RUTLEDGE – The Rutledge Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) is in its secondary round for a multimodal access grant which will support the transportation needs of transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists.

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RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Commission approved a resolution Monday to authorize spending up to $130,000 to provide drive-thru facilities for the offices of County Clerk Angie Lamb and County Trustee Rena Greer. The locations are yet to be determined. Drawings presented at the meeting showed …

RUTLEDGE – Early voting to start the process of electing a president and state and local lawmakers starts today.


JOHNSON CITY – Washburn High School senior Emery Coffey finished first among small-school runners in the 48th Trailblazer Invitational cross country meet at Daniel Boone High School, Saturday, October 10.

RUTLEDGE – The federal CARES Act played a role in two financial issues before Grainger County Commission Monday night. The act passed by Congress earlier this year provides, among other things, relief to state and local governments affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, it applied to …

RUTLEDGE – A resolution delegating authority to the Industrial Development Board of Grainger County (IDBGC) to negotiate a payment in lieu of ad valorem, or property taxes, with ETI USA, Inc. was approved at the Rutledge Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) meeting Thursday, October 8. 

RUTLEDGE – Safe Space is offering help to Grainger County domestic violence victims, not only during October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but year-round. Safe Space, located in Sevier County and formerly known as the Cosby Coalition Against Domestic Violence, began serving Grainger C…

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NASHVILLE – Rick Bean and Jon Ellis have been honored by being named the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Fisheries Division’s Fisheries Technician of the Year and Biologist of the Year, respectively. The recipients of the awards were introduced during the September meeting in Clarksvil…

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The Bean Station Volunteer Fire Department held its annual truck and tractor pull at Marvin Rich Ball Field Saturday, October 3. See page GT9 for additional photos.

RUTLEDGE – For the first time since April, the Grainger County Commission will meet in an open, public meeting Monday, October 12. 

RUTLEDGE – Grainger County students who wish to transfer from virtual learning to in-person school attendance must do so during the open enrollment window between Monday, October 5 and Friday, October 23.

RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Mayor’s Office and Grainger County Chamber of Commerce have announced an event celebrating the opening of the “A Trail Through Time” welcome center at the Grainger County Courthouse.

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