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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 a fight broke out in her neighbor’s yard. The fight [...]
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Meteorologist Robert Frye: Latest Forecast and Severe Weather Synopsis

A cold front is currently stretched from the Great Lakes region down to Arkansas. Along and ahead of the cold front, a squall line has developed in MO and AR already and broken lines of storms has been observed on radar further south. I expect [...]

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Why Marion County has severe weather in winter months

With the threat for Severe Weather coming in around midweek, most are probably wondering why we are getting bad weather during the winter months. A common misconception many have here in the Sequatchie Valley is that severe weather occurs primarily [...]

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Snow Potential for Marion County

JASPER, Tenn. — We have a very challenging forecast ahead for the Sequatchie Valley. Looking at the latest forecast guidance, not much has really changed in the overall thinking concerning our snow potential for Thursday. A low pressure [...]

Continued Rain Causes Flooding and Closes Local Schools

Weather conditions across the United States have definitely  been interesting over the past few weeks, with no exception to that rule for residents here in the Sequatchie Valley.  After near-record highs for January going into the past weekend, [...]

Train derailment in Dade Co., GA

Clean up continues today in Dade County, Georgia following a train derailment on Sunday night. Eighteen cars derailed near Morganville Ridge Road on Hwy 11 in Wildwood.  No injuries are reported in connection to the derailment. Norfolk Southern [...]

Dunlap Vice Mayor facing DUI charges

The Vice Mayor of Dunlap has been charged with DUI in Knox County. James “Dan” Barker, 73, was arrested September 2nd by officers in Knox County. His bond was set at $500. Dunlap officials have not said whether any action will be [...]

Jackson Co., AL raid nets guns, pills, and pot

Jackson County, Alabama deputies find guns, prescription medication and marijuana inside a home on Sunday. Depuities responded to the home on County Road 291 in Bryant, AL. They found one pound of marijuana which had been packaged for resale, [...]

Voters select Graham for County Mayor in Democratic Primary

With 90% of precincts reporting across the county, Marion voters have picked incumbent John Graham in the County Mayor Democratic Primary election. Graham wins with 60% of the votes. His challenger, current County Commission vice chairman and [...]

Marion voters say “NO” to Wheel Tax

With less than half of Marion County’s precincts reporting, it was clear that voters in the county oppose a wheel tax. The tax, proposed by the County Commission, would impose a $25 tax on motorcycles and a $50 tax on automobiles registered [...]