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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July
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  • All day
    Jul-01-18

       On Sunday, July 1, First Baptist Church of Dunlap will celebrate its 150th anniversary with homecoming services. Beginning with early worship at 8:15 a.m., the program will continue with Sunday School at 9:15 a.m., followed by worship and homecoming at 10:00 a.m. Guest speaker for the 10:00 a.m. service is former pastor, Bro. Tom Gholson. A fellowship meal will be enjoyed at 11:45 a.m. The afternoon program will include a homecoming orchestra, homecoming choir, member remembrance video and individual music, ending with prayer at 2:00 p.m. All members, former members, friends and family are invited to attend.

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  • All day
    Jul-03-18

    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.

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  • All day
    Jul-04-18

    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.  

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  • All day
    Jul-05-18

    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.   

  • All day
    Jul-05-18

    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.

  • All day
    Jul-05-18

    Scrappy Quilters meet every Thursday from 900 a.m. until noon at the Cagle Community Center. Call Kathy for more information at 949-9796.

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  • All day
    Jul-07-18

    Meet the candidates at the Lewis Chapel Community Center on Saturday, July 7 at 3:00 p.m. EST. Everyone in the Lewis Chapel community is welcome. 3T25-27S26-27

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  • All day
    Jul-08-18-Jul-13-18

    Vacation Bible School, Game On – Gearing Up for Life’s Big Game, at Ebenezer Baptist Church will be held Sunday, July 8 through Friday, July 13 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Bible classes will be held for Pre-K through teens, along with games, crafts and music. Friday’s activities will include inflatables and fireworks. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Teresa McMillen at 309-2690. 2T26-27S27-28

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  • All day
    Jul-09-18-Jul-11-18

    Sequatchie County High School is holding a youth basketball camp, July 9-11, from 8:00 a.m. until noon. The camp is for boys and girls from Sequatchie County and surrounding areas from kindergarten through entering eighth grade. Cost is $60, with a discount for siblings. Registration can be done online at the Sequatchie County Youth Basketball Facebook page. Each participant receives a T-shirt. For more information, contact Coach Kasey Woodlee on Facebook or at (423) 838-9000. T27S28

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  • All day
    Jul-10-18

       The monthly business meeting for the Fredonia Community Center will not be held due to the following candidate forum dates. Candidates for sheriff on July 10, road superintendent candidates on July 17, and candidates for county executive, circuit court clerk and trustee on July 24. All times are 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. All Sequatchie County residents are welcome to attend and meet the candidates.

  • All day
    Jul-10-18

    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 July 10. Worshipful Master Rex Layne invites all regular Masons to attend.  

  • All day
    Jul-10-18

    The next FCE (Family, Community, Education) meeting at the Cagle Community Center is planned for Tuesday, July 10 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.

  • All day
    Jul-10-18

    Sequatchie County Friends of the Library (FOTL) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 10 at 4:00 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room of the library.

  • All day
    Jul-10-18

    The Fredonia Mountain Community Center is sponsoring a candidate forum for Sequatchie County candidates to be held on the following dates: July 10, candidates for sheriff; July 17, road superintendent candidates; and July 24, candidates for county executive, circuit court clerk and trustee. All times are 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend these forums and meet the candidates. The community center is located at 5242 Fredonia Road in Dunlap.

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  • All day
    Jul-12-18-Jul-14-18

         The Sequatchie County Cancer Support Network will be presenting its annual Hee Haw Show on July 12-14 at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Cost for admittance is $10 at the door or tickets can be purchased before the event at Citizens Tri-County Bank, Mountain Valley Bank, Chamber of Commerce, Bouffant Beauty Salon and Sew Sweet. Proceeds from this event go to help cancer patients in Sequatchie County. 4T25-28S26-28

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  • All day
    Jul-14-18

    Cowboy Church at the Tennessee Guest Ranch is held on the second Saturday of each month, through November, beginning at 5:00 p.m. with food, fellowship and fun. The next church service is planned for August 11 and includes free pony rides for children 12 and under, chuck wagon chow appetizers for the family and meet the horses in the stables. At 6:00 p.m., its Cowboy Church with a live horse presentation, music and a message (rain or shine, indoor facilities available). Music groups interested in performing can go to cowboychurchsv.com or call (423) 554-4677. The ranch is located on 1050 Ray Hixson Road in Dunlap.   4BTS29-32

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  • All day
    Jul-15-18-Jul-21-18

    Names are now being accepted for the Sequatchie County Veterans Memorial Park Wall. Honorably discharged veterans, who are past or present residents of Sequatchie County, will need their DD-214 and $100 cash or check. Partial payments can be arranged through the end of September. Signature bricks, T-shirts, sweatshirts and caps will be available for sale. The Veterans office is located at 171 Church Street in Dunlap. Hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. For more information, call 949-9000.

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  • All day
    Jul-16-18-Jul-20-18

    The Sequatchie County Veterans Service Office at 171 Church Street will be closed July 16-20. The office will re-open on July 24.TS29

  • All day
    Jul-16-18-Jul-20-18

    Dunlap Seventh-day Adventist Church is presenting Time Lab Vacation Bible School, July 16-20, from 9:00 a.m. until noon each day. Children, ages 5-12, will enjoy games, crafts, snacks and Bible stories. T28S29

  • All day
    Jul-16-18-Jul-20-18

    A 4-H Needlecraft Workshop is being offered by the University of Tennessee Extension Sequatchie County. Students who have completed grades 4-12 are invited to participate in this four-day workshop, July 16-20, from 9:00 a.m. until noon at the Sequatchie County Fair building. The art of crocheting, embroidery, cross-stitch and Swedish embroidery will be taught. Cost for the workshop is $15 to cover supplies. Call the office at 949-2611 or email adodd2@utk.edu to register. Registration deadline is July 13.

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  • All day
    Jul-18-18

    Vacation Bible School at Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Dunlap is planned for Wednesday, July 18 through Friday, July 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. There will be snacks, singing, Bible stories, crafts and fun time. For more information or to register, call (423) 619-4259.

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  • All day
    Jul-19-18

    The Sequatchie County High School Fishing Team is meeting at the high school on Thursday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. Anyone interested in joining the team will need to attend for details.T29

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  • All day
    Jul-23-18

    Vacation Bible School at The Vine is planned for Monday, July 23 through Friday, July 27 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Rolling River Rampage is the theme for this year’s Bible lessons, songs, crafts and food. Ages kindergarten through 12th grade are welcome to attend. The Vine is a ministry of Friendship Baptist Church of Dunlap and is located at 79 Cherry Street. Pastor Barry Basham welcomes kids to attend all the great activities they have planned.T29

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  • All day
    Jul-26-18

    A hummingbird workshop is scheduled for Thursday, July 26 at the Mountain Valley Bank Summit Room in Dunlap at 11:30 a.m. with Mel Vandergriff of Wildlife Unlimited. A covered dish lunch will be served at 11:00 a.m. for anyone wanting to come early and eat (bring a dish). This workshop is sponsored by the Family and Community Education (FCE) Council of Sequatchie County and is free to the public. For more information, contact the UT Extension Office at 949-2611. T28S29

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  • All day
    Jul-28-18

    The Cagle Community Church at 34 Church Road is hosting the Lore Family for a concert on July 28 at 6:00 p.m. Pastor Darrel Nance and congregation invite everyone to attend.TS29

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  • All day
    Jul-29-18

    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. TS31

  • All day
    Jul-29-18

       CWC Thrift Store has opened in Whitwell at 120 Sweet Water Road, behind Hwy. 28 Market, in the old Christian Worship Center building. S31

  • All day
    Jul-29-18

      Registration at Dunlap Adventist Christian School will be held Sunday, July 29 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the school on 105 Apache Lane. This program is not only for those registering for the first time, but also for current students and those who applied at the pre-registration in June. Norma Collson, upper grades teacher, will present a program with much needed information regarding the beginning of school. Parents/guardians are asked to bring their child’s immunization records. All kindergarten students will receive a month’s free tuition. For more information, call Collson at (828) 817-6025. 2T29-30S30

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  • All day
    Jul-30-18

    The staff of Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) will be at the Sequatchie County Justice Center on Monday, July 30 at 9:30 a.m. Anyone having legal problems may qualify for free legal assistance with housing/mortgage/foreclosure, consumer, health benefits/food stamps, family, unemployment and senior. Applicants must meet federal poverty and LAET priority guidelines. For more information, call (423) 756-4013.

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  • All day
    Jul-31-18

    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. BTS31