Burns Cemetery annual ‘Dinner on the Ground’ scheduled for Saturday at Noon

Burns Cemetery will have its annual “Dinner on the Ground” event on Saturday, September 15th, at 12:00PM (Noon) at the cemetery. Paper products and tea will be provided. Bring a dish to share and join friends and family, in an opportunity to join with others interested in caring for this small cemetery. All are welcome. …

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State Comptroller’s Office Creates New Maps that Highlight Land Use

The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has launched a much-anticipated online tool that makes it easy to see how land is being used across the state of Tennessee. The Comptroller’s Land Use Model (LUM) will be a valuable resource for people working in economic and community development, urban planning, transportation development, and more. The online maps allow …

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Grundy County man wanted in connection with recent thefts

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Ronald Cody Fults, who is wanted in connection with recent thefts in the county. Fults is 5-ft, 6-inches tall and weighs approximately 130 lbs. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. Last Wednesday, Fults fled from deputies when they attempted to take him into custody for a …

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Fatal shooting in Sequatchie County over weekend leads to suspect’s arrest

A Sequatchie County man has died after being shot by another man over the weekend. Sequatchie County Deputies were called to a residence at 5398 Henson Gap Road in the Lewis Chapel community after shots were reported as being fired at the location. Upon arrival, officers found a white male laying partially in a ditch …

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TN Economy Could Shift with Record Community College Enrollment

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – It’s back to school for people of all ages in the Volunteer State, as a record number of adults head to college through the state’s Tennessee Reconnect program. The grants are available to residents age 25 and older to earn an associate’s degree or technical certificate. The program has seen more than …

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Report Card: Rheumatic Diseases Painful in TN, Literally, Figuratively

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – People in Tennessee with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions confront pain in their body, and in their lifestyle, according to a report card released this month from the American College of Rheumatology. The college gives Tennessee a C grade in terms of quality of life and access to certified doctors in rheumatic …

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Local free tax service looking for volunteers

A local free tax service is looking for volunteers for the upcoming tax season beginning in January. Are you looking for an opportunity to help other folks? Want to donate some time to your community? Here is your chance!  The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Free Income Tax Service is in need of your help. The …

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Cybersecurity: The New First Line of Defense

As the nation’s largest public power utility, TVA works around the clock to ensure that information and industrial control systems are well protected, but cybersecurity threats are real. Over the past several years, TVA has heightened its cybersecurity capabilities and improved preparedness for cyber incidents that could impact the electric power grid. Andrea Brackett, director …

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State Comptroller report says Grundy Highway Department misused county resources

An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has revealed that the Grundy County Highway Department has been performing work on private properties and cemeteries not allowed under state law. In one situation, the Highway Department has performed various work on an individual’s farm over approximately nine years. The Highway Superintendent has cattle on the farm. …

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Marion County Democratic Party announces regular meeting on Aug. 14th

Katie Tillman, the Chair of the Marion County Democratic Party, has announced our next regular meeting. This meeting will be a time to regroup and find out how you can help moving forward with the General Elections. To add a little extra incentive we will be adding pizza to the equation. The Pizza Party General …

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South Pittsburg man indicted, charged in 2017 infant homicide case

Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, working alongside the South Pittsburg Police Department and Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, have obtained indictments for a Marion County man in connection to the 2017 death of his girlfriend’s infant son. At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI agents joined the …

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Election Results – Aug. 2nd, 2018

LIVE Election Results from MarionCountyMessenger.com

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