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Tracy City Landing Pad Dedication

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:31 am

The Tracy City Landing Pad was formally dedicated on August 20. Tracy City Police Chief Tony Bean thanked everyone for the donations received to help complete the project. Everything for the landing is complete, but electricity will be added later. Chief Bean stated that the cost for adding electricity for lights will be around $800. He said it is not too late to donate. “When I started this project back

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Sherriff-Elect Says Expect Changes

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 2:54 pm

Sheriff-elect Clint Shrum announces some planned changes for the sheriff’s office beginning September 1.  Some of these changes will be temporary and others will be executed on a permanent basis. The first major change will be the implementation of more frequent and stringent court security measures. Those who are scheduled for court should plan to arrive at the courthouse early enough to pass through security. Court begins at 9:00 a.m.

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  • Election Results By Precinct

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:26 am

    In Grundy County a total of 3,950 voters cast their ballots in the General Election on August 7. The voter totals below are separated into precincts with votes by mail combined in the Early/Absentee votes. Grundy County Mayor: Michael Brady received 2090 votes which included Early and Absentee 1011; Altamont 62; Beersheba Springs 68; Hubbards Cove 18; Tarlton 28; Central 36; Collins 35; Cross Roads 52; Pelham66; Coalmont 120; Gruetli-Laager

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  • Dickerson Leads Grundy County Schools

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 8:48 am

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    New Director of Schools Dr. David Dickerson has a long history with the school system, and hopes to make improvements in several areas this year that will boost leadership and student performance. “I’ve spent most of the summer preparing for the school year,” says Dickerson who took over as Director of Schools in June. Dr. Dickerson, the son of John and Thelma Dickerson, was born in Altamont. He attended the

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Junior Jackets Win Opener 31-0 In Dayton

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 2:58 pm

The Junior Jackets started their season off with a bang crushing Dayton City on the road by a 31-0 score. The team hosts Bledsoe Thursday at 6:00 at John A. Anderson Field for their first home game. “Starting the season with a win always feels good. I am really proud of my boys and my assistant coaches. Both have put in many hours of hard work and it feels great

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  • GCHS HOST PRE-SEASON LEAGUE FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 10:25 am

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    Girls in grades 6 through 8 have the unique opportunity to participate in a pre-season league at GCHS this fall. The league runs from Sept. 9 to Oct. 2. Please contact Julie Davis for more information at 931-692-5400 . You can also reach her by email at Julie.davis@k12tn.net We have uploaded the registration form for you to print.  

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  • GCHS Volleyball Gets Season Underway

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 8:58 am

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    The Lady Yellow Jackets got their season underway August 18 against Coffee County. The varsity lost 22-25, 25-23, 15-25 and 19-25. The JV squad got the win by 18-25, 25-23 and 15-8 scores. Leading in stats was Peyton Eads – 2 aces, 6 kills, 3 blocks, 11 assists and 9 digs. Megan Haynes had 4 aces, 19 assists and 9 digs. Whitlee Burnett notched 10 kills and 2 blocks. Halie

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Tennessee Family Support Accepting Applications

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 1:15 pm

Orange Grove Center is now accepting applications for the Tennessee Family Support Program on a first-come, first-served basis to provide financial assistance to individuals with severe or developmental disabilities. The Tennessee Family Support Program is a state-wide program funded by the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD). Orange Grove Center administers the program for District 3, which serves Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea and

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  • Meet Your Neighbor

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 11:11 am

    Tyler McCullough is the new Grundy County Trustee. Busy training for his new position in the Marion County and Sequatchie County Trustee’s offices, he made time to stop by the Herald. He worked covering the county during the election and we wanted to know why he decided to run. Thank you for coming to the office. Let’s get started with some family background. You are from Grundy County. Can you

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  • The NED Show Comes To TCE

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:41 am

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    Tracy City Elementary School was visited by the NED Show (www.thenedshow.com) this past week.  Jeffery “Junior” Crisp was the winner of a Brain Explosion Crown, a NED yo-yo, and a NED belt clip.   NED stands for never give up ( focus and perseverance), encourage others ( kindness and shared learning), and do your best ( diligence and excellence). Congratulations Junior!

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When the Game Stands Tall

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:01 am

“When the Game Stands Tall” has all the makings of a late-summer hit. It’s the kind of movie that makes you feel good while crying at the same time. “When the Games Stands Tall” is the story of the De La Salle High School football team, which won 151 consecutive games from 1992 to 2004. Had director Thomas Carter, whose film is based on the book by Neil Hayes, simply

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  • If I Stay

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:58 am

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    Mia Hall (Chloe Grace Moretz) is a bright 17 year-old full of the bloom of youth. Between playing the cello purely for pleasure and dating the doting boy of her dreams (Jamie Blackley), the happy high school senior considers herself truly blessed. She is even lucky enough to have the perfect parents (Mireille Enos and Joshua Leonard) who support the idea of her majoring in classical music, whether she gets

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  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 9:06 am

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    Rebooting the popular franchise after Paramount acquired the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle” rights, producer Michael Bay and director Jonathan Liebesman have taken on a full recap of the turtle’s origin story and their epic conflict with the dastardly Foot Clan crime syndicate. As a late-summer entry arriving just before the school year begins, “Turtles” could see some moderately enthusiastic if somewhat unpredictable response from the film’s target audience, since many

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