Volunteers Make American Cleanup Great

Plenty of people brought items to the convenience center at the Giles County Agri Park on the Great American Cleanup day last month, along with a group of volunteers and students from Martin Methodist College.   “We had over 100 volunteers from the campus and local community and retrieved almost 600 pounds of solid waste from Pleasant Run Creek,” Shanna […]

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Budget Committee Recommends EMS Budget

A budget which has been discussed a lot was recommended by the Giles County Commission’s Budget Committee recently. The proposed Giles EMS or Ambulance Service budget is $2,450,645 up $88,220 from the previous year.   Money was left in for a $2,660 pay raise for Leigh Ann Grissom, secretary at the Ambulance Service.   Grissom handles billing and other paperwork, […]

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Election Commission Changes Members

Giles County Administrator of Elections Kathy Bassham (left) meets with election commissioners (continuing from left, counter clockwise) Jimmy Alsup, Judy Mitchell, Graham Stowe and Henry Inman.   PAUL MANKE / PULASKI CITIZEN   Two different Republicans have been named to the Giles County Election Commission.   Graham Stowe and Mike Magnusson have been named to the election panel, replacing Annelle Guthrie […]

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Fire Up Your Grills!

May is National Beef Month and Memorial Day is considered to be the official start of the summer grilling season.   Beef cattle production is one of the largest industries in the U.S. and throughout the world; Giles County is third in beef production for the State of Tennessee.   Here are a few tips and tricks for making this […]

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Memorial Day Deadlines, Closings

The PULASKI CITIZEN will alter printing schedules this week to allow for the observance of Memorial Day.   Deadlines for this schedule are:   • All display and legal advertisements for the May 31 CITIZEN are due by noon Thursday, May 25.   • All straight classifieds are due by 9 a.m. Friday, May 26.   Library The Giles County […]

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Mock Crash Aims to Educate

At the scene of a mock crash held at Richland High School, members of AirEvac and Giles EMS load a student actor into a helicopter to be airlifted.   Derek Toone / Pulaski Citizen   The tragedies of life are often sobering educational moments for those experiencing the event.   Tennessee Highway Patrol hopes staging such tragedies will have the same […]

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Long-Time MMC President Dies

Recently retired Martin Methodist College (MMC) President Dr. Ted Brown died unexpectedly May 20.   Brown was MMC’s 30th and longest serving president in college history. After serving close to 19 years, Brown announced in September 2016 his intention to retire after the first of the year. His tenure at MMC ended Jan. 31, and Brown recently accepted a new […]

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