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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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Top of the Rock Tops in Tennessee

Congratulations to the Top of the Rock Restaurant on Jasper Mountain. People magazine has named the eatery as the most beautiful restaurant in Tennessee. The restaurant is only 5 years old and is located at the entrance of Jasper Highlands just above the Town of Kimball. Top of the Rock offers amazing views of the Sequatchie …

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Auto Collision Repair Shop at Marion County High School to be Named in Honor of David Moore

After 39 years, Coach David Moore has decided to retire from Marion County High School. In honor of his years of service in the classroom and behind the scenes, the body shop at the school is getting a new name. It will forevermore be known as The David Moore Auto Collision Repair Shop in his …

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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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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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