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FNB & Raymond James Investments Announce Contest Winners

Winners of the 2016 First National Bank & Raymond James Investments Investment Contest are Student Advisory Board members (below, from left, from top): Grand Prize Ryan Rogers, Marshall County High; Preston Martin, Athens High; Ivana Maclin, Athens High; Alex Bowles, Richland; Katie Woodard, Ardmore High; and (not pictured) Xavier Schlueter, Lincoln County High. FNB / Submitted

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Presentation Seeks to Provide Maximum RTI2 Benefits

RTI2 coordinators from several Giles County schools attend a presentation by Susan Hall Ed.D., a nationally recognized leader in RTI, data analysis and reading instruction with more than 15 years experience as a consultant. Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI2) is framework to create a single, well-integrated system guided by student outcome data that fits within a school-wide process of […]

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One Transported From Mid-Day Wreck

Members of various Giles and Lawrence County emergency agencies respond to the scene of a mid-day single-vehicle rollover wreck on Highway 64 West approximately one mile east of the Lawrence County line. New Prospect Fire and Rescue and Lawrence County EMS provided mutual aid. One was transported from the scene. Giles County’s Fire and Rescue, EMS and Office of Emergency […]

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Community Leaders Visit Rural Development Conference

Giles County is well represented at the 21st Annual Rural Development Conference sponsored by USDA, TVA and Tennessee Economic and Development. Giles County attendees included (from left) County Commissioner Lois Aymett, Giles County Economic Development Commission Chairman David Rackley, Giles County Small Business Development Director Bethany Shockney, Pulaski Alderman Pat Miles, conference speaker NFL Referee Walt Coleman, Pulaski Main Street […]

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GCHA Dedicates New Van

Giles County Humane Association members and friends of GCHA gather for the official dedication of the organization’s van purchased with funds raised during the annual Community Radio Auction. The van is used to transport animals for adoption days, to spay/neuter appointments and to other rescue organizations. The van is dedicated in the memory of Kathy Prince and Ramona Beveridge, two […]

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STRHS Unveils Remodeled, Upgraded MRI Suite

STRHS Pulaski Governing Board member Robert Bee, hospital CEO Jim Edmondson, Sara Atchley RTR, Amanda Hendrix RTR, Medical Imaging Director Sarah Pierce, Darryl Whitehead RTR and hospital CFO Donald Gavin cut the ribbon, officially opening the newly remodeled and upgraded MRI suite at the hospital. The ribbon cutting ceremony was performed by the Giles County Chamber and included a public […]

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Work Proceeding Smoothly on Highway 31 Widening

Work on the widening of Highway 31 South is proceeding with few delays, Giles County Economic Development Commission members heard recently.   Rogers Group has signed a contract with the state of Tennessee to finish the widening of three-and-a-half miles of road from approximately Tarpley Shop Road to U.S. Highway 64 by November 2017.   Construction on the road is […]

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Community Welcomes Platinum Healthcare

Platinum Healthcare is welcomed to the community with a ribbon cutting ceremony performed by the Giles County Chamber June 18 with support from (from left) Chamber Ambassador Donna Griggs, Chamber Office Manager Ann Basinger, Platinum Healthcare staff Emily Lewis and Makenna Lehrman, Don Eastep, Cindy Williams, Platinum Healthcare Owner Jamey Hagan and staff member Shannon Watkins and Chamber CEO Jessie […]

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