THORN HILL – A Pennsylvania-based church that features gun-toting members in its worship services has purchased more than 200 acres of property in the Fourth Civil District of Grainger County, where it plans to build a training center.
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.
RUTLEDGE – Gubernatorial candidate Dr. Jason Martin will hold a meet and greet at the historic Nance House in Rutledge Monday, October 25 at 4 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
RUTLEDGE – Grainger County Commissioners re-elected Commissioners Johnny Baker and Andy Cameron as commission chairman and chairman pro tempore, respectively, during their meeting Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.