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Pharmacy Robbed At Gunpoint

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 11:00 am

On Wednesday, January 21, a masked suspect entered Mike’s Pharmacy in Tracy City demanding narcotics from pharmacy workers. The suspect, a female, came into the pharmacy between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. from the Tracy Clinic. She pulled a gun on pharmacy technician Tammy Marshall, demanding Xanax and Oxycodone. No one was injured during the incident and Tracy City Police Chief Charlie Wilder says they have interviewed

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Grundy County’s Stars Award Honorees

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 11:15 am

In 2008, Volunteer Tennessee initiated the Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards, a recognition program designed to honor the outstanding service of those who volunteer in various ways throughout their local Tennessee communities. This year two award recipients, one youth and one adult in each county, will be recognized in Franklin on March 9. This celebration will illustrate the importance of civic participation and service to improve overall community norms. “The event

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  • Roundtable Discussion Set For Saturday

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:39 am


    The Grundy County Board of Education and the Grundy County Commission will host a roundtable to discuss short and long-term goals. The roundtable will be held Saturday, January 24, at the Grundy County High School Library at 8:00 a.m.  

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  • First rural Reentry Class Graduates

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 10:21 am

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      The first class of the Grundy County Rural reentry program graduated on Tuesday, January 13. Christine Hopkins, Executive Director of Middle Tennessee Rural Reentry, congratulated the graduates on their progress and encouraged them to use the skills they have learned upon release from the Grundy County Jail. The graduates will have the opportunity to continue their education at Tennessee College of Applied Technology in McMinnville.

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Grundy Girls Get Win Over Marion

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 10:42 am

    The Grundy hoopsters continue to struggle as the Lady Jackets managed only one win in three outings while the Jackets dropped all three games. The Lady Jackets moved to 10-15 overall and 2-6 in the district. The men fell to 4-20 and are 1-7 in the district. Tuesday Grundy traveled to Signal Mountain. Friday they host Chattanooga Christian at 5:30 p.m. Next Tuesday is senior night and Grundy

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  • Big 8 Roundup

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 11:18 am


    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Deadline for Big 8 results to be turned in to the Herald is Noon on Mondays. All names are spelled as turned in on the score sheets. If your school’s results are not listed it is because they have not turned in their results to the Herald. Scorekeepers please fill out all areas of the score sheet including quarter-by-quarter score and first and last names of

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  • Lady Jackets Sting Hornets Saturday

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:27 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Grundy got in back to back games Friday and Saturday at Bledsoe and then hosting Huntland. The Lady Jackets fell by one Friday and prevailed by one Saturday. The Jackets came up short in both games. The Lady Jackets moved to 9-13 overall and 2-4 in the district. The men fell to 4-17 and are 1-5 in the district. The teams hosted Notre Dame on Tuesday

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College Day for High School Seniors

Posted on January 29, 2015 at 8:23 am

 College Goal Tennessee:  Saturday, January 31,  from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the UTC University Center       High school and college students, parents and educators are encouraged to attend this free half-day college planning and financial aid workshop.   There will be free on-site assistance to help students fill out the federal FAFSA form (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) which all students must complete to be eligible

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  • A Super Dip For The Super Bowl

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 10:50 am

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    On Sunday, February 1, football fans across the nation will be glued to their televisions as the Seattle Seahawks take on the New England Patriots in Superbowl XLIX. Fans lucky enough to be in Phoenix, Arizona to watch the game from the stands will most likely nosh on hot dogs and popcorn, while viewers at home can turn up the volume and enjoy great appetizers like this 7-Layer Taco Dip.

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  • Meet Your Neighbor

    Posted on January 27, 2015 at 10:45 am

    NOW Jerry Don Thomas

      Jerry Don Thomas, owner of First Community Financial in Monteagle, has lived on the mountain most of his life. Born in Manchester, he came to Monteagle as a young child and has developed deep roots in the community. Jerry Don attended Monteagle Elementary School and Grundy County High School where he was very active in sports. “While I was at Grundy I played football and I played for the

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“Strange Magic”

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 11:03 am

ASSOCIATED PRESS George Lucas has been toying around with “Strange Magic” for almost 15 years. The animated musical fantasy about a fairy kingdom and true love, in theaters Friday, began as a pet project while he was working on the “Star Wars” prequels. Lucas started thinking about audiences and figured that if he’d created “Star Wars” as a “mythological adventure for 12-year-old boys,” maybe he could do one for 12-year-old

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  • “Paddington”

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:46 am


    By JOCELYN NOVECK The Associated Press Paddington Bear. How well we know him. He’s cuddly, he’s loyal, and he’s sensitive. He’s well-traveled — but loves to stay home, too. And he can whip up a mean homemade marmalade. As Mom would say, what’s not to love? And one can say precisely the same of the engaging new “Paddington,” written and directed by Paul King and based of course on the

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  • “Selma”

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 11:25 am


    JAKE COYLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS To say Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” feels relevant is a mammoth understatement. It’s altogether animated, propelled and enlivened by its contemporary urgency. “Selma” is a history lesson that throbs with today. DuVernay, a former publicist with two low-budget dramas to her name, dramatizes the events around the 1965 Civil Rights march through Alabama, from Selma to Montgomery, with a straightness of purpose befitting the famous protest’s

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