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  • Board OKs changes to student discipline code

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Board of Education approved some minor changes to the district’s Student Discipline Code during its regular meeting Wednesday, June 23. The changes will be effective when the 2010-11 school year starts in both elementary schools, the middle school and the high school. Several points under “Behavior Violations” were amended

  • Residents have until Oct. 4 to register to vote

    Deadlines for the upcoming fall elections in Carroll County are quickly approaching. Carroll County residents have until Oct. 4 to register to cast their votes on Nov. 2, Deputy County Clerk Patti Mefford said. Those who may not be in town or unable to get out and vote on election day may now begin calling the Carroll County clerk’s office to request an absentee ballot. Absentee voting a

  • Washburn/Moore Cemetery will not be moved

    A private family cemetery, located about three-quarters of a mile off Gilgal Road and accessed by a lane called Zen Forest Road, will not be moved. Carroll County Coroner David Wilhoite, a funeral director with Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, confirmed Monday that deed records indicate the cemetery was excluded from being sold with the remainder of the original farm on which it was locate

  • Stainless markets look bright for NAS, Acerinox

    Officials from North American Stainless and Acerinox, its parent company, delivered a clear message Thursday: The company is strong, healthy and well-positioned for the future. “We are a good customer and a good supplier,” CEO Bernardo Velazquez said during the first Acerinox Investor and Analyst’s Day held at the NAS plant in Ghent. Velazquez told more than 50 investor

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  • Brierly challenges Jackson in Milton mayoral race

    The Trimble Banner The race for the Milton mayor’s office has heated up, with Commissioner Steve Brierly throwing his hat into the ring with current Mayor Denny Jackson. Jackson was voted in as mayor by the commissioners after Donnie Oakley died while in office. Oakley died in September 2009 after a long battle with cancer. Jackson to

  • Jelly Bean Run joins 20th Trimble County Apple Festival

    Downtown Bedford again will be the host of the Trimble County Apple Festival. This is the 20th year for the event, which is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11-12, on the Courthouse Square. The Jelly Bean Run, a motorcycle ride to raise money for several local charities, joins the festival this year. Registration is 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday. The t

  • Milton VFD receives county’s $15,000

    The Trimble Banner Fiscal Court has released one-half of the 2010-11 funds it had committed to the Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department. Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens said Monday that he hand-delivered the check for $15,000 to the department’s treasurer last week. The county has budgeted $30,000 for each depart

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Milton VFD hosts fish fry; updates website The Milton Volunteer Fire Department will host it’s annual Labor Day Weekend Fish Fry from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 3-4, at Station 1 on the hilltop. The menu features fish, hot dogs, baked beans, cole slaw, desserts and soft drinks. Funds raised will benefit the

  • Four departments work Milton fire

    The Trimble Banner Emergency responders from Milton, Bedford, Westside and La Grange fire departments responded to a house fire Wednesday morning, Aug. 25, on Richmond Road in Milton. The two-story, A-frame house is owned by Steve and Amy Renfro. No one was home at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries. The fire was first report