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

< 2019 >
March
  • 09

    Boy Scouts having fundraising breakfast

    All day
    Mar-09-19

    Boy Scout Troop 33 will host a fundraising breakfast on Saturday, March 9 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Dunlap United Methodist Church to raise funds for summer camp. The menu includes scrambled eggs, biscuits, gravy, sausage, hash browns, pancakes and choice of juice, coffee or milk. Cost is $6 per person. Eggs to order are $1 extra.2T9-10S10

  • 09

    Propagation Class planned for March 9

    All day
    Mar-09-19

    The Sequatchie Valley Master Gardeners and UT Extension will be hosting a Propagation Class on Saturday, March 9 at 10:00 a.m. at Dunlap United Methodist Church, 1958 Main Street. Carol Mathews, an accomplished master gardener, speaker, and leader for the Hamilton County Master Gardeners, and has presented numerous classes in the Chattanooga area, the Master Gardeners state convention and the Master Gardeners international convention, will be sharing her expertise and passion for propagation. The class is open to the public. Contact the Extension office at 423-949-2611 to reserve an information packet for the program.

  • 12

    Pond management planned

    All day
    Mar-12-19

    On March 12, 2019, a Bledsoe and Sequatchie County Pond Management Field Day is being held at Perry Swafford’s Farm, near 6868 Lower East Valley Road in Pikeville (0.4 miles north of College Station Road). Aquatic weed management, fish sampling demonstration and stocking rates, pond sealing options and conservation programs are the topics to be discussed. A meal will be provided and door prizes given at this free event. For more information or to make reservations, call the UT Extension Bledsoe County office at (423) 447-2451. Commercial Pesticide Applicator points are available for those who attend. BT45S46

  • 14

    Meeting at Lewis Chapel Community Center

    All day
    Mar-14-19

    The regular monthly meeting of the Lewis Chapel Community Center will be held Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. EST. Everyone is welcome. T10S11

  • 14

    Paws and Claws to meet

    All day
    Mar-14-19

    The Paws and Claws Animal Shelter monthly meeting will be held Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bledsoe Telephone Co-op meeting room, located on Cumberland Avenue in Pikeville. Everyone is invited to attend.BT10S11

  • 15

    Band Clinic this week

    All day
    Mar-15-19-Mar-16-19

    The first Sequatchie Valley Small Band Clinic will be held Friday and Saturday, March 15-16 at Sequatchie County Middle School for bands from Bledsoe, Whitwell, South Pittsburg and Sequatchie. Registration and orientation begin Friday at 4:00 p.m., followed by rehearsals with clinicians at 5:00, pizza at 7:00, a concert by TTU Tuba Ensemble at 8:00, and dismissal at 9:00. Saturday’s schedule is rehearsal at 9:00 a.m., lunch at noon, rehearsals from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., dinner at 4:00, final rehearsal at 5:00, and a concert in the high school auditorium at 7:00. Admission is free to both concerts. BT11