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Editor’s Note: The following is a clarification of an article printed in this week’s edition of the PULASKI CITIZEN concerning Dress Code Policy changes by the Giles County Board of Education. The PULASKI CITIZEN apologizes for any inaccurate or unclear information in the article and any inc…

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Editor’s Note: The following is a clarification of an article printed in this week’s edition of the PULASKI CITIZEN concerning Dress Code Policy changes by the Giles County Board of Education. The PULASKI CITIZEN apologizes for any inaccurate or unclear information in the article and any inc…

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July 1, 2021, was a historic day in Giles County as Martin Methodist College (MMC) merged with The University of Tennessee System and became UT Southern, the University System’s fourth institution.

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Parent Victoria Hayes spoke to the Giles County Board of Education recently, addressing her concerns about the efforts the school system is taking to protect students during the ongoing COVID pandemic.  

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While Giles County officials would like the school system to use its own sources of funding for its initial $12.7 million school renovations and upgrades project, the county commission’s Budget Committee is recommending the full commission commit to keeping the school system’s fund balance a…

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The Giles County Board of Education held its monthly work session Sept. 23, at which they heard updates on data from the Spring 2021 state testing and responded to public concerns about the health and safety of students during the ongoing pandemic.

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Tobie Adair of Pulaski has been offered the Austin Peay Promise Scholarship for high-achieving transfer students for the fall 2021 semester.

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Richland School’s September Students of the Month are (in no particular order) seniors, Lane Perkins, Ella Brady; sophomores, Lex Greene, Sara Woodard; freshmen, Blaine Woodard, Shelby Higgins; eighth grader Cody Baker; seventh grader Camron Stinett; sixth grader Lilly Lancaster; and (not pi…

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American Legion Post 60 salutes its Girls State and Boys State delegates along with members of the Post 60 baseball team at a dinner hosted at the Post Home Aug. 12. Representing the Legion were (ascending) Courtlyn Gilliam, RHS; Kylie Hendricks, GCHS; Jase Derryberry, baseball team; Jacob J…

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Bridgeforth Middle School’s Asia Whitehead is crowned Homecoming Queen by former Queen Bailee Hollis. Whitehead was escorted by Daishaun Howard.   BMS / Submitted

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Phi chapter Delta Kappa Gamma initiates Jennifer Stout and Sarah Young Carroll. Celebrating are (from left) special guest TNSO President Beverly Hall-Maughan, Stout, Carroll and Phi Chapter President Jennifer Young Hood.   Submitted

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Richland Elementary School’s August 2021 Students of the Month are (back row, from left) third grader Teddy Rifkin, fourth grader Kylie Jo Kennedy, kindergartner Dakota Dunavant, fifth grader Tenley Rose, (front row) pre-kindergartner Harrison Clem, first grader Avery Landry and (not picture…

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More than 40 members of the Giles County High School Band of Gold attend the annual Band Camp July 19-23. Band members worked through record temperatures from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily as students learned the choreography and music for their new show, “Phoenix Rising.”   Submitted

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Pulaski Exchange Club members (from left) Tish Lochridge, Sylvia Harrison and Joe Young congratulate Hope Drake for her selection as the club’s 2019-20 Accepting the Challenge of Excellence Award winner. The award goes to a student in Giles County who has overcome much adversity in life.   P…

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School buses run once more on the streets of Giles County, ferrying children into another school year as schools reopen for an abbreviated first day Aug. 2. As buses roll and morning and afternoon traffic increases, drivers are reminded to exercise caution in and around school zones, watch f…

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Much has been made of the challenges that have faced students and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The shift to remote learning and shortened school days was difficult for many families, forcing students to adapt to virtual school on the fly as their parents adjusted to working f…

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Pulaski Exchange Club’s Accepting the Challenge of Excellence (ACE) Award is presented to Giles County High Grad Hayley Rutledge. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded alternately to a GCHS or Richland senior each year who overcomes difficulties in life to succeed. Rutledge plans to attend Colum…

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The Courthouse turned orange, people celebrated in the streets, dignitaries gathered and the governor cut the ribbon. From midnight to noon July 1, 2021, the University of Tennessee Southern was welcomed to Pulaski, Giles County, Tenn., in grand fashion.

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Richland High School Senior Dustin Phillips is presented his high school diploma by Principal Micah Landers. Landers bestowed Phillips’ degree to him ahead of the school’s graduation ceremony, which Phillips would miss as he had enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and would be leaving…

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The Phi chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma International Society of Key Women Educators is represented at the Tennessee State Organization’s convention in Nashville by Second Vice President Cindy Young, President Jennifer Hood, First Vice President Carole Cheatwood, Immediate Past President Th…

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Richland School’s top 10 library users for the year receive a visit from Librarian Missy Locke and a special sign to display in their yard, courtesy of C & C Printing and First National Bank.   RS / Submitted

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So, it’s official. The former Martin Methodist College is now the University of Tennessee Southern. Before the people of Pulaski and Giles County could fully grasp what the prospects of this merger might be, it was done and the University of Tennessee had become their new neighbor.

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Richland School’s May Students of the Month are (from left) sixth grader Geneva Dickey, seventh grader Paisley Martin, eighth grader Valeria Davila and freshmen, Grace Bramlett and (not pictured) John Black.   RS / Submitted

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After several months of conversations, meetings, measures and proceedings, the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees this morning voted to acquire the assets of Martin Methodist College and establish a new UT campus in Pulaski, Tennessee: UT Southern.

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TCAT-Pulaski welding students Kody Scherer and Dante Romer help repair the “Welcome to Pulaski” sign located on East College Street. Giles Chamber CEO Jessie Parker contacted TCAT-Pulaski President Mike Whitehead to inquire if the welding students could possibly repair the missing “P” on the…

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Richland School’s April Students of the Month are (seated, from left) sixth grader Luke Hewitt, seventh grader Melanie Reedy, eighth grader De’Shun Hannah, (standing) high schoolers Sara Woodard and Braxton Langford.   Submitted

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