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Grundy sheriff drug burn

Drug Burn

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:25 am

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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National News

Business News

Manufacturing Plant To Expand In Nashville

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 1:53 pm

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty and Beretta USA officials have announced the company will expand its U.S. operations by building a new firearms manufacturing plant in the Gallatin Industrial Park. Beretta, a global manufacturer of high-quality sporting and military firearms, will invest $45 million in a state-of-the-art manufacturing and R&D facility and create 300 new Tennessee jobs. “I want to thank the Beretta family

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  • Grandview Medical Center Becomes Part Of Parkridge Health System

    Posted on January 14, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    HCA (NYSE:HCA) and Capella Healthcare have announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of Grandview Medical Center in Jasper by Capella to HCA’s TriStar Division. Grandview Medical Center is a 70-bed hospital that serves five counties in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. The hospital will become part of the Parkridge Health System in HCA’s TriStar Division. With the acquisition of Grandview, the Parkridge Health System will grow to

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Technology

Editorial

By Any Other Name

Posted on May 6, 2014 at 8:13 pm

I must teach my husband how to be a proper mountaineer, if not one of regal bearing, at least a presentable hilltop dweller. For instance, I tell this man, who hails from the swamps of southern Mississippi, that to be true mountaineer one must have a nickname. Nicknames are so common on the mountain that they are even mentioned in obituaries, otherwise you would be hard put to know who

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  • Grad Rates Improving

    Posted on April 29, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    U.S. public high schools have reached a milestone, an 80 percent graduation rate. Yet that still means 1 of every 5 students walks away without a diploma. Citing the progress, researchers are projecting a 90 percent national graduation rate by 2020. Their report, based on Education Department statistics from 2012, was presented recently at the Building a GradNation Summit. The growth has been spurred by such factors as a greater

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  • TN. Gov . Bill Haslam’s Monthly Column

    Posted on February 18, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    Last week during my annual State of the State address, I was excited to announce a new proposal called the “Tennessee Promise.”  The Tennessee Promise is an ongoing commitment to Tennessee students – from kindergartners to high school seniors.  We will promise that high school graduates can attend two years of community college or a college of applied technology absolutely free of tuition and fees.  As we urge more Tennesseans

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