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South Pittsburg City Meeting Jan. 10th Recap

Here’s a recap of the South Pittsburg City Meeting from last night — Tuesday, January 10th, 2016… You can watch the re-play of these local city and government meetings Saturdays on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion County. Meeting called to order by Mayor Holder… After prayer, John Carson and Sandra Webb from VFW …

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County-by-County Road Conditions for Saturday, Jan. 7th, 2016 (Updated 7:20am CST)

Here’s a look at road conditions around our area. Most local county authorities advise motorists to use extreme caution regardless of the presence of snow due to icy conditions that may exist. Best advice is to avoid unnecessary travel if possible. Tennessee roadways according to local agencies and 911 centers: Hamilton County — Slick spots …

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Winter weather and snow chance update

Updated 1/6/17 @ 12:01pm CST: We’ve watched this winter weather event from the start and it’s definitely been a complicated system to forecast. The most recent models we’ve seen show the snow stay more to our East having less effect on Marion County. While we’re not ruling out a trace amount of accumulation or a …

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Body of man found in Nickajack Lake identified

Marion County authorities have released the identity of a man found in Nickajack Lake near Haletown last week. Officials with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department have now identified the man as 27-year-old Charles Wayne Pitts, Jr. Pitts was last known to be a resident of Nashville. Officials with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department say a …

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Whitwell Elementary Principal Nominated for National “LifeChanger” Award

Whitwell, TN – Whitwell Elementary School principal David Smith has been nominated for the 2016-17 national LifeChanger of the Year Award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the national LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public and private school educators and employees across the United States who are …

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Charges pending in fatal I-24 accident in Kimball over weekend

Charges are now pending in a crash that killed one person and sent two others to the hospital on Sunday afternoon while tying up traffic on the Interstate for several hours. The wreck happened just before 2pm CST Sunday on I-24 West near Exit 151 in Kimball. According to officials with the THP, a tractor …

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Marion County removed from State’s burn ban list

Four counties in Tennessee have been removed from the state’s burn ban list in an effort to help speed up cleanup from tornadoes that affected those counties last week. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture announced on Wednesday that Marion, McMinn, Coffee and Polk counties are no longer subject to the burn ban. On a post …

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Fire at Family Dollar in Jasper (VIDEO)

Fire officials in Marion County are looking into the cause of a fire that heavily-damaged the Family Dollar store in Jasper on Saturday afternoon. The fire started shortly after 3pm CST at the new Main Street location across from Sonic and next to Raphael’s, according to dispatchers. Crews from both the Jasper and Kimball Volunteer …

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Christmas Parades and Holiday Events around the area

It’s that time of the year when we start feeling the holiday spirit and try to find ways to enjoy the Christmas Season with our friends, neighbors, family and loved ones. Here’s a list of some upcoming Christmas Parades and other events around the area for you to enjoy this 2016 season… Friday, December 2 …

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BURN BAN: What does it mean for you?

The extreme drought and lack of rain combined with the many wildfires across the region has made for 51 counties in middle and east Tennessee to place a ban on open burning. Marion County joined that list earlier this month with official notice given by the Marion County Sheriff’s Department on November 7th. Tennessee Governor …

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Local Election Results Summary

While the majority of the country was watching for the U.S. Presidential results last night, residents in Marion County had several contests of interest both locally and at the state level on the ballot in Tuesday’s election. Starting with the U.S. Congressional seat for District 4, Republican incumbent Scott DesJarlais won another term in office …

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LIVE Election Results with MarionCountyMessenger.com

LIVE Election Results from MarionCountyMessenger.com Follow the latest in National, State, and Local elections here with MarionCountyMessenger.com…    

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