Valley Packaging Groundbreaking Postponed

The groundbreaking ceremony planned at the new Valley Packaging Highway 11 site has been postponed until Thursday.   Pulaski/Giles County Economic Development Executive Director Dan Speer said severe weather concerns Wednesday prompted the change because company officials were scheduled to fly in for the event.   The ground breaking will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday at the site of […]

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Commission Fills Sixth District Seat

Titus Gilbert, a Giles County Sheriff’s deputy, was elected by county commissioners to fill a Sixth District vacancy on the school board.   A Richland High graduate, Gilbert has been a deputy with the Giles County Sheriff’s Department for approximately nine years and has worked as a corrections officer in the Giles County Jail for two years.   For more on Monday’s Giles County Commission meeting […]

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Longer Residency Proposed to Hold Office in Lynnville

Candidates for city office in Lynnville will need to have lived there two years instead of six months under a change in a proposed amendment to the city charter.   Alderman Wil Sands asked for the change.   In 2016, seats held by Aldermen Lori Edwards and Phillip Vandiver will be on the ballot. Also in the proposed amendment or […]

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Ardmore Approves Christmas Bonuses

Christmas bonuses of $200 for full-time and $100 for part-time city and town of Ardmore employees were recommended at the Nov. 5 meeting of the Ardmore, Tenn., and Ardmore, Ala., governments.   The recommendations will go to the Ardmore, Tenn., Board of Mayor and Aldermen and Ardmore, Ala., Town Council for final approval.   Bonuses given last year were $150 […]

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No Action Taken on Proposed County Road

Giles County Regional Planning Commissioners decided at their Nov. 4 meeting to seek more information about when Sagewood Drive was put into the flood plain before they determine whether or not to accept it into the county road system.   “This road was built in accordance to county guidelines set forth by the Giles County Highway Department and the Giles […]

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Help Center Needs Donations

Donations are needed to assist the Giles County Help Center with its plans to feed 500 families over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.   Thanksgiving meals will be given out 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 23-24 to 2015 calendar year Help Center clients.   Food items needed by Nov. 19, include: turkey, stuffing mix, cream of chicken soup, canned corn, canned […]

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It’s Gingerbread Time at the Library

Making a real gingerbread house is a Christmastime tradition for families and one sponsored annually by the Giles County Public Library.   This year’s two-day event, Dec. 5-6 next door at the Giles County Extension Service community building, will include three sessions: 9-10 a.m. Saturday and 1-2 p.m. Sunday; 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday and 2-3 p.m. Sunday; or 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. […]

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Locals Give Shoe Boxes Filled With Hope

For the third-straight year, families and churches across Giles County will take part in Operation Christmas Child as they make the season brighter for many children less fortunate than themselves.   First Baptist Church of Pulaski will once again partner with the project with a goal of gathering 1,550 shoeboxes from the county filled with toys, school supplies, hygiene items […]

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Maury Regional Offers Free COPD Screenings

Free screenings for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) will be offered by Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) Saturday, Nov. 14.   Screenings will take place in the William R. Walter Educational Conference Center inside the medical center’s Annex at 1223 1/2 Trotwood Avenue, across from MRMC. Screenings will follow a brief presentation by Pulmonologist Maura Lipp, M.D., at 10 a.m. […]

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