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August 17, 2017

TDOT’s planned improvement to the intersection of Hwy. 131 and Hwy. 25E includes the offsetting of intersections in an attempt to improve line-of-sight and to reduce the number of perpendicular lanes of traffic to be crossed by those traveling Hwy. 131 across Hwy. 25E.

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Commissioners approve resolution in support of overpass

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Commissioners voted to approve a resolution in support of the construction of an overpass at Hwy. 131 and Hwy. 25E in Thorn Hill, Monday. The resolution came as the result of a community meeting held in Thorn Hill Tuesday, Aug. 1, following the death of Karns

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Rutledge to offer ServLine protection to small commercial customers

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor RUTLEDGE – Small commercial water customers served by Rutledge Waterworks will have the opportunity to acquire insurance against the cost of water loss through ServLine, a program already in place for residential customers. The Rutledge Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to approve the service for the town’s commercial water

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Grainger student graduates WSCC paramedic class

MORRISTOWN – Walters State’s Paramedic Class 24 graduated during a recent ceremony on the college’s Morristown campus, adding 16 paramedics to the ranks of emergency service agencies in the region. The graduation speaker, Brad Phillips, director of the Jefferson County EMS, advised the new paramedics to adhere to four principles: “Follow your heart; continually fight complacency;

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Gun and knife show considered a success

RUTLEDGE – The first Grainger County Gun and Knife Show was held in Rutledge August 11 and 12 at the Rutledge community room. Organizers said the show was a great success, with lots of interest and support from the community, as well as the vendors. The show was designed to provide funds for a donation to

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Consistency and depth are keys to Grizzly success

Elmer Smith Grainger Today Correspondent RUTLEDGE – The loss of 19 players from the 2016 Grainger High School Grizzly football team and a senior class of only 10 players has created a challenge for Grizzly head coach Chad Tate, defensive coordinator Steve Finchum and coaches Randy Holt, Barry Liles, David Sands, Rob Sykes, David Redding,

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Pioneer football must learn on the fly

Elmer Smith Grainger Today Correspondent RUTLEDGE – With no returning starters and only 10 eighth graders, Rutledge Middle School head coach Richard Livesay and assistant coaches, Brent Trueblood and Brian Dortch, are looking at all the available alternatives as they continue their preparations for the 2017 football season. With a roster of about 32 players

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Kindness ROCKS Grainger County

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor RUTLEDGE – Area residents may have noticed a variety of small, painted rocks cropping up in various places around Grainger County. The little splashes of color are part of a new activity that is quickly gaining popularity – Grainger County – Kindness ROCKS (GCKR). GCKR began following a Rutledge family’s vacation

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Four Hawkins students graduate paramedic program

MORRISTOWN – Four Hawkins County residents were among 16 paramedics graduating Walters State’s Paramedic Class 24 during a recent ceremony on the college’s Morristown campus. The graduation speaker, Brad Phillips, director of the Jefferson County EMS, advised the new paramedics to adhere to four principles: “Follow your heart; continually fight complacency; consistently find compassion; and

Free health fair at old Hancock County High School Saturday

SNEEDVILLE –  Nearly 25 health-focused organizations and companies are set to host a free health fair in Hancock County Saturday, August 19 at the Old Hancock County High School, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Dr. Manny Sethi and Healthy Tennessee are bringing in healthcare professionals that will be available to consult with local residents

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Reserved parking passes for Big Red Valley for sale

ROGERSVILLE – The Mobuck Football Booster Club is announcing the first time ever Reserved Parking Plan for all Cherokee Chief High School football games. This will include any future playoff games at Big Red Valley in 2017. The initial offering is of 75 prime spaces just behind the Press Box area. Passes are selling fast with

Cherokee Chief merchandise goes on sale soon

ROGERSVILLE – The Mobuck Football Booster Club will have official Cherokee Chief merchandise for sale in the next week or so. Plans are to have a sale at Cherokee High School for students, faculty and staff as soon as possible. The merchandise will be available at all home games beginning with the first one, Friday, September

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