Pipe bomb, gun, drugs found after warrant served

November 24, 2020

  A weeks-long investigation by the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest of Thomas Painter on November 24, reported Sheriff Coy Swanger. Multiple agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and others joined the Sheriff’s Office, conducting a search warrant at a home in the Deerhead community. Sheriff Swanger said a loaded pistol, several…

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City contracts help in search for Henry, Holbert

November 24, 2020

The Dunlap City Commission approved a request to provide extra help in searching for two missing Dunlap residents, Matt Henry and Tiffany Holbert, during its monthly meeting on November 19. Dunlap Police Chief Randy Phillips explained he requested the extra aid in order to help the families involved. “They’ve been missing for a while,” he…

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Springer earns FFA State Degree

November 24, 2020

Normally presented during the FFA State Convention in Gatlinburg, Sequatchie County High School senior Sidney Springer received her FFA State degree and plaque with congratulations by fellow members and chapter advisor Tammy Akin on November 19. “On June 3, Sidney was recognized for her accomplishments during the Tennessee FFA Virtual State Convention, but since it…

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State of Emergency declared

November 24, 2020

In response to COVID-19, a State of Emergency has been declared by Sequatchie County Executive Keith Cartwright. The formal declaration authorizes the County to make related decisions and purchases, if needed, without meeting for an official vote. The proclamation may entitle the County to cost reimbursement for some purchases. In addition, Executive Cartwright announced county…

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Events

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November
  • 08

    Veterans Day program at SCMS

    All day
    Nov-08-19

    The Veterans Day program at Sequatchie County Middle School will be held Friday, November 8 at 8:15 a.m. in the school gym. There will be special music and readings by students and Veterans Day speakers. The student body will also make a presentation to the Veterans Memorial Park. T45

  • 12

    Hope for the Holidays

    All day
    Nov-12-19

    The Hope and Healing Grief Support Group of Dunlap is holding its 7th annual Hope for the Holidays event on Friday, November 22 at the Ewton Community Annex at 6:00 p.m. Tim and Janet Smith from Hendersonville, Tennessee, who have lost two sons, will be speaking. A full Thanksgiving dinner will be served. Everyone is invited. See article in The Dunlap Tribune for more details. Call Kevin Benoit at (423) 280-7489 or Stacey Benoit at (423) 802-1727 for more information. T44-47S45-47

  • 14

    Meeting for Lewis Chapel community

    All day
    Nov-14-19

    The Lewis Chapel Community Center will have its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m. EST. Everyone in the community is asked to attend. T45S46

  • 15

    Names for Christmas baskets being taken

    All day
    Nov-15-19-Dec-20-19

      Anyone knowing a family in Sequatchie County who is needing help for Christmas with toys and food can call between November 15 and December 20 and put their name on the list for the Sequatchie County Rescue Squad and Lions Club Christmas Baskets fund drive. Contact Art Coulson at (423) 309-1629, Ed Nunley at (423) 667-2015, Dunlap Chamber of Commerce at 949-7608, the Rescue Squad at 949-2207 or forms can be filled out at the Human Resources office or Next Step Resource, both on Old York Highway, or at the Chamber. Food and toys will be delivered on Christmas Eve morning, December 24. T45S46

  • 16

    Restoration Pointe hosts Christian comedian

    All day
    Nov-16-19

    Restoration Pointe Church of God invites everyone to an evening of fun and laughter with Christian Comedian Paul May on Saturday, November 16. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the show begins at 6:00. The church is located at 4024 Fredonia Road in Dunlap. For ticket information, call 949-3609. T44S45

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