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Sculptures in the Sky 2017 at Sculpture Fields in Chattanooga Oct. 7th

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Get ready for some high-flying family fun Oct. 7, when the skies at the 33-acre Sculpture Fields will be filled with colossal and colorful kites, stunt kites and Rokkaku battle kites at the Sculptures in the Sky event. Sculpture Fields is partnering with the River City Kites and Chattanooga Presents River Rocks …

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First-ever ‘Museum Hop’ features six Chattanooga-area museums on Aug. 25th

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – You’ll need a passport, but you won’t need to pack a bag for this amazing adventure. Explore and experience the unexpected when six Chattanooga-area museums open their doors for the first-ever Museum Hop Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Hop features the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts, Songbirds Guitar …

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Local High School Football kicks-off tonight with Sequatchie Valley Jamboree

It’s that time once again for high school football action in the Sequatchie Valley, and it all starts tonight with the annual Sequatchie Valley Jamboree! Teams from across the valley and around the area will take the field tonight at this year’s host, Sequatchie County High School, in Dunlap, as area teams play each other …

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It’s back-to-school time in the Sequatchie Valley and region

It’s that time of year again when the parents are eager to see their children back to school, and hopefully the kids are equally as eager to learn after a summer break! Schools are back in session or about to begin across the region. Richard Hardy Memorial School’s first full day of class was Friday, …

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Around Town: July 28th – September 16th

Email your local church, community, or civic organization event information or flyers to us — News@MarionCountyMessenger.com! July 28 Stevenson Bullfest Kick-off Event featuring live music, a mechanical bull riding competition with local business owners, police officers, politicians and others….fun and games and much more! $5 admission for Friday night. 104 Adams Street in Stevenson, AL …

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“World’s Longest Yard Sale” Celebrates 30th Anniversary this year starting August 3rd

Love it or hate it, it’s time again foro ne of the most popular events in the south to take place – the 127 Yard Sale! The annual event which has been given the unofficial title of “The World’s Longest Yard Sale” will take place starting  Thursday, August 3rd and running through Sunday, August 6th …

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MCHS announces correct registration dates and times for 2017-2018 school year

JASPER, Tenn. — Marion County High School in Jasper would like to announce the correct dates and times for pre-registration and orientations for the 2017-2018 School year. Incorrect dates, times and fee information for our local school was previously published elsewhere and officials with the high school want to ensure parents and students have the …

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Area 4th of July Fireworks Displays & Celebrations

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 Tuesday some have shifted to weekend dates or other dates to accomodate those still keeping a work schedule. Most of the shows in our area start after …

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Public invited to tour Nickajack Lock on July 15th

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and TVA invite the public for a free tour of Nickajack Lock at Tennessee River mile 424.7 near Jasper on Saturday, July 15th, 2017. Check in for the tours will be at the Shellmound Campground about a half mile from the lock. Four groups of 25 will be able …

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Around Town: June 23 – August 26th (including fireworks displays)

Email your local church, community, or civic organization event information or flyers to us — News@MarionCountyMessenger.com!   June 23 – 24 The Amber Slatton Memorial Rodeo, hosted by Bar W Rodeo Company, will be held Friday and Saturday, June 23rd & 24th in Whitwell. The NCPRA/SRA rodeo will take place beginning at 8pm CDT on …

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‘Let’s All Go To The Fair!’ The Marion County Fair runs through Sunday, May 21st

It’s back and earlier than years past! The Marion County Fair is underway starting this evening and running through Sunday, May 21st at the fairgrounds in Jasper (located behind the Dairy Queen and adjacent to the Jasper City Park). Despite the heat today, this afternoon and evening’s weather looks great for checking out the sights …

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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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