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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Phi Chapter Meets With Fellow Members

Phi chapter members of the Tennessee State Organization of Delta Kappa Gamma meet with other members across the state May 30-June 1 at the campus of the University of the South. Members attended workshops, General session meetings, awards luncheons and the installation of new state officers. Phi chapter received the top Gold award and the award for most members attending. […]

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Volunteers Needed at Historical Society

The Giles County Historical Society needs volunteers to fill three-four hour shifts in the Research Room and Museum at the Giles County Public Library.   Times include weekdays from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m.   This is also a great opportunity to learn about Giles County’s history and do research on […]

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Governor Appoints Giles County Resident to Council on Developmental Disabilities

Gov. Bill Lee has appointed Giles County resident Chrissy Hood to a three-year term on the Council on Developmental Disabilities, representing the South Central Development District.   The Council on Developmental Disabilities is a state government agency that works to bring positive change to the disability services system in Tennessee.     “I am so excited to be a part […]

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MMC Nursing Grads Pass Licensure Exam

Martin Methodist College (MMC) is pleased to announce that 100 percent of the 2019 Jeannette Travis School of Nursing graduates passed their National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). This marks the second consecutive year that MMC May cohorts of nursing graduates have achieved a 100 percent pass rate.   “This outcome places the Jeannette Travis School of Nursing among the best […]

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