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Posted on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 11:29 am


Jerry Brown

Reports began to surface over the weekend of an altercation between 2 boys’ basketball players at GCHS.

Unconfirmed reports say that two freshman players got in an altercation in the boys’ locker room after a skills camp for younger players on Friday, July 22. Boys’ basketball coach Jerry Brown was not on the premises at the time of the incident.


Director of Schools Jessie Kinsey released the following statement concerning the incident.

“On July 22, 2016, Jerry Wayne Brown, Jr., was suspended from his teaching and coaching duties at Grundy County High School pending investigation into the allegations of neglect of duty. Due to the pending investigation, Grundy County Schools’ administrators are not at liberty to comment or share any further information at this time.”

Grundy County Herald reached out to Jerry Brown, but he was unable to comment at this time.