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RUTLEDGE – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee visited Grainger High School (GHS) to tour its Career and Technical Education (CTE) program Wednesday, May 4. 

RUTLEDGE – A Bean Station man who had grand jury indictments for aggravated assault allegedly committed a drive-by shooting in Rutledge Tuesday, May 3. 

WASHBURN – The Washburn Pirates baseball team swept individual honors in voting by coaches for the All-District 2A team for 2022.

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WASHBURN – The Washburn High School Pirates are champions of District 2A baseball for the first time since 2011.

RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Sheriff James Harville easily won his nomination for another term in the Tuesday, May 3 county Republican primary, collecting more votes than his two challengers combined.

RUTLEDGE – Sevier County attorney Jim Ripley won the Grainger County vote in the Tuesday, May 3 Republican primary in the race to succeed retiring Chancellor Tedford Forgety in September.

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RUTLEDGE – Lane Wolfenbarger won his second eight-year term as General Sessions and Juvenile Court Judge in the Tuesday, May 3 county Republican primary.

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RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Mayor Mike Byrd soared to a second term in the Tuesday, May 3 county Republican primary, defeating his closest challenger by more than 1,000 votes.

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BEAN STATION – A Morristown man died Thursday night, April 21 following a high-speed chase by Bean Station police. 

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RUTLEDGE – Employees of the Grainger County Highway Department recognized Edward Webb with a plaque in honor of his dedication and service for the past 50 years Tuesday, April 26. 

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RUTLEDGE – The Grainger County Board of Education (BOE) made a change to the school calendar during its meeting Tuesday, April 19. 

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WASHBURN – The Grainger County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Grainger County Republican Party, held a political debate for Republican Primary candidates in Washburn Thursday, April 21. 

RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Parks and Recreation celebrated the end of Grainger County Cleanup week with a picnic at Grainger County Park. 

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