Food to serve over 3,460 meals was totaled at the final collection this week by local Scout units across 11 counties that include Hamilton, Catoosa, Walker, Dade, Marion, Grundy, Bradley, Polk, Rhea, Bledsoe, and Sequatchie.

Students in Dr. Partin’s Engineering Design II at Grundy County High School have been building robots for a Battlebots style classroom competition. The students built and programmed the Robotis GP Bioloid Humanoid robots. The Bioloid is an educational robot kit which helps students learn the…

Students in Dr. Partin’s Principles of Engineering and Design class at Grundy County High School have been building steamboats. The students used aluminum cans, blue tack, hot glue, drinking straws and cardboard boxes to build their boats and power them by filling their steam engine with wat…

The Orange Hill Cemetery in Tracy City will be holding a candle lighting service May 27 at 6 p.m. The Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard will be attending along with a bagpiper. The guest speaker will be Mr. Ray Winton.

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The Mountain Goat Trail Alliance has received a three-year, $450,000 grant from the Project Diabetes program of the Tennessee Department of Health. The grant will be used for property acquisition and trail construction in Grundy County, and to promote children's wellness activities.

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Barbara King Ladd of Sewanee led the charge in helping to discover the identity of a body found in Marion County in December of 1985. The body of an unknown well-dressed man, presumed to have been dumped, was discovered off of Interstate 24 near South Pittsburg.

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Enthusiastic crowds from all around poured into Winchester on Tuesday for a full day of celebration for music idol, Hunter Wolkonowski, known on the national stage as HunterGirl, who is now among the three finalists on “American Idol.”

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Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week is an observance in the United States that pays tribute to the local, state, and federal peace officers who have died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty. It is celebrated May 15th of each year.

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After advancing into “American Idol’s” top three, Winchester gave the key to its city Tuesday to Hunter “HunterGirl” Wolkonowski who will perform in the competition’s final round on Sunday.

The Grundy County Sheriff’s office has released the following arrest report for the week of May 5, 2022 through May 8, 2022.

Two Grundy County 4-H members enjoyed a fun-filled week at State 4-H Congress, held in Murfreesboro and Nashville. Anya Baker and Grace Spicer, both tenth graders at Grundy County High School, spent the week learning about leadership, government, and Tennessee history. The teens enjoyed a tr…

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RISE UP Grundy is holding its building dedication Tuesday, May 17 at 4 p.m. The organization is housed in the former Post Office building at 2220 Main Street in Palmer.

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Easy’s Dog Shelter is looking for volunteers to donate their time and more. Easy's currently has 16 inside kennels and 4 outside kennels that are used mostly in the summer. There are close to 40 dogs that the shelter has rescued and are in need of placement in a fur-ever home. The shelter is…

On Thursday May 5, Grundy County High School participated in its 6th annual College Signing Day, a statewide initiative sponsored by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and collegefortn.gov. 94 GCHS seniors signed their intent to either attend a post-secondary institution or enlist in …

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Grundy County High School basketball senior Gavin Hobbs signed to play with Bryan College during a small ceremony in the GCHS library last Thursday. A group of administrators, coaches, teammates and family watched the three-year letter winner put his name on the dotted line for the Lions.

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Hunter Wolkonowski, also known as Hunter Girl, continues on “American Idol” as America’s votes put her into the show’s Top 5 Sunday.

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The intersection of SR 2 (US 41) and SR 50 in Pelham has been the subject of public concern for years. Recently, the intersection was changed from a two-way stop to a four-way stop with little to no notice. The public and county officials are not convinced that this change will make the inte…

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest report for the week of April 6, 2022 through May 1, 2022.

The Living Water Church in Tracy City is partnering with the Convoy of Hope to bring assistance to families in Grundy County. On May 10-11 families will be able to receive food and cleaning supplies at no cost.

Tracy City Elementary's Pre-K class explored the town last week. Students enjoyed being able to see and discover all of the amazing businesses in town.

Several students at Coalmont Elementary attend tutoring classes after school. Those who had stayed 10 days were treated to a popcorn bar. They were given popcorn with many topping choices. The students enjoyed the treat before going to tutoring classes.

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The Grundy County Saddle Club raised $1,500 which will be awarded to the 12th Judicial District’s Child Advocacy Center. This donation came from the profits from the club’s monthly show April 23.

U-Haul Company of Tennessee is pleased to announce that Big John’s Trading Post signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Tracy City community.

This year the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office joins the State of Tennessee and the Nation in recognizing the men and women in the corrections field, especially our corrections staff for Corrections Officer Appreciation Week.

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The intersection of U.S. Highway 41 and State Highway 50 is known to be a dangerous one. For years travelers were made aware of the crossing with a yellow flashing light and signs to alert drivers on Hwy 50 that those traveling on US 41 are not required to stop and to use caution crossing th…

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Tuesday’s Republican Primary proved extremely close for two of the sixteen races. The Grundy County Sheriff’s race was a nail biter with a four vote victory for current Sheriff Clint Shrum. Shrum beat out David Strieby with 801 votes to Strieby’s 797. The District 3 Constable race was decide…

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest report for the week of April 18, 2022 through April 25, 2022.

St. Andrew's-Sewanee students joined students from across the country in taking the 2022 National Latin Exam. Five students from St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School earned commendatory awards. Juniors Victor Eichler (Sewanee, TN) and Reis Klarer (Huntsville, AL) and eighth-grader Ally Syler (Belvide…

Mrs. Shannon Meeks’ 2nd grade at Swiss Memorial made books to forever remember the Tuesday that was Twos-day! On 2-22-22 at 2:22 p.m. the class had a 2 minute celebration to mark the special event that happened while the students were in the 2nd grade. The students then imagined what they wo…

Ten of Mrs. Wise’s students from Coalmont Elementary had the opportunity to enter a grade level math competition at Tennessee Tech. Eighth grader Trinity Lemon received 8th place out of the 111 8th graders that attended. Pictured from left are Mrs. Wise, Trinity Lemons, Kaira Hobbs, Mekelle …

The Grundy County FFA Chapter of Coalmont, Tenn. travelled to Gatlinburg last month to attend the 94th Annual Tennessee FFA State Convention. Over 3,000 FFA members and advisors gather each year at the Gatlinburg Convention Center to participate in four days full of workshops, sessions, and …

This Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Full Circle Candles will be celebrating the Earth with the mountain community at Hallelujah Pottery, 1202 W Main Street in Monteagle.

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The OSHA 10-Hour Veterinary course was given to GCHS students in their level 3 agriculture course who wanted to earn industry standard certification. Industry certification exams are offered at no charge to students in Career and Technical Education (CTE) classes. CTE Supervisor, Mrs. Gina S…

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The Grundy County Agriculture (Ag.) Business Council recognized the hard-working men, women, and young people of Grundy County in their dedication to agriculture, families, and conservation of natural resources and the environment of Grundy County. Awards were given during the Grundy County …

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s new student-based funding formula, called the Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement formula (TISA), is gaining widespread support from more than 100 local leaders and stakeholders across the state.

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Spring cleaning season is here, and people across Tennessee are preparing to clean out their medicine cabinets and safely and securely dispose of medications that are expired or no longer needed during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Take Back Day is this Saturday, April 30 from 10…

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Before heading to the polls on Tuesday, May 3, the Grundy County Election Commission wants voters to have the information they need to cast their ballot for Circuit Court Judge Division I District 12, Circuit Court Judge Division II District 12, Circuit Court Judge Division III District 12, …

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In the early morning hours of April 24, Grundy County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence on Gum Street in Tracy City for a juvenile that had allegedly been assaulted. When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a 14-year unresponsive male juvenile. Deputies immediately called EMS…

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office has released the following arrest report for the week of April 11, 2022 through April 13, 2022.

Monteagle Mayor Marilyn Rodman has announced the dates for this year’s Sparkle Week. Monteagle residents living within the corporate city limits will have the opportunity to have larger household items hauled off for them from May 9 through May 13.