Tag Archive: New Hope

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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Dec 30 2013

Authorities seeking information on missing Marion County man

UPDATE:  As of 7:10pm CST, December 30th, 2013 — The body of 34 year old P.J. Atwell was found at a friend’s house after search efforts by authorities, friends, and family. Read more here… http://bit.ly/1chOF4e  — December 30th, 2013: 4:09pm CST… Authorities in Marion County are seeking information regarding a New Hope man who’s been missing …

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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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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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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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Feb 24 2011

Severe Thunderstorms possible tonight and Friday morning for the Sequatchie Valley


A springlike storm will move toward the Tennessee Valley Thursday evening. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms Thursday(PM) and Friday(AM). The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has placed Marion County (and surrounding areas) in a slight risk for severe weather. Storms may produce damaging wind gusts and hail one inch in diameter …

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