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Bowling schedules “Listening Meetings”

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 8:34 am

  Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) announced that she will be holding monthly “listening meetings” in order to meet with local citizens and hear their concerns regarding issues before the State Legislature. Bowling has held monthly meetings in each of the counties she represents every year since taking office in order to meet with citizens and hear their concerns regarding issues before the State Legislature, as well as offer assistance with

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  • Governor signs ABLE legislation to help families and individuals with disabilities

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 8:14 am

    5/18/2015 Governor Bill Haslam signs the ABLE Bill

      Families of those with disabilities are now one-step closer to saving more money for medical costs with tax-free earnings. Governor Haslam signed the Tennessee ABLE Act into Law, giving State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. the authority to create and offer tax-advantaged investment plans to help families of those with disabilities save money for a variety of qualifying expenses. The legislation, passed unanimously by the 109th General Assembly, establishes

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  • Mountain T.O.P. Day Camps

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 9:48 am


    Mountain T.O.P. will offer seven weeks of day camps this summer for children and youth ages 6-17 that live in Grundy County. All day camps run Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Children will be picked up and dropped off at their house everyday by Mountain T.O.P. participants. Lunch is provided at all Mountain T.O.P. day camp programs. What do you do at Day Camp? Day Campers

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  • Vets Tour Washington, D.C. With Honor Flight

    Posted on May 12, 2015 at 8:38 am

    Veterans in DC Honor Flight

    On Saturday, May 2, the fourteenth Honor Flight of Middle Tennessee took to the air carrying World War II and Korean War (Era) veterans on their spring 2015 tour of Washington, DC. This “hub” began in the spring of 2008 under the direction of Milton Schaefer of Winchester. Today, the flight continues to fly twice a year, in the spring and fall, under the direction of Board Chairman Mr. Claude

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  • New App for TN Jobs

    Posted on May 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm


      SWIPE THROUGH MORE THAN 90,000 JOBS WITH NEW APP JOBS4TN ALLOWS USERS TO SEARCH LOCAL JOBS, SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA, FILTER ATTRIBUTES AND REQUIREMENTS Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips is announcing a new iPhone and Android mobile app that makes finding available Tennessee jobs even easier. The free mobile application brings thousands of employment opportunities to smart phones with advanced location and sharing features.

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  • Early Head Start Program Prepares For Late Summer Launch

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 10:28 am


    A total of 72 very young children and their Sequatchie Valley families will be served this coming fall and winter with a $1.2 million grant recently awarded to Sequatchie Valley Head Start. The existing Sequatchie Valley Head Start program, which currently serves 368 three- and four-year-olds, will be expanded under the grant to serve an additional 72 infants and toddlers, eventually adding expectant parents. Comprehensive family services will include a

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  • Memorial Day Service

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 9:45 am


    The Grundy County Veteran’s Historical Society will present a Memorial Day service at Foster and Lay Funeral Home in Tracy City on Sunday, May 24, at 2:30 p.m. Deceased veterans that have passed during the last year will be recognized and family members will receive a plaque from the Veteran’s Historical Society in recognition of their veteran’s service to the country and for the family’s sacrifice. The Veteran’s Historical Society

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  • Coalmont Man Injured in Home Invasion

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 8:51 am


      Frank Brown, 76, of Coalmont, was severely injured during a home invasion over the weekend. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports that early Saturday morning, Brown answered his door to someone asking to use the phone. Once the door was open, the intruders attacked him, stealing prescription pills and guns. Brown was airlifted and suffered a broken jaw and multiple lacerations. His face was too swollen for immediate treatment

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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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