The Paris Fire Department conducted it’s annual 40 hour in-service training in March. During the first week, an instructor from the Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy (TFACA) from Bell Buckle, Tennessee provided training. The following afternoon, Jamie James of the Paris Police Department was the instructor. On Wednesday, March 4, the instructor was Jay Nance…Details
Why We are Seeking a Sales Tax 1/2 Cent Increase……….. (City and County) (1) Revenues have fallen, primarily due to loss of liquor revenues to surrounding Counties, and sluggish rebound of Local Sales Tax from the recession. (2) We have cut back on employee benefits, not given increases some years, deferred new equipment purchases to…Details
The Paris Police Department and the Henry County Sheriff’s Department are now accepting applications for the 2015 Citizen’s Police Academy. Applications will be accepted until March 20, 2015 or until the class is filled. This year’s academy will meet each Tuesday from 6 PM until 9 PM. The first class will meet March 24,…Details
Gary Paschall of the Paris Parks Department is seen in the photo unloading the last few trout from the TWRA truck. The lake at Eiffel Tower Park Extended has been stocked with trout for the year by TWRA. The lake is located on the west side of Volunteer Drive behind the Disc Golf Course.…Details
On March 17th the voters of Paris and Henry County will go to the polls to decide whether to increase the local option sales tax by one-half cent. We urge you to follow this link to a brief presentation on reasons to support this effort. In the following memo the City Manager…Details
Chief Charles Elizondo and Tammy Walker of the Paris Police Department accept a donation for the D.A.R.E. Program. Clint Davis with Paris Board of Public Utilities’ Project Roundup presents a check for $3,000 to D.A.R.E.
CITY OF PARIS EVENTS AND SCHEDULES ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To view City and Community Events go to the Community Calendar: http://paristn.gov/events/ Note: From this calendar you may download events to your computer or smartphone! City Meetings for January: Paris City Commission – Thursday February 5 at 6:00 p.m. Paris Planning Commission – Thursday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~…Details
RESULTS OF DECEMBER CITY COMMISSION MEETING CREATE CHANGES IN CITY GOVERNMENT (left to right) Commissioners Robert Sleadd, Sam Tharpe and Carlton Gerrell as they Accept the Oath of Office. Three commissioners were sworn into office before a full City Courtroom on Thursday evening, December 4. Commissioner Sam Tharpe was sworn in for his sixth…Details
Downtown Christmas Festival is a Huge Success
The 2014 Downtown Christmas Festival and Holly Jolly Christmas Parade was a huge success this year. Below is the Paris Fire Department preparing smores for the visitors to the Festival.