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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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Whitwell City Meeting Recap for November 2017

Here’s a recap of the Whitwell City Meeting for November 2017. You can watch the replay of this meeting and other local area meetings Saturday mornings on KWN-TV Charter channel 195 in Marion County… Meeting called to order… After the prayer, Pledge to Flag, certification of Sunshine Law, roll call, and approval of minutes from …

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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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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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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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Body of man who ran from deputies following car chase found in River

Following up on a story we brought you first… The body of Michael Shane Huffman, 28, of Dunlap, was found on Friday, in the Tennessee River near the area where he was last seen off River Canyon (Mullins Cove) Road in Marion County. Members of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Sheriff’s Office and …

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Police chase ends in the TN River at Mullins Cove on Tuesday; One suspect still missing

UPDATE — 10/28/17: The body of Michael Shane Huffman, 28, of Dunlap, was found on Friday, in the Tennessee River near the area where he was last seen off River Canyon (Mullins Cove) Road in Marion County. Members of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Hamilton County Tactics and Rescue Services …

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Historic Dunlap home near Courthouse Square damaged by weekend fire

A historic house in Dunlap was severely damaged by fire over the weekend.  The historic old “Mansfield House,” which stood at the corner of Spring Street and Cherry Street in Dunlap was severely damaged in the Saturday afternoon blaze.The house was unoccupied at the time. According to Dunlap Fire Chief Norman Hatfield, an estimated 25 …

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Fatal stabbing under investigation in Sequatchie County

Updated — 10/18/17 @ 5:31pm CDT: A Sequatchie County woman is behind bars following the fatal stabbing of her husband on Tuesday evening near Dunlap. Sheriff Ronnie Hitchcock says the incident happened happened at 6:15 pm CDT on Tuesday evening at a home located at 399 Branch Road in Dunlap when 44-year-old Jerri Lynn Sanders allegedly stabbed her …

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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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