Two people arrested in North Carolina in connection with death of Grundy Co. man

TRACY CITY, Tenn. — two people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Grundy County man from earlier this year. According to the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department, 40-year-old Jamie Nunley of Tracy City and 24-year-old Dakota Donovan Hargis of Gruetli-Laager were taken into custody early Thursday morning in Burnsville, North Carolina. Nunley …

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Rep. Scott DesJarlais votes to empower Tennessee families and small businesses in House Tax Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Middle-class tax cuts passed the House of Representatives on Thursday. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, in addition to lowering Tennesseans’ tax bills, includes major business incentives that will grow jobs, workers’ income and the U.S. economy, said Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., in a statement following his vote in support of the …

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Stevenson’s 1st Annual “Lighting of Main Street” scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 21st

STEVENSON, Ala. — Tuesday, November 2st will be the City of Stevenson, Alabama’s first annual “Lighting of Main Street” celebration in the city’s Historic District. City leaders and local business owners and residents alike invite everyone to come to Historic Downtown Stevenson to join in on the fun and festivities with Christmas carols, cookies, hot …

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South Pittsburg Pirates host the Whitwell Tigers in 1A Playoff Quarterfinals with local bragging rights on the line; Warriors travel to Tyner in 2A

The 2017 Tennessee high school football season in the Sequatchie Valley is definitely a season that will go down in local sports history. The usual big rivalry between the county’s three Division I schools maintained the usual landscape with key rivalries like the longtime one between the Class 1A Pirates of South Pittsburg and Jasper’s …

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Decorating for the Holidays? State Fire Marshal Warns That Misuse Of Electrical Cords Can Lead To Fires

NASHVILLE – Electricity helps make our lives easier, but there are times when we can take its power and its potential for fire-related hazards for granted. The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds Tennesseans that the dangers of electrical hazards are always present and warns of common hazards such as overloaded electrical outlets, arcing, and …

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Recap from South Pittsburg City Meeting for November 2017

Here’s the recap of the South Pittsburg City Meeting for November 2017. Don’t forget to watch KWN-TV on Charter 195 on Saturday mornings for replays of local city and county meetings. After Call to Order, Prayer, Pledge to the Flag, roll call, and Approval of the August 8th meeting minutes and Approval of minutes from …

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TN Senator Corker gives statement at hearing on authority to order the use of nuclear weapons [VIDEO]

Senator Bob Corker made the following statement at a hearing  on the executive’s authority to use nuclear weapons and the process for executing that authority. The hearing follows an Oct. 30, hearing with Secretaries Tillerson and Mattis on authorizations for the use of military force. According to the Congressional Research Service, the last time either the Senate Foreign Relations …

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Richard Hardy hosting Thanksgiving Tournament next week

Basketball season is underway and Richard Hardy Memorial School’s teams are ready to go for the season with the upcoming 5th Annual RHMS Thanksgiving Tournament. It’s five days of basketball, held Thanksgiving week (excluding Thanksgiving Day), on November 20th through 22nd and November 24th & 25th at RHMS. Here’s the schedule of tourney games (all …

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TN National Guard continues supporting hurricane relief efforts

As hurricanes ravaged through the southern United States and Caribbean territories this year, the Tennessee National Guard was there. More than 475 Tennessee National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from across the state supported recovery operations in Florida in September. At the same time, nearly 230 more were supporting the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Tennessee National …

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Christmas Parades and Holiday Events for the Marion County Area 2017

-9 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 2017 season… Friday, November …

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Jasper City Meeting Recap for November 2017

Here’s a recap of the Jasper City Meeting held for November 2017… You can watch the replay of this meeting and several other area city and county meetings Saturday mornings on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion County… Meeting called to order… Called to Order… after prayer, pledge to the flag, roll call and …

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Whitwell City Meeting Recap for November 2017

Here’s a recap of the Whitwell City Meeting for November 2017. You can watch the replay of this meeting and other local area meetings Saturday mornings on KWN-TV Charter channel 195 in Marion County… Meeting called to order… After the prayer, Pledge to Flag, certification of Sunshine Law, roll call, and approval of minutes from …

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