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Date registered: July 14, 2016

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  1. Jasper Christmas Parade goes on despite rain and detour (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS) — December 5, 2016
  2. Grundy man dies while hunting — December 5, 2016
  3. Fire at Family Dollar in Jasper (VIDEO) — December 5, 2016
  4. Names released of three people killed in Jackson Co., AL tornado — December 2, 2016
  5. TN Chamber of Commerce launches program to promote GEDs for workers — December 2, 2016

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Jasper Christmas Parade goes on despite rain and detour (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)

Despite the rain, cold, and a slight route detour due to Main Street being closed in one area due to a nearby fire, the annual Jasper Christmas Parade went as planned on Saturday night. Area residents young and old lined the parade route down Warrior Drive to Betsy Pack Drive and then south to the …

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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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Fire at Family Dollar in Jasper (VIDEO)

Fire officials in Marion County are looking into the cause of a fire that heavily-damaged the Family Dollar store in Jasper on Saturday afternoon. The fire started shortly after 3pm CST at the new Main Street location across from Sonic and next to Raphael’s, according to dispatchers. Crews from both the Jasper and Kimball Volunteer …

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Names released of three people killed in Jackson Co., AL tornado

The Jackson County, Alabama Coroner identified the three people killed in an EF-3 tornado that hit Rosalie early Wednesday morning. April Wright, 22, her brother Justin Wright, 22, and his girlfriend Jessica Fleming, 21, were all killed when the tornado lifted their mobile home off AL Highway 71 just east of Scottsboro. A Gofundme page …

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TN Chamber of Commerce launches program to promote GEDs for workers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce announced on Friday that it’s launching a program to encourage more workers in the state to gain high school equivalency degrees (GEDs) over the coming years. According to the chamber, more than 300,000 people currently working in Tennessee have not completed their high school education. The Chamber …

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Christmas Parades and Holiday Events around the area

It’s that time of the year when we start feeling the holiday spirit and try to find ways to enjoy the Christmas Season with our friends, neighbors, family and loved ones. Here’s a list of some upcoming Christmas Parades and other events around the area for you to enjoy this 2016 season… Friday, December 2 …

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Arrest made in arson that caused Sequatchie County wildfire

DUNLAP, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Crime Unit, along with the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Department, have made an arrest in connection with arson that caused a wildfire in the county. Authorities have charged 24-year-old Dakota Ashton Tucker of Monteagle, Tenn. for deliberately setting a fire that burned 65 acres. Tucker is charged …

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Weather Service preliminary damage survey classifies tornado near Whitwell as EF-2

It’s hard to look at the damage done by what has now been officially confirmed as a tornado on late Tuesday night just north of Whitwell and think of it as anything else. Trees up-rooted, their trunks twisted and snarled into wooden spirals, homes and property heavily damaged from the weather events that occurred here …

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Storms turn violent across Seqautchie Valley overnight leaving trail of destruction behind

In what was originally forecast to be a somewhat typical line of strong thunderstorms on Tuesday night, Mother Nature had other plans for folks in the Sequatchie Valley and around the Southeast. The lines of storms slowly began intensifying in the late afternoon and early evening hours as they passed over parts of Mississippi and …

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Marion County High School’s Alex Kirkendoll wins 2016 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award for Class 2A Lineman of the Year

The 2016 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards banquet was held on Monday at Nissan Stadium — home of the Tennessee Titans — in Nashville. The Marion County area was well represented in Division I Class 2A with two of the star lineman from Marion County High School in the running as finalists for the coveted …

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Driver in critical condition after crash with delivery truck on Suck Creek Rd.

An accident caused delays for many commuters who cross Suck Creek Mountain to reach Chattanooga after a car collided with a UPS delivery truck on Friday morning. Officials with the Chattanooga Police Traffic Division closed Suck Creek Road at Signal Mountain Road to traffic for several hours following the crash. It has since reopened. Authorities …

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BURN BAN: What does it mean for you?

The extreme drought and lack of rain combined with the many wildfires across the region has made for 51 counties in middle and east Tennessee to place a ban on open burning. Marion County joined that list earlier this month with official notice given by the Marion County Sheriff’s Department on November 7th. Tennessee Governor …

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