Measures to Help EMS Pass Commission

Resolutions allowing the Giles County Ambulance Service to make only emergency runs outside of the county and to charge $50 for service calls have passed the Giles County Commission.   The motion to charge $50 after calls in which a person refuses transport to a hospital or medical facility survived an attempt by some commissioners to send the measure back […]

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County Commissioners Fill Vacancy

Former Lynnville Police Chief Duane Jones has been named to serve the remainder of a Fourth District County Commission term.   After Jones and Bill Young each received 10 votes, County Executive Janet Vanzant broke the tie. Newly elected Fourth District County Commissioner Duane Jones talks with County Clerk Carol Wade following his swearing in.   PAUL MANKE / PULASKI CITIZEN […]

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Commission Approves School Budget Amendment

Commissioners have approved an amendment to the General Purpose School Fund, allowing the school system to contract with Excel Energy Group for an energy conservation program for $924,701.   The school system will pay for the program out of its fund balance (reserves) and expects to save more than $200,000 annually.   Also in the schools budget amendment is a […]

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Local Girl Scout Receives Highest Award

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee congratulates Sarah Ashford for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award — the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Giles County Agri Park has always supported area youth, but its recent improvements did not include the installation of a permanent flagpole.   Groups using the facility had to bring portable poles that were often unstable and difficult […]

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Elkton Approves Recycling Bin

A recycling bin for approximately $9,800 was approved by the Elkton Board of Mayor and Aldermen June 8.   The city of Elkton had used a similar bin owned by Giles County before committing to get one for the city.   Money from the city’s sanitation fund, a fund restricted for sanitation or related uses such as recycling, will be […]

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Pulaski Lions Club Installs Officers

The Pulaski Lions Club 2017-18 officers are (from left, seated) Director Madolyn Hamlett, Director Sylvia Potts, First Vice President David Crane, Third Vice President Betty Womble, (standing) Treasurer Faye Appleton, President Jerome Arnell, Secretary Angie Henderson, Tail-Twister Charles Weldon, Director Cindy West, Lion Tamer Richard Brindley and Second Vice President Walter Groover. Find more photos in the PULASKI CITIZEN, available […]

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Aging Gracefully Series Continues July 25

The Giles County Public Library’s Aging Gracefully series, geared toward women who have celebrated their 29th birthday several times, will continue July 25.   The next installment will feature Mattea Rolin presenting “Five Reasons Why Every Woman Should Have a Will.”   The Tuesday, July 25, program will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Giles County Public Library

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FSA Accepting Nominations for County Committee

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Mike Mayfield in Giles County recently announced that the nomination period for local FSA county committees began on June 15, 2017. Nomination forms must be postmarked or received in the Giles County FSA office by close of business on August 1, 2017.   “County committees are unique to FSA […]

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