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  • 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

  • Serving up food ‘n fun
  • 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

  • Safe Night Celebration
  • Two primary winners face fall challenge

    On Nov. 2, incumbents Sheriff Ben Smith and Constable Glenn Chatham will attempt to do the statistically impossible: Win back their seats in the general election as write-in candidates. Smith lost his seat in the May Democratic primary to Carrollton Police Officer Jamie Kinman by a vote of 1,191 to 837, while Chatham lost to former Carroll County Jailer David Miles by a vote of 385 to 289. Co

  • CLARIFICATION

    An article in the Sept. 1 edition of The News-Democrat on the proposal by Nam V.Do to move the Moore/Washburn cemetery on Gilgal Road is not connected with a nearby monastery. Nam confirmed Tuesday that his project at 1171 Gigal Road is not connected to the Bodhidharma Zen Monastery property, which is located at 1711 Gilgal Road. Luu Hong Ha, president of the Bodhidharma Zen Monastery, also co