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 all motorists of two upcoming sobriety checkpoints.   Troopers will be on State Route 273 near mile marker 13 the week of May 27 and Highway 31 near mile marker […]

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Richland Students Win Big at Academic Competition

Richland School students are among more than 400 high schoolers to participate in an Academic Competition at Columbia State Community College April 8. Richland’s winners are (from left, front): Audio-Visual Team Capt. Shelby Sisk, second place in Video; Kris Warf, third place, Creative Writing/Poetry; Carlton Sheets, second place, U.S. History; (back) Will Lewis, first place, Extemporaneous Speaking; Bailey Adams, third […]

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Rescuers Plan Meet-And-Greet Saturday

Saving lives takes knowledge, skill and a desire to help. Giles County Fire and Rescue is looking for new responding members. From firefighting to emergency extrication and beyond, the group provides training for those looking to answer Giles County’s calls for help.   Trea Dunnavant / Pulaski Citizen   Many Giles County citizens have seen the heroic efforts of local emergency […]

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E-911 Board Puts Decisions On Hold

Of the three major points of discussion at the May 3 E-911 Board of Directors meeting, one was taken to vote and the other two were pushed back for further consideration and discussion.   The board approved the purchase of a new voice recorder with a maintenance plan.   E-911 Director Mike Goode presented the board members with a 2016-17 […]

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Chief Reminds Citizens of Driving ‘Golden Rule’

THP’s CIRT assists Pulaski Police’s investigation of a recent crash with injuries involving two pedestrians.   Trea Dunnavant / Pulaski Citizen   Tennessee Highway Patrol CIRT Team aided the Pulaski Police Department May 3 in its continuing investigation of a vehicle versus pedestrian wreck that occurred April 29 along Bennett Drive near Magneti Marelli.   In light of this and several […]

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Donation Invites Citizens to ‘Sit a Spell’

Members of the Pulaski Garden Club gift four benches for all to enjoy. The May 9 presentation included (from left, front): PGC member Paula Barnes, PGC President Liz Holt, County Executive Janet Vanzant, PGC members Cynthia Lancaster, Marjorie Wiseman, Corinne Ciborowski, Jean Bonner, (back) Donna Wells, Susan Sims-Wise, Jane Schartau and Judith Eubank.   PGC / Submitted

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Surgeon Requests City Annex Clinic Site

Plans for a medical clinic that would be affiliated with Huntsville (Ala.) Hospital were revealed by Dr. Jon Turner at the May 12 Elkton Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.   The clinic will be built on Bryson Road where Turner, a cardiovascular surgeon, and his wife Nancy, an internist, own land. He asked the city to annex the site […]

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This Week’s Citizen Spotlight Is Alex Golden

Elkton’s Middle School Teacher of the Year is Alex Golden, a math teacher and head basketball coach.   “Elkton is a wonderful place to work!” she said. “I have absolutely loved the wonderful rapport I’ve been able to establish with my students and coworkers during my time at Elkton.”   The Martin Methodist College alumna holds a bachelor’s in elementary […]

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Budget Committee Hears Nonprofit Requests

Giles County Fire and Rescue, the largest recipient among nonprofit requests, was recommended for a slight funding increase by the county commission’s Budget Committee, May 18.   GCFR Chief Cory Medley said the funding would go to pay for activities at seven stations throughout the county. Replacing aging turnout gear is one task facing the squad, he said.   The […]

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