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Tracy City Landing Pad Dedication

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:31 am

The Tracy City Landing Pad was formally dedicated on August 20. Tracy City Police Chief Tony Bean thanked everyone for the donations received to help complete the project. Everything for the landing is complete, but electricity will be added later. Chief Bean stated that the cost for adding electricity for lights will be around $800. He said it is not too late to donate. “When I started this project back

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Election Results By Precinct

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:26 am

In Grundy County a total of 3,950 voters cast their ballots in the General Election on August 7. The voter totals below are separated into precincts with votes by mail combined in the Early/Absentee votes. Grundy County Mayor: Michael Brady received 2090 votes which included Early and Absentee 1011; Altamont 62; Beersheba Springs 68; Hubbards Cove 18; Tarlton 28; Central 36; Collins 35; Cross Roads 52; Pelham66; Coalmont 120; Gruetli-Laager

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  • Dickerson Leads Grundy County Schools

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 8:48 am

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    New Director of Schools Dr. David Dickerson has a long history with the school system, and hopes to make improvements in several areas this year that will boost leadership and student performance. “I’ve spent most of the summer preparing for the school year,” says Dickerson who took over as Director of Schools in June. Dr. Dickerson, the son of John and Thelma Dickerson, was born in Altamont. He attended the

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  • School Board Refuses To Reverse Decision

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    Donovan Stockwell’s attempt to return to teaching at Grundy County High School was denied at the August 14 School Board meeting. A lawyer for Stockwell asked for a recent decision by a hearing officer to be reversed, allowing Stockwell to return to his job. He was dismissed after allegedly violating the school board’s social media policy by posting photos of himself on Facebook using the alias “Austin Diesel.” The board

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GCHS HOST PRE-SEASON LEAGUE FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 10:25 am

Girls in grades 6 through 8 have the unique opportunity to participate in a pre-season league at GCHS this fall. The league runs from Sept. 9 to Oct. 2. Please contact Julie Davis for more information at 931-692-5400 . You can also reach her by email at Julie.davis@k12tn.net We have uploaded the registration form for you to print.  

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  • GCHS Volleyball Gets Season Underway

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 8:58 am

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    The Lady Yellow Jackets got their season underway August 18 against Coffee County. The varsity lost 22-25, 25-23, 15-25 and 19-25. The JV squad got the win by 18-25, 25-23 and 15-8 scores. Leading in stats was Peyton Eads – 2 aces, 6 kills, 3 blocks, 11 assists and 9 digs. Megan Haynes had 4 aces, 19 assists and 9 digs. Whitlee Burnett notched 10 kills and 2 blocks. Halie

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  • Grundy falls 49-22 to Marion County

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:20 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie The Jackets didn’t get the start they wanted falling 49-22 in Jasper to the Warriors. Grundy fell behind 28-0 by halftime and despite playing a much better second half couldn’t make up the deficit. “The first half we seemed discombobulated. The receivers weren’t coming off the ball good. We’re inexperienced and we’re young. It looked like the atmosphere sort of got them. We got a lot

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The NED Show Comes To TCE

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:41 am

Tracy City Elementary School was visited by the NED Show (www.thenedshow.com) this past week.  Jeffery “Junior” Crisp was the winner of a Brain Explosion Crown, a NED yo-yo, and a NED belt clip.   NED stands for never give up ( focus and perseverance), encourage others ( kindness and shared learning), and do your best ( diligence and excellence). Congratulations Junior!

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  • New Segment Of Mountain Goat Trail Breaks Ground

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:26 am

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    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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  • “Meet Your Neighbor”

    Posted on August 25, 2014 at 5:43 pm

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    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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When the Game Stands Tall

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:01 am

“When the Game Stands Tall” has all the makings of a late-summer hit. It’s the kind of movie that makes you feel good while crying at the same time. “When the Games Stands Tall” is the story of the De La Salle High School football team, which won 151 consecutive games from 1992 to 2004. Had director Thomas Carter, whose film is based on the book by Neil Hayes, simply

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  • If I Stay

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:58 am

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    Mia Hall (Chloe Grace Moretz) is a bright 17 year-old full of the bloom of youth. Between playing the cello purely for pleasure and dating the doting boy of her dreams (Jamie Blackley), the happy high school senior considers herself truly blessed. She is even lucky enough to have the perfect parents (Mireille Enos and Joshua Leonard) who support the idea of her majoring in classical music, whether she gets

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  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 9:06 am

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    Rebooting the popular franchise after Paramount acquired the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle” rights, producer Michael Bay and director Jonathan Liebesman have taken on a full recap of the turtle’s origin story and their epic conflict with the dastardly Foot Clan crime syndicate. As a late-summer entry arriving just before the school year begins, “Turtles” could see some moderately enthusiastic if somewhat unpredictable response from the film’s target audience, since many

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