Author Archives: Cary Malone

SCHRA Will Begin Accepting Energy Assistance Apps Oct. 1

South Central Human Resources Agency will begin accepting applications Oct. 1 for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program, which helps through direct payments to the energy provider.   Households with total annual income below 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines may be assisted.   Applicants must bring photo ID, proof of total household income for the last eight weeks, […]

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County Recycling Center Opening Slated

The county’s temporary recycling center will not be open before the recycling center on Eighth Street, operated by Appertain Corp., is slated to close, according to Julie Phillips, county solid waste and recycling coordinator.   The county commission’s Environmental Committee has recommended a site for a temporary recycling center in the Giles County Industrial Park on Industrial Loop Road at […]

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AT&T TN Partners With MMC in Distracted Driving Initiative

AT&T Tennessee, Distracted Driving Kills, and Martin Methodist College officially announced this week their partnership in a distracted driving awareness program — an extension of AT&T’s “It Can Wait” campaign.   The trio partnership resulted from an MMC Athletic Department’s S.O.A.R. Program in April, National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, when Brentwood, Tennessee natives Doug and Pat Ralls shared their story […]

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Grant Brings New Books to the Library

The Giles County Public Library has announced the reception of a grant from the Libri Foundation which includes 82 new children’s titles, ranging from toddler to young adult reading levels.   The new titles include “The Chicken Squad” by Doreen Cronin, “Elvis and the Underdogs” by Jenny Lee, “Little Red Writing” by Joan Holub, “Nighttime Ninja” by Barbara DaCosta, “The […]

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DHS Launches No Tennessee Child Goes Hungry Initiative

The Tennessee Department of Human Services is requesting feedback from Tennesseans regarding its food programs to ensure No Tennessee Child Goes Hungry in an effort to help increase community impact in alleviating hunger.   Tennesseans are asked to email their comments to the department regarding the 2015 Reauthorization of Child Food Nutrition Programs also known as the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids […]

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TSLA Hosts Genealogical Workshop

Every genealogical research project has to start somewhere, whether it’s a Google search of an ancestor’s name or an old family photograph unearthed from the attic.   In this next installment of the Tennessee State Library and Archives free workshop series, veteran genealogist Jim Long will use case studies to demonstrate how even small bits of information can lead to […]

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