GCFR Frees Trapped Driver

Giles County Fire and Rescue responds to a single-vehicle crash on Powell Chapel Road around 9 a.m. this morning (Friday). The driver, reportedly from Illinois, was northbound when he failed to negotiate a curve. GCFR volunteers freed the victim, who was then transported by Giles EMS. Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating. Submitted

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THP Plans Checkpoint

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 roadside safety belt and sobriety checkpoints in Giles County the week of Nov. 18, on Highway 31 South at the 3.5 mile-marker.   Troopers will target those […]

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RJHS Crowns Homecoming Queen

Richland Junior High, fifth through eighth grades, celebrated homecoming Sept. 13-16, which culminated in the announcement of Halle Braden as the 2016 Junior High Football Homecoming Queen. Crowned by 2015 queen Hope Drake, Braden is the daughter of Cara and Chad Braden. She was escorted by Jacob Johnson, son of Angela Collins and Charles Johnson.   Other eighth grade representatives […]

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Called Meeting Will Focus on Building Codes

A called meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, to consider whether the city of Ardmore should opt into the state residential building permit and inspection program.   Gary Farley, director of contract inspection services for the state Fire Marshall’s Residential Building Permit and Inspection Program, explained the city’s options at the Nov. 3 Board of Mayor […]

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EQIP Application Deadline Is Friday

Eligible producers in Tennessee who are interested in implementing conservation practices to improve natural resources on their agricultural land and private forestland have until Friday, Nov. 18, to submit their completed application to be considered for fiscal year 2017 funding.   Funding is offered through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). Eligible applications received after […]

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