Summer Food Program Sponsors Sought

by Paul Manke POLITICAL EDITOR   Sponsors are needed for the Giles County School System to offer a summer food program for children through the Tennessee Department of Human Services.   According to Sky Arnold, with the public information and legislative office of the department, “Your county is among those that did not have sponsors to help run the program […]

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Library Offers More Than Books

Giles County residents are urged to apply for a FREE Giles County Public Library Card to gain access to all the a variety of services.   Out-of-county residents may obtain a card for $10 (or free if their home library participates in the Tennessee Library Card system).   In addition to shelves and shelves of books, your library card gives […]

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Lynnville Fills Vacant Aldermanic Seat

Richard Lamb was appointed by the Lynnville Board of Mayor and Alderman, Feb. 6, to serve the remainder of former Alderman Jim Green’s term.   Green resigned for personal reasons in December. New Lynnville Alderman Richard Lamb (right) is sworn in by Mayor Phillip Vandiver. Lamb will finish the term of former Alderman Jim Green who resigned in December. The […]

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PES Completes Tie Line Upgrade

Pulaski Electric System completes the College Street Tie Line upgrade in Pulaski. According to Director of Operations Kirby Parr, the project ran from the railroad underpass to Third Street and upgraded PES’s load carrying capacity on this circuit. It will allow PES to use it as a tie between substations during maintenance and other abnormal circumstances. Other lines will be […]

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STRHS Helps Bring Awareness to Congenital Heart Babies

In recognition of National Congenital Heart Awareness Day today (Wednesday), STRHS Pulaski’s Women’s Center helps bring awareness to congenital heart babies by donating 70 red crochet hats to heart warriors in the NICU in Birmingham, Ala. The donation was suggested by Women’s Center Director Patty Robertson, RN, whose son is a heart warrior. A Crochet Group from the Giles County […]

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First Sunday Raises $22K-Plus

by Trea Dunnavant Staff Writer   Week one of the 2018 WKSR Community Radio Auction, benefiting the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 94, was potentially one of the highest grossing first weekends in the auction’s history.   With a total 343 items sold Sunday, the auction raised $22,543, F.O.P. President Scott Nations said, praising Giles County’s citizens for their philanthropic […]

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Qualifying Deadline Is Thursday

by Paul Manke POLITICAL EDITOR   Two more candidates have qualified to run for county commission seats as the noon Thursday, Feb. 15, qualifying deadline nears.   Incumbent Louise Faulkner has qualified for District 6 County Commissioner and newcomer Mike Cesarini has qualified to run in District 3. Faulkner has served since 2009.   The Feb. 15 qualifying deadline is […]

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Fire Destroys Two Detached Structures

Giles County Fire and Rescue volunteers work to extinguish the flames that destroyed a detached structure at the 194 Woods Road property of Aaron Kirk Feb. 7. GCFR responded to a variety of calls over the past week including another total loss detached structure fire at the 234 Campbellsville Pike property of James Griffith Feb. 11, and provided mutual aid […]

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