Tag Archive: Marion County

Whiteside residents upset after CSX closes road to home for repairs without advance notice

Several residents in the Whiteside community of Marion County found themselves on the wrong side of the tracks on Thursday afternoon — that is, the wrong side of the tracks if you want to leave home or need to get back to your home from elsewhere. Residents on Pulltight Road along Running Water Creek were …

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Recap of damaging storms from Tuesday night across Marion County (GALLERY and BLOG)

The storms that rolled through March 21st, 2017 will not likely be forgotten by many any time soon. Hundreds of trees were downed and numerous power poles were snapped causing extensive power issues. There was some sporadic structural damage from trees falling on homes or roofs being damaged from the strong winds. Times like these …

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Puckett EMS Named Top Emergency Medical Service 2016

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Puckett EMS, Tennessee’s division headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, was awarded the 2016 Southeastern Emergency Medical Service Director’s Association (SEEMSDA) Emergency Medical Service of the Year Award, on March 9, 2017, at the Chattanooga Choo Choo.  This is the third time that Puckett EMS has earned a prestigious award like this within the …

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Overnight storms cause wind and hail damage across parts of Marion County (PHOTO GALLERY)

No doubt we’re seeing some back-and-forth weather as Winter slowly transitions into Spring this year, and for the third time in the past two weeks Marion County found itself under the gun with some damaging severe weather; however, this time around the severe weather seemed to really hit us somewhat more unexpectedly than the long-ahead …

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Cold weather returns for weekend bringing a chance for late season snowfall

We see no shortage of interesting weather living in the Sequatchie Valley and the upcoming weekend continues to add to that promise of “stick around a while if ya’ don’t like what you see right now!” While it may seem that winter simply gave up and made way for an early spring…wait…winter is back! At …

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Car crashes into South Pittsburg store

Details are still coming in regarding an accident that happened Saturday in South Pittsburg. Officials with the South Pittsburg Police Department say the accident happened just after 4:30 pm CST, when a white Chrysler car drove over the parking stop and front walkway and into the front of the Dollar General, located at 439 S. …

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CHI Memorial mobile health coach to visit Marion and Sequatchie Counties in February

CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at the Marion County Health Department on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. CST and at the Dunlap Senior Center, in partnership with the Sequachee Valley Electric Coop, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST. All women …

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Whitwell City Meeting Recap for January 2017

Here’s a recap of the Whitwell City Meeting for January 2017. You can watch the re-play of this meeting and several other local area meetings on Saturdays on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion County… Meeting called to order… Following prayer, pledge to flag, certification of Sunshine Law, roll call, and approval of December …

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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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