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Officers Discover Marijuana Plants

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 10:52 am

After a two-week investigation led by Investigator Andrea Davidson, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department seized 110 marijuana plants on July 14. Officers searching a secluded area off Highway 156, close to the Marion County line discovered the plants – ten four-foot tall marijuana plants with a street value of approximately $110,000.The sheriff’s office did not identify any suspects and the investigation is on-going, said Sgt. Chris Guess. “The plants will

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  • Grundy County Schools Orientation

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 10:34 am

    Grundy County Schools Orientation for grades K-12 will be Wednesday, August 6. Students in grades K-12 will need to attend school from 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Teachers will use this opportunity to go over class rules and schedules so students will be prepared to begin instruction on Friday, August 8. Buses will run and breakfast will be served on this day. Students will be in class on this day.

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  • Revitalization Makes Its Mark In Tracy City

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 9:23 am


    Oliver W. Jervis, Chairman of the Tracy City Downtown Revitalization Committee, has announced the completion of the committee’s work. An application filed with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development on November 1, 2013 requested admission to its Tennessee Downtowns Program. On February 1, 2013 Tracy City was advised it had been selected as one of six towns in Tennessee for round three of the program. The admission to

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  • Early Voting Begins Friday, July 18

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 1:42 pm


    Secretary of State Tre Hargett Announces Start of Early Voting   Beginning Friday, registered voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballots for the August 7 state primary and county general elections. Secretary of State Tre Hargett is encouraging voters to take advantage of early voting. “Early voting allows voters to pick a convenient time to cast their ballots,” said Secretary Hargett. “Because of the length of the August

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  • Hunter Safety Education

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:03 am

    Hunting season is coming up and now is the time to mark your calendar for one of the upcoming hunter safety classes. If you have a son or daughter that will be hunting with you this fall or if you are planning a hunting trip out of state, now is the time to complete the hunter safety course requirements. Many states require completion of a hunter safety course for all

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  • Cantrell Signs With Campbellsville University

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 9:09 am

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    Two-time National Bass Fishing Trail junior national champion Dakota Cantrell signed a scholarship Saturday, July 12 to join the inaugural Campbellsville University co-ed bass fishing team. Cantrell, a recent graduate of Grundy County High School from Monteagle, is the second signee for the 2014-15 season and the first out of state angler for bass fishing coach Tommy Hall. He joins Austin Moore of Warren East High School in Bowling Green,

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  • Haslam Announces Grants For Monteagle and Tracy City

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 8:57 am

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    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer recently announced nearly $820,000 in two transportation alternative grants for Monteagle and Tracy City to connect downtown districts to trails and make other enhancements. Haslam awarded the grants on July 8 at Harton Park in Monteagle. The town of Monteagle was awarded a $216,320 grant for the Pedestrian Corridor Extension Project. The project will install approximately 2,000 feet of

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  • This week at Summerfest

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Summerfest on Monteagle Mountain continues this week with activities for everyone. Thursday July 10: 10:00 a.m. – Children’s Program at the May Justus Memorial Library in Monteagle; 11:00 a.m. -Lecture: Gary Ziegler, “Extreme Archaeology in the Andes: Machu Picchu Sacred Sisters” at the Monteagle Sunday School Assembly; 8:15 p.m. – All-Assembly concert: Cumberland Orchestra Auditorium at the Monteagle Sunday School Assembly. Friday July 11: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. –

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  • Monteagle prepares for Mountain Market Arts and Crafts

    Posted on July 9, 2014 at 11:23 am

    The 55th Annual Monteagle Mountain Market of Arts & Crafts will be held on July 26 and 27. This event will feature over 100 artisans and crafters displaying their handmade creations which will include: fine art, stain glass, pottery, both fine and primitive furniture, bird houses, paintings in a variety of media, quilts, woodcrafts, toys, jewelry, metal and glass art, hand sewn and embroidered items and much more. Several demonstrators

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