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South Pittsburg Baseball Earn Berth into the TSSAA State Tournament

The South Pittsburg Pirates baseball team is heading back to the state tournament next week in Murfreesboro. The Spring Fling begins on Tuesday. The 20-13 Pirates were able to knock off East Robertson 6-4 at home on Thursday. Luke Rector was 1-for-2 at the plate with 2 RBI. He also pitched all 7 innings to …

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2024 National Safe Boating Week, May 18-24; Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will participant in the 2024 National Safe Boating Week, May 18-24, reminding all boaters to brush up on boating safety skills and prepare for the boating season. This observance week is the annual kick-off of the Safe Boating Campaign, a global awareness effort that encourages boaters to make the most …

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Live Broadcasts of Meetings Moving from The River 104.9 Facebook Page to the Sequatchie Valley Facebook Page

The River 104.9 announced on Thursday that all future meetings for the Town of Jasper, Marion County Commission, the City of South Pittsburg, and the Town of Kimball will be broadcasted on the Sequatchie Valley Now Facebook. Some upcoming meeting dates have been changed. The Town of Jasper meeting that was set for June 10 …

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Post Season High School Baseball and Softball Update

The Whitwell Lady Tigers defeated the South Pittsburg Lady Pirates on Wednesday for the Region Championship. Whitwell host Jo Byrns on Friday in the sectional round. The Lady Pirates travel to Gordonsville, also on Friday in Class 1A. The winners earn a berth into next week’s TSSAA State Tournament (Spring Fling) in Murfreesboro. In the …

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Urgent Need for Blood Donors after Tornadoes Hit Parts of Tennessee and Alabama

Blood Assurance urgently needs donors following the severe storms that swept through parts of Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia on Wednesday night into Thursday morning. The non-profit saw a number of appointments and blood drives canceled over the last 24 hours because of the weather. To replenish the supply, Blood Assurance is requesting donations from all …

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Office Manager at Assisted Living Home in Marion County Charged with Theft

Mary Ann Layne, an office manager at an assisted living home in Marion County, was arrested on May 1, 2024. She was charged with theft of over $10,000 after police said her boss had caught her in the act. Police say she admitted to spending money from the home and cash given to her by …

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Another Successful National Cornbread Festival

Thousands were greeted by arts and crafts vendors, antique tractors, music, a carnival, beautiful weather, and, of course, the national championship cookoff at the National Cornbread Festival over the weekend in South Pittsburg, TN. Congratulations to the 2024 National Cornbread Cook-off Champion, Christine Siebeneck, from Ohio. Winning recipe: Spicy Shrimp, Sausage, and Black Bean Hand …

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It’s Cornbread Festival Time in South Pittsburg

This week is the National Cornbread Festival. The carnival has begun, and the official festival runs Saturday and Sunday. Come on out and play games, ride rides, and enjoy wandering through the booths that line the streets of historic South Pittsburg, TN. Stroll down Cornbread Alley, where you can taste all the different recipes using …

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Historic Tours of South Pittsburg National being held during Cornbread Festival

Check out the historic tours during the National Cornbread Festival. This year’s route will take you on a lovely, meandering path through a charming neighborhood on the National Register of Historic Places in South Pittsburg. The information on the sites is a compilation of historic records, as well as local legend and lore. The tour …

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Three Area Schools Receive STEM Grants

The Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative is thrilled to spotlight the incredible achievements of our community’s educators. SVEC is excited to announce that a few outstanding educators in our service area have been selected as recipients of STEM Classroom Grants through TVA ( Tennessee Valley Authority) in collaboration with SVEC. This year’s application process was very …

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