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Northwest Georiga/Dade Co. Area News

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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Dade County, GA installs new tornado siren

Emergency Services officials in Dade County, Georgia have installed a new tornado siren in the Trenton area to help ensure the safety of citizens in the event of a tornado in the county. Officials say the next time the area is under a tornado warning, residents within about a mile radius from the siren will be …

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Name released in officer-involved shooting incident

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation  (TBI) has released the name of the suspect killed in an officer-involved shooting on Tuesday evening in Whiteside, Tenn. A spokesperson for the TBI says the suspect was 59-year-old William John Berner, who died from unknown injuries after a crash on Highway 134 near Whiteside Loop. Marion County deputies fired …

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Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting after chase in Marion County

UPDATE — 12/28/16 @ 9:03am CST: New information this morning regarding the officer-involved shooting incident that took place late Tuesday afternoon in Whiteside… Susan Niland, spokesperson for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), says that the events stemmed from law enforcement officers responding to two separate complaints Tuesday made by local residents regarding a man …

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Drugs, weapons, and $20,000 in cash seized in nearby Dade Co., GA

DADE COUNTY, Ga. — The Lookout Mountain Judicial Drug Task Force seized $20,000 in drug money on December 1st, 2016, after receiving numerous complaints of narcotic use and sales at a particular residence in Dade County. The task force, along with the assistance of the Dade County Sheriff’s Office, responded to 17285 Hwy 11 North …

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Sequatchie Valley sees first extreme cold of season going into weekend; More on the way

With the official start of the winter season (December 21st, 2016) still two weeks away, Marion County and the Sequatchie Valley area will see the coldest weather of the season so far over the next few days heading into the weekend. That cool air has already started moving into the area as of Thursday morning …

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Christmas Parades and Holiday Events around the area

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 2016 season… Friday, December 2 …

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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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