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Happenings around area

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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“The Caverns” opens soon with first ever show and taping of new season of PBS Bluegrass Underground

PELHAM, Tenn. — The Caverns, the new and permanent home to the 13-time Emmy-winning PBS series Bluegrass Underground, will open its doors to the public for the first time on March 24th, and kick off its premiere year of concerts and special events. According to venue owner and Bluegrass Underground creator Todd Mayo, The Caverns …

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Alabama Author, Stephanie Bain, will sign and discuss her book at Siege at Bridgeport this weekend

The Bridgeport Depot Museum brings author Stephanie Bain to the Siege at Bridgeport Reenactment on Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th, 2018. Ms. Bain, a native of Oxford, Alabama, will sign and discuss her new novel “The Girl I Left Behind” at this year’s reenactment. According to the museum’s curator, Chris Gunter, Bain’s historical fiction …

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The Old Jones Farm venue to give away Wedding Ceremony or Vow Renewal in contest for Military Couples

Are you a member of the military that’s about to get married? Maybe you’re hoping to renew your vows? Well, here’s a chance to do just that at a great local venue….for FREE! Wanda Cooper, owner of The Old Jones Farm venue just outside of Jasper is holding a contest for for any military/veterans that …

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Whitwell’s “Pop-Up Butterfly Festival” and art event scheduled for Saturday, March 17th

Thrive Regional Partnership’s Thriving Communities participants, Whitwell, Athens, and Decatur, Tennessee and Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, kick off experimental programs which seek to invigorate community engagement by utilizing the principles of creative placemaking and design thinking. Participants in these communities will kick off experimental programs which seek to invigorate community engagement by utilizing the principles of creative placemaking and design thinking …

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Siege at Bridgeport, AL annual Civil War Reenactment set for March 23-25th, 2018

It’s almost time again for the annual reenactment of the Siege at Bridgeport Civil War Reenactment, an event which remembers the historical part the City of Bridgeport played in the war between the states and the skirmishes that were considered a Union victory back in April of 1862. Now, nearly 154 years later, the historic …

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Kimball Tractor Supply donates 122 bags of pet food to local animal rescue

Kimball, Tenn. — The Tractor Supply Co. store in Kimball is donating 122 bags of pet food to feed dogs and cats in need of adoption in the Marion County area. “More often than not, animal shelters and rescues depend greatly on food donations to support the pets they take in that await adoption,” said …

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Jasper’s “EGGstravaganza” egg hunt event returns on Sat., March 31st

Last year the first ever “EGGstravaganza” egg hunt in Jasper was quite a hit, as perfect sunny weather and mild temps played a role in the event’s success with area children hunting nearly 34-thousand eggs on the grounds of the Jasper City Park. Organizers recently announced that this year’s event will take place on Saturday, …

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Cumberland University Announces Dean’s List for Marion County Students

Lebanon, Tenn. — Cumberland University has released the Dean’s List for Fall 2017. Information for the list was provided by the Office of the Registrar on February 15, 2018. The honor is reserved for students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or above on all classes attempted. The list is issued twice …

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Around Town: Feb 16th – May 6th

Email your local church, community, or civic organization event information or flyers to us — News@MarionCountyMessenger.com!   Feb. 16 Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic. 3 and 7 p.m. UTC Arena. Feb. 17 Kimball Softball League Registration — 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (noon) at the Kimball Town Hall, 675 Main Street in …

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Mobile health coach providing mammography screening in Marion County

CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at the Marion County Health Department in Jasper on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Appointments are available between 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CST. All women should have one screening mammogram between the ages of 35-40. After age 40, a screening mammogram is recommended every year. Any …

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