UPDATE: Death of South Pittsburg toddler to be ruled as homicide

South Pittsburg police chief, Bobby Simpson, said the medical examiner looking into the death of a toddler will be ruling it a homicide. While the TBI isn’t ready to call it that. No charges have been made at this time. Officials with the TBI said the child died on Friday ant that the agency is …

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TBI identifies South Pittsburg child who died Friday

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) Special agents are investigating a death of a South Pittsburg child that died on Friday afternoon has now been identified as two-year-old Zayne Harper. Officials say autopsy reports are pending in this case. TBI Spokesman Josh DeVine stated that South Pittsburg Police and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office are assisting …

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How to hear your local team’s football broadcast this season

Football season is upon us again, and for many of us that means Friday nights spent at one of our great area football stadiums or maybe you’ll be on the road with your team this season. And while many of you do follow your team on the road, sometimes it’s just not practical for faithful …

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Whitwell Tiger’s Football LIVE this season on MarionCountyMessenger.com Community Radio

This season fans of the Whitwell High School Tigers can listen to the games LIVE each Friday night with MarionCountyMessenger.com Community Radio. Veteran sports broadcaster and native of the Sequatchie Valley, Chris Goforth, brings you every play of the game LIVE from each week’s game right here over our website’s new venture — MarionCountyMessenger.com Community …

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Kimball Board of Mayor & Aldermen Meeting 8/11/16 recap

Here’s a recap of the Kimball Board of Mayor & Aldermen Meeting on 8/11/16 recap… You can watch the re-play of this meeting and several other local area meetings on Saturday, Aug. 13th, on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion County. Public Hearing on Ordinance #241: to adopt the 2009 Edition of the IEC …

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Marion County Fair dates set for Sept. 27th through Oct. 1st

It’s almost that time of year again! Time for the Marion County Fair to take place at the County Fairgrounds in Jasper! In addition to the carnival rides, midway, Fairest of the Fair Pageant and 4-H Youth Pageant; this year the Marion County Fair has announced new activities for fair-goers to take part in as …

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No injuries after explosion at Bridgeport, AL alloy plant

No one was hurt when a transformer blew up at Tennessee Alloys Co. in Bridgeport, according to police. Officials say a transformer at the plant caused two explosions. It happened at about 5pm CDT on Wednesday afternoon. The Jackson County business operates as part of the Core Metals Group, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of …

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Appeals court ruling puts brakes on EPB’s broadband expansion plans

A U.S. Court of Appeals has put the brakes on Chattanooga’s Electric Power Board’s (EPB) plans to expand their fiber optic broadband infrastructure to other areas of Tennessee. The court struck down the order made by the Federal Communications Commission in 2015 that would have allowed EPB to expand its broadband offerings beyond its traditional …

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South Pittsburg Aug. 9th City Meeting recap

Here’s a recap of the South Pittsburg City Meeting from August 9th, 2016… You can watch the re-play of this meeting and several other local area meetings on Saturday, Aug. 13th, on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion County. Those in attendance include: Mayor Jane Dawkins Commissioner Ronnie Lancaster Commissioner Jimmy Wigfall Commissioner Jeff …

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South Pittsburg Police say residents should be on the lookout for prowlers

South Pittsburg Police Chief Robert Simpson asks residents in the community to be on the lookout for late night prowlers that have been spotted in areas around the town. Several residents along 4th and Pine Avenues in South Pittsburg have made reports prowlers late at night in their neighborhood. One homeowner even tried to chase …

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