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BLAINE – A Blaine woman is facing multiple drug charges after officers responded to a call of a woman having passed out in her car at Food City in Blaine Thursday, February 25. 

RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Commissioners will consider a resolution urging the State Legislature to approve a hotel/motel tax private act for the county on second reading during its meeting Monday, March 8.

RUTLEDGE – PreK registration for the 2021-22 school term will begin Thursday, March 18 in Grainger County.

KNOXVILLE – Katie Scott, alumni of Grainger High School, not only graduated from the University of Tennessee School of Nursing, but also completed the rigorous ROTC program in order to commission as a 2nd Lt in the United States Air Force.  

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RUTLEDGE – A Lancing woman is facing charges of forgery and criminal simulation after she allegedly attempted to use counterfeit money at Holt’s IGA in Bean Station. 

RUTLEDGE – Grainger High School’s Matty Tanner knew that she wanted to play college basketball and also knew she did not want to go too far from home to do it. Luckily for her, one of the nation’s best junior college teams can be found just one county over.

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RUTLEDGE – A one-percent pay bonus for all employees was approved by the Grainger County Board of Education (BOE) at its meeting Tuesday, February 16.

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RUTLEDGE – Lauren Longmire scored early and often to lead the Grainger High School Lady Grizzlies to an impressive 64-30 dismantling of South Greene High School Monday, February 22 in the title game of the district tournament.

RUTLEDGE – The Rutledge Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) selected Rutledge resident Alex Myers to fill the vacant Ward 1 alderman seat at its meeting Thursday, February 11. 

RUTLEDGE – Grainger High School and Washburn High School will resume traditional graduation events for the Class of 2021.

RUTLEDGE – The Rutledge Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) accepted a street paving bid at its meeting Thursday, February 11. 

Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care crowned its 2021 King and Queen of Hearts. Kermit Jackson was crowned King of Hearts and Helen Smith was named Queen of Hearts.

BLAINE – Physician’s Assistant Haley Blocker has joined Cumberland Gap Medical in Blaine as a new provider. 

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