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Congrats 2015 GCHS Academic Honor Students

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 12:53 pm

  The following Grundy County High School Seniors are graduating with a Diploma of Distinction.

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THP and Erlanger Encourage Seat Belt Safety

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 10:46 am

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) and Georgia State Patrol (GSP) joined representatives from Erlanger Health System’s Level 1 Trauma Center on Wednesday, April 22, to urge motorists to wear seat belts to reduce trauma cases and fatal crashes across the region. This is the first time both state law enforcement agencies have partnered with the medical community to encourage seat belt safety. “Our primary goal is to reduce the number

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  • Grundy County Sees Increase In Foreign-born Residents

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 11:26 am

    Like most of the United States, Grundy County saw an increase in the number of foreign-born residents over the last decade. From 2000 to 2012, the number of Grundy County residents who were born in a foreign country grew by  13 people to an estimated 112, according to U.S. Census data. The percentage of county residents who are foreign born also increased slightly during the period, from 0.7 percent to

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  • THP Make Significant Drug Bust In Coffee County

    Posted on April 16, 2015 at 12:44 pm

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        Members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s (THP) West Bureau Interdiction Plus team discovered approximately one and a half pounds of crystal methamphetamine on a routine traffic stop on Wednesday morning in Coffee County.   Trooper Jeremy Miller initiated a traffic stop on a 2008 Honda Accord for speeding in a construction zone near mile marker 124 on Interstate 24 westbound at approximately 10:36 a.m. on Wednesday. Upon the

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Lady Jackets are District Champs

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 10:37 am

SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie It was highs and lows as the Lady Jackets won the district last week with a win over Sequatchie County and then dropped their next three games. Grundy is now 12-8 overall and 5-1 in the district. “We’ve had some tough games against really solid competition. Through the ups and downs, this team has stayed together and worked extremely well together. “Our focus all year has

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  • Rain Limts Jackets Chances Of Playing

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 11:12 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Rain has done major damage to the Yellow Jackets’ schedule over the last week. They got win in over South Pittsburg Saturday. Monday they fell to Signal Mountain. There are still some games that will be rescheduled, but many may not be made up. Grundy is now 20-5 on the season and 5-3 in district play. “Saturday I thought would be a good tune up. We

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  • Lady Jackets Split Last Two

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 11:02 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Weather only allowed the Lady Jackets to get in two games over the last week. Grundy split those games downing Signal Mountain and falling to Sequatchie County. The Lady Jackets are 10-3 overall and 3-1 in the district. “Right now we are a half game out of first place in the district with 2 games left to play and have a 10-3 record. I’m pleased with

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Trails and Trilliums Children’s Choir

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 10:16 am

  During the annual Trails and Trilliums celebration on April 10-12, several students from area schools participated in a new program called the Trails and Trilliums Children’s Choir sponsored by the Friends of the South Cumberland. The event was held on Friday evening, April 10, in the auditorium in the Monteagle Sunday School Assembly. The guest conductor was Mary Goetz and guest artist was Carol Ponder. The accompanist was Nancy

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  • GCHS Students Place First In The Agriscience Fair

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 12:56 pm

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    Two FFA students from Grundy County High School entered exhibits in the Agriscience Fair competition at the Tennessee State FFA Convention.  Chynna Fults placed third in the Environmental and Natural Resources II division, while Isabella Knight placed fifth with her exhibit in the Plant Systems II division. Chynna’s study involved the effects of pollutants on algae in pond water, and Isabella studied the effects of oil on the growth of

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  • GCHS Cheerleaders Place First in U.S. Finals

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 9:29 am

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      Grundy County High School cheerleaders competed in the U.S. Finals on Saturday, April 11, in Pensacola, FL. Going into the competition, the team was ranked number one in the nation in their division – Intermediate Junior/Girls Varsity. Their winning performance on Saturday puts them in the running for national ranking status with the possibility of competing for a number one ranking. Minutes prior to the team taking the stage

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“The Longest Ride”

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 10:43 am

Associated Press Ever since “The Notebook” made moviegoers swoon in 2004, Nicholas Sparks’ name has been synonymous with teary-eyed romance. The author’s latest novel adapted for the big screen, “The Longest Ride,” is no exception, offering two love stories at once. But the most heartfelt affair here isn’t between its impossibly good-looking stars; it’s shared by a couple 70 years their senior through a story told in flashbacks. Sophia (Britt

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  • PBS’ ‘Wolf Hall’: 16th-Century Powerbroker Makes His Play

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 10:10 am

    ASSOCIATED PRESS lynn elber Sure, “Downton Abbey” is easy to love with its romance, high fashion and Ye Olde McMansion. But, PBS’ “Wolf Hall” boasts its own seductive strength, courtesy of a 16th-century powerbroker who would be at ease in “House of Cards” and the dashing English king he serves. Drawn from Hilary Mantel’s pair of award-winning historical novels that follow Thomas Cromwell as he maneuvers his way through the

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  • “Home”

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 9:45 am

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    In “Home,” the latest adventure from DreamWorks Animation, the misfit alien at the center of the movie is called Oh. That’s because “Oh” is everyone’s reaction when this character (voiced by Jim Parsons of “The Big Bang Theory”) makes one of his desperate, over-the-top attempts to fit in and make friends with humans. The film, adapted from Adam Rex’s beloved kids book “The True Meaning of Smekday,” tells the story

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