The Carthage City Council held its monthly meeting on Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. The meeting was held at the Smith County Chamber of Commerce in order to practice social distancing. During the meeting, the county passed with a 5-1 vote the second reading... Ms. Helen “Tony” Baker Helen “Tony” Baker, age 87, of Alexandria, TN, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at Smith County Health and Rehab in Carthage, TN. Tony was born April 9, 1933 in Sykes, TN, a daughter of the late Ollie Lee Wills and Beulah Granstaff Wills.... The Tennessee Department of Health, in conjunction with local county health departments, has launched an online registration portal for those interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The online portal includes links for COVID-19 vaccine information and the county’s... Do you like to hunt? Mark your calendar for the 2021 Squirrel Hunt, which will take place on Saturday, January 23, 2021. Check-in your two-man team at Citizens Bank in Gordonsville, located at 530 Gordonsville Highway in Gordonsville, Tennessee. The registration... By Mary Parker Draper, Extension Agent – Smith County The holidays are over, bills are coming due, weather is cooler, days are short, and spirits are low. Could winter blues be a sign of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? We just had the shortest day of the year in... Check out the January 2021 edition of “An Ounce of Prevention”, the monthly newsletter from the Smith County Drug Prevention Coalition! Read this month’s newsletter to learn more about a family over-the-counter medication safety plan.