with reactive attachment disorder

Published Oct. 19 2013

What: Turning Point Camp

Downtown Dayton, Tenn., gets updated street signs

Published Oct. 16 2013

DAYTON, Tenn. - Bolder, more easily seen street and parking signs have been installed at intersections along Market Street in...

Small Biz: Victory auto franchise takes over Dayton, Tenn., grill

Published Oct. 15 2013

• Name: Victory Pre-Owned of Dayton

Scramblez Cafe in Spring City offers western-inspired varieties

Published Oct. 8 2013

Name: Scramblez Café

Rhea County's George Thacker received top Howard Johnson honors

Published Sep. 28 2013

SPRING CITY, Tenn. - Rhea County Executive and multibusiness owner George Thacker has been honored for operating one of the...