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Maddux announces candidacy for US Congress 4th District of Tennessee

Cleveland, Tenn. — Navy Veteran, former police officer and local business manager, Jack Maddux, has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination to the United States Congress District 4 of Tennessee. The announcement took place on Tuesday evening, April 4th, 2017 at at the Mountain View Inn, 2400 Executive Park NW, Cleveland, Tennessee. Maddux is …

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UPDATE: Suspect Found — Chattanooga homicide suspect added to TBI’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list

UPDATED 3/15/17… NASHVILLE — One day after being added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list, a man accused in connection to a Chattanooga homicide has been captured by law enforcement. Jacob Evan Coyne (DOB 10-5-95) was wanted by the Chattanooga Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to face …

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Winter Weather to impact Sequatchie Valley overnight

A line of moisture combined with a cold front that passed through the area in the late part of the week along with a low-pressure system is setting up the Marion County area for some of this winter’s most significant snowfall thus far. With only weeks left in the winter of 2016-2017, the Marion County …

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BREAKING: Body found in river near Suck Creek

UPDATE — 2/6/17 @ 12:07pm CST: The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies are still on the scene investigating a body found in the river near the 2400 block of Suck Creek Road near Chattanooga. According to HCSD spokesman Matt Lea, detectives have been gathering information from the scene since earlier this morning when the initial …

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County-by-County Road Conditions for Saturday, Jan. 7th, 2016 (Updated 7:20am CST)

Here’s a look at road conditions around our area. Most local county authorities advise motorists to use extreme caution regardless of the presence of snow due to icy conditions that may exist. Best advice is to avoid unnecessary travel if possible. Tennessee roadways according to local agencies and 911 centers: Hamilton County — Slick spots …

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Winter weather and snow chance update

Updated 1/6/17 @ 12:01pm CST: We’ve watched this winter weather event from the start and it’s definitely been a complicated system to forecast. The most recent models we’ve seen show the snow stay more to our East having less effect on Marion County. While we’re not ruling out a trace amount of accumulation or a …

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UPDATE: Snow chances for Friday into Weekend

UPDATE — 1/4/17 @ 6:38am CST: Following up on our weather discussion from yesterday in regards to winter weather that may impact the Sequatchie Valley later this week and into the weekend. There is still great uncertainty regarding the evolution of winter weather or even a winter storm, but I’ll discuss what we know and …

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New Year’s Eve events around the Chattanooga area

It’s that time again to ring in another new year, and while many of us will choose to ring-in 2017 at home — possibly watching Dick Clarks New Year’s Rockin’ Eve (now hosted by Ryan Seacrest) with performances by Mariah Carey, the multi-platinum selling band DNCE, international superstar Gloria Estefan, and country star Thomas Rhett…other …

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Storms turn violent across Seqautchie Valley overnight leaving trail of destruction behind

In what was originally forecast to be a somewhat typical line of strong thunderstorms on Tuesday night, Mother Nature had other plans for folks in the Sequatchie Valley and around the Southeast. The lines of storms slowly began intensifying in the late afternoon and early evening hours as they passed over parts of Mississippi and …

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LIVE Election Results with MarionCountyMessenger.com

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Expect delays on I-24 near Wildwood overnight this week

Commuters and those planning to travel I-24 between Marion County and Chattanooga should be aware of some nighttime lane closures over the next few days. The planned replacement of the Highway 299 bridge over Interstate 24 in Dade County, Georgia has been several years in the making and the  beginning stages of that project will …

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Several fires ignited around the area over weekend; Marion Co. prohibits burning

If you stepped outside in Marion County on Sunday morning you couldn’t help but notice the smokey haze that engulfed the Sequatchie Valley. It’s a haze that’s with us again on Monday as we start the work week and very likely could be with us for several days due to wild fires around the area …

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