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There’s Always Hope By: Hope Holloway

There’s Always Hope                 Back Alley Productions: Live Stream “1984” By Hope Holloway   Back Alley Productions, of Layfayette, Georgia, will be adding to their incredible online repertoire this weekend as they live stream their virtual performance of the dystopian drama “1984”, based off of George Orwell’s book …

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Taste in the Valley By: Regina Mae Walker

Taste In The Valley By: Regina Mae Walker Opening Night Restaurant Review Succotash: Cajun Dining $$ When I heard a new restaurant was opening in Guild, Tennessee, I was excited. When I heard it was going to be serving Cajun food, I knew I had to go! One of my dear friends, Kaitlynn, her husband, …

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Glitz and Glam By: Hope Holloway

Glitz and Glam Behind the Mask By Hope Holloway   Hello there, my Lovelies! I’ve recently been asked by some ladies in healthcare to discuss ways to feel pretty and confident while wearing a mask.  Even before the pandemic, there are those professions where one spent a lot of time in masks. Now this occurrence …

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Mary Ann Maxey Quammen of South Pittsburg, TN

Mary Ann Maxey Quammen of South Pittsburg, TN (known to her friends as Ann) passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at the age of 74 at the Healthcare Center at Standifer Place in Chattanooga. Ann was a member of the First Baptist Church of South Pittsburg. Prior to moving to Marion County, she was born …

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Taste in the Valley By: Regina Mae Walker

Taste in the Valley By: Regina Mae Walker Last month I discovered the best thing that’s happened to rum, since rum was invented! Captain Morgan helped to make the summer of 2020 a little more bearable by putting Vanilla and Orange flavor into their rum. I am not much of a liquor sipper, so I …

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Out of the Cauldron Part I By: Jeremy Wininger

Inspired by the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, Robert E. Howard, and R.A. Salvatore, I invite you to come visit the fantasy world of Esyr-Tyrum.  Come and hear tales of roguish heroes, strange creatures, and wizards wielding magic.      Out of the Cauldron and Into the Fire An Esyr-Tyrum Story The Lair of Dru’M’Bar Part 1 …

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Inner Spaces By: Duke Raulston

Inner Spaces Healthy Roots By:  Duke Raulston   Health is a topic that is on everyone’s mind right now.  We are all focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, of course.  It is very important to remember that our nation was also facing rampant levels of obesity, Type Two Diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, prior …

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Marion County Schools Reentry Survey

It is very important that parents of school age children complete this survey.  Answering the questions will help the Marion County School System make some very important decisions about how to proceed in the upcoming school year.  Go to the following link to complete it. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LBWWXKM?fbclid=IwAR2N41QX1bII4KBRdbvPtIuo8Y7VaSVqJiLQImJOVYo7MfkdaSFzihIH8xY  

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Become a Sponsor

We all hope that you are enjoying the content that we have been creating. We would like to ask you to consider become a sponsor of The Marion County Messenger on Patreon. We don’t have any perks listed yet, but I will tell you that we are working on some really cool stuff. I am …

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Bridgeport accepted into Thrive Regional Partnership’s 2019 Thriving Communities program.

Bridgeport, Alabama, Dayton, Tennessee, and LaFayette, Georgia to join third round of the regional creative placemaking program. The City of Bridgeport, in Jackson County, Alabama, is excited to be a part of the 2019 Thriving Communities Program. The Thriving Communities program is a community accelerator program designed to enhance leadership and community development throughout southeast …

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Shelf Cloud over South Pittsburg, Photo By: Casey Tierney

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Marion County detective involved in accidental shooting

A female detective with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department was accidentally shot in the leg on Wednesday afternoon at the Sheriff’s Office in Jasper. According to Sheriff Bo Burnette, the victim’s partner was unloading his AR-15 rifle when it accidentally fired, shooting his partner who was walking by at the time in the back of …

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