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Power Board Approves Broadband Rate Change

August 27, 2014

PES Power Board members differed in their opinion about what to do with a debt service reserve fund at yesterday’s meeting.   J.B. Smith and Neal Bass recommended refinancing the debt and using the $905,000 fund to finance the Lynnville station project. They were outvoted, however, by Chair Marcus Houston, Pat Ford, and Scott Newton Read the full article…

Robbery Suspect Still Sought

August 27, 2014

Authorities are continuing to search for the suspect in a recent robbery.   Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Anthony (Tony) L. Peden, 53, of Pulaski is urged to call┬áPulaski Police Detective Sgt. Joey Turner at 424-4404.   According to Turner, a 70-year-old male was injured at his place of business August 20, when Peden Read the full article…

Closings Announced for Friday and Monday

August 27, 2014

The courthouse annex offices will be closed Friday from 1-2 p.m. in order to hold swearing-in ceremonies. The offices will reopen at 2 p.m.   Several closings have been announced for Monday’s Labor Day holiday.   All Giles County schools will be closed Monday, as will all government office buildings. The banks will not be Read the full article…

Fall Mum Sale Runs Through September 5

August 27, 2014

The Giles County FFA and Ag Department’s fall mum sale runs now through September 5.   All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Giles County FFA Chapter and agriculture department students. The locally grown mums come in a 10″ pot and will average 21″ tall by 24″ wide. The following colors are available: yellow, Read the full article…

City Votes to Amend Pseudoephedrine Ordinance

August 26, 2014

The Pulaski Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to amend the city’s pseudoephedrine ordinance on first reading at its meeting today.   The city approved a pseudoephedrine by prescription-only ordinance last year as a way to combat methamphetamine production. However, it was later invalidated by the state. By formally repealing the measure, the city is Read the full article…

City Makes Urban Growth Request

August 26, 2014

The Pulaski Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to ask the county to reconvene its urban growth committee at its meeting today.   If the committee convenes, it will consider the city’s request to extend its urban growth boundary. The city wants the boundary to include land where Valley Packaging may build its new facility. Read the full article…

Two Charged With Assault

August 26, 2014

Two people have been arrested on felony charges in Giles County.   The Giles County Sheriff’s Department arrested Jeremy Edward Wade, 29, Saturday. Wade is charged with one count of aggravated assault. He’s being held on $10,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court September 2.   Nathaniel C. McCord Jr., 22, was arrested Read the full article…

Thursday is Candidate Withdrawal Deadline

August 26, 2014

Thursday is the deadline for candidates to withdraw from the November 4 Ardmore and Pulaski city elections. Candidates who wish to withdraw from their race must do so by noon.   September 15 is the write-in candidate deadline for both city elections. Anyone who wishes to become a certified write-in candidate must turn their paperwork Read the full article…