Grainger County Newswire (Page 8)

Grainger County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Grainger County, TN. (Page 8)

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  1. United Way benefits from disc golf tournamentRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Grainger Today

    United Way of Grainger County has been enriched by $2,000 from a disc golf tournament held recently at Cherokee Park in Morristown. Teresa Ridgeway, a United Way board member, said the group was looking for a new outlet after the success of last year's World' Largest Cakewalk.

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  2. Toys for Texas Christmas toyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Grainger Today

    The idea for the toy drive came about when Scott and Lisa Howerton travelled to Texas the second week in October to offer their help to hurricane victims. The couple took a load of supplies to donate, and included in the donations from Grainger County was a box of socks and underwear.

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  3. Miller Road to be pavedRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Grainger Today

    Commissioner David Collins addressed Grainger County Road Superintendent Jimmy Renfro, asking, "If we buy the asphalt, will you pave the convenience center and Miller Road?" Renfro said he had gone up and looked at the road and entrance to the convenience center and advised commissioners the cost to fix the bad area of Miller Road would cost $32,000 and repairing Convenience Center Drive would cost $7,400. Renfro replied, "That's what I told you 'uns to start with now, didn't I? If you had done that to start with there'd a been no problem.

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  4. GCSD to host security seminars for faith-based groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Grainger Today

    According to Detective Captain Leon Spoone, the seminars were scheduled after the sheriff's department received several requests by local churches for the seminars. The first will be held Tuesday, November 28 at 7 p.m. at the Grainger County Justice Center.

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  5. Elementary school basketball continues in Grainger CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Grainger Today

    The Rutledge Elementary School basketball teams traveled to Bean Station, Monday, November 6 to take on the Buccaneers. In the girls game, the Lady Buccaneers, who received 14 first-quarter points from Taylee Rutherford, took a 14-4 lead.

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  6. Cancer survivors honoredRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Grainger Today

    ... survivors were treated with goody bags from local venders and umbrellas from Citizens Bank & Trust Co. of Grainger County. They were served a meal consisting of turkey, dressing, ham, sweet potato casserole, green beans, and a dessert bar that was ...

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  7. Tennessee couple, married 50 years, die within hours of each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... he realized just how old Jackie was. They ran away together a few times, until Jackie's father, then the Grainger County sheriff, told Charles he would put him in jail if Charles ran off with his daughter again. "Dad was always very modest," Suzanne ...

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  8. Morristown couple, married 50 years, die within hours of each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... he realized just how old Jackie was. They ran away together a few times, until Jackie's father, then the Grainger County sheriff, told Charles he would put him in jail if Charles ran off with his daughter again. "Dad was always very modest," Suzanne ...

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  9. Tomato Festival Concert Series will once again bring big time talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Grainger Today

    a Almost immediately following this year's Grainger County Tomato Festival Concert Series performance by The Charlie Daniels Band, speculation began about who next year's performer would be. Each year since the concert series' inception, organizer ...

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  10. God at the forefront of Meet the Candidates eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Grainger Today

    ... it at a political forum. But it was the theme of Congressional Candidate Mark Green at a forum hosted by the Grainger County Republican Women (GCRW) at Grainger High School, Thursday. It was a night in which God was in the spotlight from beginning ...

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  11. Election time is afootRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | Grainger Today

    As sure as a robin is the first sign of spring, in politics the first day of qualifying is a sure sign an election is near. Candidates for office can begin picking up petitions for the May 2, 2018 Grainger County Republican Primary next Wednesday, November 15. Every countywide office, except property assessor, will be on the ballot, along with county commission, constable and a primary to fill a vacancy in circuit court for the 4th Judicial District.

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  12. Recalling the days of old in RutledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Grainger Today

    After a visit to Johnson City, Jim Claborn, David Garland and Ken Coffey met Ray Shirley, who shared some memories of growing up in Rutledge. Shirley told the men about his father, Earl, going to Knoxville in 1949 and buying Grainger County's first television.

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  13. Kathy Bull passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Grainger Today

    A funeral service and burial will be held Thursday for Kathy Bull, who passed away Sunday after a battle with kidney cancer and more recently, congestive heart failure. Bull was a former teacher in the county school system, businesswoman and member of the Grainger County Board of Education.

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  14. Grainger County Historic Treasures 2018 Calendar on sale nowRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | Grainger Today

    The Grainger County Historic Society is now selling its new calendar of historic buildings and locations throughout Grainger County. Noted local artist, Wendy Leedy has graciously allowed the historic society to feature her drawings for each month on the calendar.

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  15. Man wanted in Grainger County for stealing $250K in propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Grainger County deputies are searching for a man wanted for stealing more than $250,000 in property, who could be in one of several East Tennessee counties. The Grainger County Sheriff's Department says Dustin Lynn Collins, 28, also known as "D," is believed to be in either Grainger, Claiborne, Union or Hancock County.

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  16. Band ends season on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Grainger Today

    ... Greenlee Campground, RV & Marine, Knox Rail Salvage, Dr. Joe Gibson Jr., DDS, Citizens Bank & Trust Co. of Grainger County; and Strate Insurance. Those interested in making a donation or joining the band may call White at the Grainger High School ...

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  17. TV comes to Grainger CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Grainger Today

    Ray Shirley recently called to say he had what is believed to be Grainger County's first television set, a 1949 Arvin, and he wanted to donate it to the Rutledge Heritage and Cultural Center, located in the historic Nance House/Tate Store. Alexander Graham Bell exhibited his telephone at Philadelphia's Centennial Exposition in 1876, and Marconi used sound waves to lead to the first radio stations opening in 1920.

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  18. Wendy Leedy awarded for using art to preserve historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Grainger Today

    ... of the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance Board. Leedy was awarded for use of her talent to help preserve Grainger County history. Leedy's artwork has been featured in a total of 60 calendars, published for Citizens Bank & Trust Co. of Grainger ...

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  19. Grainger County residents help fight prescription drug use/abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Grainger Today

    ... year of growth and increased awareness of the program," said the team. There are two permanent boxes in Grainger County. They are located at the Grainger County Sheriff's Department, 270 Justice Center Drive, Rutledge and at the Bean Station Police ...

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  20. Commodity distributions scheduled for NovemberRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | Grainger Today

    Douglas-Cherokee Economic Authority's Neighborhood Center in Rutledge will distribute free surplus commodity food to representatives of qualified Grainger County households in two separate locations during November.a The first distribution will take place Wednesday, November 8, in partnership with St. John Paul II Catholic Mission, located at 7735 Rutledge Pike, Rutledge.a This is also in the same complex as Lil's 2 Laundromat and behind Pizza Plus. This location will serve Blaine, Rutledge and Washburn residents.

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