RUTLEDGE – The Rutledge Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) is in its secondary round for a multimodal access grant which will support the transportation needs of transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists.

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RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Commission approved a resolution Monday to authorize spending up to $130,000 to provide drive-thru facilities for the offices of County Clerk Angie Lamb and County Trustee Rena Greer. The locations are yet to be determined. Drawings presented at the meeting showed …

RUTLEDGE – Early voting to start the process of electing a president and state and local lawmakers starts today.

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JOHNSON CITY – Washburn High School senior Emery Coffey finished first among small-school runners in the 48th Trailblazer Invitational cross country meet at Daniel Boone High School, Saturday, October 10.

RUTLEDGE – The federal CARES Act played a role in two financial issues before Grainger County Commission Monday night. The act passed by Congress earlier this year provides, among other things, relief to state and local governments affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, it applied to …

RUTLEDGE – A resolution delegating authority to the Industrial Development Board of Grainger County (IDBGC) to negotiate a payment in lieu of ad valorem, or property taxes, with ETI USA, Inc. was approved at the Rutledge Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) meeting Thursday, October 8. 

RUTLEDGE – Safe Space is offering help to Grainger County domestic violence victims, not only during October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but year-round. Safe Space, located in Sevier County and formerly known as the Cosby Coalition Against Domestic Violence, began serving Grainger C…

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KNOXVILLE – Grainger Today was awarded Best of Show during the Tennessee Press Association’s (TPA) Ideas Contest for advertising and circulation. 

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HARLAN, KENTUCKY – A Rutledge man indicted by a Grainger County Grand Jury on multiple counts of the sale and delivery of methamphetamine was arrested and transported back to Grainger County from the Harlan County Detention Center in Evarts, Kentucky Monday, September 21. 

RUTLEDGE – A Nashville judge has once again ordered the state to reword the language on application forms regarding eligibility to vote by absentee ballot amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

RUTLEDGE – Bean Station Volunteer Fire Department (BSVFD) has rescheduled its truck and tractor pull.

RUTLEDGE – Reported threats of violence led to an arrest of Bean Station resident Dustin Smith Thursday, September 24.

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RUTLEDGE – A domestic dispute led to the arrest of a Bean Station resident Wednesday, September 16.

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RUTLEDGE – Senator Marsha Blackburn met with Grainger County leaders virtually via Zoom video conferencing Thursday, September 17 to learn the current needs of the county and discuss how they might be met. 

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RUTLEDGE – A golf scramble held for Rutledge Elementary School (RES) Principal Tim Collins was considered a success. 

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