RUTLEDGE – Alderman Ed Boling resigned from the Rutledge Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) during its meeting Thursday, January 14. 

NASHVILLE – While there were 51 fewer cases of COVID-19 reported in Grainger County Tuesday, January 19 than there were a week ago, the number of reported virus-related deaths in the county has risen by seven, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. 

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BEAN STATION – Bean Station Utility District (BSUD) Manager Tammy Wilson said she has not heard from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) about a project to place a water fill line at the intersection between Hwy. 11W and Broadway Dr. 

RUTLEDGE – Rutledge City Recorder Stacy Harbin provided an update about plans to repair the Nance House during the Rutledge Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) meeting Thursday, January 14. 

DANDRIDGE – Would anyone like to join the DAR? 

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RUTLEDGE – After a slow start to the season, the Grainger High School Grizzlies basketball team has kicked things into high gear. They have now won six games in a row. The sixth win in the long streak came Thursday, January 7 when Grainger beat West Greene, 67-51. 

NASHVILLE – The number of reported active COVID-19 cases in Grainger County rose by 12 between Tuesday, January 8 and Tuesday, January 12, according to the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH). 

RUTLEDGE – Longtime Rutledge attorney and Grainger County General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge Joseph Wayne “Mouse” Wolfenbarger passed away last week at age 77.

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RUTLEDGE – A request from Grainger County Solid Waste Manager Ed McBee to purchase a 242 D skid steer was tabled after discussion at a Grainger County Commission meeting Monday, January 11. 

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