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St. Andrew’s Sewanee School to offer Christmas Revels concert on Wed., Dec. 12th

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School will offer its first Christmas Revels Concert on Wednesday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. in McCrory Hall for the Performing Arts on the SAS campus. The concert, under the direction of SAS music director J.R. Ankney, is a festival of lessons and carols with audience participation. “I have spent a lifetime steeped …

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Christmas Parades and Holiday Events for the Marion County Area 2018

:30 It’s that time of the year when we start feeling the holiday spirit and try to find ways to enjoy the Christmas Season with our friends, neighbors, family and loved ones. Here’s a list of some upcoming Christmas Parades and other events around the area for you to enjoy this 2018 season… Monday December …

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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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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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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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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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Mobile pet grooming service now open for Marion and surrounding counties

Pet owners love their dogs and cats but they don’t always love bringing their pet to the grooming salon. Their pet may get anxious or not do well traveling. The pet owner might also be busy and unable to take a half day to attend to their pet’s grooming needs or they may not be …

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NRCS office hosting Grazing Land Workshop Nov. 15th

A free grazing land workshop will be held with the local Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) office on Thursday, November 15th. The workshop will take place between 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. CST with topics covered including controlling animal movement to improve forage survival and use, how to determine the condition of a pasture, what …

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Burns Cemetery annual ‘Dinner on the Ground’ scheduled for Saturday at Noon

Burns Cemetery will have its annual “Dinner on the Ground” event on Saturday, September 15th, at 12:00PM (Noon) at the cemetery. Paper products and tea will be provided. Bring a dish to share and join friends and family, in an opportunity to join with others interested in caring for this small cemetery. All are welcome. …

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Marion County Democratic Party announces regular meeting on Aug. 14th

Katie Tillman, the Chair of the Marion County Democratic Party, has announced our next regular meeting. This meeting will be a time to regroup and find out how you can help moving forward with the General Elections. To add a little extra incentive we will be adding pizza to the equation. The Pizza Party General …

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Lewis Scholarship to be awarded Tuesday at Chattanooga State Kimball

The Marion County Democratic Party will be awarding the $500 Lewis Scholarship Award this Tuesday in Kimball. The event will take place at 5:30 PM CDT on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Chattanooga State’s Kimball campus. The Political Science class was open to all Marion Students graduating 2019-2021, taught by Dr. Liz Norell. Jim Lewis …

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4th of July Fireworks & Celebrations for 2018

There’s no shortage of fireworks displays and celebrations to see around the Tennessee and Sequatchie Valleys over the next few days, and with the 4th being on a Wednesday for 2018, some have shifted to weekend dates or other dates to accomodate those still keeping a work schedule. Most of the shows in our area …

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