Local Primary Election Results: Decision 2014

Here’s the latest Primary Election Results for Marion County, TN…. Updated: 10:35pm CDT MARION CO. CLERK DEMOCRATIC 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING Dwight Minter (D / Inc.) 2,953 85% Don “Yoyo” Willis (D) 525 15% MARION [...]

Coldest Temperatures in Decades to Impact the Sequatchie Valley

Temperatures will warm into the upper 40’s/lower 50’s ahead of a very potent arctic front later this weekend. Rain chances increase as the front nears during the day on Sunday. The cold front will be very noticeable. A strong northwesterly [...]
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New Kimball hotel is now open

A new hotel opened in Kimball this past week. The new Hampton Inn opened just off I-24 on US-72 on Wednesday. The 80-room hotel is the only Hilton-branded hotel in Marion County and also features 500 square feet of meeting space in addition [...]

Meteorologist Robert Frye: Winter Weather Outlook for Friday, Jan. 25th, 2013

Forecast guidance has been very consistent with the threat for freezing rain Friday. What has not been as consistent is how much icing will occur. Confidence is high that we will see some icing, especially on elevated surfaces. Ground temperatures [...]

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 [...]

Thousands turn out to show their support for Kennedy

Marion County is a close-knit community with a heart as big as the valley is wide and as gold as it they come.  And if you need proof of that statement, the turnout to the last night’s “Marion County Unites for Kennedy” event [...]

Marion voters decide on several key Primary and Local contests

Months of bruising primary campaign activity came to a close last night as voters went  to the polls to decide the winners of several key primary contests in Tennessee as well as many local contests of importance as well. For the Tennessee [...]

Severe Weather Expected Across Area Today

Chief Meteorologist Robert Frye urges residents in the Marion County area (including Northeast Alabama and surrounding areas) to stay “weather-aware” throughout the day today. According to Robert, the National Weather Service Storm [...]

Commission Worried Over Wheel Tax Opposition

JASPER, Tenn. – Growing mistrust from local residents regarding the upcoming wheel tax referendum has Marion County commissioners pushing to persuade the public. The commission avoided a possible special election in October by voting to [...]

Holiday Parades & Events

Wondering when area Holiday events and parades will be taking place?  Here’s you’re stop at MarionCountyMessenger.com! DECEMBER 8 (Thu) – SVEC Souper Luncheon & Christmas Silent Auction (more info) DECEMBER 10 (Sat) – [...]