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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 or complete the Tip Sheet located on our website (

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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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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Massive I-24/75 Split Project is on Hold

Part of the massive project to modify the troubled area where Interstate 24 and Interstate 75 intersect in Chattanooga has been put on hold. The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) says that two concrete beams on the S Moore Road bridge and three concrete beams on the McBrien Road bridge over I-24 did not meet …

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Carry the Load will be in Dunlap on Friday Night

The Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office and the Dunlap Police Department are excited to escort this year’s Carry the Load participants as they walk through downtown Dunlap in honor and memory of our nation’s heroes. The group should arrive at Tractor Supply this Friday, May 17, 2024, at 7 p.m. The departments will escort them through …

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Free Health Screenings at Walmart Wellness Day

Vacations, camps and summer get-togethers are on the horizon, and Walmart wants to help make your health a priority for them all. Join Walmart for Wellness Day on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. when customers can receive free health screenings for things like glucose, cholesterol, BMI and blood pressure, as well as affordable …

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Fly Flags at Half-Staff on Wednesday

On Wednesday, the American flag will be flown from sunup to sundown at half-staff to honor Peace Officers Memorial Day. It is one of two days that federal law requires American flags to be lowered to half-staff. The other is Memorial Day. Peace Officers Memorial Day is held on May 15 each year. It is a …

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Update: Portion of Hwy 111 in Sequatchie County has been Closed after Large Hole Forms

Highway 111 North near Lewis Chapel Road in Sequatchie County was closed by the Tennessee Department of Transportation late Monday afternoon. Pipe failure is to blame for what looks like a sinkhole across the roadway. Weather permitting, TDOT is hoping this will be a short time closure. Crews are working to reopen the roadway (right …

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