Smoking, while oxygen in use, cited for residence fire

Smoking while utilizing oxygen from a breathing machine was determined to be the cause of a fire at a Cline Road residence on November 19, Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) Chief Norman Hatfield reported. Two individuals at the home received non-life threatening injuries but required medical transport, he noted. For more, see the November 29…

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Stringer races in New York City Marathon

Despite starting to run competitively only about two years ago, Dunlap resident Jevon Stringer made the decision to run in the world’s most famous marathon. Stringer, 42, joined tens of thousands of others on November 4 running in the New York City Marathon, 26.2 miles. Stringer finished the distance in 4 hours, 52.56 seconds, placing…

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< 2018 >
October
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  • All day
    Oct-01-18

    Messiah’s Bondservant Ministry (525 SR 28, Whitwell) will be holding a clearance of yard sale items on October 1-6 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Fill a box for $5 or $10. No reasonable offer will be refused on furniture. For more information, call (423) 290-9871.TS39

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  • All day
    Oct-04-18

    Meetings for AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) are held at Dunlap United Methodist Church. AA meetings are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. NA meetings are Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. All times are central. The church is located at 1958 Main Street.BTS40

  • All day
    Oct-04-18

    The Education Opportunity Center (EOC) provides free assistance to help residents reach their educational and career goals. Marla King, an education advisor with EOC, who formerly assisted students at the Chattanooga State Sequatchie/Bledsoe campus, will now be scheduling appointments at the Sequatchie County/Dunlap Chamber of Commerce on Thursdays, by appointment, from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. General education courses are offered at both Sequatchie and Bledsoe County High Schools. The center serves Bledsoe, Grundy, Hamilton, Marion and Sequatchie counties, and can assist with adult high school completion programs, choosing a college and a major, filing for FAFSA, searching for scholarships and grants, and overcoming federal student loan default. To schedule an appointment, call (423) 425-1702.BTS40

  • All day
    Oct-04-18

    Bothered by someone’s drinking problem? Alanon may be able to help. Meetings are held on Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. at Dunlap United Methodist Church for those who need help in coping with a friend or family member’s drinking problem. The church is located at 1958 Main Street.BTS40

  • All day
    Oct-04-18

        Scrappy Quilters meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Cagle Community Center. Call Kathy for more information at 949-9796. TS40

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  • All day
    Oct-06-18

    A benefit horse, ATV, and truck ride for Michael “Smoke” Johnson will be held October 6 at 10:00, at the home of Roger and Shirl Wooden on the old CC road on Brockdell Mountain. Horses and wagons will go a different route from the trucks and ATVs. Dinners plates are being served for a donation. An auction begins at 6:00 p.m. Any and all donations for the auction are appreciated. For more info, contact Jeramey Johnson at (423) 762-0507, Mechelle at (423) 762-8356, or Calvin Wooden at 423-309-1977.BTS40

  • All day
    Oct-06-18

    The women of First United Methodist Church in Whitwell will hold their annual craft fair on Saturday, October 6 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Marion County Food Bank. Homemade soup, bread and dessert lunch plates will be available for $5. Text (423) 779-6677 or leave message to reserve tables. The church is located at 11625 Highway 28, Whitwell.TS40

  • All day
    Oct-06-18

    The women of First United Methodist Church in Whitwell will hold their annual craft fair on Saturday, October 6 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Marion County Food Bank. Homemade soup, bread and dessert lunch plates will be available for $5. Text (423) 779-6677 or leave message to reserve tables. The church is located at 11625 Highway 28, Whitwell. TS37

  • All day
    Oct-06-18

    The women of First United Methodist Church in Whitwell will hold their annual craft fair on Saturday, October 6 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Marion County Food Bank. Homemade soup, bread and dessert lunch plates will be available for $5. Text (423) 779-6677 or leave message to reserve tables. The church is located at 11625 Highway 28, Whitwell.TS35

  • All day
    Oct-06-18-Oct-07-18

    Former students, faculty and staff of The Children’s Re-Education Center (Re-Ed), later called Smallwood at Moccasin Bend in Chattanooga during 1968 and 1969, are invited to a 50-year reunion and gathering on October 6-7 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The group will gather at the back parking lot/playground area. Coffee, donuts and pastries will be provided. Everyone is asked to bring folding chairs and old pictures. In case of rain, event will be held October 13-14 at the same time. RSVP by September 28 to Kevin Wheeler at (423) 698-3643 or email wheeler.susie@comcast.net. BT32S33

  • All day
    Oct-06-18-Oct-07-18

    Former students, faculty and staff of The Children’s Re-Education Center (Re-Ed), later called Smallwood at Moccasin Bend in Chattanooga during 1968 and 1969, are invited to a 50-year reunion and gathering on October 6-7 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The group will gather at the back parking lot/playground area. Coffee, donuts and pastries will be provided. Everyone is asked to bring folding chairs and old pictures. In case of rain, event will be held October 13-14 at the same time. RSVP by September 28 to Kevin Wheeler at (423) 698-3643 or email wheeler.susie@comcast.net. BT28S29

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  • All day
    Oct-07-18

    Landmark Pentecostal Church holds services on Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and on Wednesday nights at 6:30. The church is located at 6808 Hwy. 28 in Dunlap. Pastor Matt Henderson and the church invite everyone to attend. Their website is www.thelandmarkpentecostalchurch.com. For more information, call 949-5000.TS40

  • All day
    Oct-07-18

    Kelly’s Ferry Community Church, 11612 Mullins Cove Road in Whitwell, is holding A Day of Praise and Worship on October 7 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Hunter Simmons is doing the special preaching, and special singers are Michael Knight & The Redeemed. Dinner follows the service  and before the song service. Pastor Alec Long welcomes everyone. TS40

  • All day
    Oct-07-18

      Former students, faculty and staff of The Children’s Re-Education Center (Re-Ed), later called Smallwood at Moccasin Bend in Chattanooga during 1968 and 1969, are invited to a 50-year reunion and gathering on October 6-7 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. The group will gather in the rear parking lot/playground area. Coffee, donuts and pastries will be provided. Everyone is asked to bring folding chairs and old pictures. In case of rain, event will be held October 13-14 at the same time. RSVP by September 28 to Kevin Wheeler at (423) 698-3643 or email wheeler.susie@comcast.net. BT37S38

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  • All day
    Oct-09-18

    The Dunlap Lodge F&AM meets in scheduled regular meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at their Lodge on Cherry Street. The next meeting is scheduled for October 9. Worshipful Master Rex Layne invites all regular Masons to attend.TS40

  • All day
    Oct-09-18

    The monthly meeting of the Fredonia Community Center will be held Tuesday, October 9 at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and meet their neighbors and support the community.TS40

  • All day
    Oct-09-18

    The next FCE (Family, Community, Education) meeting at the Cagle Community Center is planned for Tuesday, October 9 at 10:00 a.m. For more information, call the Extension office at 949-2611. These meetings are structured for the entire family. Everyone is invited to attend.TS40

  • All day
    Oct-09-18

    The next Cagle community business meeting is set for Tuesday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome.TS40

  • All day
    Oct-09-18

    Sequatchie County Friends of the Library (FOTL) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 9 at 4:00 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the library. TS40

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  • All day
    Oct-11-18-Oct-13-18

    Girl Scout Troop 40505 is having a multi-family yard sale on October 11-13 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at 20366 US 127 North in Dunlap, approximately one mile north of SVEC. For donation pick-up, call (423) 243-4749. T41

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  • All day
    Oct-12-18

    Ebenezer Baptist Church will be leading a ladies Bible study, He Speaks To Me by Priscilla Shirer, on Friday, October 12 at 6:00 p.m. For more information, call Louise Smith at 949-5654 or 413–3269. T40

  • All day
    Oct-12-18-Oct-13-18

    Welch Chapel UMC is having an indoor yard sale on October 12-13 starting at 9:00 a.m. For more information, call Karen King at 949-4398.TS40

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  • All day
    Oct-13-18

    A benefit for Rita Johnson Grant will be held Saturday, October 13 at the Lewis Chapel Church of God at 3:00 p.m. There will be a cake auction and music.T41

  • All day
    Oct-13-18

    A yard sale fundraiser is planned for Saturday, October 13 at the Cagle Community Center, 8208 SR 8/111 in Dunlap. The sale begins at 8:00 a.m. Items for sale include horse tack, housewares, clothing, toys, Christmas, furniture and more. All proceeds go toward the UCA varsity tour for student Lydia Schultz. T41

  • All day
    Oct-13-18

    A community cookout is planned for Saturday, October 13 from noon until 3:00 p.m. EST at Kelly’s Ferry Community Church in Whitwell. The church will be serving free BBQ and hot dogs. Pastor Alec Long invites everyone to come out and get to know the community. The church is located at 11612 Mullins Cove Road. Join their Facebook page at Kelly’s Ferry Community Church. T40S41

  • All day
    Oct-13-18

    The Will and Rebecca Smith reunion is Saturday, October 13. Lunch will be from 12:00 to 12:30. Bring food and drinks. All eating and drinking supplies are provided.  T40S41

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  • All day
    Oct-16-18

    Kim Pursley, host of Valley TV 18 Kim’s Kitchen, is scheduled to speak at Ewtonville Baptist Church on Tuesday, October 16 at 1:30 p.m. She will be demonstrating the new Instant Pot and sharing some of her favorite recipes. This event, sponsored by Sequatchie County Family and Community Education (FCE) Clubs, is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served prior to this presentation. Lunch tickets must be reserved by calling the UT Extension Service at 949-2611.TS40

  • All day
    Oct-16-18

    Larry Matthews, author of Caves of Fall Creek Falls, will be speaking at Ewtonville Baptist Church on Tuesday, October 16 at 10:30 a.m. Matthews is an author, historian and professional geologist who has spent much time researching caves of Tennessee. His books will be available for purchase and signing following his presentation. This event, sponsored by Sequatchie County Family and Community Education (FCE) Clubs, is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served immediately following his presentation. Lunch tickets must be reserved by calling the UT Extension Service at 949-2611.TS40

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  • All day
    Oct-17-18

    Library Craft Day at the Sequatchie County Public Library is scheduled for Wednesday, October 17 anytime between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Children, ages preschool through fifth grade, must be present to receive a craft to work on while visiting the library or take home and complete later. T41S42

  • All day
    Oct-17-18-Oct-20-18

    Friends of the Library is holding its fall book sale and silent auction from October 17-20 at 103 Heard Street in Dunlap. Items include a wide selection of books, DVDs, music CDs, puzzles, and games. Wednesday is a preview day for Friends members and those joining at the door, from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday times are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On Saturday, fill a bag with books for $4 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Annual membership is $5 per individual and $10 for families.TS40S41

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  • All day
    Oct-19-18

    A Veterans open house, for Veterans and their families, will be Friday, October 19 at Citizens Tri-County Bank Training Room from 1:00-6:00 p.m. Attending are Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs, County Service Officers, Tennessee National Guard Family Assistance, Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency, Disabled American Veterans, local American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars representatives, and the Vet Center. Light refreshments will be served. Veterans are requested to bring a copy of their DD214. The event is sponsored by American Legion Post #190 and VFW Post #5772, Dunlap.TS40,42

  • All day
    Oct-19-18

    A reunion for the Sequatchie County Class of 1998 will be held Friday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m. at the high school football game and on Saturday, October 20 at noon at the Dunlap Coke Ovens Dixon Pavilion. Contact burnb48@yahoo.com. 3TS37-39

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  • All day
    Oct-20-18

    A pancake breakfast at the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative on Saturday, October 20 will be held from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. Cost is $7 per plate, with all proceeds going to the Sequatchie County Cancer Support Network. T42

  • All day
    Oct-20-18

    The Knight family reunion, for descendants of William and Myra Knight who settled in the area, will be held Saturday, October 20 at noon at 123 Fields Drive in Dunlap. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish meal, photos and family information to share and enjoy. For more information, call 949-3113. T41S42

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  • All day
    Oct-21-18

    A homecoming service and fellowship hall dedication and dinner is planned at Flat Mountain Baptist Church on Sunday, October 21. The service begins at 11:00 a.m., followed by the dedication and dinner in the church’s newly renovated fellowship hall. Pastor David Burgess and congregation invite everyone to join them. The church is located at 6829 Fredonia Road in Dunlap. For more information, call (423) 987-5420. 3T40-42S41-42                                                

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  • All day
    Oct-25-18

    There will be a meeting of the Sequatchie County Fair Association on Thursday, October 25 at the fair building on Heard Street at 6:00 p.m. The Fair’s monthly meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month and are open to the public. T43

  • All day
    Oct-25-18

    Wheeler-Long Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet Thursday, October 25 at 6:00 p.m. at Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative in Dunlap on Hwy. 127. Guest speaker will be Vonda Dixson, president of the Tennessee Order of Confederate Rose. She will be speaking on Confederate flags and common misconceptions. OCR and new member applicants are welcome. TS43

  • All day
    Oct-25-18

    There will be a meeting of the Sequatchie County Fair on Thursday, October 25 at the fair building on Heard Street at 6:00 p.m.TS43

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  • All day
    Oct-27-18

    Veterans at the VA Hospital in Murfreesboro are greatly in need of new plain white T-shirts and bottled water. VFW Post 5772 and American Legion Post 190 in Dunlap is spearheading a drive and asking for support from the community. Shirt sizes needed are L-2X, crew neck or V-neck. Donated items can be dropped off at the Dunlap Police Department or Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Department until Friday, November 2.TS43

  • All day
    Oct-27-18

    A reunion of Lewis Chapel School is planned for Saturday, October 27. Lunch will be held at 2:00 p.m. EST. Everyone is asked to bring a finger food and old school photos.TS43

  • All day
    Oct-27-18

    A benefit for Ricky Sanders and Tammy Sullivan, to help with medical needs from a car accident, is planned for Saturday, October 27 at the Daus Community Center. A yard sale will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Plates lunches will be served from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. for $7 each. Donations of a covered dish and/or 6-pack drinks of water, soda or tea can be taken to the community center between 7:00 and 9:00 a.m. on October 27. Yard sale items can be delivered to Unipower by noon on October 26. For more information or to sign up, contact Connie Easterly at (423) 991-2710. 2T42-43S43

  • 3:37 pm
    Oct-27-18

    The Dunlap Lions Club presents Taste of the Valley Dinner and Auction on Saturday, October 27 at Sequatchie County High School. Dinner begins at 5:00 p.m. and the auction starts at 6:00 p.m. Build your own meal from local restaurants. Dinner tickets are $8 each, and children 10 and under are free. There will be auctions and silent auctions, a trivia challenge, corn hole and more. 2T42-43S43

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  • All day
    Oct-28-18

    Dunlap United Methodist Church is having a fall carnival and Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 28 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. There will be cupcake decorating, games, candy and pumpkin painting.TS43

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  • All day
    Oct-29-18

    Southeast Tennessee Human Resource Agency will begin their sign-ups for the 2018-2019 year on October 29. Anyone wishing to receive commodities in Sequatchie County this year should call the Dunlap office at 949-2191 and make an appointment to receive their card. You have until December 7, 2018 to get your card for the new year. Eligibility will be based on total household income not in excess of the State-established maximum percentage of the poverty line for the appropriate household size or categorical eligibility. T43

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  • All day
    Oct-30-18

    American Legion Post 190, Dunlap, holds its monthly meetings on the last Tuesday of each month. The executive committee meets at 5:00 p.m. and the general business meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. Meetings are held in the Legion Hall on Fredonia Road. All members are encouraged to attend. Any veteran interested in joining the American Legion or learning more about the organization and the benefits of membership is encouraged to attend a general business meeting. Follow on Facebook at American Legion Post 190, Dunlap, TN.TS43

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  • All day
    Oct-31-18

    Hwy. 28 Church of God is planning a Harvest Party on Wednesday, October 31 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. They will be serving hot dogs, chili, chips, drinks and treats. The church requests no scary costumes. For more information, call 949-3090.T43S44