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Sheriff’s Office Recovers Guns

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:17 am

On September 10 around 2:30 a.m., the Grundy County Sheriff’s office and the Marion County Sheriff’s office recovered multiple stolen firearms taken from a recent residential burglary that occurred in Monteagle.  One suspect was arrested and another later turned themselves in at the Sheriff’s office.  Charged were Christopher J. Kilgore and Sheena Young.  Charges include aggravated burglary, theft over $500, possession of stolen property, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.  Sheriff Clint

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Scholorship Saturday

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 11:09 am

Chattanooga State Community College will open up its computer lab located in the Health Science Center from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, for area high school seniors to sign up for Tennessee Promise and fill out their college applications as part of a statewide Scholarship Saturday. The event is designed to encourage students to enroll in Tennessee Promise, the state’s new program that provides two years

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  • “Books From Birth” Visits Grundy County

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:33 am

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    The Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation (GBBF) “Books from Birth 10th Anniversary Tour” hit the road last week and will be pulling into Grundy County on Wednesday, September 23 at 12:00 p.m. at Tracy City Elementary School. The forty-five foot decorated touring coach will visit more than 50 Tennessee counties during its tour and concluding at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville on September 30. The “Books from Birth 10th

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  • Grundy SVEC Office Appreciates Customers

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 12:01 pm

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    The Grundy SVEC office showed appreciation to their customers on Friday, September 5 by providing food, door prizes, and each customer who came by the office a Lodge cast iron skillet marking the company’s 75th anniversary. A display of the past and future of SVEC was set up for tours. Pictured: Chief Operating Officer Mike Partin presents SVEC customer Bettye Hampton of Tracy City with a custom–designed Lodge skillet and

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Sports

Yellow Jackets Fall 10-6 At Silverdale

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 10:52 am

SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie The Jackets couldn’t pull off the third win in a row Friday as they fell by a 10-6 score at Silverdale Baptist Academy in Chattanooga. The Jackets suffered injuries in this one that could last a week or two providing additional obstacles in upcoming games. Grundy is now 2-2 on the season and 1-0 in the district. “I was extremely proud of the effort. We played

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  • Volleyball Splits Last Two Games

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:25 am

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    This past Saturday, the Lady Jackets participated in Coffee County’s varsity tournament. The girls played excellent winning games against Fayetteville, Lincoln County and Sante Fe and losing to White County during pool play. This allowed Grundy to be ranked in the Gold division for the single elimination tournament where a talented Eagleville eliminated them. Eagleville went on to win the 13-team tournament. “The girls were playing great as a team.

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  • GCHS Golf Completes Regular Season

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 9:47 am

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    The GCHS Golf Teams have been wrapping up both regular season and District Tournament play over the past week or so. The Boys squad participated in the Willowbrook Invitational on August 27, which attract several if the top teams in Middle Tennessee. The Jackets managed a 12th place finish, led by outstanding play by sophomore standout John Meeks, who carded an 82. Team results were as follows: John Meeks 82,

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Farm Day

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 11:14 am

The Grundy County Farm Bureau Women organized Farm Day for third grade students in Grundy County on September 10. The event was held at the Outdoor Classroom at Grundy County High School.

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  • Grundy Recovers Offers Help

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 10:56 am

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    Grundy Recovers invites anyone suffering from addiction, their family members, and their friends to join them for dinner and fellowship on Thursday evenings. Jennifer Summers, a member of Grundy Recovers, says feeling the pain and struggle of addiction often leaves one feeling alone. “You are not alone, there is a way out. Nothing is easy, but you can enjoy your journey. Please come and join us. After dinner, we hold

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  • Community Comes Together For The Dees Family

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:21 am

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    When Brad and Cora Dees lost their home to a devastating fire on September 5, they had no idea how one voice could move a community to action. Hours after the fire destroyed the Dees’ home of 11 years, family friend David Lowrie set up a “Go Fund Me” account to collect donations. Getting the word out through Facebook, the fund easily topped over $3,000 in just four days. Lowrie

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Dolphin Tale 2

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:06 am

(AP) — Containing all the elements that made the 2011 original boy and his dolphin story a hit with audiences and critics, Charles Martin Smith’s “Dolphin Tale 2” is another engaging film inspired by the real-life inhabitants of the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Bringing together the original cast, headed by Harry Connick Jr., and, of course, Winter, the remarkable dolphin outfitted with a groundbreaking prosthetic tail who put the CMA on

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  • Last Days In Vietnam

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:51 am

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    There are many differences between America’s troubled exit from Iraq and its ramshackle retreat from Vietnam. But the U.S. flight from Saigon as seen in Rory Kennedy’s documentary “Last Days in Vietnam” has incredible, unmistakable resonance on the political, ethical and military confusion that occurs when, after years of war, a far-away nation pulls up stakes. These are scenes of a humbled superpower and the terrifying vacuum left behind. South

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  • The Longest Week

    Posted on September 3, 2014 at 10:02 am

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    The familiar tribulations of wealthy white New Yorkers become the target of half-hearted, self-regarding social commentary in The Longest Week, a blithely derivative romantic comedy that isn’t without a certain smug charm. VOD specialist Gravitas Ventures will give the film upcoming releases both in theaters and on-demand, where its recognizable casting is likely to achieve the most impact. A frequent, insufferably omniscient voiceover (by Larry Pine) introduces luxury hotel heir

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