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Early Voting

Posted on October 24, 2014 at 12:51 pm

You can vote early for the November 4 election. Weather conditions may not be the best for your situation on Election Day, so the Election Commission urges everyone to vote early- now through October 30. “One good thing about the early voting process is that a voter chooses their election day…anytime during the two week period,” stated Donna Basham, Election Administrator. The November ballot has offices extremely important to our

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  • Drug Burn

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:25 am

    Grundy sheriff drug burn

    Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum and Franklin County Investigator George Dyer carry out a destruction order from the court on several totes of confiscated drugs. This is the first destruction order carried out since the evidence room audit began September 1.

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  • Youth Deer Rally

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 9:52 am

    The third annual Grundy County Youth Deer Rally will be held on October 25 at Ministry Baptist Church in Pelham from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Successful hunters are encouraged to bring their morning’s harvest to the event and have it checked in. Youth deer hunters and anyone who would like to come out and participate in the fun may attend. Mountain Archery will have the 3D archery range set

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  • Taking The Herald Along

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Taking the herald along

    The Grundy County Herald was shared with members of Africa’s Samburu tribe last week.  Karin Adams Barro, of Shreveport, LA and Jencie Adams Tipton of Nashville carried the newspaper with them on a recent visit into the heart of Kenya.  Mrs. Barro and Mrs. Tipton are daughters of the late Alfred Adams of Beersheba Springs. Thanks for taking the Herald along for the ride!

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  • Three Lady Jackets Participate In TSCA Camp

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 9:56 am

    Three Lady Jackets Participate

    Three members of the 2015 Lady Jackets Softball Team participated in the 2014 Tennessee Softball Coaches Association College Exposure Camp on October 7th. Junior, Madison Burrows, and sophomores, Chloe Scissom and Emilee Meeks traveled to Gallatin, TN on Tuesday for the event.  The camp featured over 140 participants and hosted coaches from 31 Colleges and Universities.  The three Lady Jackets participated in hitting and fielding drills designed to showcase high

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  • Halloween In The Park

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 9:30 am

    happy halloween

    Gruetli-Laager will hold it’s fourth annual Halloween in the Park on Saturday, October 18 at the Gruetli-Laager Walking Trail. Schedule of events: 9:00 a.m. – Miracle on the Mountain / Play Outside Park Benefit Wiffle Ball Tournament. Registration at the Gruetli-Laager Ball Field. 10:00 a.m. – Wiffle Ball Benefit Tournament begins. 12:00 p.m. – Halloween in the Park Festival begins at the Gruetli-Laager Walking Trail. 12:15 p.m. – Costume Parade

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  • Local McDonald’s Owners Investing In The Future

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 11:18 am

    Students in the Greater Chattanooga area can apply for a $1,000 Ronald McDonald House Charities scholarship to help with college expenses. Local McDonald’s owners have donated more than $500,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga for scholarships to area students over the last twelve years. The scholarship provides financial support to students who may have limited access to educational opportunities. Five volunteer judges review each application and choose

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  • Vanderbilt Works To Combat Ebola Virus

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 9:58 am

    vanderbilt ebola

    Vanderbilt University researchers have partnered with Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc. to develop new human antibody therapies for people exposed to the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses. The San Diego-based company has developed an experimental treatment, called ZMapp, which contains antibodies manufactured in plants. ZMapp has prevented lethal disease in rhesus monkeys but has not yet been tested for safety and efficacy in humans. At Vanderbilt, researchers are using a high-efficiency method

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  • National Drug Take Back Day

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 1:26 pm

    drug take back day

    The Grundy Safe Communities Coalition partnered with the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department and local police departments to make National Drug Take Back Day a success on the mountain. Pictured at the take back station at CVS in Monteagle are (l to r): Larry Sims, Monteagle Police Department; Paul Sweeton, Grundy County Sheriff’s Department; Chasity Melton, Grundy Safe Communities Coalition; and Lacey Oliver, Americorps Vista.

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