Gov. Bill Lee, Tennessee Department of Environmental and Conservation Commissioner David Salyers and Tennessee Department of General Services Commissioner Christi W. Branscom will lead the groundbreaking of the new Lodge at Paris Lansing at Paris Landing State Park on Friday, November 15. Members of the Tennessee General Assembly and local government are expected to attend. A program will feature remarks by the governor. A tour of a model room will be part of the event.
The Benton County Sheriff’s Department is offering services this weekend to keep local people safe and secure as they ring in 2018. Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher says there will be holiday checkpoints this weekend. Sheriff Kenny Christopher also has a ride program for people that are out on New Year’s Eve, and don’t want to kick off 2018 in a bad way.
A lot of people want to go out and enjoy New Year’s festivities, but don’t want to at the risk of a DUI or worse. Benton County Sheriff Kenny Christopher has information on how his department can solve this problem.