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Rep. Scott DesJarlais votes to empower Tennessee families and small businesses in House Tax Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Middle-class tax cuts passed the House of Representatives on Thursday. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, in addition to lowering Tennesseans’ tax bills, includes major business incentives that will grow jobs, workers’ income and the U.S. economy, said Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., in a statement following his vote in support of the …

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Christmas Parades and Holiday Events for the Marion County Area 2017

-9 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, November …

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Marion County Democratic Party meeting scheduled for November 30th in Jasper

JASPER, Tenn. — Chair, Katie Tillman, of the Marion County Democratic Party announces there will be a meeting of the Executive Committee on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at 6:30pm CST, at the county commission building located at 5520 US-41 in Jasper. Tillman says everyone is welcome to attend and listen to the governance and direction of the affairs …

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Jasper Highlands celebrates new fire station with ribbon-cutting event

KIMBALL, Tenn. — Jasper Highlands, owned by Thunder Enterprises, recently constructed a new 3,700 square foot fire station for the Southeast Tennessee mountaintop community. First responders, elected officials and community members gathered last Saturday, Nov. 4 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and exclusive tours of the facility. “Thank you to all of the volunteers who take …

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9-1-1 issues cause misdirection of calls around the state

The Tennessee 9-1-1 Network Operations Center advises that the previous problems with 9-1-1 have been identified and corrected. Test calls indicate that 9-1-1 calls made in Hamilton County are ringing appropriately in that area with others reporting the same. Officials encourage all citizens to take this time to program the local non-emergency numbers in their …

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TSSAA announces Mr. Football Awards semifinalists; including three from the Sequatchie Valley

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) announced today the semifinalists for the annual Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards, which will be awarded later this month in Nashville. Three players from the Sequatchie Valley along with others from the Chattanooga area and across the state have made it into the semifinals including Marion …

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South Pittsburg police officer under investigation for sexual assault after incident over the weekend

The Marion County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating allegations of sexual assault by an officer with the South Pittsburg Police Department which allegedly occurred over the weekend. 12th Judicial District Attorney General Mike Taylor has confirmed that investigation is ongoing. Taylor says the Marion County Sheriff’s Department is the lead in the investigation. Marion County …

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Pirates, Tigers, and Warriors all headed to playoffs following wins in final week of regular season

After an amazing regular season of football action for our local teams, all three wrapped things up last week with Senior Night festivities and with big wins at home. Now we see all three teams in Marion County ready to face off in round one of the playoffs this Friday night. Now the teams turn …

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Suspect arrested last week in connection with Oct. 3rd shooting in South Pittsburg

The man who had been on the run from police following a shooting earlier in October in South Pittsburg was arrested last week, after being on the run since the incident happened on October 3rd. 44-year-old Michael A. Godsby of South Pittsburg allegedly fired shots that sent 19-year-old Zachary K. Cantrell of South Pittsburg to …

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South Pittsburg City Commission votes to reject plan to use U.S. Army Corps for flood prevention

At South Pittsburg’s City Commission meeting for October, which was held on Tuesday, Oct. 10th, Mayor Virgil Holder addressed the Commission and those in attendance regarding the proposal received from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposal to help prevent flooding in the city. South Pittsburg has suffered two damaging floods since 2013. The first …

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Jack Maddux Travels Tennessee Campaigning For 4th Congressional District Run

Jack Maddux, a candidate for Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District, has personally traveled more than 7,300 miles in his personal truck since the commencement of his campaign in April. “I’ve met many wonderful people while visiting the sixteen counties of the 4th District in the last six months,” he said. “From Cleveland, Tn., to Mt. Pleasant, …

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Congressman DesJarlais announces campaign for re-election to Tennessee’s 4th Congressional Seat

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, a Republican from South Pittsburg and member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced his candidacy on Tuesday to again represent Tennessee’s Fourth District next term. “This country has a military readiness crisis. Threats are mounting. I’ve been working hard to address troop strength, training, equipment, and strategy, and want to continue …

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