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Date registered: July 14, 2016

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  1. Mobile food pantry with Chattanooga Area Food Bank visits South Pittsburg Armory May 5th — April 20, 2018
  2. Walmart announces upcoming remodel to Kimball store — April 20, 2018
  3. Marion Co. Sheriff’s Department arrest 28 people in drug investigation — April 19, 2018
  4. Trial date set for Whitwell woman charged with Valley Pawn murder and fire — April 11, 2018
  5. Stewart announces candidacy for State Representative — April 11, 2018

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  3. SPHS football player charged as an adult with felonies to play in tonight’s game against Marion County — 1 comment
  4. Local students and teachers prepare to head back to class in coming weeks — 1 comment
  5. Marion County Fair dates set for Sept. 27th through Oct. 1st — 1 comment

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Mobile food pantry with Chattanooga Area Food Bank visits South Pittsburg Armory May 5th

The Mobile Food Pantry of the Chattanooga Area Food Bank will be open at the South Pittsburg Armory on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 from 8:30 AM until 10:30 AM CDT. Officials say quantities are limited for this event and they ask those planning to visit the pantry to refrain from showing up more than 30 …

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Walmart announces upcoming remodel to Kimball store

Walmart recently announced it expects to spend an estimated $31 million over the next year in Tennessee through the remodeling of nine stores as well as the rollout of several in-store and online innovations designed to help busy customers save time and money. This will include remodeling and upgrades to the Walmart Super Center #1089 …

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Marion Co. Sheriff’s Department arrest 28 people in drug investigation

The Narcotics Unit with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department along with the 12th Judicial District Drug Task Force recently conducted a joint drug investigation in the county. During the investigation from April 11th to April 17th, 2018, law enforcement officers conducted surveillance at several residences and business in Marion County where suspected drug activity was …

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Trial date set for Whitwell woman charged with Valley Pawn murder and fire

A trial date has been set for the woman charged in connection with the murder of  72-year-old Jerry Ridge, owner of Valley Pawn Brokers in Whitwell almost two years after the incident. 51-year-old Angela Denise Kilgore of Whitwell was charged in 2016 on grand jury indictments with first-degree murder, felony murder, especially aggravated robbery, employing …

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Stewart announces candidacy for State Representative

Sloan Stewart has announced his candidacy for State Representative in Tennessee’s 39th District, including Marion, part of Franklin, and Moore Counties. Stewart has served as Mayor of Metro Moore County for the last 9 years and feels that in his time as Mayor and the 7 years prior as a council member through good economic …

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Free Alzheimer’s Conference Comes to Marion County May 7th

The Alzheimer’s Association 4th Annual Caregiver Conference is set for May 7, 2018. An educational program for those who are caring for loved ones with dementia to the Marion County area, this event is free and open to the public. The program takes place May 7, 2018, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm CDT at Sequatchie Valley Baptist Association located …

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TN gas prices are up as travel season approaches; Current gas prices in Sequatchie Valley

Gas prices in Tennessee hit a four-year high during the first week of April, and although the Chattanooga area is one of the cities seeing least expensive costs, drivers will likely see more increases as the summer approaches. The least expensive gas price averages in Tennessee are in Memphis, $2.40; Knoxville, $2.43; and Chattanooga, $2.44, …

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Congressmen DesJarlais and Fleischmann tour Chickamauga Lock

Congressmen Scott DesJarlais and Chuck Fleischmann visited the Chickamauga Lock in Chattanooga on Monday to view construction of a replacement for the aging structure on the Tennessee River. Rep. DesJarlais stated, “TVA operates dozens of dams and locks, enabling water commerce and recreation throughout Tennessee and neighboring states. The Chickamauga Lock serves more boaters and …

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University Of The South (Sewanee) student arrested for arson at fraternity house

A joint investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Tennessee Fire Investigation Services, the Sewanee Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has resulted in the arrest of a University of the South student in connection to an arson at a fraternity house earlier this year. The fire on Feb. 24, was …

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April is Autism Awareness Month

Parents making sense of a diagnosis of Autism can sometimes feel overwhelmed and alone. Candy Alford-Price, my longtime friend, made me aware of just how isolated parents of Autistic children can feel. Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in the United States. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental disabilities that …

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Jasper Highlands community introduces new, secluded phase…Jasper Farms

JASPER, Tenn.  – Thunder Enterprises CEO John “Thunder” Thornton revealed recently his latest property, Jasper Farms, a brand new phase within Jasper Highlands that features secluded bluff views, enchanting evergreens, and natural water features. Thornton, inspired by the peacefulness of this supreme property, opted to embrace the wooded, rural and private aspects of the area …

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Whitwell Middle students to take part in historic Arbor Day tree planting event on Tuesday

Students at Whitwell Middle School are set to take part in a special tree planting event centered around the annual TMA/OSM Arbor Day events this year with the Coal Creek Watershed Foundation (CCWF) on Tuesday, April 10th. CCWF President Barry Thacker, PE and board member Carol Moore recently met with Whitwell Middle Assistant Principal, Dr. …

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