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Grundy SVEC Office Appreciates Customers

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 12:01 pm

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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  • The sheriff’s Summary

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 10:41 am

    Clint Shrum

    GRUNDY COUNTY SHERIFF clint shrum The transition at the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office is in full swing. Anytime you have change of this magnitude there is always a level of what we refer to as “controlled chaos” within the organization. Fortunately, everyone seems to be rejuvenated and interested in making a fresh start and they are doing just that. We appreciate the citizens of this county being patient and understanding

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  • From The Mayor’s Desk

    Posted on September 9, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    michael brady

    My fellow Grundy County citizens, I hope all are doing well. As promised, it is an initiative of the Grundy County Mayor’s Office to be honest and keep you, the citizens of Grundy County informed on the issues, concerns, and progress of our county. The month of September will be a very busy month. First, we are getting our feet firmly planted and setting standards of high expectations. We will

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  • Palmer Man Drowns

    Posted on September 5, 2014 at 9:44 am

    SPECIAL TO THE HERALD wayne thomas A 42-year-old Grundy County man drowned over the weekend while tubing in Tims Ford Lake, about a half mile from Lakeview Restaurant and Marina, located inside Tims Ford State Park. Officials with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said Craig Caldwell, of Palmer, passed away around 3 p.m. Saturday. Jena Clark, manager of Lakeview Restaurant and Marina, said the victim’s boat pulled up to the

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  • Rumors Fly Over MES Closing

    Posted on September 3, 2014 at 11:00 am


    Questions over the possible closure of Monteagle School spread throughout the community of Monteagle on Tuesday, August 27, causing anger and disbelief among school staff, parents, and students. Parents looked to social media to vent their feelings while school principal Janet Layne worked to stop the rumors and find out what the future of the school holds. “I have many concerns,” said Layne on Friday. “It is my understanding that

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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


    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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  • School Board Refuses To Reverse Decision

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    Donovan Stockwell’s attempt to return to teaching at Grundy County High School was denied at the August 14 School Board meeting. A lawyer for Stockwell asked for a recent decision by a hearing officer to be reversed, allowing Stockwell to return to his job. He was dismissed after allegedly violating the school board’s social media policy by posting photos of himself on Facebook using the alias “Austin Diesel.” The board

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