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Alma Geraldine Hampton

Posted on June 18, 2014 at 8:55 am

SPECIAL TO THE HERALD kirsten hampton My grandmother’s name is Alma Geraldine Hampton, but she goes by the name of Geraldine.  She was born on October 10, 1943. She was born and raised in Altamont, Tennessee. She has never lived anywhere else. My grandmother had four siblings. They were Victoria Clendenon, Robert Dickerson, Gene Dickerson, and William Dickerson, in order from oldest to youngest.  Her father was Clarence Dickerson and

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    Posted on May 28, 2014 at 8:52 am

    Grace Chapel United Methodist Church in Beersheba Springs has an average attendance of 20-35, more during the summer months, but the services are sweet, simple, and full of soulful sermons delivered by the pastor, Rev. Clayton Jones. The congregation worships quietly but what is lacking in demonstrative worship is made up in the welcoming spirit that one feels the minute they walk in the door. Most of the members are

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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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