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Vehicle Catches Fire After Accident

November 20, 2014

THP Trooper Russell Alvarez is investigating a sing-vehicle crash that occurred just before 8 a.m. on highway 166 south.     The PULASKI CITIZEN reports Giles EMS and Giles County Fire and Rescue members responded to find the driver had been pulled from the pickup by passersby, just moments before the truck caught fire and was consumed by flames.     Read the full article…

Fire Destroys Family Home

November 20, 2014

A Goodspring family of four is without a home after a morning fire today.     The PULASKI CITIZEN reports the fire began just before 9 a.m. Giles County Fire and Rescue members were aided at the West Hollow Road scene by members and units from the Minor Hill Volunteer Fire Department. Giles EMS also Read the full article…

Arrests Made in Connection With Area Thefts

November 20, 2014

Giles County Sheriff Kyle Helton and his investigators have made several arrests in connection with a number of burglaries that occurred in northern Giles County over the last few weeks.   Michael Anthony Lindsey, a 30-year-old Mt. Pleasant resident, was arrested Tuesday by the United States Marshal Fugitive Task Force on warrants from Lawrence and Read the full article…

Board of Education Outlines Director Search Plan

November 20, 2014

The Giles County Board of Education outlined its plan for a search for the director of schools position at its work session yesterday.   Members said board attorney Chuck Cagle will not be in charge of the entire search. Instead, he will be the repository for applications. The board said it will spend between $1,500-2,000 Read the full article…

School Board Considers Drafting a New Budget Amendment

November 20, 2014

Among the other items discussed during yesterday’s school board work session were budget amendments, retiree health insurance, and a cell phone policy.   Giles County Financial Management Director Beth Moore told the board she recommended scrapping the old budget amendment that failed to pass at Monday’s county commission meeting and presenting a new one in Read the full article…

MMC Raffling Off Mockingjay Poster

November 20, 2014

The Martin Theater and Martin Methodist Athletic Department will raffle off an exclusive The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 poster during tonight’s film’s premiere.     The proceeds for the raffle will help benefit the school’s ongoing initiative toward raising money and awareness for clean drinking water in Africa.     Raffle tickets will Read the full article…

Gingerbread House Signups Continue at the Library

November 20, 2014

Sign-ups are going on now for the Giles County Public Library’s annual gingerbread-house making.   The two-day event will be held Saturday, December 6, and Sunday, December 7. Each day has three sessions to choose from. Ages from 2 and up are invited, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. A $3 donation Read the full article…

Fire Renders Home Uninhabitable

November 19, 2014

The Minor Hill Volunteer Fire Department, Giles County Fire and Rescue, Giles EMS, and the Giles County Sheriff’s Department all responded to the scene of a fire yesterday.   The fire at 3101 Tackets Branch Road was reported shortly after noon. No injuries were reported. The home is still standing, but has been left uninhabitable. Read the full article…