Pulaski Drops Beer Ordinance Amendment

by Nathan Gomillion Staff Writer The Pulaski Board of Mayor and Alderman has dropped an amendment to the city’s beer ordinance regarding distance restrictions.   The proposed amendment would have eliminated the current 200-foot restriction from public playgrounds or any building containing a church or school for an off-premises beer… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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This Week’s Citizen Spotlight is Lucy Rebecca Sparkman McCown Abernathy

  by Margaret Campbell Staff Writer Centenarian Lucy Rebecca Sparkman McCown Abernathy has lived a long life with a focus on family and community.    Her dedication to others has been a theme throughout her years, making her the object of admiration with family and friends. The mother of four… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Health Department Warns of Scam Attempt

Local Residents May Be Targeted   The Giles County Health Department has been notified of a potential scam in which people are contacted by telephone by someone claiming to be Medicare representatives.    The scam calls appear on caller ID to come from the Giles County Health Department. The calls are automated messages asking to verify Medicare account information for […]

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‘Simply Overwhelming’

by Scott Stewart Publisher There were a lot of smiles for Sherri as Giles County’s love for one of their own shown bright on a warm August Saturday night.   Saturday evening’s Smiles For Sherri, the fund-raiser and benefit auction for Sherri Erwin at the First National Bank Community Park Gazebo, raised $65,000 with money continuing to come in. Added […]

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Reward Offered for Driver Identities in Pedestrian Death

by Nathan Gomillion Staff Writer AOC Metal Works is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the identity of drivers involved in a pedestrian death Aug. 11.    AOC Metal Works, based in Lawrenceburg, offered the reward after learning of the death of one of their employees, 49-year-old Kevin Ward.   According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Capt. Wayne Sellers, […]

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RESUME PREP GUIDANCE at Library

The Giles County Public Library will offer resume prep guidance by appointment only the third Wednesday of each month.   Persons interested may pick up a resume worksheet, which must be completed in advance of scheduling an appointment, during regular library hours. Patrons in good standing must show their library card or a driver license must be presented to access […]

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