GCHA Pet Corner: Meet Paper Clip!


Paper Clip. If there ever was a DINGO… (Google it!) He is clueless about a dog’s life! Bless him.  He is learning to walk on a leash. And he thinks a cot is pretty awesome. This tall lean boy is NOT an adult yet. He has grown up in the shelter. They have had him since a small pup. He […]

Susan Steen: Anyone can take one step in the right direction

“Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.” — Jackie Chan Checking to see the comments from a recent post I had made on social media, I couldn’t miss the photo at the top of the newsfeed of a young woman with an oddly shaped stomach, not what a pregnant stomach looks like […]

STAAR’s production focuses on “Children of the Holocaust”

STAAR Theatre’s production of “Children of the Holocaust” and “Can you Hear them Crying?” is a poignant way to learn about one of history’s most horrible events through art and journals left behind by children who experienced the horrors of the Holocaust. Performed by talented youth from our community, these two short plays impart an excellent way to interest teens […]


Giles Paths: Tarpley — Then and Now

Tarpley is five and-one-half miles south of Pulaski on U.S. Highway 31 at the junction of Aspen Hill Road from the south and Bunker Hill Road from the east. Tarpley is on the ridge separating the Richland and Buchanan valleys.  When white men first came to this community, no Indians lived there, but there were signs they had done so […]

Giles Senior Center Happenings (2/15-2/29)


The Giles County Senior Center is located at 100 Senior Citizen Drive in Pulaski and is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.  For more information about the center or its activities, call 363-7441 Thursday, Feb. 15, 10 a.m. — Bingo with NHC. Friday, Feb. 16, 10:30 a.m. — Beekeeper David Jones will give a presentation on his honey. Monday, Feb. […]

This Week’s Citizen Spotlight Is Randy Paul Nesmith

Citizen Goes Out of His Way to Help Those in Need

When the snow began in earnest Jan. 15, there were many Giles Countians who were caught off guard. Citizen Randy Paul Nesmith, known for being more than willing to assist his neighbors whenever and wherever they are in need, jumped into action. Nesmith, a transplant for Rogersville, Ala., has lived in Giles County for several years and has made it […]


A Valentine’s Playlist, With Love From Me to You

Ah, Valentine’s Day, or as some fondly refer to it, Singles Awareness Day.  Everyone holds various opinions on the commercial day of love and how it should or should not be observed. The carnations and roses, candies, cards, stuffed animals, purples, reds and pinks, paper hearts, little Cupids and all the many outward displays of affection will either have you […]

Ribbon Cutting: Pizza On Main


Pizza on Main celebrates its Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony performed by the Greater Ardmore Chamber.

Susan Steen: A solid base from these three little words

“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’ ” — Mary Anne Radmacher It’s been a season, hasn’t it? The sun is shining as I write, the groundhog’s shadow was in hiding, thankfully, and I am feeling hopeful for warmth, sunshine, and those sweet buds that […]

Giles Paths: Buford Station — Then and Now

Although the first settlers arrived in the early 1800s, it was not until somewhere around 1840 that this community got its name “Buford.” Since the settlement was of predominantly Buford families, quite naturally, the area was called Buford.  Buford Station is located in the northern part of Giles County, between Lynnville and Pulaski.  Buford got its start when the first […]


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