Giles County Newswire

Giles County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Giles County, TN.

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  1. Maury continues unemployment increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... Development. In April, Maury registered a 4.8 percent rate, which went up to 5.2 percent unemployment in May. Giles County was right behind Maury, with a 5.7 percent unemployment rate for June, which marked a 0.5 percent increase from 5.2 percent in ...

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  2. Seabrook sidebarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... founding in 1865, and the first Grand Dragon of the KKK was George W. Gordon (a former Confederate general from Giles County, Tennessee), as Gordon's own wife later testified. Forrest's only known connection to the KKK was the fact that, being the ...

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  3. Lebanon 15s qualify for Babe Ruth stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Lebanon Democrat

    Lebanon's 15-year-old Lions all-stars finished second in the Babe Ruth district tournament Monday and qualified for this weekend's state tournament in Giles County. The Lions opened the districts with a 5-3 loss to Jamestown last Friday before winning twice Saturday - 5-2 to eliminate Livingston and 19-9 in a four-hour marathon over Jamestown.

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  4. Donation benefits wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... a heavy concern as many people would "pull of the highway," to fish, swim, and just enjoy the water. CEO of Giles County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Jessie Parker said. The TWRF will hand the land over to the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency ...

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  5. Maury County shows increase in unemployment in most recent dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Maury County registered its first unemployment uptick in the past two months, showing a 5.2 percent rate for May - a 0.4 percent increase from April's revised rate of 4.8 percent, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Giles County also showed a 5.2 percent May rate, which marked a 0.5 percent increase from April's revised rates of 4.7 percent.

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  6. Fireworks celebrations and safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... begin at 6 p.m. Free ice cream will also be available at the event. Pulaski Parks and Recreation will host a Giles County fireworks display starting at 9 p.m. at the Sharewood Park, 333 E. College St. Musical performances by singer/songwriter Cam ...

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  7. Rain likely throughout weekend, Weather Service saysRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    The National Weather Service cancelled a severe thunderstorm watch around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon for Maury County, but it remains in effect until 6 p.m. for Lawrence and Giles County. Comments posted below are from readers.

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  8. Camp funRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... Marshall attending - 340 in all plus 50 adult leaders. (Staff photo by Susan W. Thurman) Dalton McClure, 11, of Giles County swoops through the trees on a zip line Monday during the first day of 4-H Camp at Ridley 4-H Center. Campers from Maury, ...

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  9. Child Services Employee Facing ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | WJXA-FM Nashville

    An employee with the Tennessee Department of Children's Services is facing six felony charges after an investigation found Christopher Rose falsified reports that put kids in danger. He has been charged with endangering children in Giles County.

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  10. Giles County DCS worker arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Giles County sheriffs deputies arrested a Department of Children's Services case worker for allegedly mishandling cases involving physical and sexual abuse. Christoper Cody Rose, 32, of Pulaski, was arrested Thursday on three counts of fabricating or tampering with evidence and three counts of official misconduct, according to Giles County Sheriff's Department records.

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  11. Jury still out on new hunting regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... I'm convinced turkeys are declining in the counties in which I hunt. That's certainly the case in the part of Giles County I frequent. About five years ago turkeys -- which once gathered in flocks of 100 and more -- began to disappear. I told the ...

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  12. Is the fall limit of six turkeys -- including hens -- too liberal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... I'm convinced turkeys are declining in the counties in which I hunt. That's certainly the case in the part of Giles County I frequent. About five years ago turkeys -- which once gathered in flocks of 100 and more -- began to disappear. I told the ...

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  13. DA rekindles region's drug task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... Chief Tim Potts, Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland, 22nd Judicial District Attorney General Brent Cooper, Giles County Sheriff Kyle Helton and Maury County Sheriff's Department Lt. Bill Doelle, who heads the 22nd Judicial District Drug Task Force, ...

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  14. Cox Middle School finds new captain to steer shipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    Before that, worked in Giles County Schools as director during the 2013- 2014 academic year and was principal of Richland School during the 2012 - 2013 year. He worked with the Tennessee Department of Education for seven years, serving in capacities of Commissioner of Education, Deputy Commissioner, and Assistant Commissioner, Division of Resources and Support Services.

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  15. State releases April unemployment numbers; Maury drops half percentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Columbia Daily Herald

    ... drop happened Lewis County - a 1.3 percent decline from March's revised rate of 8.1 percent to 6.8 percent. Giles County went from 5.3 percent in March to 4.7 percent in April, marking a 0.6 percent decline. Hickman County experienced the same 0.6 ...

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  16. Department Of Safety And Homeland Security Announce New Tennessee...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... The Henderson, Tn. native began his career with the agency in 1988. He was first assigned as a road trooper to Giles County in the THP Lawrenceburg District. He continued to work the roads in Hardin and McNairy counties until he was promoted to ... 4 comments

  17. Automotive Supplier Investing $13 Million to Build Pulaski PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The Daily News

    An automotive supplier is investing more than $13 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Giles County that is expected to create 147 jobs. Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced this week that Proper Polymers will build the injection molding plant in Pulaski.

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  18. 3 People Stabbed In ClevelandRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... A man added Friday afternoon to the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted list, Steven Blake Armstrong, has been captured in Giles County. The 22-year-old Lawrenceburg man was one of four men for whom special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation ...

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  19. Travis Smith Charged With Assaulting A Postal WorkerRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... A man added Friday afternoon to the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted list, Steven Blake Armstrong, has been captured in Giles County. The 22-year-old Lawrenceburg man was one of four men for whom special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation ...

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  20. Discussion Continues About Transportation Network Companies Such As Uber And LyftRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... A man added Friday afternoon to the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted list, Steven Blake Armstrong, has been captured in Giles County. The 22-year-old Lawrenceburg man was one of four men for whom special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation ...

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