Giles Remains at Three Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

by Scott Stewart Publisher Giles County remained at three patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of 2 p.m. today, April 1, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website, Tn.gov/health.   Two additional negative tests were reported, bringing the total of people testing negative for COVID-19 in Giles County to 72.   Postive and negative test results […]

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PES Temporarily Suspends Non-Pay Disconnects

by Scott Stewart Publisher   In response to the economic impact of COVID-19 to its customers, Pulaski Electric System’s Board of Directors voted last night, March 31, to temporarily suspend non-pay disconnects.   Officially the motion passed by the Power Board last night states, “PES shall temporarily suspend non-pay disconnects for ALL Customer Classes for both Electric and Broadband Services […]

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Giles COVID-19 Case Count Rises to Three

by Scott Stewart Publisher   Giles County now has three people who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website, Tn.Gov/health.   No information is released concerning the identity of those who have tested positive for COVID-19. The Tennessee Department of Health has not responded to questions concerning when and how people who may […]

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First COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Giles

by Scott Stewart Publisher Giles County has one confirmed case of COVID-19, coronavirus, as reported today, Sunday, March 29, by Giles County Executive Melissa Greene. Greene and Giles County OEM Director Jeremy Holley released a video at approximately 4 p.m. explaining that the confirmed case did not show on the Tennessee Department of Health’s website at 2 p.m. today because […]

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Community Depends on Citizens Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

by Kristen Maier Staff Writer   The Pulaski Board of Mayor and Aldermen discussed the community’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in a special meeting March 26.    Mayor Pat Ford suggested ways city services can help relieve the financial burden many Giles Countians will soon face.   The board voted to give authority to City Administrator Terry Harrison to […]

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FCC Provides Tips to Avoid Being Victim of COVID-19 Scam

by Mark Mize Staff Writer   The Giles County Sheriff’s Department is doing everything within its power to make sure citizens are safe and informed amidst concerns over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).   This includes keeping the local community up-to-date on potential scams that may arise as well. The department recently released a list of helpful tips provided by the […]

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Giles Extension Alters Operation During COVID-19 Pandemic

With the spread of COVID-19, the University of Tennessee and Tennessee State University Giles Extension office is currently closed to public access.   All face-to-face educational events and group meetings have been suspended through April 30.   Staff are working remotely and may be reached by calling 363-3523 and leaving a message, or by email. Information on how to contact […]

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