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THP Hiring State Troopers

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) has announced they are currently hiring troopers across the state. The new starting pay for the rank of Trooper Cadet is $65,004 / year, with the new salary going into effect as of July 1, 2023.  The application deadline to apply for the position of Tennessee State Trooper is July …

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FAITH: God’s Amazing Grace

This week I will be involved with not just one but two ladies becoming centurions. That means both will made one hundred years of age. They are sister-in-laws to boot. Both are in relatively good heath for their age and their minds are as sharp as ever. One of them is named Lois and she …

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Season Long Duck Blind Drawing Application Period Open Through July 19th

NASHVILLE — The application period for the 2023-24 Tier 1 duck blinds is open and will close July 19. Announcement of the successful applicants will be made Aug. 5 at traditional site locations and emailed to all applicants (both successful and unsuccessful). The online application is available at the Go Outdoors Tennessee website (quotahunt.gooutdoorstennessee.com). All …

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WEPG and WSDQ officially announce the launch of SValleyNow.com as new, local online newspaper; Lucky Knott named as News Director

South Pittsburg, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Valley Broadcasting, WEPG and WSDQ radio (The River 104.9 FM in Marion County and Country Roads 93.3 FM in Sequatchie County) officially announce the launch of SValleyNow.com as a new local online newspaper; naming one of the Southeast’s most experienced and recognized broadcasters, play-by-play sportscasters and journalists, Lucky Knott, …

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Suspicious Truck Fire in Dunlap

Saturday, July 14, 2023, at 8:10 AM, Dunlap Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire behind the J&J’s Auto Repair shop on Rankin Avenue. The fire was in the cab portion of the truck, and the cause appears suspicious. Firefighters extinguished the fire with a 1.75-inch pre-connect line. Dunlap PD also responded and assisted. The …

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Fallen Tree Limb Causes Crash near Sequatchie-Grundy County Line on 399

Saturday night at approximately 8:40 PM, Dunlap Fire responded to a single-vehicle crash on SR 399 near the Sequatchie-Grundy County Line. Reports to 911 were that a female was trapped in the vehicle, with extrication being needed for her. Dunlap Rescue 1 and 2 and Brush 2, along with Cagle Volunteer Fire Department Engine 1, …

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Jasper VFW Auxiliary Post hosting ‘Back to School’ event Saturday, July 15th

The Jasper VFW Auxilary Post 6362 is hosting a Back to School event for area students. The event is scheduled for this Saturday, July 15th, from 10 AM until 12 Noon at the post’s location at 102 Pine Avenue in Jasper, TN. They will offer free food along with free school supplies for area students. …

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FAITH: How to Be Wise

Not many of us will ever be as wise as a Plato or a Socrates, or a Solomon. Very few of us will ever understand the philosophies that give us a Watergate or a ghetto, or an electric chair. We do not have the wisdom to understand the economics of spending vast sums to explore …

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City of Whitwell announces plans for Labor Day Parade and Pageant

After an absence of several years, officials with the City of Whitwell have formally-announced plans for a Labor Day Parade this year. The annual parade, a local favorite that dates back several decades, was missed in 2020 and 2021 due to concerns related to COVID-19. The parade was planned again for 2022, however it was …

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Tracy City Man Indicted, Arrested on Arson Charge

An investigation by special agent fire investigators with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into a residential fire in Grundy County last year has resulted in the arrest of a Tracy City man. On January 23, 2022, the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office requested TBI special agent/certified fire and explosives investigators to assist with a residential fire …

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