Joppa Elementary to host Jump-Start Kindergarten

BLAINE – Jump-Start Kindergarten at Joppa Elementary School will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 22. Any child that will be attending Kindergarten at Joppa during the 2018-19 school year is invited to participate in the Jump-Start program. Any student turning 5...

It’s time for Kinder-Hugs at Rutledge Primary School

RUTLEDGE – Rutledge Primary kindergarten teachers are looking for kids who will be turning five on or before August 15, 2018 and will be attending kindergarten at Rutledge Primary School during the 2018-19 school year. There will be a series of meetings providing...

Trees to be planted across the state

Heather Dawes Grainger Today Reporter RUTLEDGE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) hopes to host the largest community tree-planting event in Tennessee history Saturday, Feb. 24. TDA will provide trees for the event. TDA-provided trees are made possible by...

Rescue Squad chief completes hazmat training

ANNISTON, ALABAMA – Grainger County Rescue Squad (GCRS) has announced Chief Scott Neal recently completed a Hazardous Materials Technician 40-hour course at the Department of Homeland Security. The course was held at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston,...

THP announces driver license checkpoints

FALL BRANCH – The Tennessee Highway Patrol has announced it will conduct driver license roadside safety checkpoints in Grainger County in the coming weeks. Troopers will conduct checkpoints during the week of February 11-17 on Owl Hole Gap Road and State Routes 1 and...
Drugs and guns result in four arrests

Drugs and guns result in four arrests

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor ROGERSVILLE – Four individuals were arrested from a Highway 70 North residence following the execution of a search warrant by officers with the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) and 3rd Judicial District Drug and Violent Crimes...