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Northeast Alabama/Jackson Co., AL Area News

Door-to-door sales scam confirmed in Dunlap reminds us to beware any season of scams

DUNLAP, Tenn. — The Dunlap Police Department received reports on Tuesday that a male subject was going door to door in the Valley View Subdivision area in Dunlap attempting to sell television service. This subject stated he was with the Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative’s (BTC) Dunlap office, however residents noted he was not in uniform and …

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Big weather changes ahead as cold weather heads our way by mid-week

Big changes coming for the Sequatchie Valley and Cumberland Plateau in the coming week in regards to weather… As many around the area know we have been fairly above average with temperatures this fall. True, we have had some cool downs here and there, however, we have been completely void of any arctic intrusions across …

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Stevenson’s 1st Annual “Lighting of Main Street” scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 21st

STEVENSON, Ala. — Tuesday, November 2st will be the City of Stevenson, Alabama’s first annual “Lighting of Main Street” celebration in the city’s Historic District. City leaders and local business owners and residents alike invite everyone to come to Historic Downtown Stevenson to join in on the fun and festivities with Christmas carols, cookies, hot …

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Christmas Parades and Holiday Events for the Marion County Area 2017

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 2017 season…   Friday, December …

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Bridgeport Depot Museum Celebrates Depot’s 100th Anniversary

A celebration of this 100th year anniversary will happen from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, October 28th at the Bridgeport Depot Museum in Bridgeport, Alabama. This event, endorsed by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission, will introduce many to the Bridgeport Depot Museum and local places of interest. A brief opening ceremony followed by a …

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Shop-Rite in Jasper is officially closed for business

Updated — 10/13/17 @ 12:21pm CDT JASPER, Tenn. — Many have wondered recently the fate of the Shop-Rite grocery store on US-41 in Jasper near the Cedar Grove community. Regular customers of the store have noticed that store shelves have been slow to be re-stocked over the last year and rumors of the store closing …

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The Sequatchie Valley prepares for impacts from Hurricane Nate’s remnants

Nate Update — Sunday 1:40pm: Good news regarding Nate. The National Hurricane Center has downgraded Nate from a Tropical Storm to only a depression. Locally, all Tropical Storm Watches and Warnings are cancelled. A Wind Advisory and for some a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect. Changes to timing and overall impact: Nate continues to …

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Henagar, AL man arrested for throwing person out of moving vehicle

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — A Henagar, Alabama man was arrested last week after authorities say he threw a person from his moving vehicle. According to officials with the Scottsboro Police Department, the incident happened last Thursday just before 6pm CDT in the 3600 block of Highway 79. Witnesses who saw the incident happen called 911 and …

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Nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 27th

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a mandatory nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on September 27, 2017 at 2:20 pm EDT / 1:20 pm CDT. The test will assess the readiness for distribution of the national level test message, as …

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Tax lawsuit filed against owners of old South Pittsburg Hospital

The United States Federal Government has filed a lawsuit against the owners of the old South Pittsburg Hospital over taxes owed. The civil complaint was filed against Dr. Gary Stepen Hayes and Diane D. Hayes of Chattanooga. The lawsuit asks that the former hospital at 1100 Holly Street in South Pittsburg be sold to help …

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Alabama teenager faces multiple charges following police chase that ended in Dade Co., GA

DADE COUNTY, Ga. — The Georgia State Patrol says an Alabama teenager faces several charges after leading police on a chase that ended Sunday afternoon in Dade County. According to reports, it all started around 1 pm on Sunday when police in Henagar, Alabama tried to stop the suspect for driving on the wrong side …

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Marion County turns out to give helping hand to Florida evacuees

There’s no doubt that when a person is in a time of need, it’s nice to have people there to help and a community to support you. But what if your home community isn’t available to back you up? What if you’ve had to evacuate your community due to the threat of a natural disaster? …

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