JOPPA – The first bomb threat since COVID-19 interrupted the normal school routine a year ago was reported at Joppa Elementary School Monday, March 1.
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.
JEFFERSON CITY – Catherine “Catie” McDonald won first place in the Tennessee state level competition of the Constitution Week Poster Contest for 2021 for the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).
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.
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.
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.
NASHVILLE – An audit of the Town of Bean Station’s financial statements for FY 2018-19 contained six findings related to inadequate record keeping.
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.