Veterans Horticultural Therapy Workshop Set for Sept. 22

The Tennessee AgrAbility Project/UT Gardens Veterans Horticultural Therapy Workshop is designed for current military personnel and veterans.   Research shows that exposure to nature and gardening has been shown to improve mental health outcomes for veterans.   This workshop will explore:   1. Career options for veterans and opportunities to learn about how the Tennessee AgrAbility Project can assist veterans. […]

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BenchMark Physical Therapist Earns Board Certification

BenchMark Physical Therapy of Pulaski is proud to announce physical therapist Megan Boatright Coble has earned the Orthopaedic Certified Specialist (OCS) credential. This achievement puts Coble in the top 2.5 percent of physical therapists nationwide.   Coble explained that she’s always looking for a way to enhance her manual therapy skills and patient outcomes.   As an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist, […]

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Library Offers Amnesty Period

The Giles County Public Library will offer an amnesty period Monday, Sept. 18,-Saturday, Sept. 30.   The amnesty period is available for those patrons who have an item or items that have gone overdue and are still in the patron’s possession. The patron can return the items during the Amnesty period without having to pay the overdue fine, regardless of […]

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Ombudsman Volunteers Sought

The Tennessee Long-Term Care Ombudsman program advocates for the rights of thousands of residents in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and homes for the aged in the 13-county South Central Tennessee Development District.   Your District Ombudsman staff consists of one District Ombudsman, along with a handful of trained volunteers.   Trained, certified Ombudsman volunteers make regular visits to assigned facilities […]

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GCFR Responds to Late-Morning House Fire

Giles County Fire and Rescue volunteers battle through heavy smoke to suppress a late-morning house fire at 128 Hamilton Hill Road just after 11 a.m. today (Friday). Giles County’s Office of Emergency Management, EMS and Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation and the amount of damage to the home is unknown. More […]

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Budget Committee Recommends TIF Extension

The Giles County Commission’s Budget Committee recommended several budget amendments and other items in preparation for Monday’s (Sept. 18) full commission meeting.   The full county commission will have to approve the amendments when it meets Monday at 9 a.m. on the second floor of the Giles County Courthouse.   One item recommended by the Budget Committee that also needs […]

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Fred’s Shows Appreciation to School Nurses

Fred’s Pharmacy, Pulaski shows appreciation for the work of Giles County School Nurses by donating needed items to help them in their job each day. Fred’s (back, right) Pharmacy Tech Wendy Jernigan, Store Manager Jeanne Stanford and Pharmacist Ryan Catlin presented their donations to Mallory Vickers of Southside Elementary, Brandy Garner of Richland Elementary, (front, left) Giles County Board of […]

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EMS Undergoes Annual Safety Training

Giles County EMS Advance EMT Austin Griggs takes the wheel of an emergency driving simulator as part of the Ambulance Service’s annually required EVOC and safety training last week. The simulator, operated by the Tennessee Fire Service and Codes Enforcement Academy, provides EMS crews with virtual simulations of extreme situations that could occur while driving to calls each day, in […]

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Budget Amendments Sent to County Commission

The Giles County Commission’s Budget Committee recommended several budget amendments and other items in preparation for Monday’s (Sept. 18) full commission meeting.   The full county commission will have to approve the amendments when it meets Monday at 9 a.m. on the second floor of the Giles County Courthouse.   All of the amendments received the unanimous support of the […]

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