Third county COVID-19 death announced by State

Sequatchie County has a third COVID-19 fatality case, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. TDOH releases daily COVID-19 data for all 95 state counties. In Sequatchie County, data for Thursday, September 17, included three deaths, 211 confirmed and probable cases, 36 active cases, 4,555 negative tests, and 172 inactive or recovered cases. For more,…

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Sequatchie-Bledsoe rivalry game time changed

The annual Sequatchie-Bledsoe rivalry game was originally set to begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25 at BCHS but that time has been changed to 6:30 p.m. This change was agreed on by both schools to allow the game to be broadcast as the Chattanooga Rivalry Game of the Week on the CW Chattanooga…

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Cartwright house fire fought

Volunteer firefighters battledĀ a house fire in the Cartwright community on Friday morning, September 11. The homeowner, returning to the scene, told firefighters there was no one inside. Old Highway 28 just south of Cartwright First Baptist Church was closed during efforts to extinguish the fire. For more, see the September 17 issue of The Dunlap…

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Body of local man recovered from lake

The body of a man recovered from Nickajack Lake in Hamilton County Wednesday evening, September 9, has been identified as Adam Jones, 42, of Sequatchie County. Jones was reported missing by his family earlier in the week after he did not return from a fishing trip, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officials said. For more, see…

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Five-day in-class schedule approved by Board

  By an 8-1 vote, the Sequatchie County Board of Education approved switching to a five-day in-class schedule beginning on September 22. The plan replaces the A/B hybrid plan which included both virtual and in-class learning. Students in grades 5-12 will be required to wear a mask and a mask is recommended for younger students.…

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