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Maury Regional Medical Center’s (MRMC) nurse residency program recently received accreditation with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

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“Getting an education changes people’s lives, and I firmly believe that because it certainly has changed mine,” said Brenda Sanders Speer, a 1978 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, alumna and owner of Speerit Hill Farm in Lynnville.

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Santa waves to onlookers during the Minor Hill Christmas Parade Nov. 28. This was only the beginning of Giles County’s Christmas parades this year with five more to follow: Lynnville — Saturday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m.; Elkton — Saturday, Dec. 4, at 5:30 p.m.; Pulaski — Saturday, Dec. 11, at 5 p.m…

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Honoring someone like Citizen Meade Hopkins is not an easy task. But his dedication to his community and to the Bank of Frankewing speaks for itself. Now, after more than 50 years, he has decided to retire from the bank.

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It’s a fact we all must acknowledge... “Christmas is Coming,” and coming soon. The members of the Giles County Family and Community Education (FCE) Club know it. Their annual “Christmas Is Coming Crafts and Bake Sale” event is set for Friday, Dec. 3., from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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With a nip in the air and logs on the fire, the holiday season awaits. Get ready for the upcoming festivities as the celebrations begin all over Giles County.

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John and Melissa Amlaner live in Pulaski. John works at Southern Automotive and is involved in local politics and Melissa is a stay-at-home parent. While growing up, John’s parents fostered children. 

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Each year the Giles County Trail of Tears Interpretive Center hosts a commemorative walk to remember and honor the Native Americans who passed through Giles County while walking the Trail of Tears. This year’s walk was held Nov. 5, coinciding with both Native American Heritage Month and the …

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There’s no way that cornbread dressing recipe of mom or grandma’s can be better, right? No way to improve on it? You know how the saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” 

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Everyone knows that the star of the Thanksgiving table is the turkey. But what would that table be without the accompaniments to the bird? Dressing is a given, but when you’re talking about traditions, there are certain sides on every Thanksgiving table that are just as required and looked f…

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There are those who wait the entire year for that one premium day of shopping, Black Friday. With a worldwide pandemic changing the way we shop for everything from groceries to socks to lightbulbs, and major supply chain shortages, 2021 promises to be an interesting year for the shopper with…

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Former Pulaski Police Department patrolman Andy Griggs recently saved the life of a 4-month-old infant, demonstrating once a civil servant, always a civil servant.

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STRHS Pulaski is proud to announce the certification of its cardiovascular rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). This certification is recognition of STRHS Pulaski’s commitment to improving the quality of life of patients …

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William Branch Giles DAR Chapter celebrates its 10th Anniversary at Lairdland Aug. 28 with special guests, TNSDAR Organizing General Merryanne Pierson and speaker Lawrence County Historian Curtis Peters. Regent Jean Sims presented Organizing Regent Faye Henson with her 50-plus years membersh…

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The Giles County Public Library hosted a community event celebrating the upcoming launch of the James Webb Space Telescope at The University of Tennessee Southern’s Gault Fine Arts Center and Campus Green Nov. 6.  

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The Ninth Annual Cheers for the Girls event, held each October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, celebrates more than 100 survivors Oct. 28. Sponsored by Lew Lew’s, First National Bank, Shawn Promotions and STRHS Pulaski, the event welcomed approximately 300 guests and each su…

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On Sept. 30, the U.S. Senate confirmed the promotion from brigadier general to major general of Tennessee native Maj. Gen. Jeffrey C. Coggin, commanding general of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne).

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Veterans Day, celebrated each year on Nov. 11, is a day to honor all those who served in our armed forces. Communities around the nation hold annual celebrations, as does Giles County. This year’s Veterans Day ceremony will be held at the Courthouse Gazebo on the northeast corner of the Pula…

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A veteran with a kind and giving heart, Citizen Brian Turner has worked wonders in the aid of other veterans in the community. He lends his talents in any way he can, especially at American Legion Post 60 to help provide a comfortable, safe place for vets to meet.

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The Giles County Public Library has been selected through a competitive application process to be part of NASA@ My Library, an education initiative created to increase and enhance STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) learning opportunities for library patrons throughout th…

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Halloween is the kick-off of the fall and winter holiday season. Lately, we are all in need of a little normalcy in our lives and kids most of all. Many communities and organizations are coming together to provide families with safe Halloween and trick-or-treat opportunities. These are some …

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We’ve covered every meal in a crockpot, so it’s time to top it all off with some sweet treats.

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If you took elite-level EMS training, sprinkled in elements from endurance race event Tough Mudder and then added the flair of popular television show "American Ninja Warrior", you would have quite the combination.

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If hard work and dedication to family and community are any indication, Citizen Ollen Anthony has a bright future. The Richland High School senior is known for his ability to see a need and fulfill it, as well as his easy going demeanor and ability to make friends wherever he goes.

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Last Thursday proved to be a beautiful Fall night on the Square for the 30th Annual Chili Cookoff!

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STRHS Pulaski hosts a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly expanded Genesis Medical Detox department. Celebrating are Genesis CEO Peter Dacchille, Genesis COO Tim Brennan, Genesis staff, hospital staff and board members and the Giles Chamber.   STRHS Pulaski / Submitted

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We’ve covered breakfast and lunch in the slow cooker, so now it’s time for dinner.

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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…