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Date registered: July 14, 2016

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  1. Marion County detective involved in accidental shooting — May 23, 2019
  2. South Pittsburg students graduate from St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School — May 23, 2019
  3. Jasper Highlands opens Wellness Center, adds microbrewery to restaurant plans — May 8, 2019
  4. Coldwell Banker Pryor Realty announces Property Management Division available to Marion County — May 2, 2019
  5. School Closings & Delays for Tuesday, Jan. 29th, 2019 — January 28, 2019

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  1. UPDATED: Shooting in South Pittsburg on Tuesday night leave police looking for suspect — 2 comments
  2. Suspect on the loose near Whitwell after car chase Monday morning; Schools locked-down as a result — 2 comments
  3. TBI investigating case of police brutality in South Pittsburg — 2 comments
  4. Search for Dewayne Halfacre now enters its third day in Whitwell as police hope for peaceful surrender — 2 comments
  5. Jasper City Meeting for May 2017 recap — 2 comments

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Marion County Democratic Party hosting “Potluck Christmas Meeting” Dec. 11th

Katie Tillman, chair of the Marion County Democratic Party, has announced that the regular meeting for December will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. The meeting will be a Potluck-style Christmas Meeting. The meeting will take place at 6:30 PM CST at the Kimball Town Hall at 675 Main Street in Kimball, Tennessee. Tillman …

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Former Head Start student and (Whitwell Tiger football star) visits Head Start in Whitwell

As the Whitwell Tigers prepared to take on Cornersville High School for the TSSAA 1-A championship last Saturday, Tanner Stewart (#20) and Cody Floyd (#51) of the Whitwell Tigers stopped by Thursday to visit with the children and staff at the Whitwell Head Start. Both children and  staff at the center showed off their “Tiger …

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Early morning fire intentionally set at Whitwell High School on Sunday

.The Whitwell police and fire departments responded to a fire alarm at Whitwell High School at approximately 2:00 AM CST on Sunday morning. When the responding officer arrived on the scene, he said he could see smoke and flames inside of the school. Within minutes, members of the Whitwell Volunteer Fire Department arrived and quickly …

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THE GOLD IS COMING HOME: Whitwell WINS their first State Championship in school history

It started as just a dream for many of the young men on the 2018 Whitwell Tigers football team when they started playing “PeeWee” football — “Win a State Championship title.”  It was also a dream for many fans of the Whitwell Tigers through the years to see a State Title win go down in …

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Mountain Christmas Bazaar in Monteagle planned for Saturday, Dec 8th

“Shop Local, Shop Early, Support Community” at the Mountain Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec 8th at DuBose Conference Center (635 College Street, Monteagle). Booths are open 8:30 a.m.  – 2:30 p.m. Vendor maps will be available at the Bazaar. Run entirely by community members in Grundy, Franklin, and Marion and voluntarily staffed by DuBose, the …

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Gentry Chevrolet, Buick, GMC to change ownership soon

Gentry Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, a longtime Marion County car dealership which originally opened in South Pittsburg and is now headquartered in Kimball, Tenn. will soon be under new ownership. The Gentry family, which has owned and managed the local dealership in the same family since 1932. Jim Gentry has operated the dealership that was started …

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Whitwell Tigers headed to State Championship for the first time in school history

No doubt about it, the 2018 football season has been one that will go down in history for the Whitwell Tigers. Not only have this year’s Tigers remained undefeated — they’ve managed to overcome odds that some would argue was impossible…like remaining undefeated through the regular season, or advancing into the semi-finals round of the …

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Citizens United for Better Bridgeport to host “Sweet Home Alabama: A Christmas in Bridgeport” Dec. 1st

Every year the Citizens United for Better Bridgeport (CUBB) hosts their annual Christmas parade and select an outstanding member of the community to serve as Grand Marshal to represent Bridgeport, Alabama. This year’s selection is Mr. Joe Stovall. Joe is married to Melissa Stovall and together they have one daughter, Makenzie, who lives in Bridgeport. …

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National Weather Service confirms EF-2 tornado touched-down in Grundy County early Tuesday

The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-2 tornado did touch down in Grundy County Tuesday morning. The NWS says that while their survey is still not yet complete, for Coffee/Grundy counties, their preliminary data was able to verify the winds which reached a maximum of at least 115 mph. The survey crews also …

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Marion County Election Results from November 6, 2018

The results are in from Tuesday’s Midterm Election, and locally in Marion County there were several key races to be decided for seats within the Marion County. In Jasper, voters chose Jason Turner and Mac Bumpus for the two Alderman seats on the ballot. Kimball voters also had two Alderman seats, choosing Teresa Lofty Childs …

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Marion voters say YES to ‘Liquor By The Drink’ at the polls

Marion County voters had many decisions to make at the polls yesterday from choosing the next Tennessee Senator in a very heated race between Blackburn and Bredesen to choosing our state’s next Governor along with a few key local races. But one item was something many have wanted to see on a ballot for years… …

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Tennessee Trail of Tears Association to hold Commemorative Walk November 10th

The Tennessee Trail of Tears Association will hold a commemorative walk on Saturday, November 10th at 11:00am at the Blythe Ferry Cherokee Memorial Removal Park in Birchwood, Tennessee. The walk is to remember those who crossed the Tennessee River at Blythe’s Ferry during the forced removal of the Cherokees in 1838. Blythe’s Ferry is named …

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