Jail Subcommittee Delays Work on Study

by Paul Manke POLITICAL EDITOR With the Aug. 2 County General and State Primary elections approaching, members of the Giles County Commission’s Jail Subcommittee decided not to pursue work on a study of county jail operations until after the elections.   The subcommittee met June 27, and several members of… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Pulaski Receives Retail Academy Grant

The city of Pulaski is among 30 recently announced recipients of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s Retail Academy Grant. The grant is designed to provide funding to communities to participate in two retail training programs.    “I want to congratulate the 30 recipients of the Retail Academy Grant,” TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe said. “With the assistance of […]

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Lawsuit Claims County Was Aware of Probation Problems

County Attorney: No Specific Complaints Prior to Filing   by Scott Stewart Publisher   How Giles County’s misdemeanor probation system works and how indigent probationers are treated have been questioned in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in April of this year.   Five plaintiffs — Karen McNeil, Lesley Johnson,… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Flames Destroy Frankewing Home

by Trea Dunnavant Staff Writer Local firefighting agencies started a busy week off responding to two separate fire scenes multiple times.   Frankewing According to Giles County Fire and Rescue Assistant Chief Josh Fralix, volunteers fought the flames of a structure fire in Frankewing July 8. The 320 Williams Lane residence of Jack Collins was a total loss.   The […]

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GCSD Investigators Arrest Armed Fugitive

by Trea Dunnavant Staff Writer   Giles County Sheriff’s Department arrested three suspects July 5 in connection to a series of residential burglaries within the county.   GCSD investigators arrested Courtney Adam Thompson, 41, of Huntsville, Ala., and charged him with aggravated burglary, fugitive from justice and theft of property. Deputies also arrested Latana Wheeler-Allgood, 33, and Lisa Mueller, 48, […]

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