February 22, 2018

Sarah Fennell receives Claude P. Varney Humanitarian Award

Sarah Fennell receives Claude P. Varney Humanitarian Award

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor BLAINE – Grainger County’s Sarah Fennell has been awarded Food City’s Claude P. Varney Humanitarian Award for outstanding volunteerism. Fennell works as a cashier at the Blaine Food City, and spends approximately 672 hours each year...

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Higher education rep visits Grainger schools

Higher education rep visits Grainger schools

Barbara Womack Grainger Today Correspondent RUTLEDGE – A representative of Tennessee Higher Education got a firsthand view of technical education courses during a recent visit to Grainger and Washburn High Schools. Curt Johnston, director of Education and Workplace...

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Roach named RMS Teacher of the Year

Roach named RMS Teacher of the Year

Heather Dawes Grainger Today Reporter RUTLEDGE – Rutledge Middle School (RMS) teachers and staff have voted Kyle Roach the school’s teacher of the year. Faculty members submit nominees for the award and then cast their votes for their choice of four nominees. The...

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Grainger County Business & Industry Directory

Grainger County Business & Industry Directory

Sarah Fennell receives Claude P. Varney Humanitarian Award

Sarah Fennell receives Claude P. Varney Humanitarian Award

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor BLAINE – Grainger County’s Sarah Fennell has been awarded Food City’s Claude P. Varney Humanitarian Award for outstanding volunteerism. Fennell works as a cashier at the Blaine Food City, and spends approximately 672 hours each year...

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News

Higher education rep visits Grainger schools

Higher education rep visits Grainger schools

Barbara Womack Grainger Today Correspondent RUTLEDGE – A representative of Tennessee Higher Education got a firsthand view of technical education courses during a recent visit to Grainger and Washburn High Schools. Curt Johnston, director of Education and Workplace...

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Roach named RMS Teacher of the Year

Roach named RMS Teacher of the Year

Heather Dawes Grainger Today Reporter RUTLEDGE – Rutledge Middle School (RMS) teachers and staff have voted Kyle Roach the school’s teacher of the year. Faculty members submit nominees for the award and then cast their votes for their choice of four nominees. The...

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Ballot spot to be blank

Barbara Womack Grainger Today Correspondent RUTLEDGE – What if they had an election and nobody came? Well, it has happened here. Two Circuit Court vacancies in the 4th Judicial District occurred last fall when Judge Ben W. Hooper II retired and Judge Richard Vance...

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Blaine to apply for grant for new fire truck

Barbara Womack Grainger Today Correspondent BLAINE - The city is seeking more money to upgrade Blaine Volunteer Fire Department’s equipment. The board of mayor and aldermen adopted a resolution at a called meeting Feb. 13 authorizing Mayor Patsy McElhaney to apply for...

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Little competition for county primary

Barbara Womack Grainger Today Correspondent RUTLEDGE -Three courthouse officers have clear paths to victory in August following the close of qualifying last week for the May 1 Grainger County Republican primary. The election commission met Thursday afternoon and...

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Evans makes big splash in Tennessee Swim Championships 

Evans makes big splash in Tennessee Swim Championships 

Elmer Smith Grainger Today Correspondent KNOXVILLE – Grainger High School swimmer Kobe Evans, who had been swimming with the Jefferson County swim team because Grainger does not have a team, became a one man team for competition purposes at the Tennessee State High...

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Muncy to play football with Emory & Henry

Muncy to play football with Emory & Henry

Elmer Smith Grainger Today Correspondent RUTLEDGE – Last Friday morning, Grainger High School senior football player Chase Muncy signed scholarship papers to play football with Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia. The school has an undergraduate enrollment of a...

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Bunch signs to play football with Maryville College

Bunch signs to play football with Maryville College

Elmer Smith Grainger Today Correspondent RUTLEDGE – Last Monday morning Grainger High School senior football player Jacob Bunch signed to play college football at Maryville College with coach Shawn Hayes, who is a native of Grainger County and a graduate of Rutledge...

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Lady Grizzlies advance to Region One tournament

Lady Grizzlies advance to Region One tournament

Elmer Smith Grainger Today Correspondent AFTON – The Grainger High School Lady Grizzlies traveled to Chuckey-Doak, Friday, February 16 for their first game of the District 2-AA tournament. The Lady Grizzlies, who finished in a three-way tie with Chuckey-Doak and...

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