Dig It Grant Targets School Gardens

Tractor Supply Company is now accepting applications for Dig It, a school garden pilot program targeted toward students in kindergarten through fifth grade across Tennessee.   Tractor Supply is partnering with the National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization to offer $500 grants and is accepting applications through Friday, Jan. 15.   The grants are designed to help schools either start […]

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Commission to Fill School Board Seat Again

Two applicants for the Sixth District seat on the Giles County Board of Education have submitted information about themselves for Giles County Commissioners to consider prior to the commission’s next meeting.   Commissioners will meet Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 9 a.m. in the second floor courtroom of the Courthouse.   Dennis Haskins and Charles McElroy have applied to serve the […]

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Hampton Inn Construction Taking Shape

Insulating sheating going up is a sign of progress at the Hampton Inn construction site at the intersection of West College Street and the Highway 64 bypass. Giles County Economic Development Executive Director Dan Speer said plans are to have the hotel complete by early April, weather permitting. Speer said plans still include a retail center near the Hampton Inn, […]

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This Week’s Winner Is …

Each week through the end of March, the PULASKI CITIZEN is giving one of our readers $100, with a special surprise at the end of the giveaway. We’ll announce exactly what the special surprise is pretty soon, so keep an eye out for it. Here’s a hint, it’s more than $100.   Week 1 winner James Adams received his $100 […]

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STRHS Names New Leader

LifePoint Health has announced that Rob Followell has been named market president of Southern Tennessee Regional Health System (STRHS), effective Jan. 29. In this role, Followell will serve the dual role of chief executive officer (CEO) for STRHS’ Winchester and Sewanee facilities and market president of the four-hospital health system, which also includes facilities in Lawrenceburg and Pulaski.   STRHS […]

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School System’s Budget Amendment Faces $200K Cut

The Giles County Commission’s Budget Committee recommended cutting approximately $200,000 from the school system’s request for canopies at Pulaski Elementary and Southside Elementary schools Jan. 7.   The recommendation goes to the Giles County Commission, which meets Tuesday, Jan. 19.   The Commission’s Schools Committee had recommended the funding in a $1.5 million budget amendment.   The Budget Committee also […]

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EMS Transports One From Interstate Crash

Giles EMS transports one juvenile with non-life threatening injuries to STRHS Pulaski following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 just before 9 a.m., Jan. 9. According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper David Hill, Dorthy Dobbins, 57, of Alabama, was northbound in a 1997 Ford Escort occupied by six juveniles when a 2008 Nissan Sentra, driven by Belinda Cribbs, 66, of […]

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THP to Hold Safety Belt Checkpoint

A roadside safety belt checkpoint is planned in Giles County the week of Jan. 15 on State Route 273.   THP recognizes the danger to unbelted vehicle occupants, and roadside checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools of enforcing the safety belt laws of Tennessee.   Troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while unbelted and take corrective actions […]

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