UPDATE: Crash Traps Driver

Giles County Fire and Rescue members extricate a driver from a two-vehicle crash north of the Pulaski Square just after 5 p.m. April 28. According to officials on scene, a Chevrolet Cruz, driven by Diane Owens, was traveling southbound along North First Street when a Saturn, driven by Marvalene Freeman, eastbound on East Woodring Street failed to yield right of […]

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Many Face Felony Charges

Pulaski Police Department officers made several drug related arrests recently.   According to PPD officials, Officer Travis Gentry arrested 23-year-old Dustin Blaine Walker April 22. He is charged with simple possession/casual exchange and violation of probation Circuit Court. He remains in the Giles County Jail and court appearances are scheduled for today (Tuesday) and May 16.   Officer Cory Medley […]

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Five Transported From Midday Crash

Five are transported by Giles EMS to STRHS Pulaski after a midday crash that occurred in the intersection of the Highway 64 bypass and Highway 166 South today (Monday). Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating. Giles County Fire and Rescue Chief Cory Medley said members arrived to find none of the occupants were entrapped. Pulaski Police, Giles Sheriff’s deputies and Giles […]

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City Discusses Water Issues

Complaints from residents prompted Minor Hill Mayor Tracy Wilburn, at the April 5 Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, to say he would ask the County Highway Department to look into drainage/flooding problems along Tacketts Branch and Salem roads.   The most recent water line project underway in the city has also brought complaints of damaged property, muddy roadways and […]

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Scouts Participate in STEM-Related Activities

by Stephen Hughey Assistant Scoutmaster, Troops 462, 463   Boy Scouts of America has begun emphasizing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics as evidenced in many of its program actives.   The Middle Tennessee Council Boy Scouts of America will include many newly offered STEM related merit badges at its summer camps at Boxwell Scout Reservation near Lebanon.   Local troops […]

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Ardmore Seeks Grass Cutting Bids

Bids were opened and the suggestion was made for contracting grass cutting at the city park and only in Ardmore, Tenn., at the Ardmore Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s April 7 meeting.   Ardmore, Ala., already contracts for some grass cutting to help relieve the work load on the street department, which serves the Tennessee and Alabama communities.   A […]

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Donations Benefit Veterans, Community

Christmas is the time when we are reminded most of those in need, when our hearts are bursting with the fruits of human kindness. A local group has decided to carry that spirit for those in need throughout the year. The volunteers who man the Santa for Seniors program, organized and executed by NHC HomeCare, are now looking to help […]

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THP Plans Checkpoints Tonight, Sunday

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 all motorists of a sobriety checkpoint Friday, April 29, on Highway 31 near mile marker 27 and a safety belt checkpoint Sunday, May 1, on Highway 11 near mile marker […]

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Drug Take Back Is Tomorrow

Giles County Sheriff’s Department continues efforts to combat the misuse and environmental damage that unwanted prescription drugs can cause when not disposed of properly.   GCSD will hold a Drug Take-Back Day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at CVS Pharmacy in Pulaski.   “Drug Take-Back days are no-cost, no-questions-asked ways to safely dispose of potentially dangerous drugs, and a […]

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