Marshall County Employment and Education Resource Fair will be held on Friday, February 15th at the George Turner center located at 741 Silver Street in Lewisburg stating at 10 a.m. continuing through 2 p.m. This event is hosted by the Tennessee Department of Human Services, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle TN, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and American Job Centers. This is a Resource Fair which will include Job Services, Job Search, Resume Writing, Interview skills, Career Planning/Development, Jobs4TN Registration, Reconnect Enrollment, and there will also be a Milk and Perishable food distribution that day.
The South Central Human Resource Agency at 1572 Old Columbia Rd., Lewisburg announced Monday, February 11th that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Commodities will be distributed on Thursday, February 28th from 10 am until noon. Commodities are given out on a first come, first serve basis for eligible area residents. The distribution will take place at HOPETOWN located at 330 5th Ave. North in Lewisburg. Please go to the South Central Human Resource Agency to receive you new commodity paper if you haven’t received one, prior to the distribution day. For information about eligibility, contact the Lewisburg office at 359-6393.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 6, 2019
The South Central Human Resource Agency (SCHRA) is accepting applications for the 2018 Low Income Energy Assistance Program thru September 30, 2019.
This program helps low income households through direct energy payments to their energy provider. Households with a total annual income below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines may be assisted. Priority points are given to individuals over 60, individuals with a disability, households with a child under 6, and veterans.
Proof of the total household income for the past eight (8) weeks is required to determine eligibility. The Social Security card for each household member must be provided along with the applicant’s ID. A printout from the utility company for the past twelve (12) months energy use and the most current utility bill must be provided. Persons interested in making application for the program should make an appointment at the South Central Human Resource Agency Office for Marshall County:
Address: 1572 Old Columbia Hwy., Lewisburg, TN
Phone: (931) 359-6363
The Marshall County Neighborhood Service Center office is open Monday thru Friday of each week from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm.
Funding for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program is provided through the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA).
The Lewisburg Police Department assisted by the Lewisburg Fire Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has made an arrest in the homicide of Malcolm Garrett. Garrett was found deceased and burned in his residence located on 543 Second Avenue North in Lewisburg on February 7th, 2019.
A residential fire was reported before midnight on February 6th, 2019 at 543 Second Avenue North in the City of Lewisburg. Upon arrival, members of the Lewisburg Fire Department found the residence engulfed in flames. In the process of extinguishing the fire the remains of one individual, later identified as Malcolm Garrett (Age 74) was discovered inside the residence. Detectives from the Lewisburg Police Department responded to the scene and determined the death and resulting fire appeared to be a homicide.
The investigation discovered several facts that lead to the identification of Alyssa Hutt (age 18) of Lewisburg as being a suspect in the death of Garrett. Hutt was located, interviewed, and made statements that resulted in her being arrested. Hutt was charged with Criminal Homicide and Aggravated Robbery and she is currently in custody at the Marshall County Detention Facility in Lewisburg. Bond was set at $310,000.
This investigation is still on going and more arrests are anticipated. Detectives ask that anyone with any further information that may be related to this or any other crime to please contact the Lewisburg Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (931) 359-3800.
More Than 150 Positions To Be Available During Goodwill-Hosted Hiring Event
(Middle Tenn.) — The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 405 S. James Campbell Blvd. in Columbia will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, for four employers seeking to fill more than 150 positions in Maury, Dickson, Marshall, Wayne and Williamson counties.
Employers include CoreCivic South Central, Franklin Special School District, Turney Center Industrial Complex and Goodwill. Openings include correctional officer, cafeteria staff, bus driver, substitute teacher, lead retail associate, retail associate and other positions. Rates of pay reach $27 per hour.
Representatives from these companies will be on-site and interviews are possible, so job-seekers should dress for success. Job candidates are encouraged to bring a resume, photo ID and their Social Security card or birth certificate.
The Goodwill Career Solutions center in Columbia now hosts job fairs on the second Tuesday of each month. More information on job fairs and job training can be obtained by calling (931) 548-3460 or visiting www.giveit2goodwill.org/careersolutions.