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GCHS Cheerleaders Place First in U.S. Finals

Posted on April 14, 2015 at 9:29 am

  Grundy County High School cheerleaders competed in the U.S. Finals on Saturday, April 11, in Pensacola, FL. Going into the competition, the team was ranked number one in the nation in their division – Intermediate Junior/Girls Varsity. Their winning performance on Saturday puts them in the running for national ranking status with the possibility of competing for a number one ranking. Minutes prior to the team taking the stage

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  • Alabama’s “Capitol of Lost Baggage”

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 7:38 am


        With an ingenious idea and $300, in April of 1970, Doyle Owens borrowed a pick-up truck to pick up his first load of unclaimed items. Now 45 years later his dream has grown into a 40,000-square-foot store that attracts nearly 1 million visitors from every state and countries around the world.   Now, to mark its 45th anniversary, Unclaimed Baggage Center (UBC) is hosting an anniversary party at

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  • Layne and Price to wed

    Posted on April 9, 2015 at 2:05 pm

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    Caleb and Sharon Layne proudly announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kaitlyne LaChelle Layne, bride elect of Michael Anthony Price, son of Peggy Price and the late Mike Price. The bride’s maternal grandparents are Bonail and Dot Nunley. Paternal grandparents are the late John and Oma Layne. The groom’s maternal grandparents are Bessie Hunziker and the late Louis Hunziker. Paternal grandparents are Ruth Baker and the late Malcolm Baker

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  • “Baby and Me Tobacco Free”

    Posted on April 7, 2015 at 9:22 am

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      All Health Departments in the Southeast Region have a program to help pregnant women quit smoking during and after pregnancy. The “Baby and Me Tobacco Free” program is available thanks to funding from the tobacco settlement lawsuit to help pregnant women quit smoking during and after pregnancy for healthier babies. “Quitting smoking when you are pregnant is the most important thing you can do to protect your health and

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  • MES Accepting Donations

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 8:54 am


    MES collection donations Monteagle Elementary School believes in building character through real-life activities. Students are encouraged to display positive character traits both in and outside of school. MES teachers understand that good character will take our students even farther than a good education. The character trait for the month of April is “courage”. Students are learning about the many ways to show courage. Courage does not always mean being the

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  • Sanders Named DECA Vice-President

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 10:26 am

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      Grundy County High School DECA attended the state Career Development Conference held at Opryland Hotel on March 12 -14. Students competed in events such as Apparel and Accessories Marketing, Accounting Applications, Automotive Services, and more. Three students received recognition while at the CDC: Trent Hampton for Principals of Business Management and Emily Masters and Sam Cassidy in Marketing Communications Team Decision Making. At the conference, Ty Sanders was named

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  • “Meet Your Neighbor” Bobby Thompson

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 10:56 am

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    Bobby Thompson, a Grundy County native, may have retired from civil service in 2002, but he continues to take an active role in the community. He shares just how busy retirement can be. Bobby was born in Beersheba Springs and has lived their his entire life. “I was born in the first house on the right, on Stone Door Road. My parents were George and Amelia Gertrude (Etter) Thompson. “My

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