Maybe it is a little early to be discussing the total solar eclipse that will pass through Portland on Aug. 21.
The City of Portland is seeking a new city judge as longtime Judge Steve Glaser has announced he is stepping down and will reside in the Memphis area with his wife of 44 years, Sonja.
Several new Tennessee laws went into effect Jan. 1, with the biggest change impacting public safety laws.
The Portland Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted unanimously to terminate the City of Portland Parks Director Steve Osborne at its Jan. 3, 2016 meeting.
The Portland bowling teams finished up their season in the district tournament. On Dec. 5, the Panther boys lost to Hendersonville 19-8. In the first game, Jordan Ventress won 185-158 and Zack Vaughn posted a 146-81 victory.