Tag Archive: Kimball

May 06 2014

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 CO. COMMISSION D. 1 ST. B DEMOCRATIC 100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING David Abbott (D) 462 58% Virgil F. Holder (D) …

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Jan 04 2014

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 wind will draw much colder air into the Tennessee Valley late Sunday and early Monday. …

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Nov 10 2013

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 to a 24-hour business center, fitness center, and seasonal outdoor pool for …

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Jan 24 2013

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 are above freezing for the most part with the exception being the plateau. The plateau …

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Jan 16 2013

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 system will develop later tonight or early Thursday along the same frontal boundary that has brought flooding …

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Aug 17 2012

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 at the Jasper fairgrounds should be proof enough! The event started as …

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Aug 03 2012

Marion voters decide on several key Primary and Local contests

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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 State Senate GOP primary in District 16, voters chose Janice Bowling, with 8,127 votes. …

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Mar 02 2012

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 Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has placed the region in a Moderate Risk for severe weather this afternoon/evening. Storms will produce heavy rain, …

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Feb 01 2012

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 put the wheel tax question on the March ballot. If the tax passes, the referendum states that the commission will …

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Dec 02 2011

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) — Chattanooga Holiday Starlight Parade (6pm ET, Market St. @ MLK to Aquarium) DECEMBER 10 (Sat) — Dade Co. Christmas Parade & Christmas on the Square …

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