Local Man Faces Murder, Arson Charges

by Trea Dunnavant Staff Writer A Giles County man was arrested and charged last week in connection to a series of home fires, including one fatal, that occurred in Ardmore earlier this year.   The Giles County Grand Jury returned indictments April 16 charging Edwin Neil King, 19, of Ardmore,… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Industrial Park South to Be Renamed for Late Pulaski Leader

by Paul Manke POLITICAL EDITOR   The Industrial Park South on Highway 31 will be renamed in memory of the late Dan Speer, executive director of the Giles County Economic Development Commission and former Pulaski Mayor, following a vote by the Pulaski-Giles County Industrial Development Board.   “He loved that… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Domestic Abuse Services Now Available in Giles

The Center of Hope is now offering services to the victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking in Giles County.   Center of Hope is a nonprofit agency that has been serving clients since 1989. Our staff specializes in assisting our clients in overcoming their odds. We provide emergency shelter, transitional housing options, advocacy, counseling, […]

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Giles County High Names Top Ten

Giles County High School’s Top Ten for the 2017-18 academic year are: (seated, from left) Valedictorian Hannah Hood, Salutatorian Drew Reiss, third Cameron Edwards, fourth Josey Ballard, fifth Lexi Barnickle, (standing) sixth Brandon Moore, seventh Alexis Stafford, eighth Hunter Kimbrough, ninth Will Longshore and 10th Leah Lindberg.   Amy Roberts / GCHS

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SCHRA Presents Grant to County VSO

South Central Human Resource Agency Executive Director Paul Rosson presents a Community Services Block Grant for $2,000 to Giles County Executive Janet Vanzant. The grants, funded by the Tennessee Department of Human Services, were awarded to each county Veterans Service Office (VSO) in SCHRA’s 13-county service area and will be used to aid veterans.   Submitted

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More Ball Fields Urged at Elkton Park

by Paul Manke POLITICAL EDITOR   An improved baseball field, a soccer field and basketball court gained a lot of votes recently as some of the features Elkton area residents want at the city park.   The suggestions came at a public meeting conducted through the Tennessee Department of Environment… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Ooey, Gooey & Delectable — Grilled Cheese

by Margaret Campbell Staff Writer   Mmmm…the humble, yet oh so tasty grilled cheese sandwich. Who hasn’t carried that fond memory of the perfectly toasted, buttery, oozy, comforting, childhood grilled cheese into adulthood? The month of April honors all those memories, celebrating National Grilled Cheese Month.   There are as… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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