Category Archive: Northwest GA (Dade Co.) News

Northwest Georiga/Dade Co. Area News

Drugs, weapons, and $20,000 in cash seized in nearby Dade Co., GA

DADE COUNTY, Ga. — The Lookout Mountain Judicial Drug Task Force seized $20,000 in drug money on December 1st, 2016, after receiving numerous complaints of narcotic use and sales at a particular residence in Dade County. The task force, along with the assistance of the Dade County Sheriff’s Office, responded to 17285 Hwy 11 North …

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Sequatchie Valley sees first extreme cold of season going into weekend; More on the way

With the official start of the winter season (December 21st, 2016) still two weeks away, Marion County and the Sequatchie Valley area will see the coldest weather of the season so far over the next few days heading into the weekend. That cool air has already started moving into the area as of Thursday morning …

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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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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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Expect delays on I-24 near Wildwood overnight this week

Commuters and those planning to travel I-24 between Marion County and Chattanooga should be aware of some nighttime lane closures over the next few days. The planned replacement of the Highway 299 bridge over Interstate 24 in Dade County, Georgia has been several years in the making and the  beginning stages of that project will …

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Several fires ignited around the area over weekend; Marion Co. prohibits burning

If you stepped outside in Marion County on Sunday morning you couldn’t help but notice the smokey haze that engulfed the Sequatchie Valley. It’s a haze that’s with us again on Monday as we start the work week and very likely could be with us for several days due to wild fires around the area …

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University study to research tornadoes on nearby Sand Mountain

When severe weather season (and specifically tornado season) is underway, it’s not uncommon to hear tornado warnings several times over the course of the season for communities along Sand Mountain in Northeast Alabama. And while this year, thus far, has been a very calm year for severe weather and specifically tornadoes in and around the …

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Saturday nights on local TV just got a bit ‘Macabre’ in Marion County

Fall is in the air and the crisp cool mornings filled with beautiful colors from the trees here in the Sequatchie Valley are a sight to behold! Those gorgeous mornings; however, give way to some crisp, cool, spooky nights this time of year! Not only is the Autumn season underway, but you can also feel …

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Rabies prevention program for raccoons begins today

In an effort to prevent the spread of rabies across the state, an annual baiting program to help prevent rabies in raccoons begins Monday in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the project. Oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons will be distributed along Tennessee’s borders with …

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Labor Day was a day for fun in the Sequatchie Valley (Photo Galleries)

There’s no doubt about it… Labor Day was a day of great fun in the Sequatchie Valley as always, and especially in the Whitwell area! For the 58th year, locals young and old alike lined the sides of the city’s main thoroughfare to see the many floats, entertainers, horse and buggies, Alhambra Shrine cars, and …

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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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