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BEAN STATION – Bean Station Utility District (BSUD) increased utility rates at its meeting Tuesday, October 12. 

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RUTLEDGE – The Remote Area Medical (RAM) Clinic returned to Grainger County Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17 for its second annual clinic. 

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BLAINE – The city is looking for another police officer to fill out its force.

BEAN STATION – Bean Station Utility District (BSUD) is moving forward with a project to relocate a waterline at the intersection of Hwy. 11W and Broadway Dr. 

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RUTLEDGE – The Rutledge Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) scheduled its first workshop to delegate funds for the American Rescue Plan Act during its meeting Thursday, October 14. 

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Kindergarten students at Bean Station Elementary School recently completed an ABC Bootcamp with a fashion show. Each student was assigned a letter and designed a vest to represent the letter.

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BEAN STATION – Bean Station’s 24th Harvest Festival will take place Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17 after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ROCKFORD – Remote Area Medical- RAM® – a major nonprofit provider of pop-up clinics delivering free, quality dental, vision and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals—will be in Rutledge this weekend, October 16 and 17, to provide free care.

BEAN STATION – International speed carver/masterpiece carver “Mountain Mike” Ayers will be featured both Saturday, October 16 and Sunday, October 17 during The Town of Bean Station’s Harvest Festival. 

RUTLEDGE – Hometown Businesses of Grainger County will hold its second annual A Christmas to Remember small business shopping expo Saturday, November 6. 

BLAINE – City police officers seized a sizable quantity of drugs and cash and arrested two defendants during a bust in the Food City parking lot Thursday, September 30.

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BEAN STATION – Officers responding to a report of a possible domestic dispute and assault in Bean Station discovered glowing taillights sinking into the depths of the lake early Sunday morning, October 3.

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BEAN STATION – Members of the East Tennessee Crossing Scenic Byway, along with several Grainger County representatives, planted daylilies at Veterans Overlook atop Clinch Mountain Wednesday, September 29. 

RUTLEDGE – First grade students at Rutledge Primary School recently participated in classroom activities to demonstrate their resilience in returning to school on a regular basis after a year interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

BEAN STATION – It’s that time of year when ghosts, goblins and other signs of autumn begin to appear on porches and in windows and yards. 

KNOXVILLE – Grainger Today received six awards, including two for first place, in Tennessee Press Association’s 2021 Advertising & Circulation Ideas Contest Thursday, September 23 during a virtual presentation. First place awards were garnered for Best Classified Section and Best Food Store Ad.

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RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Parks and Recreation’s inaugural fall festival and concert will take place at the Grainger County Park Saturday, October 2. 

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RUTLEDGE – The Grainger County Board of Education (BOE) approved the purchase of a segment of brick for foundation testing at Grainger High School (GHS) at its meeting Tuesday, September 21. 

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