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Grundy man dies while hunting

Authorities in Grundy County have confirmed that a man died there Saturday while hunting. Sheriff Clint Shrum says that the body was found in the Clouse Hill area of Grundy County located between Monteagle and Tracy City around 12:55pm CST. The body was identified as Michael Nunley, known as “Moty” by friends and family. The …

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Rabies prevention program for raccoons begins today

In an effort to prevent the spread of rabies across the state, an annual baiting program to help prevent rabies in raccoons begins Monday in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the project. Oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons will be distributed along Tennessee’s borders with …

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Free hunting day in TN this Saturday

Saturday marks the opening of Squirrel Season for Tennessee hunters and it’s also the day that Tennessee residents can hunt without a license in the state. Free Hunting Day is an annual event provided by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to increase interest in hunting. In a news release from the agency, it says Tennessee …

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Kimball and other TN cities receiving parks and rec grants

It was announced on Monday at a press briefing with Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam that dozens of communities across the state would be receiving part of a parks and recreation grant totalling more than $17 million dollars. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is awarding $15.8 million in Local Park and Recreation grants to …

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