IEP Planning Workshop Is Tuesday

The Giles County Special Needs Support Group will sponsor a STEP Inc. (Support and Training for Exceptional Parents) free workshop April 18 to help parents learn about their child’s education needs and rights provided under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).   This specialized workshop is designed to enable participants to understand and fully participate in the Individualized Education Planning […]

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Find Your Passion and Volunteer

April is National Volunteer Month in America and each week the Citizen is featuring an organization whose volunteer efforts in the community changes the lives of others.   The Pulaski Lions Club is a happy group. Lions Club International is a service membership organization of over 1.4 million members worldwide. The Lions’ motto is “We Serve.”   Lions Club programs […]

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Martin Methodist Hosts Second Annual EarthFest

Martin Methodist College (MMC) will host its second annual week-long EarthFest event around Earth Day to raise awareness about sustainability and help improve the Pulaski environment.   The week-long event will feature various activities regarding sustainability that lead up to and follow the main event of the second community-wide Creek Clean-Up at Pleasant Run Park in Pulaski. The Creek Clean-up […]

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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 motorists of two roadside checkpoints in Giles County Friday, April 14.   Safety Belt A roadside safety belt checkpoint will be held on Highway 11 at the 11.1 mile-marker. THP […]

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Ham Recipes for Your Easter Table

As far as culinary southern traditions go, the Easter table is as important as the Christmas or Thanksgiving one. The star of any Easter table in the south is of course a ham — a “city” ham or a “country” ham.   Most grocery store hams are wet-cured; they have been injected with a brine of salt, sugar, seasonings and […]

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Vote for the Library & STAAR

The Giles County Public Library and STAAR Theatre at Antoinette Hall have applied for USA Today’s “A Community Thrives” grants to be awarded to non-profit organizations to equip them with resources to help them thrive.   Both groups have submitted video requests for the Arts and Culture grant, and the library has applied for the Education grant to create a […]

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Fifth Annual FFA Plant Sale Begins Thursday

The fifth annual Richland School FFA plant sale is Thursday-Friday, April 13-14. A variety of hanging baskets, tomatoes, peppers and the fund-raiser’s most popular blossoms in four-packs and 4 and-a-half-inch pots will be sold Thursday from 3:30-6 p.m. and Friday from 9-11 a.m. — while supplies last. Proceeds support the local FFA’s efforts to achieve the organization’s goal to “prepare […]

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