Patel Completes First Solo Flight

Tej Patel (right) is congratulated by flight instructor Tom Fleming upon the successful completion of his first solo flight in October. Patel completed the flight in a Cessna 172 at Abernathy Field airport in Pulaski. Patel began taking lessons from Fleming while on summer break from the University of Kentucky where he is a sophomore engineering student. He plans to […]

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Giles County Child Loss Support Group

The Giles County Child Loss Support Group is a grief support group where local parents who are grieving the death of their child(ren) can come together to offer comfort, support, encouragement and a listening ear.   The group meets monthly at Perkins restaurant in Pulaski.   Information is available at gileschildloss.com and through a members-only private Facebook page.

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Live Production of “Disney’s Frozen Jr.” Staged at STAAR Theatre in December

More than 50 young performers ages 12-18 are taking the stage to present “Disney’s Frozen Jr” at the STAAR theatre at Antoinette Hall December 6-15!   When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna’s sister, Snow Queen Elsa, and break her icy spell. Although their epic […]

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Christmas Parade Season Is Here!

HO, HO, HO — Santa works with Minor Hill to kick off the 2019 Giles County Christmas parade season. Santa and his entourage paraded up Minor Hill Highway Sunday afternoon, spreading holiday cheer, along with loads of candy. Bystanders watched in awe as colorfully decorated floats, cars, trucks and offroad vehicles drove by along with costumed participants, dogs and horses. […]

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MMC Rings in the Holidays With Christmas Play

  The Martin Methodist College (MMC) Drama Program’s Martin Players will present an original Christmas play, “A Right Jolly Old Elf.”    “A Right Jolly Old Elf” presents the adventures of a theatre company performing a children’s play and features the character Virginia O’ Hanlon, drawing from the famous editorial in the Chicago Sun that begins, “Yes, Virginia, there is […]

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Natural Ways to Combat Cold, Flu

by Margaret Campbell Staff Writer Cold and flu season has arrived with its usual vengeance. Body aches, chills, fever and nasal congestion — all the usual suspects are back. All of these can stop you in your tracks, making you feel as though you are slogging through quicksand or keeping… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Cowboys, Cowgirls at Heart Christmas Pageant in Lynnville

The Fifth Annual Cowboys and Cowgirls at Heart Christmas Pageant will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Wales Baptist Church. All proceeds from the non-profit pageant are donated to the Lynnville Community Christmas — Santa will give out gifts at the Lynnville Municipal Building Saturday, Dec. 21, from 6-7:30 p.m.   There are six categories ranging in […]

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Christmas Tree Lighting is Tonight at Courthouse

The Second Annual Giles County Christmas Tree and Courthouse Lighting is tonight! Set for 7:30 p.m., the spectacle promises to draw a crowd — last year’s inaugural event saw more than 1,000 gather on the Pulaski Square. Historic Downtown Pulaski Director Olivia Officer (left, on ladder) and Giles Chamber CEO Jessie Parker were hard at work yesterday (Wednesday) preparing for […]

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