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Date registered: July 14, 2016

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  1. Two injured in early morning fire near Whitwell — January 19, 2018
  2. Sex offender arrested in Dunlap after being found on school property — January 19, 2018
  3. Fire destroys house in Richard City on Thursday morning — January 19, 2018
  4. Area Road Conditions — January 17, 2018
  5. School Closings & Delays — January 17, 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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Two injured in early morning fire near Whitwell

An early morning house fire near Whitwell has injured two people. The call came in to Marion County 9-1-1 around 4:00 AM on Friday morning. Multiple fire agencies responded to find the home on Griffith Highway fully-involved. Two Life Force units were dispatched for assistance. According to reports a man was flown to Vanderbilt in …

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Sex offender arrested in Dunlap after being found on school property

DUNLAP, Tenn. — Police in Dunlap arrested a sex offender after he was found on school property with three children inside his van in Sequatchie County. According to a release from the Dunlap Poloce Department via their Facebook page, a detective pulled over 37-year-old Jonathon Eric Kelly near the intersection of Elm Street and Buddy …

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Fire destroys house in Richard City on Thursday morning

An unoccupied home in the Richard City community of South Pittsburg was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning. The home which has been under construction for some time and was nearing completion, was located on Marion Avenue across from Richard Hardy Memorial School. The call came in around 1:00 AM CST Thursday and firefighters had …

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Area Road Conditions

Here’s the latest road conditions around the area as reported by local sheriff’s departments, police departments and other agencies such as the THP, TDOT, Georgia State Patrol, etc…  

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School Closings & Delays

Here’s the latest school closings and delays for our area due to the inclement weather and extreme cold temperatures. Stay with MarionCountyMessenger.com for the latest updates! Follow us on Facebook — CLICK HERE Follow us on Twitter — @MarionMessenger  

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Jasper man identified as murder victim in overnight shooting Stevenson, Alabama

STEVENSON, Ala. — An Alabama man is behind bars today and charged with murder following an incident that occurred early Tuesday morning. Reports say Stevenson Police and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of shots fired around 1:30 AM CST on Tuesday morning at a Sharon Drive home. Upon arrival, officers and …

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Sequatchie Valley expecting a snowy Tuesday; Travel could be trecherous

Weather Update 1/15/2018 at 9:45 PM CST Snow is still in the forecast for Tuesday as an Arctic cold front pushes through the area. With this system, there will be just enough moisture present for snow to develop. Indeed, snow has already developed across western and middle Tennessee tonight. This band of snow is forecast …

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Cold air continues for MLK Holiday week

Updated: Saturday 1/13/18 Cold conditions will continue into next week. Temperatures will only warm into the lower and mid 30s this weekend. By Monday we’ll warm back into the 40s briefly before another powerful cold front moves through on Tuesday. We can’t rule out a flurry or two Sunday evening as a very weak disturbance …

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Winter precipitation possible for Monday, Jan. 8th, 2018

UPDATED Sunday, January 7, 2018 @ 5:17 AM CDT: As precipitation moves into the area later tonight and early Monday, temperatures across the area will be around or slightly below freezing. About 3000 feet up an area of above freezing air will caused snowflakes to melt and become liquid rain. The below freezing temperatures at …

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UPDATE: Fatal shooting under investigation

UPDATED — 1/2/18 @ 6:02 PM CST: SEQUATCHIE, Tenn. — Officials in Marion County have released the identity of the victim and shooter in the fatal shooting that happened late Monday night in Sequatchie. According to Marion County Sheriff Ronnie “Bo” Burnett the incident happened around 10:00 PM CST at a residence on Dancing Fern Road, …

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Cold weather for Valley to ring in New Year 2018

Arctic air pushing into the Seqautchie Valley and Tennessee Valley will bring extreme cold conditions to the area over the next few days as we bid farewell to 2017 and ring in the New Year of 2018. As of 1:45 PM CST on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, the National Weather Service has issued a Wind …

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from MarionCountyMessenger.com!

From our families to yours… Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the staff and management at MarionCountyMessenger.com! We look forward to serving the Sequatchie Valley and Marion County in 2018 by bringing you the latest news, breaking news, information, weather, and more. We hope you are enjoying time with your family, friends, and loved ones …

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