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Gardens are exploding with every kind of vegetable and fruit known to mankind, and that means it’s time to start planning for a way to preserve all that yummy goodness. Pressure canning is one of the most popular ways of doing this.

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The Ardmore Public Library welcomes a visit from the restored vintage Greyhound bus that is part of the Freedom Rides Museum in Montgomery, Ala. The visit was part of a year-long commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Freedom Rides, “Retracing the Journey. Passing the Torch.”  The visi…

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Father’s Day is a day set aside to honor paternal bonds and fatherhood, to honor those who influence us and society as a whole. Just like Mother’s Day, the date may change but it is always celebrated on the third Sunday in June. This year, Father’s Day is Sunday, June 20, which just happens …

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Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing MRMC’s achievements in providing safer health care. This is the 15th consecutive reporting period in which MRMC earned an ‘A’ rating.

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As gardens start to yield, we look for ways to preserve all that wonderful goodness to use later in the year. There are many methods for preserving vegetables, fruits and even meats. One that has become and remains popular is canning.

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The Giles County Veterans Alliance presents a plaque to Jimmy Hosay and the McKay Service Center staff in grateful appreciation for Hosay’s generosity in supporting GCVA over the years by servicing whatever needs the GCVA vans may have, many times at no cost. Thanking Hosay (center with plaq…

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What could be more important than exposing youngsters to the world of language and reading? Citizen Candace Garland has done just this on a daily basis for the past four years at Southside Elementary and has won recognition as the school’s Teacher of the Year for grades PreK-Four. She was al…

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A surprise celebration is held to honor Giles County native Margaret Birdsong on her 100th birthday. The event was hosted by daughter Beverly and members of her current church home, Pennington United Methodist Church, May 26. Family members enjoying the occasion were daughter Beverly Birdson…

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Wise Ant General Store & Bakery hosts a ribbon cutting ceremony performed by the Giles Chamber May 5. Celebrating are Waylon Denton, Duane Cox, Cheyenne Webb, Joni Ward, Heather Ayres, Casey Cardin, Lauren Cox, Tom Guthrie, Doug Newberry, Candace Bennett, Keith Bennett, Jack Bennett, Apr…

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Looking for fun activities for the kids this summer with an added bonus of keeping those learning skills sharp? The Giles County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is just what you’ve been looking for.

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The Giles County Humane Association will host a fish fry fund-raiser with all the trimmings Thursday, June 17, from 4:30-7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Pulaski.

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The Giles County Trail of Tears Interpretive Center hosted its first Spring Festival May 29, which is intended to be an annual event. During the event, a new public art exhibit, installed in the viaduct on the Pleasant Run Eco Trail, was dedicated, with artist Bernice Davidson and many town …

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Not all happenings within a community come to be by the snap of a finger; in fact, some things take a great deal of effort from everyday citizens like Bill Young, a Giles County native and Beech Hill High School class of 1960 graduate, who has been trying to assist in the development of Exit 14.

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Citizen Faye Appleton utilizes her creativity and work ethic in every task she takes on, both at her job and when serving her community as a member of the Pulaski Lions Club.   Submitted

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Bodenham Community Club President Ruth Owens presents a check for 10 percent of the proceeds from this year’s radio auction to Anna Claire Casey for the George Martin Scholarship Fund. Casey thanked all those in attendance for the contribution to the fund, which honors her late father who de…

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Historic Downtown Pulaski would like to invite you to the Breakout Block Party on the Square Saturday, May 22, at 5:30 p.m.

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American Health Partners has announced that 28 of its American Health Communities (AHC) skilled nursing facilities have received accreditation and earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission by meeting its rigorous performance standards for excellence in health care.

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Teachers are charged with the extraordinary task of instilling the fundamentals in the lives of the children in their care. For Citizen Belinda Fuller — Minor Hill School’s 2021 Teacher of the Year for grades PreK-four — it starts with lots of hands-on activity and love.

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Thinking back to your teenage years, what do you remember most? Is it the extracurriculars, sports, socialization and a more carefree life style? Or is it the stress, constant comparison and mean names you were called?

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The Giles County Trail of Tears Memorial Committee, headed by Peggy Tatum, is soliciting recipes for a Second Edition cookbook to benefit the memorial.

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The second chapter of life for most people involves a move to warmer climes or a beach adjacent community, traveling the world or simply having the luxury of spending more time with family and friends. For citizen Denis Mahoney, chapter two means something entirely different including, as a …

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Just Peachy Nutrition celebrates its Grand Opening April 8 with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony hosted by the Giles Chamber. Cutting the ribbon are (from left) Casey Cardin, Debbie Woods, Lottie Partridge, Jennifer Partridge, Haley Holt, Clay Woods, Heather Ayres, owners Abbey and Dalton Partridge…

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Sunday, May 9, is Mother’s Day. This year, though many restrictions have been lifted, social distancing and concern for the well-being of others is still a huge part of our daily lives. So, taking that into consideration, here are some suggestions for the special women in your life.

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Giles County native Sonya Redd has a special outlook on life. She believes in helping where help is needed with a special and personal attention to the seniors of the county in a difficult period in world history.

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Wolf Gap has, for many years, served the Giles County community as an educational outreach center, hosting events focused on local history and nature. During the COVID-19 shutdown, the non-profit has quietly been working on building an impressive new building to house its educational program…

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The Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Hospital Association recognized Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) as one of 14 birthing hospitals in the state to receive the “BEST for Babies” award designation for efforts to reduce infant deaths in 2020. This is the second year MRMC …

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In April, we start to see hummingbirds. These little jeweled birds spend the winter in Central America or Mexico and they will start their migration to our area and the Western U.S. and then to more northern climes to breed.

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Wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend, colleague, Pulaski native, community leader and Giles County Chamber CEO are just a few titles that can be used to describe influential and motivational Citizen Jessie Robertson Parker.

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Martin Methodist College’s Songwriter’s Dream series is set to return April 8 to the Campus Green, after a long hiatus due to Covid-19. The first show back has an awesome round of three creative artists, including Country artist and former NBC’s “The Voice” contestant Kirk Jay.

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Someone who knows and loves the community in which they live, the town in which they took their first breath, may have an ability and the desire to excite others about the history and day-to-day life of the place they call home.

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The 12th Annual Pulaski Lions Club Southern Lawn, Garden and Home Show will be just as exciting and informative as shows in the past, but with a twist. The event will be virtual due to COVID-19.

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A favorite local live performance staple, Martin Methodist College’s Songwriter’s Dream series will be back on the scene April 8 along the campus green, after a long hiatus due to Covid-19. The first show back has an all-star bill with three awesome artists, including a genuine Country music…

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The road to a fifth state tournament appearance for the Richland High School boys’ basketball team was paved with hard work as individual paths converged to lead Richland to 26 wins and a trip to Murfreesboro.

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While Covid-19 robbed the world of much of the live musical performances in 2020, hope is on the horizon as live concerts are gearing up in 2021. A favorite local live performance staple, Martin Methodist College’s Songwriter’s Dream series is getting ready to roll out April 8 along the camp…

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STRHS Pulaski officials have announced the addition of Dr. William (Bill) See to the hospital medical staff. Dr. See specializes in pediatrics and will see patients at First Choice Health in Pulaski.

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Giles Psychiatric Associates celebrates its Grand Opening March 2 with a ribbon cutting ceremony performed by the Giles County Chamber. Owner Laine Brindley Murray cuts the ribbon, officially opening the practice, while being cheered on by Becky Parsons, Sherry Hill, Jeff Brindley, Robert Mu…