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RUTLEDGE – Grainger County road crews have been working overtime the past few days to repair and clean up damage from last week’s storms.

KODAK – Rena Greer was elected vice president of the East Tennessee Trustee Association (ETTA), during its quarterly meeting Friday, September 6. The association serves 33 counties from east Tennessee and shares ideas and information relevant to the operation of the Office of County Trustees.

Members of Grainger County churches travel to Boone, North Carolina each year to help pack shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.

RUTLEDGE – The project to replace current lighting in Grainger County Schools with energy efficient LED lighting is 95 percent complete and should be ready for the first day of school August 5, Director of schools Edwin Jarnagin said.
The installation is being done by the Trane Company. Jarn…

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