SNAP Application Assistance Available

Adults 60-plus or individuals with a disability should contact SCTDD to receive application assistance with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).   Formerly known as Food Stamps, USDA’s SNAP program provides eligible individuals with monthly benefits to buy food.   Call SCTDD SNAP Coordinator Bonnie Walker, 931-379-2955, for free and confidential application assistance.

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CHILDREN’S STORY TIME at the Library

The Giles County Public Library hosts a Pre-K Story Time every Friday at 10:15 a.m.    Children and their parents are invited to come hear and experience a specially themed story each week with Ms. Susan.   Pre-K Story Time is held in the Barbara Pankey Reading Corner of The Children’s Room.   For more information, call the library at […]

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Committee Recommends Evening Time for New Commission Meetings

by Paul Manke POLITICAL EDITOR Afternoon starting times for some future county commission meetings have been recommended by the Giles County Commission’s Legislative Committee.   Starting commission meetings at 4 p.m. instead of the usual 9 a.m. was rejected by county commissioners in July.    On another matter, county commissioners… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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This Week’s Citizen Spotlight is Sherri Erwin

by Emmy Slaughter Williams Staff Writer This week’s Citizen Spotlight is quite special. It’s not common to invite readers to participate, but we’re doing just that.   Sherri Erwin is our honoree, and many would say she’s beyond deserving. “Smart,” “encouraging,” “heart of gold,” “energetic” and “community staple” are just… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Events for All Ages at the Library Tomorrow

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Come and hang out with us at the Giles County Public Library while we play Dungeons and Dragons Thursday, Aug. 15, from 3:30-5 p.m.    Players of all skill levels and ages welcome; no experience needed.    Follow us on Facebook for updates on this popular event!   Adult Crafternoon The Giles County Public Library invites you […]

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THP Searching for Drivers Following Pedestrian Death

by Nathan Gomillion Staff Writer A pedestrian is dead following a traffic accident early Sunday morning on Columbia Highway.   According to Tennessee Highway Patrol Capt. Wayne Sellers, witnesses discovered a man lying in the southbound lane of Columbia Highway, near the intersection of Annie Wade Road, at approximately 2… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Power to Condemn Suggested for Airport Approach

by Paul Manke POLITICAL EDITOR The power to condemn land, as needed, to keep trees out of approaches at Abernathy Field, the county airport, was recommended by the Giles County Commission’s Public Service Committee.   The recommendation will go to the Giles County Commission, which next meets at 9 a.m. Monday,… Please login and subscribe for FULL ACCESS to all GilesNews.com […]

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Sam Davis Museum Re-Opens With New Hours

by Margaret Campbell Staff Writer As history has recorded, on or around Nov. 20, 1863, young Confederate scout Sam Davis was dispatched carrying information about Union troop movements in middle Tennessee.   The information was to be delivered to Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg in the Chattanooga area. Just south of Minor Hill, at Lamb’s Ferry Road, two Union soldiers, dressed […]

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