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Pikeville Police Bulletin

Late Wednesday evening, May 15th, The Butter Dish was burglarized in Pikeville. Then on Saturday evening, May 18th, an attempted burglary was reported. If anyone has any information regarding this burglary, please contact the Pikeville Police Department via phone at 423-447-2585, email at DavidDeckerPPD@Bledsoe.net or complete the Tip Sheet located on our website (https://pikevilletn.com/police/).

No Road Construction Delays for Memorial Day Travelers

Road Construction will not delay motorists as they travel Tennessee’s highways this Memorial Day weekend. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at noon on Friday, May 24 through 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28. This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists expected to travel …

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Remember: Click It or Ticket Campaign is Underway

As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacation, area law enforcement agencies are partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to remind motorists to Click It or Ticket. Now through June 2, participating agencies across the state will increase seat belt enforcement as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s …

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Tennessee to Split June Benefits into Two Payments for SNAP Participants

In response to the early May issuance payment that occurred on April 20, 2024, the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) announced today that June 2024 benefits will be split into two payments for customers who received their May benefits early and participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This is a one-time schedule …

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Former Bledsoe County Deputy Charged with Rape of Inmate

Special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a former deputy of the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department in connection to the sexual assault of an inmate in his custody. At the request of 12th Judicial District Attorney General Courtney Lynch, agents began investigating the allegation on October 31st. During the investigation, agents …

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Vehicle Fire Closed Interstate 24 on Friday

On Friday, at 2:19 PM Haletown Volunteer Fire Department responded to Interstate 24 at mile marker 160 for a vehicle fire. Haletown firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. The interstate was shut down temporarily while crews battled the fire. There were no injuries to firefighters or the occupants of the vehicle. The pickup truck was a …

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One Lane Back Open on Hwy 111

One lane of traffic is back open on SR 111 North at Lewis Chapel Road in Sequatchie County, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. TDOT plans to reopen the roadway fully in the next few weeks. For now, crews are continuing to work on repairs to the mainline. Pipe failure is to blame for what …

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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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