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We Will Rock You ridden by Philip Trimble is the first winner of the Doug Wolaver Championship Class at last year’s 80th Annual Red Carpet Horse Show of the South. The horses will be stepping high again Saturday, July 24, at the Giles County Agri Park as the 81st Annual Red Carpet Horse of t…

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Those from the community and beyond recently convened at Sam Davis Park for the unveiling of a plaque just within the gated entrance dedicated to longtime Bridgeforth High School football PA announcer Joe Rivers McClure.

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While the city of Pulaski is expecting growth in upcoming years, those looking to relocate to a more rural area and expecting to work remotely may struggle to find the space/internet capabilities to do that.

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Giles County increased to 4,076 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of July 19, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website, Tn.gov/health.

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The Richland Creek boat ramp located on Annie Wade Road was recently dedicated to the late James Puryear, a Giles County native, WWII veteran and postmaster, who ran the post office and general store in Wales for almost 30 years.

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In compliance with a Tennessee Supreme Court ruling for all law enforcement to notify the public of when and where a roadblock will be held, Tennessee Highway Patrol is advising all motorists of a planned sobriety roadside safety checkpoint in Giles County Friday, July 16, on U.S. Highway 31…

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When the Giles County Commission meets next week, commissioners will determine the fate of an 18-year-old land use management plan that some consider restrictive and unnecessary and others consider vital to protecting the county from possible nuisance land use.

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Bridgeforth Middle School receives a grant from KODA Technologies through its KODA Cares program. KODA Technologies, a defense system company based in Madison, Ala., presented the Grand Prize grant in the amount of $11,226 to the school for the purchase of three new smart boards for classroo…

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County Executive Melissa Greene said land availability has been a problem since the beginning with the development of Exit 14.

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The Pulaski Electric System Board of Directors chose to move forward with interviews for its now open CEO position at a meeting June 22, following its regularly scheduled meeting.

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Giles EMS responds to a Saturday afternoon two-vehicle crash on Oak Grove Road with emergency responders from Giles County Fire and Rescue, Tennessee Highway Patrol and the Giles County Sheriff’s Department aiding at the scene. No patients were transported for further treatment.   Ron Mayes …

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Giles County increased to 4,058 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of July 12, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website, Tn.gov/health.

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The Pulaski Board of Mayor and Aldermen will hear final plans for bike and pedestrian trails and consider ratifying a Community Transportation Planning Grant (CTPG) to help pay for construction of the trails.

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E-911 Director Mike Goode has announced his upcoming retirement, and the Giles County E-911 Emergency Communications Board of Directors held a special meeting to discuss how to advertise to fill his position.

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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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The community celebrates Independence Day July 1 at Pulaski's Sharewood Park with Rubiks Groove and a fireworks show.   Barbara Harmon / Pulaski Citizen

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Giles County increased to 4,051 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of July 6, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website, Tn.gov/health.

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The city of Ardmore, Tenn., will soon be hearing more barks at the park after the community was honored as one of 15 across Tennessee to be awarded a Tennessee Dog Park Dash Grant to help make the state the most pet-friendly in the nation.

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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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Members of Pulaski’s Water Department, Wastewater Treatment Plant and Parks and Recreation come together early Saturday morning to prepare the Square for tonight’s (Wednesday) Midnight Merger. The dedicated workers hung “Welcome to Pulaski, Home of The University of Tennessee Southern” flags…

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Today (June 30) was the final day to pay 2019 Pulaski city taxes. Delinquent taxes will now be delivered to City Attorney Andy Hoover’s office where he will attempt to collect them for a period of one to two weeks.

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While the Giles County Commission approved the 2021-22 fiscal year budget last week, the fate of some non-profit appropriations remains uncertain.

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Family, friends and county officials gather last week to dedicate a bridge on Booth Chapel Road to the memory of former educator, businessman and county commissioner Danny Ray Cobb. Cobb’s family (at left, from left) David Cobb, Natalie Cobb Lewellen, Ann Cobb and Ty Cobb unveiled the signs …

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The annual Pulaski Independence Day Concert and Fireworks at Sharewood Park is set for Thursday, July 1, from 5-10 p.m.

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Seldom Rest Farm’s Lee Gilmore and mom Trudy finish third in the Cool Season Perennial Grass Hay Class of the 2020 Southeast Hay Contest. Gilmore produces and sells high quality alfalfa and orchardgrass hay on the farm located near Beech Hill. Gilmore was the overall winner in the 2017 South…

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Giles County remained at 4,048 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of June 28, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website, Tn.gov/health.

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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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As a 45-year member of Pulaski Fire Department in various roles, PFD Chief Don Collins knows a thing or two about everything that goes into responding to an emergency.

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The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has announced a $37,500 parks and recreation grant for the City of Ardmore for improvements at the Ardmore City Park.

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The Rotary Club of Pulaski made a $6,000 donation to the Giles County Board of Education at the School Board meeting June 10 to support the Read to be Ready Program.

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The case of a Pulaski man who has been charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping and domestic assault, as well as a charge of aggravated burglary has been bound over to the grand jury.

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The merger of Martin Methodist College with the University of Tennessee System took another step toward completion last week.

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The North First Street sidewalk project continues to progress as large portions of the walkway have been opened for use. In addition to the wide, ADA compliant sidewalks, the project features green spaces planted with flowers and trees.   Barbara Harmon / Pulaski Citizen

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Giles County remained at 4,046 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, coronavirus, as of June 21, according to the Tennessee Department of Health website, Tn.gov/health.

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The Pulaski Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet in regular session at noon Tuesday, June 22, at City Hall.