RUTLEDGE – A former Grainger High School (GHS) bookkeeper has been sentenced on charges she embezzled funds from the school. 

Valerie Ann Combs pled guilty to a charge of theft more than $10,000 and was sentenced in Grainger County Circuit Court Monday, April 24. She was sentenced to five years at TDOC with time suspended to supervised probation with the opportunity for judicial diversion left to the court at a later hearing.