Great American Cleanup Is Tomorrow

A $5 fee again will be charged for computers and televisions brought to the annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event at the Ag Park Convenience Center Saturday morning April 22.   The event, also called Giles County’s Great American Cleanup, will take place from 8 a.m.-noon, and is organized by the Giles County Solid Waste and Recycling Department.   Household […]

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State Veterinarian Releases Avian Influenza Control Zone

The state veterinarian has released the control zone surrounding two Lincoln County poultry farms affected by highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).   The statewide poultry health advisory is also lifted, and poultry owners can now resume regular activity.   “We have determined through extensive testing that HPAI has not spread to other poultry flocks in our 10 kilometer control zone,” […]

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THP Plans Checkpoints

In compliance with a Tennessee Supreme Court ruling for all law enforcement to notify the public of when and where a roadblock will be held, Tennessee Highway Patrol is advising motorists of two roadside checkpoints in Giles County Friday, April 21.   Safety Belt A roadside safety belt checkpoint will be held on U.S. Highway 31 South at the 14 […]

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Exchange Club Recognizes Pulaski Police Officer

The Pulaski Exchange Club’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year was recognized partly for the balance he maintains between his life at and away from work.   Gerrod Shirey, an investigator, or detective, with the Pulaski Police Department, was recognized with the award March 28. Pulaski Police Department Investigator Gerrod Shirey (left) is presented an award as the Pulaski Exchange […]

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Energy Assistance Available

Because fewer households than anticipated have applied for help with paying utility bills, unspent money remains in the area Low Income Energy Assistance Program, according to the South Central Human Resource Agency.   “If you do not currently have a LIEAP credit, meet the low income requirements and have not received assistance since July 1, 2016, you are eligible to […]

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