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Taking the Herald Along for the Ride

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:18 pm

Country music star Phil Vassar “took the Grundy County Herald along” when he did a benefit for the Miller Home for Girls in Lynchburg, Virginia, a home for girls ages four through twenty-one. Vassar performed several of his popular hits including his new release “Love is Alive.” Also pictured is Vassar’s drummer, GCHS graduate Jake Caldwell. For more information about Phil Vassar and the band, go to

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  • Grundy’s January Weather Report

    Posted on February 18, 2014 at 3:34 pm

        “Makes a man’s blood run cold. When it’s springtime in Alaska, it’s 40 below.” Billy Ray Nunley and other old timers will remember this hit song “North to Alaska” by the late Johnny Horton. January 2014 probably felt like Alaska to our young whipper snappers, newcomers to the area, and fans of the good ole days who all got a taste of what an old fashion Grundy County

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  • “All I Wanted To Do Was Add On A Room!

    Posted on October 8, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    As many of you know, my husband passed away on August 10, and my family and I have been fighting the hardest battle we have ever faced as a family. I’m not going to get into the things right now that will break your heart and make you cry as we have cried, but I do want to share some of my thoughts as I forge a new path without

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  • Grundy’s August Weather Report

    Posted on September 11, 2013 at 11:00 am

    August 2013 was one of the coolest ever and I’m sure will be looked back on fondly in the years ahead. August is usually red-hot but maybe old Mother Nature thought it was time to do something n ice after soaking us with rain this year. Big Creek Utility District’s dam at Coalmont is an official reporting station for the National Weather Service and they measured 3.75 inches of August

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  • Youth Group To Sing For President Carter

    Posted on September 11, 2013 at 10:47 am

    Youth group to sing

    The Mt. Ararat Cumberland Methodist Youth Group have been invited to sing at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia on September 29. President Jimmy Carter will be teaching Sunday school that morning and the group will be singing at the eleven o’clock service. The group has also recorded a CD with some good old gospel time favorite songs that may be purchased for $10 by calling Sharon Turner at 931-592-5787.

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  • Mountaineer’s Day Festival

    Posted on September 4, 2013 at 10:06 am

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    The Annual Mountaineer’s Day Festival will be held in downtown Tracy City on Saturday, September 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 15 starting at 11:00 a.m. with hillbilly church. On Saturday, there will be fun and games for everyone including a horseshoe contest, toilet seat toss, egg toss, sack races, red race, greasy pig contest, hula hoop and jump rope contest, dancing, and great food. Live

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  • Taking The Herald Along For The Ride

    Posted on July 30, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    Kimberly Gipson Disheroon of White, Georgia and Allison Crabtree of Palmer visited Tybee Island in Georgia during July 1-4 and took the Grundy County Herald along.

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