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Trails and Trilliums to Highlight Children and the Arts

Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:18 pm

The 12th perennial Trails & Trilliums (April 10-12), will showcase the talents of area children in both music and art. “Children are a focus of this year’s festival,” said Friends of South Cumberland President Ty Burnett, “since we are fortunate enough to have Richard Louv, noted author of Last Child in the Woods, as our keynote speaker.” The Trails & Trilliums Children’s Choir Concert featuring the music of Appalachia will

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  • March is Extension Month

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm

    extension month

      March is Extension Month in Tennessee. Extension is a national educational program supported by USDA through the nation’s land-grant universities and administered with funding from state and local governments in Tennessee through offices in each of the state’s 95 counties. County Extension offices across the state are planning various celebrations and commemorations for the state’s 105-year-old Extension program. Extension is the outreach arm of the University of Tennessee Institute

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  • Mayor Brady Proclaims FFA Week

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 10:58 am

    Mayor Brady signs proclamation

    County Mayor Michael Brady proclaimed February 22 – 28, FFA Week in Grundy County. Brady signed the proclamation in his office as FFA members Chynna Fults and Alina Posey looked on. The proclamation was read in the business session of the Grundy County Commission, with the FFA members joining the Mayor as the proclamation was presented to the Commissioners for approval. FFA members at Grundy County High School will be

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  • Celebrating Weights and Measures Week

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 10:31 am

    Fuel Sampling

      The Tennessee Department of Agriculture will celebrate Weights and Measures week March 1-7, 2015. Weights and measures inspectors keep pace with rapidly advancing technologies to ensure fairness in the marketplace. This year’s theme, “Weights and Measures: On the Path to Tomorrow,” recognizes this vital element of our free-market society. “You should get what you are paying for, and inspectors play an essential role in the health of the economy,”

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  • “Meet Your Neighbor” Mike Partin

    Posted on February 24, 2015 at 10:26 am


      Mike Partin, president and CEO of Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC), spent a busy weekend ensuring that power was restored to residents throughout Grundy County after a winter ice storm passed through the area on Friday evening. Throughout the weekend, Mike keep residents informed on power outages and the progress being made to restore power by posting updates on Facebook and working with the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and

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  • “Meet Your Neighbor” Russell Mainord

    Posted on February 20, 2015 at 10:08 am

    NOW 2-19

    Russell S. Mainord, a Grundy county native, is a lawyer in Altamont. He says he loves Grundy County and has a rich family history in the area. “My family has deep roots in Grundy County, going back at least three generations. I was raised, as were my parents Linda and L.H. ‘Corkey’ Mainord, in Gruetli-Laager. I have two brothers, Mike and Keven, and three sisters – Carol, Wanda, and Melody.

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  • Grundy County Spelling Bee Enters 31st Year

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 11:11 am

    Grundy County Spelling Bee

    Grundy County Elementary schools have been participating in the County and Regional Spelling Bee for the past 31 years. Each year, the Chattanooga Times- Free Press sponsors this regional event for area schools to compete and send their finalists to advance to the National Spelling Bee held in Washington, D.C. The spelling bees begin at the classroom level for grades four through eight and then progress to the school-wide competition.

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