Gunman Faces Attempted Murder Charge

An armed man surrendered to law enforcement during a standoff after a two-state crime spree Dec. 1.   Casey Cole White, 32, of Athens, Ala., is being held in the Limestone County (Ala.) Jail, while awaiting extradition to Giles County, where he will be charged with attempted first degree murder, carjacking, two counts of attempted carjacking, theft over $10,000 and […]

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Felonious Couple Face Numerous Charges

Two suspects in a Thanksgiving day burglary in Lynnville are in Columbia Police Department (CPD) custody.   Giles County Sheriff’s Lt. of Investigations Shane Hunter said Dylan Henson, 19, and Erica Whitehead, 28, both of Maury County, were arrested Dec. 5 after a lengthy investigation by law enforcement in multiple counties.   Henson and Whitehead are accused of stealing a […]

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Memories Continue to Grow With Trees

The City of Pulaski Tree Board celebrates Arbor Day through the dedication of tree memorials in remembrance of lost loved ones. The city hired a company from www.peoriatreeservices.com to take care of the tree. The celebration included the families and friends of those being memorialized.     TREA DUNNAVANT / PULASKI CITIZEN   The city of Pulaski Tree Board celebrated Arbor Day […]

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Help Center Seeks Donations for Christmas Meals

Donations are needed to assist the Giles County Help Center with its plans to feed 500 families over the holidays.   Christmas meals will be given out 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 21-22 to 2015 calendar year Help Center clients.   Food items needed by Dec. 17, include: turkey, stuffing mix, cream of chicken soup, canned corn, canned green beans, canned […]

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MMC’s Service of Lessons, Carols Is Tomorrow

Martin Methodist College will hold the first of what is planned to be an annual Service of Lessons and Carols in celebration of the holiday season at 4 p.m. tomorrow (Sunday) at First United Methodist Church, Pulaski. The event is free and open to the public.   This service comprises nine short Bible readings from Genesis, the prophetic books and the Gospels that […]

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MRMC Receives Recognition for Inpatient Diabetes Care

Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) has earned The Joint Commission’s Certificate of Distinction for Inpatient Diabetes Care, which recognizes hospitals that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes across all inpatient settings. MRMC is one of only two hospitals in Tennessee having earned advanced certification distinction and this is the third consecutive two-year certification for MRMC.   “We are pleased […]

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NRCS Funding Addresses Resource Concerns

The USDA-NRCS and Giles County Soil Conservation District offer assistance to farmers to address natural resource concerns on their lands. Assistance may be financial and/or technical.   Many landowners often are just looking for information or planning assistance on farmlands in order to address erosion problems, forage management, wildlife or crop issues. This may be as simple as talking over […]

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Christmas Parades Begin Today

Elkton Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be at the annual Elkton Christmas Parade today (Saturday) and long-time Elkton resident Frances Suddarth will serve as grand marshal. Giles County High School’s Band of Gold will accompany the “Peace on Earth” themed parade while performing an array of seasonal favorites.   Line up for entries begins at 9 a.m. in the parking […]

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Elkton Officer Is New Police Chief

Jeff Miller, a former Fayetteville Police Officer, was named Elkton Police Chief at a special Nov. 25 meeting of the city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen.   Miller has been a police officer eight months in Elkton and replaces Bart Butler, who retired effective Nov. 14 for health reasons.   Board members also agreed the city should advertise for another […]

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