RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Attorney Lane Wolfenbarger will research the options available to the county to set a tire disposal fee for tires disposed of through the Grainger County Solid Waste Department. 

BLAINE – A Rutledge resident has been arrested on charges of the theft of building materials valued at more than $10,000 from a Blaine contractor.

BLAINE – A Bean Station resident was arrested Monday, January 3 on multiple drug charges after an officer came to serve warrants for a Blaine resident at her home on other charges.

NASHVILLE – A bill to reduce the portion of an individual’s sentence for first degree murder that must be served prior to being eligible for parole is being considered in the State Legislature as a way to save money. 

BEAN STATION – A Bean Station man was arrested in Thorn Hill after fleeing from a vehicle in an attempt to evade police.  

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NASHVILLE – A bill under consideration by the State Legislature for the redistricting of state representative districts would place Grainger County in a district with a portion of Hamblen County. 

MORRISTOWN – A group of ladies from Grainger, Hawkins, Hamblen and Jefferson Counties gathered at Talley Ward Recreation Center in Morristown Thursday, December 16 to “Eat, ‘Dink’ & Be Merry” at an inaugural pickleball tournament.

Familiar faces could be seen hard at work last week in an attempt to help residents in Dresden, a town in West Tennessee affected by recent tornadoes. Grainger County Commissioner Andy Cameron traveled to the area with Frontier Communications to help restore telephone service in the communit…

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BEAN STATION – A Bean Station family is homeless after a quick-moving fire fully engulfed their home Monday, December 27.

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WASHBURN – The Washburn School Angel Tree project for 2021 provided gifts, clothing and other items to nearly 80 students.

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