Four Wrecks Reported During Stormy Weather

Heavy winds and rain overnight have caused some problems on the roads in Giles County.   Giles County Office of Emergency Management Director Barry Whitt said as far as the weather is concerned, it appears Giles County dodged another potential dangerous situation.   However, with the rain and wind expected to continue into this afternoon, Whitt urged drivers to be […]

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RedHawks Return Home for Hoops Doubleheader

The Martin Methodist Men and Women’s Basketball teams are back at the Curry Christian Life Center tonight for just their second home contests of the season.   The RedHawks will take on Oakwood University, a school located just south of Pulaski in Huntsville.   The No. 20 RedHawk women’s team will be back in action for the first time since […]

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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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