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New Segment Of Mountain Goat Trail Breaks Ground

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:26 am

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Monteagle to Sewanee segment of the Mountain Goat Trail was held on Monday, August 25 beside the Dollar General in Monteagle. The three-mile expansion will extend from the Dollar General in Monteagle to the current Mountain Goat Trail on Highway 156 in Sewanee. When the work is complete, a five-mile walking and biking trail will link Monteagle and Sewanee. Pictured are: members of the

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    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 5:43 pm

    Melody Knight Oliver

    Melody Knight Oliver, recently elected to Grundy County Circuit Court Clerk, loves being from Grundy County and is excited that she now has the opportunity to help its citizens. Congratulations on your recent win. Before we get to that, can you give us a little background? Where did you grow up? “I was raised in Beersheba Springs. My parents are Albert and Imogene Knight. I went to Beersheba Springs Elementary

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  • Celebrating 100th Birthday

    Posted on August 22, 2014 at 10:13 am

    Georgia Mooney

    Mrs. Georgia Mooney will celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday, August 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  at Lower Cravens Hall in Sewanee. Mrs. Mooney, originally from Pelham Valley, now lives in Sewanee. Everyone is welcome to help celebrate this exciting occasion.

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  • Fun In The Sun

    Posted on August 21, 2014 at 10:13 am

    ann nunley

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    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 10:17 am

    baby boy Branson

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    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    meet your neighbor misty patel

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  • SCCF Awards 2014 Grants

    Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:51 am


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