The Executive Board of the Delta Kappa Gamma-Alpha Beta Chapter recently met to discuss projects, meetings and activities for 2022-2023. Pictured left to right are Corresponding Secretary Lynda Fernander, Parliamentarian Sandra Holmes, Treasurer Jo Lynn Schultz, 2nd Vice President Rachel Bro…

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A very “youthful” 90-year old has just checked off a new adventure on her “Bucket List”, proving it’s never too late! Marilyn Shatzer, age 90, and her 80-year old “baby brother”, Ted Beightol, enjoyed a thrilling zipline experience recently at Bigfoot Adventures. Clad in the proper harnesses…

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A new sales tax holiday began Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. During this period, food and food ingredients may be purchased tax free.

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The Grundy County Republican Party held its annual picnic on Saturday, July 16. It was Rep. Paul Sherrell's last picnic as the State Representative for Grundy County due to redistricting.

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The Grundy County Herald will be sharing a monthly "Arts Inside Out" column. The program Arts Inside (AI), headquartered in Tracy City, uses art as a tool for expression, healing, and connection for incarcerated individuals and their families in rural middle Tennessee. While being mindful of…

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Monteagle Mayor Marilyn Rodman was recently presented with a certificate and vest recognizing her as a Disaster Action Team Auxiliary Member by Ida Diaz, Disaster Program Manager of the Southeast Tennessee Red Cross.

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Kristie Guffey, parent of a high school student who says he was threatened Apr. 29, will not be allowed to officially address the Grundy County Board of Education. Guffey spoke at the July 14 board workshop about how the incident was handled, or mishandled, by both the school’s principal and…

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest report for the week of July 18, 2022 through July 24, 2022.

Thursday, Aug.4 is Election Day.. Early voting ends Saturday, July 30 at noon. If you haven’t already done so, please vote on Aug. 4. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

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Tracy City Mayor Nadene Moore recently performed a marriage ceremony for a couple who moved here in June.

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Tracy City Mayor Nadene Moore, District 3 County Commissioner David Griswold, Tracy City Alderman Sara Brown, Tracy City Recorder Roxanna Fults and Mickey MacLeod, Town Clerk, had a whirlwind tour celebrating six new family owned and run businesses near the downtown district.

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I used to tell my wife that I was the most patient man in America. This was usually followed by a swift verbal reprimand, so I stopped saying that.

For most students, back to school also means back to practice! According to the Center for Disease Control, there are a number of actions youth sports organizations, as well as parents/guardians, can take to help lower the risk of COVID-19 exposure and reduce the spread during competition an…

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Look out  for your neighbors during severe weather

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The Rotary Club of Grundy County honored and celebrated three VISTAs one year of service July 19.

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Grundy County’s 1969-70 girls’ basketball team was one of the most dominant squads in program history. The 22-win season saw the Lady Jackets put together a 10-game winning streak to begin the year and two tournament-title runs. Now, the group is set to become the sixth team inducted into th…

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Grundy County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two suspects and have warrants for another after responding to a call about a stolen vehicle early Friday morning. After interviewing the alleged victims about the theft, it was revealed that they were actually suspects. Terry Bess (45) of Coalmont a…

As Early voting winds down and Election Day on Aug. 4 approaches, public gatherings play an important part in helping the voters decide.

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Seth Layne, Tracy City resident and musician, opened for contemporary Christian rocker Crowder Saturday night at The Caverns Amphitheater in Pelham.

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The Monteagle Sunday School Assembly welcomes the community to attend our lectures and programs throughout the eight-week summer season. Full program details can be found at https://monteaglesundayschoolassembly.org/. Look for the “online program book” link on the Programs page (scroll down).

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Monday marks the last week of the South Cumberland Summer Meal Program (SMP). All Grundy County kids are invited to come to one of the partner sites Monday through Friday for free meals. Join the SMP at the sites listed below. The program has successfully accomplished their goal of feeding h…

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The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest report for the week of July 11, 2022 through July 17, 2022.

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Tara Grimes, a career and technical student from Tracy City, won one of the nation's highest awards at the 2022 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Atlanta, on June 22-23. Grimes, a student at Tennessee College of Applied Tech-Chattanooga, was awarded the college gold medal in Medical Assisting.

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Chandler Bryant, O.D., of Pelham, Tennessee, was among 134 students recently awarded the Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis.

Austin Hood of Sewanee, was named to the College of Charleston Spring 2022 President's List. Hood is majoring in Business Administration.

The Town of Tracy City’s “Happy Birthday America” Fourth of July parade winners

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The Grundy County Health Council and the Grundy County Health Department are hosting the Grundy County Back to School Bash July 27 at Grundy County High School starting at 8 a.m. This event is completely free for Grundy County residents.

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Twice each year, I do a “From the Mailbag” column, serving up your comments, questions, and corrections. You might think this is an easy way to fill space during a week in which I am actually on vacation. You would be right about that.

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The month of June began 4-H summer camp time in Tennessee! Youth have spent the month attending camps such as: 4-H Junior High Camp, Academic Conference, Junior 4-H Camp, and Electric Camp. Each camp offers fun educational programs for youth.

Nothing brings family, neighbors and friends together better in the summer than a cookout on a fully equipped patio. But on the hottest days, it’s tempting to move the party indoors.

As a new school year approaches, Walmart is inviting its communities to get healthy at Walmart Wellness Day on Saturday, July 23, when customers can receive free glucose, cholesterol, BMI and blood pressure screenings, as well as COVID-19 vaccines and affordable immunizations against shingle…

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Jimmy Rogers is no stranger to receiving votes. He is likely most recognizable for his many years of service as Grundy County Clerk, but before he spent more than 30 years as an elected official, he was a star on the football field for Grundy County High School. Now, he is set to become one …

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The mother of a Grundy County High School senior addressed the Board of Education during the public comment period at the end of the workshop Thursday evening. Kristie Guffey shared her concerns about the safety of her child and other students at Grundy County High School. Her concerns stem …