Teenager suffers serious injuries after hit-and-run accident on Valley View Hwy

A local teenager suffered serious injuries after they were involved in a hit and run accident near Jasper on Thursday afternoon. The 15-year-old male victim was riding his bicycle on Valley View Highway near the intersection with Mel Dixon Lane, when a vehicle struck the teen cyclist, throwing him off the hood of the vehicle …

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Sculptures in the Sky 2017 at Sculpture Fields in Chattanooga Oct. 7th

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Get ready for some high-flying family fun Oct. 7, when the skies at the 33-acre Sculpture Fields will be filled with colossal and colorful kites, stunt kites and Rokkaku battle kites at the Sculptures in the Sky event. Sculpture Fields is partnering with the River City Kites and Chattanooga Presents River Rocks …

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Former Jackson Co., AL baseball coach gets probation after inappropriate relationship with student

JACKSON CO., Ala. — A former Jackson County High School baseball coach charged with having an inappropriate relationship with an underage student will get probation. Michael Wallace pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor in court on Tuesday. Wallace received a two-year suspended jail sentence and was forbidden …

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Dunlap Authorities need help locating missing man

Authorities in Dunlap are asking for your help keeping an eye out for 56-year-old Wayland H. Walden. They say Walden was last seen in Dunlap last Friday, August 11th. Police believe he is in the Chattanooga or North Georgia area, but could possibly be traveling to central Georgia or to the New Orleans area. He …

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Jackson Co., AL Schools announce plans to extend school day for Solar Eclipse event on Monday

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — Students, teachers, and parents in Jackson County, Alabama Schools now have the official word on the school district’s plan of action for Monday, August 21st, on the date of the solar eclipse which will be visible to our entire area. While many surrounding school districts in Tennessee have decided to close …

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Marion County Schools lead the way with Life-Saving Devices at all schools

A recent report with the Tennessee News Service out of Nashville states that not all Tennessee employers or, most importantly, schools have life-saving devices in place meant to provide help in a cardiac emergency when just precious minutes matter so much before paramedics arrive. While not all businesses in Marion County have these devices; several …

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Waldrop bound over to Grand Jury with child rape charge and other recent Sequatchie County court proceedings

DUNLAP, Tenn. — Judge Graham accepted guilty pleas in 11 cases brought before him in Sequatchie County Circuit Court DUNLAP, Tenn. —  Dakota Waldrop, 22, of Dunlap appeared before a judge in Sequatchie County on Monday after he was arrested and charged for rape of a child in an ongoing investigation last month.Dunlap Police Chief …

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NAFTA Talks Expected to Impact TN Jobs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Trump administration reopens talks Wednesday on the North American Free Trade Agreement. NAFTA supporters say it has boosted American farm exports and trade in general between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. But critics say it has hurt people in all three countries by rewarding low pay and diminished environmental standards. Juliette …

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Man charged in 2016 homicide case in Marion County

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – In a collaborative investigation with the Chattanooga Police Department, Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) have obtained an indictment charging a man in connection to a homicide in late 2016. At the request of 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor, TBI Agents opened an investigation into the death of …

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FBI and local authorities on the lookout for suspect in Kimball bank robbery on Tuesday

KIMBALL, Tenn. — Marion County authorities and the FBI are on the lookout for a male suspect following a bank robbery that happened in Kimball on Tuesday. Officials say it happened just around 1:00 PM CDT, when a white male his late 20s to early 30s and about 6′-1″ tall with a full, dark beard …

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Whitwell soldier’s remains identified and returned home after 74 years

Whitwell, Tenn. — A World War II soldier’s remains have been identified and are being returned home to Whitwell, TN. The Remains of Cpl. Henry Andregg Jr. were identified among over 500 previously unidentified remains left in the aftermath of intense fighting on the Island of Betio, Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands. Cpl. Andregg was killed …

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MarionCountyMessenger.com Radio to carry MCHS Warriors and Whitwell Tigers Football LIVE

MarionCountyMessenger.com and our Community Radio project is gearing up again to carry local high school football games LIVE via the web this season. While Friday nights spent at one of our great area football stadiums is a popular activity as the school year begins, sometimes it’s just not practical for faithful fans to do. Between …

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