Commission considering waste reduction for landfills

Reduction of waste ending in landfills, and lowering of related costs, could be in the future for Sequatchie County. County commissioners approved allowing County Executive Keith Cartwright and County Attorney Jennifer Mitchell to enter into a non-binding agreement with Carbon Black Global (CBG), LLC, during their regular monthly meeting on August 15. Executive Cartwright explained…

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Suspect shot, wounded by armed citizen

Tyler Shell, a suspect in a vehicle theft in Dunlap, was shot by a Blue Sewanee Road resident on Saturday night, April 13. Shell had led officers on a pursuit on nearby Smith Mountain and was thought to be armed, a report stated. At about 8:15 p.m., Shell, on foot, reportedly charged a homeowner outside…

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Events

< 2018 >
August
  • 01

    Free college planning services are available

    All day
    Aug-01-18

    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. BTS31

  • 02

    Alanon meetings are Thursdays at Dunlap UMC

    All day
    Aug-02-18

    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. BTS31

  • 03

    BBQ and scrimmage set for August 3

    All day
    Aug-03-18

    The Sequatchie County Quarterback Club is having a BBQ and scrimmage on Friday, August 3, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the meal (BBQ pork sandwich, pickle, slaw, baked beans, chips, cookie and drink) are $10 and available from any Indians football player or Cates Street Pharmacy, or can be purchased at the door. The event is sponsored by Mountain Valley Bank and all proceeds support the Indians football team. Sequatchie County will be playing the Tyner Rams, 2017 2A state runner-up, for the scrimmage to kick off the 2018 season.TS31

  • 04

    Phillips-Henry reunion is August 4

    All day
    Aug-04-18

    The annual Phillips-Henry reunion will be held Saturday, August 4 at the Daus Community Center. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish for lunch at noon. All family is invited to come and enjoy a good time together.TS31

  • 04

    Soccer registration planned

    All day
    Aug-04-18-Aug-11-18

    Sequatchie Youth Soccer Association will hold registration for the fall recreational season on Saturday, August 4 and 11 between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the Sequatchie County High School Commons area. SYSA is a recreational soccer league for ages 4-18. Fee is $60 for the first child, with $5 sibling discounts.  For more information, call Joe at 949-2022 or check out the organization on facebook.  T31

  • 05

    Yard sale spaces for rent

    All day
    Aug-05-18

    CRC (Cooperative Response Center) in Dunlap has spaces to rent for the Hwy. 127 yard sale, August 3-5. Cost is $50 for Friday evening through Sunday evening. All proceeds go toward CRC’s Adopt-A-Family program. If interested, contact Donna by text only at 423-240-6381. T24S25