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RUTLEDGE – A drive-thru trunk-or-treat was held at Grainger County Courthouse Saturday, October 31. 

Grainger County Parks & Recreation, the City of Rutledge, County offices and local businesses provided candy for Grainger County children from 6 until 8 p.m. 

The event was held to provide a safer Halloween event for Grainger County children. 

Grainger County Mayor Mike Byrd expressed his thanks to Grainger County Parks & Recreation, the City of Rutledge, elected officials and all local businesses who helped make the second annual Grainger County trunk-or-treat a success. 

Byrd said approximately 500 children attended the event. He commended parents for their patience waiting in traffic.