BOE Starts Director Search

by Scott Stewart Publisher Upon advice from its attorney the Giles County Board of Education will start the search process for a new director of schools.   School Board Attorney Tim Underwood gave his opinion at last week’s school board work session that the board will need to take applications… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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This Week’s Citizen Spotlight is Heather Ayres

by Margaret Campbell Staff Writer Words like compassion, involvement and professional have been used to describe Citizen Heather Ayres. Those who know her paint a picture of someone who will do anything for anyone and who is willing to give 110 percent in everything she does — always finishing what… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Pulaski Resident Arrested Following Burglary

Giles County Sheriff’s Department placed Pulaski resident Kathryn Mareen Davis into custody Jan. 26, following a home burglary on Short School Road.   The Sheriff’s Department reported that Sgt. Ryan Hampton made the arrest while en route to the Sheriff’s Office to report for duty. Hampton observed a vehicle on Short School Road parked on condemned property. Upon further investigation, […]

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New District 6 Commissioner Sworn In

by Paul Manke POLITICAL EDITOR The Giles County Commission chose a replacement for a vacant District 6 seat Jan 21.   As Larry Worsham was sworn into office this month, he will represent the Sixth District and will replace Louise Faulkner, who resigned, effective early January. His term will run… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Pulaski Loosens Industrial Discharge Restrictions

by Nathan Gomillion Staff Writer An ordinance to lower the pollutant parameters for Pulaski industries has been adopted by the Pulaski Board of Mayor and Aldermen.   According to City Administrator Terry Harrison, the pollutant parameters are responsible for setting the standard for the quantity of industrial pollutants that are… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Lynnville Renews Waste Contract

  by Paul Manke POLITICAL EDITOR A three-year contract for Waste Management to continue garbage pickup in Lynnville was renewed by the town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen Jan. 6.   The contract, effective Jan. 1, calls for monthly fees of $13 for residential, up from $12.77, and $20 light… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Commission Makes Committee Appointments

by Paul Manke POLITICAL EDITOR Stoney Jackson was recently elected chairman of the Giles County Commission’s Ethics Committee.   County Commissioner Erin Curry was elected vice chairman and County Trustee Janice Curtis secretary.   Attorney Shara Flacy was elected chairman of the Giles County Regional Planning Commission, Roger Reedy vice chairman and Rex Miles secretary.  

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Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Begins Next Week

The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street, in cooperation with Humanities Tennessee, presents “Crossroads: Change in Rural America.” The exhibition examining the evolving landscape of rural American opens at the Barton Art Gallery in the Gault Fine Arts Center at Martin Methodist College Feb. 5. “Crossroads” will be on view through March 15. Visitors are welcome to enjoy this free exhibition […]

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