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Under $100K Sunday -c.1938 Tennessee Fixer Upper on 7 Acres $100K

Tennessee homes on acreage are becoming more rare every day at this price. Such a beautiful piece of land with views, pole barn and creek!. This is the one you’ve been waiting for! 7 acres in rural southern Giles County with 3 bedroom/1 bath fixer upper home, 40×30 pole barn, and old wooden barn as well. Beautiful creek complete with swimming hole along back property line. Located halfway between Pulaski and Athens, only 2.5 miles from Hwy 166.
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Raises, Veterans Added to Proposed Budget

New directions from the state concerning a pay raise for elected county officials is among the changes to Giles County’s proposed 2021-22 fiscal year budget. The county commission will consider the 2021-22 budget when it meets in monthly session at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 24, on the second floor of the Giles County Courthouse.
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County Commission Holds Land Use Plan’s Fate

Editor’s Note: PULASKI CITIZEN readers should know that while serving on the Giles County Planning Commission, Publisher Scott Stewart is also providing the newspaper’s primary coverage of the planning commission. It is our pledge to, as much as humanly possible, keep our opinions out of our news coverage. Opinions are relegated to the Editorial Page. Anyone who has an issue with any PULASKI CITIZEN coverage is welcome to contact Stewart at scott@pulaskicitizen.com or 638-7592. Thank you.
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MMC/UT Midnight Merger Celebration

THE GILES COUNTY CHAMBER WILL BE SPONSORING A MIDNIGHT MERGER CELEBRATION ON JUNE 30TH IN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN PULASKI TO COMMEMORATE THE MERGING OF MARTIN METHODIST COLLEGE AND THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE CREATING THE FOURTH CAMPUS IN THE UT SYSTEM. THE FIRST IN ALMOST 50 YEARS. FROM 9 TIL MIDNIGHT FOOD, THERE WILL BE DRINKS, GAMES AND MUSIC AND AT MIDNIGHT THE GILES COUNTY COURTHOUSE WILL ILLUMINATE IN THE FAMOUS UT ORANGE. TO GET TICKETS GO TO EVENTBRITE.COM OR CHECK OUT THE GILES COUNTY CHAMBER FACEBOOK PAGE.
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Saturday Storms Cause Local Damage

TWO HEAVY THUNDERSTDORMS CHARGED THROUGH PARTS OF GILES COUNTY SATURDAY AFTERNOON LEAVING CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE BEHIND. THE FIRST ROUND WAS JUST AFTER 3:00 PM IN THE EASTERN PART OF GILES AND SOUTH WESTERN PART OF MARSHALL COUNTY - LEAVING WIND DAMAGE, DOWNED TREES AND TEMPORARY FLOODING. ALSO AFFECTED BY THIS STORM WERE THE ARDMORE, FRANKEWEING, ELKTON, AND PROSPECT COMMUNITIES BEFORE THE STORM ULTIMATELY MOVED SOUTH TOWARD HUNTSVILLE. THE SECOND STORM CAME AS A SURPRISE IN THE 6:00 PM HOUR CAUSING THE MOST DAMAGE IN GILES, AFFECTING HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN THE WEST SIDE OF TOWN. THE STORM, COMPLETE WITH 60+ MPH WINDS TOOK DOWN THE BIG TENT AT WILSON PLANT SALES NEXT DOOR TO WKSR. THE STORM ALSO DAMAGED POWER LINES, THE ROOF AT HIGHWATER PAWN, MIDSOUTH CONCRETE ON BENNETT DRIVE, OTHER HOMES AND BUSINESSES, ALONG WITH MANY TREES DOWN. NO INJURIES HAVE BEEN REPORTED BUT DAMAGE IS STILL BEING INSPECTED AND REPAIRED THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY.
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Pulaski Man Arrested by the GCSD

THE GILES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ARRESTED A PULASKI MAN ON TUESDAY MORNING AND BOOKED HIM INTO THE GILES COUNTY JAIL ON MULPTIPLE CHARGES. WILLIAM ALLEN WALLACE, AGE 40 OF PULASKI, WAS ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES INCLUDING AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, DOMESTIC ASSAULT, FALSE IMPRISONMENT, SIMPLE POSSESSION/CASUAL EXCHANGE, UNLAWFUL DRUG PARAPHENALIA, AND ESPECIALLY AGGRAVATED KIDNAPPING. HE IS BEING HELD FOR COURT IN THE GILES COUNTY JAIL AND IS SET TO APPEAR IN GENERAL SESSIONS COURT ON JUNE 17TH TO ANSWER THE CHARGES.
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Rost Jewelers to Close

A LOCAL FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS THAT HAS BEEN A LANDMARK IN GILES COUNTY FOR OVER 93 YEARS IS CLOSING IT'S DOORS AT THE END OF THE MONTH. ROST JEWELERS, ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE PULASKI SQUARE, MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON THURSDAY THAT THE STORE WILL CLOSE AT THE END OF BUSINESS DAY ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 30TH. CO-OWNER KEITH ROST TOLD WKSR NEWS THAT IT WAS TIME TO RETIRE AND THE HARDEST PART WAS SAYING GOODBYE TO MANY GREAT CUSTOMERS WHOM HE THANKED. ROST SAID "OUR CUSTOMERS ARE ALSO OUR FRIENDS". THE STORE OPENED IN 1928 UNDER ROSCO ROST, KEITH'S GRANDFATHER. ROSCO'S SON, DUANE ROST TOOK OVER THE STORE IN THE MID 1940'S AND RETIRED IN 2011 WHEN BROTHERS KEITH AND RAY TOOK THE LEAD. THE 3 GENERATION FAMILY OWNED STORE TOUCHED THE LIVES OF MANY OVER THE YEARS. ROST JEWELERS WILL CLOSE IT'S DOORS ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 30TH AT 6:00 PM.
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Benefit Raffle by the Giles County Sheriff's Department

THE GILES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT INVITES YOU TO STOP BY THE GILES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE OR BY BIG BOSS GUN AND PAWN TO BUY YOUR $10.00 TICKET FOR A CHANCE TO WIN AND ANDERSON ARMS AR15 RIFLE, DONATED BY BIG BOSS GUN AND PAWN. BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED IF YOU WIN. DRAWING WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY JULY 2ND. ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT DEPUTY TITUS GILBERT.
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Giles Sheriff's Department Seeking Stolen Mill

THE GILES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RELEASED A SOCIAL MEDIA STATEMENT ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN A THEFT CASE. A PORTABLE SAW MILL WAS STOLEN LAST MONTH FROM THE BATES HOLLOW ROAD AREAS OFF OF PLEASANT HILL ROAD IN ARDMORE. IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE GILES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AT 931-363-3505. YOU CAN VIEW A PICTURE OF THE SAW MILL ON THE GILES SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE.
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Charges Pending in Fatal Giles County Crash

A GILES COUNTY WOMAN DIED IN A FATAL CRASH THURSDAY ON HIGHWAY 64 NEAR AGNEW ROAD. ACCORDING TO THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL, A PORSCHE 911, WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND WHEN THE VEHICLE LEFT THE ROADWAY AND HIT AN EMBANKMENT BEFORE ROLLING OVER. THE PASSENGER IN THE VEHICLE IDENTIFIED AS JESSICA DARNELL, 31, OF PULASKI, PERISHED IN THE ACCIDENT. CRIMINAL CHARGES ARE PENDING AND THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING.
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Commercial Structure Fire in Giles County

A STORAGE UNIT FACILITY IN PULASKI SUSTAINED DAMAGE FOLLOWING A STRUCTURE FIRE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT EARLY MONDAY MORNING. MEMBERS OF THE PULASKI FIRE DEPARTMENT AND PULASKI POLICE DEPARTMENT PSO'S RESPONDED TO THE SCENE ON NORTH FIRST STREET. NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. GILES COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE ASSISTED ON THE SCENE WITH THE MOBILE AIR UNIT TO FILL BOTTLES.
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Sunday Afternoon Wreck Injures 1

Emergency crews responded to a Sunday Afternoon traffic accident in Giles County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the two vehicle crash occurred at around 4:45 in the area of 3496 Beech Hill Rd. Troopers indicated that the two vehicles were traveling from opposite directions and that wet roads may have been a contributing factor in the crash. One driver was transported to an area hospital for treatment of injuries. Another driver was uninjured. The accident remains under investigation.
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State Vaccination Update

THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HAS ANNOUNCED THAT APPROXIMATELY 34.1 PERCENT OF TENNESSEANS HAVE BEEN FULLY VACCINATED BRINGING THE TOTAL UP TO 4,940,385. IN LAWRENCE COUNTY 23.1 PERCENT HAVE BEEN FULLY VACCINATED, 40.5 PERCENT IN MAURY COUNTY, 25 PERCENT IN GILES COUNTY AND 31 PERCENT IN WAYNE COUNTY. THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REMINDS TENNESSEANS THAT VACCINES ARE AVAILABLE AND FREE. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO COVID 19 DOT TN DOT GOV.