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5k Road Race to coincide with 21st Annual National Cornbread Festival

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn — On your mark, get set, go!  Whether you’re a speedster or the slow-and-steady type, if you love to run, the National Cornbread Festival 5K Run is the event for you! With your choice of a 5k competitive run, chip-timed with Jaguar timing, a 5k walk, or a 1-Mile fun run. This …

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Marion County School Board approves 2017-2018 school calendar

At the regular monthly meeting of the Marion County Board of Education on Monday, February 27th at the schools’ Central Office in Jasper the board approved the following calendar for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.   The calendar, approved by the board, is very similar to this year’s school calendar, including a full week for …

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Marion County Fair set for earlier dates in 2017

The Marion County Fair has announced the dates for this year’s fair, which come much earlier for 2017. This year, the Marion County Fair will take place May 17th through May 21st at the Fairgrounds in Jasper adjacent to the city park and just behind Dairy Queen in Jasper. Officials with the fair cite two …

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South Pittsburg City Meeting Feb. 2017 Recap

Here’s a recap of the South Pittsburg City Meeting for February 2017… You can watch the re-play of this and other local city and government meetings Saturdays on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion County. Meeting called to order… After prayer, pledge to the flag, roll call, approval of Jan. meeting… Communications from Mayor: …

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SVEC plans study for possible broadband fiber expansion

Recent legislation by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam aimed at allowing electrical cooperatives in the state to provide broadband Internet access to customers in their service areas has gained much attention across the state, including locally with the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC). The Governor’s Broadband Accessibility Act will deregulate a provision that’s kept cooperatives like …

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South Pittsburg woman indicted and arrested for theft from employer

A South Pittsburg, Tennessee woman who was accused of stealing from her former employer was arrested and taken into custody over the weekend after being indicted on charges last week. In April 2016, TBI Special Agents opened an investigation into a former employee of Sequatchie Concrete Services in South Pittsburg who had allegedly embezzled money …

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Marion County Schools latest to close due to sickness

Several school systems around the state have temporarily closed because a number of students and teachers have come down with the flu or a stomach bug in the past few weeks. The latest school system to be added to that list includes our local Marion County school district. Officials with the Marion County Board of …

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One person injured in firearm incident Saturday in South Pittsburg

One person was injured on Saturday in an incident involving an accidental firearm discharge in South Pittsburg. Officials say the incident involved two people and the accidental discharge of a firearm that resulted in an injury which happened at the Sonic Drive-In restaurant’s parking lot located at 131 TN-156. South Pittsburg Police and Puckett EMS …

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Long-time Marion County physician Dr. Adcock has retired

After nearly 40 years as a physician in the field of family medicine in the Marion County area, Dr. Charles “Rusty” Adcock announced recently that he would retire, and that finally happened this week after 37 years as a family practitioner in the South Pittsburg community. Dr. Adcock’s last day at his practice was Tuesday …

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South Pittsburg Rotary Club ‘Boston Butt’ sale underway for 2017

The South Pittsburg Rotary Club is once again selling Boston Butt Roasts to help the organization raise money for their many community service projects for 2017. These perfectly-smoked and delicious Boston butts sell for $30 and will be available on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 — just in time for Superbowl weekend! You can place your …

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Bellefonte Nuclear Plant proposal projects $1 billion annually and 12,000 jobs

New information came to light last week in the future development of the long-mothballed Bellefonte Nuclear Plant near Scottsboro in the Hollywood community of Jackson County, Alabama. Formerly a property of the federal utility, TVA, the northeast Alabama facility sold at auction in November 2016, with a letter of intent to bid submitted by Nuclear …

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Serious wreck sends one person to hospital in South Pittsburg

A vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon sent one person to the hospital after causing property damage in South  Pittsburg. Witnesses say the accident happened around 1:45 pm on Sunday, January 15th, when an unidentified driver somehow left the road or lost control at 19th Street and Cedar Avenue in the Richard City area across from …

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