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Jasper radio station brings an “Opry-feel” to local airwaves

For many years now country music and bluegrass artists know they reach the pinnacle of their career when they hit the stage of WSM’s “Grand Ole Opry” on the legendary ... Continue Reading →
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Grundy Co. High School cheerleaders win national competition

The Grundy County High School Cheer Squad won a national competition this weekend in Pensacola, FL. The squad qualified earlier in Atlanta, and won a first place bid to compete in the ... Continue Reading →
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BREAKING NEWS: Body found in river at Whitwell

Sheriff Ronnie “Bo” Burnett with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed to MarionCountyMessenger.com that a body was found by an off-duty officer in ... Continue Reading →
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Jasper moves forward with remote water meter reading equipment

City administrators in Jasper have been implementing a massive project to automate the town’s water meter reading duties since 2011, and last week the Jasper Board of Mayor and ... Continue Reading →
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New information in South Pittsburg City Administrator arrest

New information is coming forth after the arrest of South Pittsburg city administrator Sammy Burrows earlier this month. The officer who made the arrest, Sergeant Paul West, was wearing ... Continue Reading →
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Second Arrest made in Marion County High vandalism

Amid a storybook season for the Marion County High School Warriors, the team is now also having to deal with the shame of some of their own coaching staff finding themselves on the ... Continue Reading →
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Victim identified in Cartwright stabbing from Tuesday

A Sequatchie County man is in the hospital after a late-night stabbing. Dispatch tells us it happened later Tuesday on Cartwright Loop near Whitwell, when a woman called police after ... Continue Reading →
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UPDATE: Officer who arrested South Pittsburg city administrator now without a job

The South Pittsburg city council met last night for the first time since the arrest of city administrator Sammy Burrows over the weekend by a South Pittsburg policeman. Burrows has ... Continue Reading →
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Hales Bar Dam celebrates 100 years

It’s been a fixture of Marion County’s landscape for almost one hundred years now, and has been the subject of everything from controversy to ghost hunts, and has even ... Continue Reading →
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South Pittsburg City Administrator Arrested

South Pittsburg City Administrator, Sammy Burrows, was arrested by the Marion County Sheriff’s Department. Burrows was charged with Obstruction of a Police Officer, Resisting ... Continue Reading →