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Date registered: July 14, 2016

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  1. Lady Tigers’ winning season comes to an end at Spring Fling in Murfreesboro to Jackson Christian — May 25, 2017
  2. Dunlap man arrested for aggravated rape found with meth, narcotics, and stolen handgun — May 25, 2017
  3. Multiple County Mayors In East Tennessee Endorse Randy Boyd For Governor — May 25, 2017
  4. TSSAA Spring Fling Baseball & Softball Results and Schedule — May 24, 2017
  5. Widening of US-64/72 “Main Street” between Jasper and Kimball on target to begin in 2018 — May 23, 2017

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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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Memories: School Days in Marion County

Everything is in full bloom right now across the Sequatchie Valley as the temperatures are gradually warming up and even more so this week. Memorial Day is just around the corner and the unofficial start to the summertime season filled with time outdoors enjoying all the natural resources our beautiful valley has to offer whether …

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Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2017/05/memories-school-days-marion-county/

Marion County Democratic Party meeting scheduled for Saturday in Jasper

Chair, Katie Tillman, of the Marion County Democratic Party announces there will be a meeting of the Executive Committee on Saturday, May 20th, 2017, at the county commission building located at 5520 Highway 41 in Jasper,   Tillman says everyone is welcome to attend and listen to the governance and direction of the affairs of the Marion County …

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Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2017/05/marion-county-democratic-party-meeting-scheduled-saturday-jasper/

South Pittsburg residents upset with what some feel were racially-targeted police actions (MEETING AUDIO)

At the May city meeting in South Pittsburg, many residents showed up to express their concerns and anger with some actions recently taken in the city to the mayor and commissioners. Those in attendance were furious regarding the Tennessee State Patrol’s “strike team” that was called-in to help with crowd control near the annual National Cornbread Festival …

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Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2017/05/south-pittsburg-residents-upset-with-what-some-feel-were-racially-targeted-police-actions/

Bridge over I-24 at Wildwood, GA to be replaced this weekend; Expect Delays

If you’re planing to drive on Interstate 24 this weekend to or from Chattanooga and Marion County, you may experience a few delays. Following up on a story we brought you last year, the Georgia Department of Transportation is replacing the Georgia State Route 299 bridge over the interstate at Wildwood, using their Accelerated Bridge …

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Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2017/05/bridge-over-i-24-at-wildwood-ga-to-be-replaced-this-weekend-expect-delays/

South Pittsburg May 2017 City Meeting recap

Here’s a recap of the South Pittsburg City Meeting for February 2017… You can watch the re-play of this and other local city and government meetings Saturdays on KWN-TV on Charter channel 195 in Marion County. Meeting called to order… After Call to Order, Pledge to Flag, and prayer… Bobby Miller of the P.O.W. Veteran’s …

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South Pittsburg swimming pool to remain closed again this summer

At Tuesday night’s city meeting in South Pittsburg, it was announced that the city’s public pool at Loyd Park would remain closed again for the 2017 summer season due to budget cuts. The pool, built in 1964, has been a popular summer attraction for those in the community and surrounding communities since it first opened. …

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Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2017/05/south-pittsburg-swimming-pool-to-remain-closed-again-this-summer/

Jasper City Meeting for May 2017 recap

Here’s a recap of the Jasper City Meeting held on February 13th, 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… After prayer, pledge to flag, and approval of April meeting minutes… …

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I-24 in Marion County re-opened after overnight semi crash thought to involve hazardous materials forces closure

An overnight crash on Interstate 24 Eastbound during the early hours of Wednesday morning forced TDOT and local authorities to close the Interstate in both directions while hazmat crews worked to clear the scene. Officials say the accident happened just after 1:00 AM CDT and involved a tractor trailer that crashed near mile marker 144 …

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Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2017/05/i-24-in-marion-county-re-opened-after-overnight-semi-crash-thought-to-involve-hazardous-materials-forces-closure/

Missing Whitwell man’s body found near Suck Creek

The body of a missing Whitwell man was found near the base of Suck Creek mountain last Thursday. Dispatchers say the call came in on Thursday evening after a search party of family and friends of a missing man found the body. Officials with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department, Marion County Rescue Squad, and the …

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I-24 Eastbound re-opened after 18-wheeler overturns Monday morning

The Eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 were closed early Monday morning near the junction with I-59 after a semi carrying food overturned blocking the roadway causing delays for early morning commuters for several hours. The accident happened near mile marker 166, which is near the split with I-59 in Dade County, Georgia — just over …

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Traffic stop on I-24 in Dade Co. on Wednesday leads to two arrests on drug charges

DADE COUNTY, Ga. — On Wednesday evening at approximately 8:35 pm EDT, a traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle due to no headlights on after sunset. The vehicle was stopped on I-24 westbound near the Wildwood exit 169. After observing several indicators and discrepancies in the driver’s and passenger’s stories, a K9-free air scan …

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Monteagle gas station clerk stabbed; suspect arrested in Chattanooga following chase

The Marion County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed that a store clerk was stabbed on Thursday afternoon in Monteagle following a robbery and failed carjacking attempt by the suspect at another location. The stabbing happened at the Shell gas station on Main Street (TN-56) near the entrance ramp to I-24 and the Smokehouse restaurant inside Marion …

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