Category: Haletown/Whiteside Area News

Haletown/Whiteside Area News

Saturday nights on local TV just got a bit ‘Macabre’ in Marion County

Fall is in the air and the crisp cool mornings filled with beautiful colors from the trees here in the Sequatchie Valley are a sight to behold! Those gorgeous mornings; however, give way to some crisp, cool, spooky nights this time of year! Not only is the Autumn season underway, but you can also feel …

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Early Voting begins across Tennessee today

Early voting for the November 8th, 2016 general election is now underway in Tennessee. Secretary of State Tre Hargett and Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins are encouraging Tennesseans to take advantage of this opportunity to avoid lines on Election Day. This year’s election and early voting in particular comes after a very successful National Voter …

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Nina and Pinta sail into Chattanooga….no…really!

History buffs or those who just want to see living history here at home will soon have that chance as life-size replicas of the Columbus ships ‘Nina’ and ‘Pinta’ sail into Chattanooga for display at Ross’s Landing. The ‘Nina’ was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools. According to Archaeology magazine, …

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No carnival at this year’s Marion Co. Fair; all other events happening

The Marion County Fair kicked-off as planned at 5pm on Tuesday in Jasper with plenty of great things to see and do this year including the crowning of the 2016 Marion County Fairest of the Fair — Amber Roberts…but the one thing you’ll notice missing this year is the carnival rides. Officials with the Fair …

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Rabies prevention program for raccoons begins today

In an effort to prevent the spread of rabies across the state, an annual baiting program to help prevent rabies in raccoons begins Monday in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the project. Oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons will be distributed along Tennessee’s borders with …

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Cooler weather on the way for midweek and upcoming weekend

Good news for fans of early Fall weather! We’ve got much cooler weather on the way this week and beautiful weather on the way for the weekend ahead, too! We’ll start the week with some scattered showers and maybe a few non-severe thunderstorms rolling through this afternoon and evening as a cold front heads our …

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UPDATE: 11-year-old from Lookout Valley takes family’s truck on joyride

UPDATE 9/21/16 @ 5:12pm CDT: MarionCountyMessenger.com has since learned that the 11-year-old child mentioned in this story was actually a resident of Hamilton County; not Marion. The child took the family’s truck from their home in Lookout Valley before local authorities and THP officers were able to recover the truck, trailer, and child safely near …

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Local students and teachers prepare to head back to class in coming weeks

It’s that time of year again!  Back to school time across the Sequatchie Valley and in/around the Chattanooga area! Teachers, staff, and students will be returning to area schools and their classrooms over the next several weeks. Here’s the run-down of local back to school dates and information you might need if you have kids …

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