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Date registered: July 14, 2016

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  1. Whitwell’s 58th Annual Labor Day Celebration theme shows support for area Food Bank — August 29, 2016
  2. Motorcyclist dies in accident on I-24 Sunday in Marion County — August 29, 2016
  3. Suspect in fatal Huntsville shooting found in Whitwell — August 29, 2016
  4. Early morning truck fire slows-down I-24 near Kimball — August 26, 2016
  5. “A Caring Country Christmas” planned for Dec. 6th to benefit Sheriff’s Department Christmas For Kids program — August 26, 2016

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Whitwell’s 58th Annual Labor Day Celebration theme shows support for area Food Bank

Labor Day is fast approaching, and that means the folks of Whitwell are ready to show up in droves for the annual Labor Day Parade and Celebration, just as they’ve done for nearly six decades. This year’s parade and events marks the 58th year of this great hometown event, and the theme this year is …

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Motorcyclist dies in accident on I-24 Sunday in Marion County

An accident involving a motorcycle on I-24 west bound in Marion County claims the life of a motorcyclist over the weekend. The accident happened just after 11am CDT Sunday near mile marker 166 of Interstate 24 heading west bound into Marion County — near the Tennessee-Georgia state line. Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol say …

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Suspect in fatal Huntsville shooting found in Whitwell

The man wanted for the shooting death of 72-year-old Kathleen Lundy of Huntsville, Alabama has been taken into custody in Tennessee. Huntsville police confirm Warren Hardy was found in Whitwell, Tennessee on Sunday morning. Police believe Hardy fatally shot Lundy at a home on Friday evening. Officials confirm there was no known relation between Lundy …

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Early morning truck fire slows-down I-24 near Kimball

An early morning tractor trailer truck fire slowed down traffic on Interstate 24 near Kimball on Friday morning. The fire started around 5am on I-24 eastbound at mile marker 148, about 2 miles west of Kimball. Traffic on I-24 eastbound was shut-down for just over an hour causing delays for motorists traveling from Nashville into …

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“A Caring Country Christmas” planned for Dec. 6th to benefit Sheriff’s Department Christmas For Kids program

While Christmas is still several months away, it’s never too early to start planning for great benefit events to help those in need in our area for the upcoming holiday season. This year’s “A Caring Country Christmas” concert, which benefits the Marion County Sheriff’s Department’s Christmas For Kids program is scheduled for Tuesday night, December …

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High School Football Preview for Friday, Aug. 26th

Football season is in full gear in the Sequatchie Valley this week, and there’s several great games you can check out around the valley tonight! MARION COUNTY WARRIORS vs. GRUNDY CO. YELLOW JACKETS… Coming off a 39-3 win over the Hixson Wildcats last week, the Marion County Warriors have their home opener for the season …

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Marion County Commission August meeting recap

Here’s a re-cap of the events of the Marion County Commission meeting for August 2016.  You can watch video of this meeting Saturday morning at 7am CDT on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion County. Meeting: After Prayer, pledge to flag, roll call and approval of previous minutes for July meeting… Parkridge West Hospital …

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Comedian James Gregory coming to Princess Theatre in South Pittsburg

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Dubbed the “Funniest Man in America” — comedian James Gregory is coming to South Pittsburg’s Princess Theatre on Saturday night, October 8th, 2016 at 7:00pm CDT. Tickets are now on sale at the Princess Theatre Box Office during select hours and times and online any time at www.theprincesstheatresp.com. It will be a night of great …

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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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TN could lose federal road funding due to new law

Tennessee officials are currently scrambling to avoid losing $60 million in federal road funding because of a new state law that runs afoul of zero-tolerance standards for underage drivers who have been drinking. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), in a teleconference Monday urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to hold-off on a formal …

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