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BREAKING NEWS: Body found in river at Whitwell

Sheriff Ronnie “Bo” Burnett with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed to MarionCountyMessenger.com that a body was found by an off-duty officer in the Sequatchie River in Whitwell, between 7:30-8:00 am this [...]
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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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Victim identified in Cartwright stabbing from Tuesday

A Sequatchie County man is in the hospital after a late-night stabbing. Dispatch tells us it happened later Tuesday on Cartwright Loop near Whitwell, when a woman called police after a fight broke out in her neighbor’s yard. The fight [...]
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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 [...]

Continued Rain Causes Flooding and Closes Local Schools

Weather conditions across the United States have definitely  been interesting over the past few weeks, with no exception to that rule for residents here in the Sequatchie Valley.  After near-record highs for January going into the past weekend, [...]

Whitwell child dies in Jeep in river; circumstances suspicious

A suspicious death investigation is underway after a child was found dead inside a car that was in the Sequatchie River.  The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the TBI and Tennessee Highway Patrol are investigating. Marion County detectives [...]

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 [...]

UPDATE: Whitwell man charged with statutory rape

Following up on a report we brought you earlier this week… Officials with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department say 33 year old Christopher Ryan Conner of Whitwell was arrested last week on charges of sexual battery by an authority figure [...]