RUTLEDGE – The Grainger County Board of Education (BOE) approved a policy clarifying the rental rate for bus contractors at its meeting Tuesday, November 17.
KNOXVILLE – In the county home to the world-famous tomatoes, Red Barn Produce on U.S. Route 11W in Grainger County serves as a community landmark and destination for fresh produce. Now, the iconic building has donned an equally iconic shade of orange for the nearly 6,000 travelers who pass b…
RUTLEDGE – Grainger County residents Ashley Taylor and Mark Grubb addressed commissioners during the Monday, November 9 County Commission meeting and spoke about a new campground being developed in the German Creek area.
BEAN STATION – A group of individuals attended the November Bean Station BMA workshop Monday to voice their opposition to the rehiring of former Bean Station police officer Luke Jarnigan.
RUTLEDGE – The initiative to switch to LED lighting and recondition heat and air systems in Grainger County Schools has resulted in a $175,000 savings in energy costs in its first year.
JOPPA – Students at Joppa Elementary School are learning to develop language through the use of similes, metaphors and other disciplines as part of the new English/Language Arts curriculum adopted in the Grainger County school system this year.
RUTLEDGE – All Grainger County Schools will be closed for classroom instruction from Friday, November 20 through Tuesday, November 24 due to a shortage of bus drivers.
KNOXVILLE – Grainger County is developing a countywide parks and recreation master plan to chart a course for the future parks and programs in the County.
RUTLEDGE – Most residents at Ridgeview Terrace of Life Care nursing home in Rutledge who contracted the COVID-19 virus have recovered, according to a statement issued by the facility.
RUTLEDGE – Hometown Businesses of Grainger County held a small business Christmas expo Saturday, November 7 at Rutledge Elementary School (RES) to encourage shopping locally.
RUTLEDGE – Grainger County handed U.S. Rep. Tim Burchett his highest percentage margin of the seven counties in the 2nd Congressional District race against Democrat Renee Hoyos in last week’s general election.
RUTLEDGE – About half of Grainger County’s Commissioners were present for Monday night’s commission meeting, while the other half attended via telephone.
JOHNSON CITY – Caden Atkins and Ethan Helton were positively giddy as they recounted their top 10 finishes in the Region 1 small school cross country meet over the Daniel Boone High School course last week.
JOHNSON CITY – Dominant is the best word to describe Emery Coffey’s performance in the Region 1 small school cross country championship on the Daniel Boone High School course last week.