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 →

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 →

OUTDOORS: Early hunting season to begin for wood ducks, teal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Early hunting season for wood ducks and teal begins this week. According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, the season runs from Saturday to Sept. ... Continue Reading →

HEALTH: Chobani identifies mold in yogurt, says it’s not a risk to most

Greek yogurt maker Chobani has identified the mold responsible for a recall of products from store shelves nationwide, but says that it won’t make most people sick. On its Facebook ... Continue Reading →

“The World’s Longest Yard Sale” starts Thursday

Thursday marks the beginning of this year’s “World’s Longest Yard Sale”, and also marks the 26th anniversary of the grand event, which stretches 690 miles along ... Continue Reading →
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HEALTH: TN students to get fresh fruit and vegetables

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is getting $3.3 million in federal funds to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to public school children. According to the Education Department, ... Continue Reading →

IRS Reminds Taxpayers to Report 2010 Roth Conversions on 2012 Returns

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who converted amounts to a Roth IRA or designated Roth account in 2010 that in most cases they must report half of the ... Continue Reading →

Five Local Schools Receive Coordinated School Health Mini-Grants

JASPER, Tenn. — Carol Bailey, director of Coordinated School Health for Marion County Schools, would like to congratulate Whitwell Elementary, Whitwell High School, Jasper Middle, ... Continue Reading →

Comedian Bill Cosby coming to Chattanooga

Legendary comedian Bill Cosby will play the Tivoli Theatre Sunday, April 14 at 7 p.m. as part of his current national tour to promote his latest book, “I Didn’t Ask to Be Born, ... Continue Reading →

Logan Carmichael: Review of ABC’s new series “Nashville”

I have to admit…I’m finding myself obsessed with ABC’s new drama, “Nashville”. This is not my usual type of TV show by any means. I’m usually more into History Channel and ... Continue Reading →