NASHVILLE – A former Grainger High School (GHS) bookkeeper has been indicted by a Grainger County Grand Jury for theft of $10,000 or more after an investigation by the Tennessee State Comptroller of the Treasury’s office.
MORRISTOWN – Employees of the Grainger County school system traveled to Tn. Food on Foot’s Morristown location to pick up backpacks filled with school supplies for distribution at the schools.
BLAINE – Blaine Municipal Planning Commission has endorsed a proposed amendment to the city’s zoning ordinance that would require placing an age limit on replacement mobile homes.
RUTLEDGE – The Grainger County Health Department is providing information about the importance of vaccinations in celebration of National Immunization Awareness Month.
KNOXVILLE – Anyone who suspects they have already had the COVID-19 coronavirus can be tested for COVID-19 antibodies for free by donating blood to MEDIC Regional Blood Center.
BEAN STATION – The Bean Station Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) approved a second reading of an ordinance to change several municipal codes.
BEAN STATION – The Bean Station Board of Mayor and Alderman (BMA) postponed its consideration of increasing the number of beer permits made available to Bean Station businesses at its meeting Monday, July 27.
RUTLEDGE – The book Chicken Soup for the Soul: Laughter is the Best Medicine contains a story by Rutledge resident Sharon Rosenbaum Earls.
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is offering guidance for parents, guardians and caregivers of students returning to school, both in person and those attending school through virtual means.
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is warning citizens to not handle or plant seeds received in the mail from other countries that they didn’t order.
BLAINE – The Blaine Board of Mayor and Aldermen adopted an amendment to the zoning ordinance on first reading Monday, setting an age limit for replacing mobile homes on lots within the city.
WASHBURN – Sheila Nicley Bailey, business owner of Sheila’s Salon and community advocate, has announced her candidacy for a seat on the Grainger County School Board in District 4.
THORN HILL – For hundreds of years the art of singing shape note music was used in our churches. Singing schools were taught so they could keep the young people learning the art of reading music. The houses would be full of people both young and old. The instructors would start by teaching t…