No Action Taken on Proposed County Road

Giles County Regional Planning Commissioners decided at their Nov. 4 meeting to seek more information about when Sagewood Drive was put into the flood plain before they determine whether or not to accept it into the county road system.   “This road was built in accordance to county guidelines set forth by the Giles County Highway Department and the Giles […]

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Help Center Needs Donations

Donations are needed to assist the Giles County Help Center with its plans to feed 500 families over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.   Thanksgiving meals will be given out 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23-24 to 2015 calendar year Help Center clients.   Food items needed by Nov. 19, include: turkey, stuffing mix, cream of chicken soup, canned corn, canned […]

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It’s Gingerbread Time at the Library

Making a real gingerbread house is a Christmastime tradition for families and one sponsored annually by the Giles County Public Library.   This year’s two-day event, Dec. 5-6 next door at the Giles County Extension Service community building, will include three sessions: 9-10 a.m. Saturday and 1-2 p.m. Sunday; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday and 2-3 p.m. Sunday; or 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. […]

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Locals Give Shoe Boxes Filled With Hope

For the third-straight year, families and churches across Giles County will take part in Operation Christmas Child as they make the season brighter for many children less fortunate than themselves.   First Baptist Church of Pulaski will once again partner with the project with a goal of gathering 1,550 shoeboxes from the county filled with toys, school supplies, hygiene items […]

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Maury Regional Offers Free COPD Screenings

Free screenings for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be offered by Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) Saturday, Nov. 14.   Screenings will take place in the William R. Walter Educational Conference Center inside the medical center’s Annex at 1223 1/2 Trotwood Avenue, across from MRMC. Screenings will follow a brief presentation by Pulmonologist Maura Lipp, M.D., at 10 a.m. […]

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Home Lost to Fire

Giles County’s Fire and Rescue, EMS and Sheriff’s Department are on the scene of a house fire at 5460 Columbia Highway, that occurred just before 10 this morning. According to County Fire Marshal Barry Whitt, the home and its contents are a complete loss, and the cause is being investigated. One resident was treated by Giles EMS for smoke inhalation. […]

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Elkton Board Recognizes Local Business

Bill and Kristin Pfeiffer, from the Barbecue Pit, Bryson, were recognized at the Elkton Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Thursday.   Matt Crane, from the Giles County Small Business Development Center and Elkton Mayor Carolyn Thompson presented the business with awards.   One was a plaque for a semifinal finish in the Farm Bureau Entrepreneurial Challenge, a national competition. […]

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Elkton Board Recognizes Local Business

Bill and Kristin Pfeiffer, from the Barbecue Pit, Bryson, were recognized at the Elkton Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Thursday. Matt Crane, from the Giles County Small Business Development Center and Elkton Mayor Carolyn Thompson presented the business with awards. One was a plaque for a semifinal finish in the Farm Bureau Entrepreneurial Challenge, a national competition. Another was a […]

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