Tag Archive: Grundy County

Apr 15 2014

Grundy Co. High School cheerleaders win national competition

The Grundy County High School Cheer Squad won a national competition this weekend in Pensacola, FL. The squad qualified earlier in Atlanta, and won a first place bid to compete in the southeast U.S. regional competition in Pensacola. Supporters in Grundy County helped raised the money for the girls’ hotel & food costs. There are …

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Sep 17 2013

SPORTS: Grundy Co. head football coach suspended for one week

After an issue with a player during halftime of last week’s game, Grundy County High School head football coach Nick Bryant was suspended from his duties for this week. Grundy County director of schools, Jody Hargis, told the Chattanooga Times Free Press in an interview that the athletic committee had determined the school’s code of …

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Jul 16 2012

Fire damages home in Grundy County


COALMONT, Tenn. – Grundy County Firefighters spent part of their early Monday morning battling a structure fire. Grundy dispatchers say the call came in just after 2am CDT, with reports of a fire on Heidenburg Street in Coalmont. Officials report to injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.

Mar 06 2012

FINAL Super Tuesday Results for Marion County


It was Super Tuesday across the Nation with 10 states voting in the GOP Presidential Primary for 2012, and locally there were several races in Marion County of interest along with the controversial wheel tax vote. In the Presidential Primary, Marion County was the lone county in the state to choose former Speaker of the …

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Feb 19 2012

Go-Kart Accident Claims Two Young Lives in Grundy County


Two young brothers were killed Saturday near Altamont in Grundy County when their go-kart was hit by a car. The accident claimed the lives of 11-year-old Nicholas Keener and four-year-old Calvin Keener, who were riding on a hill behind their house when they apparently lost control of the go-kart and went into Northcutts Cove Road and a car hit them. …

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Dec 26 2011

Rock slide on I-24 West on Monteagle Mountain

View of I-24 Westbound on Monteagle Mtn. in Marion County

Almost one year to to the day, another rock slide has affected I-24 traffic on Monteagle Mountain. TDOT and the Tennessee Highway Patrol have reported a rock slide that is partially blocking Westbound traffic on I-24 at mile marker 140. The slide occurred around 10 a.m. CST Monday, and officials with THP and TDOT expect …

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Feb 28 2011

Hwy. 108 rock slide in Grundy County cleared ahead of schedule


GRUNDY COUNTY, Tenn. –  Highway 108 in Grundy County is reopened this morning after a rock slide that closed the highway over a week ago. Dispatchers with the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office say it re-opened Sunday night. The extent of repairs still needing to be made is unknown.  But dispatchers say the road is passable. …

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Dec 30 2010

Grundy County’s Schools Superintendent Loses his Post


Six-months after landing the job, Grundy County’s Schools Superintendent loses his post. School board members voted five-to-three at a called meeting concerning pay-for-performance bonuses, and instead, decided to demote Clay Newsome. He’ll be transferred back to the classroom. Former acting Director of Schools Jody Hargis will fill the position while the school board launches a …

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