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Citizen Christina Harris’ passion for teaching and love for her students are just two of the reasons she was honored as Southside Elementary’s and Giles County’s overall 2021 Teacher of the Year for Grades Five-Eight.

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The Giles County Public Library celebrates 80 years Saturday with an afternoon filled with fun and games for all ages including bubbles, sidewalk chalk art, face painting, library history, a character dress-up parade and much more. The library’s original building, furniture, equipment, perio…

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Giles countians enjoy music, food, classic cars and games in the street at Saturdays on the Square last weekend. The monthly event features something for everyone and fun for all ages, as well as many businesses open late for your shopping pleasure. The next Saturdays on the Square event wil…

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Giles County has traditionally been known as the “Land of Milk and Honey.” In these next Giles Paths installments, we will look at the history through the years of milk and honey in Giles County, beginning this week with honey.

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There is perhaps no other building or institution in Giles County that has had more of an influence on its citizens than our landmark Courthouse — except for the Giles County Public Library. While far less imposing, the Library is nonetheless a vital and essential institution for Giles Countians.

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What’s the difference between a slow cooker lunch and a slow cooker dinner recipe you ask? Why the time of day you serve it of course!

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According to the U.S. census, there are less than 1 percent of the country’s population over the age of 100. The world’s highest population of centenarians is in the U.S. and is roughly 97,000. On Sept. 25, Giles County added one more to that number with Citizen Lillian Jones.

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Glorious fall foliage, crisp cool air, mums, pumpkins, witch’s cauldrons, trick-or-treaters — all symbols of the month of October, right? Well every cook knows there’s still one more… the Crockpot or slow cooker. Even if you use yours all year long, “Crocktober” is the time we most think of …

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Be sure to purchase your last-minute tickets and come out to the University of Tennessee Southern campus green tomorrow (Thursday) at 7 p.m. for another installment of the amazing concert series The Songwriters Dream, featuring Shenandoah front man Marty Raybon; songwriter Mitch Rossell, who…

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UT Southern’s latest installment of The Songwriter’s Dream (SWD) concert series will feature an all-star cast of singer-songwriters, most notably Shenandoah front man, Marty Raybon, Lauren Duski and Mitch Rossell.

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Citizen Ann Basinger has become a fixture at the Giles Chamber, and for good reason. After traveling the world and retiring from a career as a civilian employee of the Department of the Navy in Pearl Harbor, she moved to her adopted home where she dove into community projects with a fervor t…

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Cookbook author and CEO of historic Belle Meade Plantation Winery Sheree Rose Kelley will visit Pulaski Sept. 30 for a Giles County Public Library Taste and Tell event.

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The Pulaski Lions Club places a tribute to honor our recent fallen heroes at their concession stand on opening night of the Here’s the Beef Festival.   Johnny Pruitte / Pulaski Lions Club

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The Giles County Honor Guard presents colors in remembrance of 9/11 at the Giles County High School Bobcats’ game Sept. 10.   Submitted

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While those being recognized do not always know that such an honor will come, those Citizens are putting in the efforts and doing the work that is noticed by others.

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September is National Library Card Sign-up Month. The month generally coincides with the start of school and all across the nation, including right here in Giles County, the public is encouraged to visit their local library and sign up for a library card.

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Do you know or are you perhaps one of the millions of people in the U.S. who suffers from what is known as a chronic health condition? If you are unsure, a chronic condition is a condition or illness that recurs or is persistent for a long period of time and may last for a person’s entire li…

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The Pulaski Garden Club’s September Pick of the Month is Heather Costello, seated in her lovely backyard with granddaughter Teagan Costello. Located at 207 Willa Circle, the sweeping manicured lawn and pathway lead up to a charmingly decorated porch. Evergreen shrubs and grasses add differen…

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What began as a county initiative to celebrate a high state rank in beef production has quickly grown into a regional and state celebration of agriculture as not only a business but also a lifestyle to live, support and respect.

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It’s hard to believe that Labor Day is already here! Youngsters are back in school, autumn is just around the corner and the holiday season is just ahead. It’s time for one last big party to say goodbye to the summer, celebrate another year of hard work and to herald in the fall. The recipes…

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September in the southeast — one day it’s hot, and the next there is the decided chill of autumn in the air. Wet or dry, hot or cold, there is still much to be done in the garden and yard.

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Citizen Robyn Olson teaches English Language Arts, Creative Writing and Theatre Arts at Richland School, where she was chosen as its 2021 Teacher of the Year for grades nine-12. Olson was also named Giles County’s district-wide teacher of the year for grades nine-12 and has been selected as …

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Dr. Bill See — joined by his staff, Brianna Staggs, RMS; Ashley Moss, LPN; and Yolanda Garner, LPN; other hospital officials and Giles Chamber Diplomats — cuts the ribbon officially opening his Southern Tennessee Pediatrics Pulaski office Aug. 5.   Giles Chamber / Submitted

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Fire completely destroyed the main house at New Canaan Ranch last week, but it did not destroy the spirit or mission of the ranch.

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When farming becomes more than a hobby, but a way of conservation and life, the one who contributes their time and dedication to fulfilling that commitment is a citizen worthy of praise.

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Terrell Land & Cattle Co. of Ardmore, Tenn., is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

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The Pulaski Garden Club’s August Pick of the Month is Gaile and Ron Jordan’s 210 W. Sixth St. home. Built in 1900, their lovely Victorian recently underwent a landscape makeover featuring an antique pony cart amongst stone-lined beds bursting with texture and gorgeous blooms. Interesting pot…

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Architecture and Design has announced the appointment of Giles County native Jason Young as the 12th dean of the college, according to Provost John Zomchick.

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As kids return to school in Giles County, traffic patterns are changing as drivers take to their buses to transport precious cargo. School zones bring congested traffic, school buses are picking up and dropping off children, parents are in a hurry to drop their kids off before work and those…

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The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)/Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) provides Medicare counseling to South Central Tennessee’s 13-county district. This would not be possible without the hard work of our amazing volunteers. If you are looking for a way to help your community, con…

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Citizen Cindy Pride has spent the last quarter century connecting with her students. The Elkton Elementary School 2021 Teacher of the Year for grades five-eight helps her student to make connections in the classroom that will last them throughout life.

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Families who farm together put their heads together. The Rollins Family did just that when they formulated a plan to turn their poultry and farm waste into a sustainable profit — R-Grow.

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Pulaski Exchange Club Vice President Dewitt Booth and member Sylvia Harrison present a donation to Giles County High School students (continuing from left) Jaxon Holt, Talan Pierce, Ethan Sumners, Tonia Wilson and GCHS teacher Brian Dodge to help cover expenses for spraying beside the creek …