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There Is Always Hope: Drogo Coffee and Tea

Drogo Coffee and Tea By Hope Holloway   When I called Barrie Clark Sanders–owner and roaster extraordinaire at Drogo Coffee and Tea–I expected to get some useful information for this article, but I didn’t expect to have such a grand time and to find another kindred spirit. This lady is an absolute hoot, and she’s …

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Shelf Cloud over South Pittsburg, Photo By: Casey Tierney

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Erin’s Porch

Love in the Time of Covid19 By:  Erin Lofty Wininger   We are currently deep into what is traditionally wedding season. This year, however, with the rise of Covid-19, there seem to be fewer church bells ringing than in years past. Planning a wedding is stressful under the best of circumstances, and a pandemic is …

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There’s Always Hope Barking Legs Theater Survey By Hope Holloway

Theater fans….Barking Legs Theater wants to hear from you! They recently posted that “we are pausing our productions for a short while to reassess how we can best continue to present and support artists through our venue and online presence”. The management wants to ensure they are presenting safely, keeping the artists going and giving …

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Marion County detective involved in accidental shooting

A female detective with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department was accidentally shot in the leg on Wednesday afternoon at the Sheriff’s Office in Jasper. According to Sheriff Bo Burnette, the victim’s partner was unloading his AR-15 rifle when it accidentally fired, shooting his partner who was walking by at the time in the back of …

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South Pittsburg students graduate from St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School celebrated the 2018-2019 school year with a weekend of ceremonies culminating in the graduation of the Class of 2019. The 37 members of the St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School Class of 2019 will enroll in 30 different schools, from the University of California, Santa Cruz to Rhode Island School of Design. SAS is currently …

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Jasper Highlands opens Wellness Center, adds microbrewery to restaurant plans

JASPER, Tenn. – As Jasper Highlands continues to grow with the recent addition of 190 new lots, its Wellness Center is now open, and a microbrewery will be added to the restaurant currently under construction. The Jasper Highlands Wellness Center is available to residents of the mountain community on the Cumberland Plateau as well as …

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Coldwell Banker Pryor Realty announces Property Management Division available to Marion County

Chattanooga, TN — Coldwell Banker Pryor Realty is happy to announce the launch of their Property Management Division. Established in 1978, Coldwell Banker Pryor Realty is a well-known name throughout the Greater Chattanooga area and surrounding counties. The Property Management Division, headed up by Property Manager Michelle Hall, will serve Hamilton, Bradley, Rhea, Marion, Sequatchie, …

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School Closings & Delays for Tuesday, Jan. 29th, 2019

Area School Closings & Delays from MarionCountyMessenger.com

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Winter weather expected to impact the Sequatchie Valley and Marion County

Stay with MarionCountyMessenger.com for the latest updates on potential winter weather that’s forecast to impact our area over the next week… Winter Weather Update Saturday 1/28/19 @ 9:31 PM CST We’re just hours away from MUCH colder temperatures and our shot at some light snow across the region. The National Weather Service in Morristown, TN …

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TVA to do blasting on Raccoon Mountain this week, which may be heard in parts of our area

TVA will be blasting old cables this week on top of Raccoon Mountain that extend down to Moccasin Bend. The blasting will take place from Tuesday until Thursday, January 15th – January 17th, 2019. TVA said their blasting window each day will be 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM CST. All recreation trails on Raccoon Mountain …

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Whitwell High School Wrestling results

Whitwell High School’s Wrestling Team faced Coffee County on January 3rd, 2019 in a match. Here’s the results from that: Whitwell (WHIT) 57.0, Coffee County High Shcool (CFCHS) 19.0 145: Amado Gomez (WHIT) over Zack Bush (CFCHS) (Fall 3:32) 152: John King (WHIT) over Devin Judge (CFCHS) (Fall 0:54) 160: Jacob Roberts (WHIT) over Dakota …

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