DAYTON, Tenn. — MainStreet Dayton will begin the third phase of its courthouse square revitalization project later this summer, officials said at the group's monthly meeting this week.
DAYTON, Tenn. — A former Rhea County Animal Shelter volunteer pleaded "no contest" Tuesday to a charge of animal cruelty.
The clinic will offer adoptable spayed and neutered outdoor cats for free, along with indoor cats for $35 which have had additional precautionary treatments.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Vice Mayor Bobby Doss and fellow Councilman Gary Louallen will compete in April in the Dayton mayoral race. Current Mayor Bob Vincent won't seek re-election.
Abel and Spengler kept the restaurant's popular name, which originated over 20 years ago under its previous ownership, to help with its recognition of having the basic menu and hometown familiarity. "It works," said Abel.
DAYTON, Tenn. — For Rhea County to grow and thrive, efforts by its leaders and maintenance of improvements will be required, officials said at a recent Rhea Economic and Tourism Council meeting with Thrive 2055 project representatives.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Two Rhea County groups have appealed to county commissioners about the possible appearance of an expanded jail next to the courthouse downtown.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Life Care Centers of America will show off its new nursing home and assisted living center at 10055 Rhea County Highway in Dayton, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday during a community open house.
DAYTON, Tenn. — For Rhea County historian Pat Guffey, paying tribute to her mentor Bettye Broyles meant she'd have to sort through mounds of unsalvageable paperwork, books and photos before she uncovered the treasures left behind.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Rhea County animal activist Richard Orlowske was greeted on Valentine's Day not with flowers but with a half-inch-thick mattress on the floor of the county jail after his arrest that day on an animal cruelty charge.
DAYTON, Tenn. — A survey of city residents and merchants could highlight needed improvements and ways to boost downtown businesses, according to MainStreet Dayton officials.
DAYTON, Tenn. — An influx of fishing tournaments will attract oodles of anglers and create a trickle-down effect for businesses in Rhea County, a Dayton city councilman said this week.
GRAYSVILLE, Tenn. — For 66-year-old Wesley Denson, recalling his former softball days at Graysville's ballpark sparked a renewed interest in the sport he loved.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Bryan College's annual student community service day, traditionally held on Martin Luther King Day, is changing its focus and its name and moving to April, school officials said.
BIRCHWOOD, Tenn. — Ron Cooper is searching — but he's not quite sure what he's seeking.
Name: Shear Strength Location: 7935 Rhea County Highway in Dayton, Tenn. Contact: 423-290-6482
EVENSVILLE, Tenn. — A petition by activists seeking to establish the Rhea County Animal Shelter as a "no-kill" facility is attracting attention online.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Rhea County school board member Patrick Fisher, still in jail after his second recent arrest on drug and weapons charges, may face an ouster petition if he doesn't resign.
DAYTON, Tenn. — A Rhea County school board member was being held without bond in the Rhea County Jail on Wednesday following his arrest Monday on DUI, drug and weapons charges.
Bruehl said that she'd wanted her grandchildren to reference her with a more unique name, preferably not Nana or Mamaw.
College students and older folks have a tendency to enjoy the smokehouse flavor of their house specialties.
A Rhea County Circuit Court jury on Tuesday evening found former state Rep. Jim Cobb, R-Spring City, not guilty of assaulting a woman in a wheelchair who supported Cobb's opponent in the Aug. 2 primary election.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Merchants in downtown Dayton are planning weekly drawings, increased offerings and more as they kick off the holiday season with the annual Holiday Stroll on Thursday.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Preventive measures to ensure the health and longevity of the 37 trees surrounding the historic Rhea County Courthouse in downtown Dayton will begin in November, officials said.
DAYTON, Tenn. -- For 86-year-old Rhea County artist Nell Moretz, painting her area's landscape on a Christmas ornament for the governor's residence is a highlight of her long career.
SPRING CITY, Tenn. — The anticipated grand opening of the splash pad water attraction at Veterans Park has been pushed back until temperatures warm up again.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Former and current residents of the Old Washington community will showcase the once-thriving gateway to the Tennessee River today at its bicentennial celebration.
SPRING CITY, Tenn. -- An ongoing dispute between the North Utility District of Rhea County and Spring City over which is supposed to provide water to a business has been resolved.
EVENSVILLE, Tenn. — Matthew Calbaugh, a senior at Rhea County High School, will find the hurdles easier to handle this year on the school's new track and football field.
DAYTON, Tenn. -- Downtown holiday shoppers this year will find the streets more festive and brighter, according to MainStreet Dayton leaders.
DAYTON, Tenn. — For veteran Billy Gardner, paying tribute to America's fallen men and women is heartfelt.
Name: Dayton Boat Dock & Grill Location: 175 Lakeshore Drive, Dayton, Tenn. Phone: 423 428-9090
DAYTON, Tenn. — Twenty-five years ago, John Sprankell, a former U.S. Navy officer, and his wife, Anna, used their artistic talents to embark on a journey that has strengthened their faith and marriage.
Newkirk and Tope agreed that they'd wanted to provide Rhea County with nearby customer service, as the leading repair shop that's not more than 15 miles away, but that word has since reached to Bledsoe and Cumberland counties.
DAYTON, Tenn. -- Consideration of the Rhea County areas ripe for development will begin soon now that an economic report by Tennessee Valley Authority personnel is complete, the county's economic director said.
Since she lived on Dayton Mountain and had originally made the candles in her kitchen for Christmas gifts last year, she sought inspiration from the comforts of home.
Osborne's wife, Joanna, had helped with the store's namesake, he said. Most of the items had a "yesteryear" appeal to offer customers a moment to reminisce with their children and grandchildren, or to purchase for themselves or a loved one.
SPRING CITY, Tenn. -- This summer, the family-oriented Veterans Park in Spring City will offer fountains of fun, the city manager said.
Name: Café Pascale & Deli, Bakery, Catering
RHEA COUNTY, Tenn. -- Phil Cise Sr., a Summitt, N.J., volunteer firefighter who helped clear debris at ground zero in New York City, knows firsthand the importance of having turnout gear readily accessible whenever it's needed.
DAYTON, Tenn. -- At least one person was killed and one or more others suffered unknown injuries Saturday when their motorcycles collided with a car on U.S. Highway 27 North, authorities said.
DAYTON, Tenn. — At least one person was killed and another sustained unknown but serious injuries today when their motorcycles collided with a car on U.S. Highway 27 North, authorities said.
GRAYSVILLE, Tenn. -- For Lt. Erik Redden, Graysville's interim police chief, ridding the city of two methamphetamine labs in two weeks is a fight he plans to continue.
SPRING CITY, Tenn. -- For Tim Wilson, the "last graduating" student of Spring City High School, fond memories will accompany his nearly two-hour drive to his former school's centennial banquet.
Life Care, which opened a nursing home in 2009 in the former Rhea Medical Center at 7824 Rhea County Highway in Dayton, Tenn., is building a new home at 10055 Rhea County Highway.
The upcoming mayoral election here could prove an intense competition, as two former city managers, one a two-time county executive, seek to thwart current Mayor Mary Sue Garrison's re-election effort.
DAYTON, Tenn. — Do more marketing of Rhea County. Increase cooperation between the community's businesses and government. Attract retirees. Recruit and retain retail businesses.
EVENSVILLE, Tenn. -- Rhea County High School student Alec Smith said he's had several friends who have "gotten lucky too many times" after driving irresponsibly.
EVENSVILLE, Tenn. -- Rhea County High School senior Kevin Reed achieved a stepping stone toward his future political aspirations Friday when he won the Tennessee History contest.
Joyce “Poochie” Perkins Jackson’s 1966 graduation from Spring City High School was a solitary achievement. Jackson, her husband and mother recently visited the Tennessee civil rights sit-ins traveling exhibit, “We Shall Not Be Moved,” which featured pictures of the school’s graduating class of 1966, on its debut weekend at the Spring City History Museum Annex.