Gov. Bill Lee recently announced a plan to give $200 million statewide in support grants for safety and local infrastructure that should soon benefit Loudon County and local cities.

Tellico Village residents will soon have the opportunity to elect who represents them on the Tellico Village Property Owners Association Board of Directors.

After a hearing in Roane County between the city of Greenback and the Greenback Volunteer Fire Department and former Mayor Tom Peeler, both sides agreed to take the matter to chancery court.

After discussing in February a need to see more support from local government, the Tellico Village Property Owners Association Board of Directors voted to form a Political Education Committee.

Loudon County Commission found a temporary appointment for circuit court clerk after Lisa Niles resigned mere months following re-election.

The election for the Tellico Village Property Owners Association Board of Directors opened Sunday morning with three candidates vying for two open seats.

Republican Lowell Russell and Democrat Laura Miller are vying Nov. 6 to replace Jimmy Matlock as state representative for Tennessee’s 21st District.

Henry Cullen, from left, with wife Catherine Cullen and the Rev. Charlie Barnard, pastor of First Baptist Church in Tellico Village, by his side, is sworn into his second term Aug. 28 as a Loudon County commissioner by Loudon County Mayor Rollen ‘Buddy’ Bradshaw at the Loudon County Courthou…

Residents in and around Tellico Village were given the opportunity Thursday to have questions answered and get better acquainted with candidates running for U.S. House of Representatives in the state’s 2nd Congressional District.

Loudon County will see plenty of familiar faces in elected positions over the next four years as incumbents took the majority of races in the May 1 primary election.

Wednesday marks the start of early voting for the May 1 county primary election, and the Loudon County Election Commission has been busy for months.


The Tellico Village HomeOwners Association on Thursday hosted the first of four town hall political forums in hopes of getting residents better acquainted with those running for public office.

The opportunity to run as a Republican in Tennessee got a little harder after rule changes for potential candidates.

Loudon County Commission delayed adding an employee to the County Clerk’s office as well as a potential $50 litigation tax to help cover a jail addition.

Loudon County residents made their voices heard, participating in Women’s March gatherings in nearby counties, the nation’s capital and even Michigan.

Loudon County Commission will consider a resolution at its meeting this month that through state legislation will allow the county to implement an additional $50 litigation tax to help pay for a jail addition at the Justice Center.

During a Tennessee Tuesday event the first week of December, a group of four Tellico Village couples touring Washington, D.C., met U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

Below is an updated Tellico Village Property Owners Association board election calendar. For any questions, please call TVPOA Election Administrator Jessica Johnson, at 865-458-7081 or email

Loudon County Commission and the jail study committee must go back to the drawing board to address the long-standing inmate overcrowding problem at the county jail.


With the August primary in the books, local officials are working to get Loudon County residents registered and prepared for the November general election that includes key city and state races and a heated presidential contest.

Tennessee becomes an income tax-free state by Jan. 1, 2022.

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The Tennessee legislature passed a bill that could settle an ongoing dispute between Loudon County and the Tellico Village Property Owners Association over hundreds of lots encumbered by delinquent POA assessment fees and property taxes.

Although the general election is roughly six months away, and with only two local races on the ballot, Loudon County voters still turned out in strong numbers March 1 for the Republican and Democratic primaries.

An amended bill under consideration by the state legislature could create problems for Loudon County in its ongoing dispute with the Tellico Village Property Owners Association over hundreds of delinquent properties.

Proposal would allow offices to charge for public inspections

Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, recently announced the appointment of state Sen. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge, to the Southern Legislative Conference Fiscal Affairs and Government Operations and Human Services and Public Safety committees.

Tennessee legislature to debate health care, education, gas tax

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