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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< 2019 >
  • 01

    Training for Valley Fest Race to begin

    All day

       Valley Fest Road Race and Step Up Sequatchie are partnering together for the first installment of the Step Up Sequatchie Training Series, hosted by Matt Wallace, a certified endurance trainer. Community runs will be held twice a week during the month of April leading up to the Valley Fest Road Race. The runs are free to anyone who registers for the Valley Fest Race. For more information, contact Wallace at [email protected] or Step Up Sequatchie.

  • 06

    Valley Fest pageant returning

    All day

    The 2019 Valley Fest Pageant will be held Saturday, April 6 in the Sequatchie County High School auditorium. Entrant categories are ages birth through 16, 17 – 21, and 55 years and above. Applications are available at the Chamber of Commerce or upon request by emailing [email protected].  For more information, call Fran Chapman at 423-364-7530. T12S13

  • 08

    BABS meeting planned

    All day

       BABS will be meeting on Monday, April 8 at 10:00 a.m. at the Fair building in Dunlap. Everyone is welcome to join our nonprofit group and participate in various crafting projects each month. This month’s project is huck weaving, also known as Swedish weaving. This is a form of embroidery worked on specific fabric to work the patterns on. Fabric and some patterns will be provided. A pot luck lunch will be served afterwards. T14

  • 11

    Community Band meets

    All day

    Sequatchie Valley Community Band practice is held the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the middle school band room. This is a concert band and open to anyone in the valley or surrounding area who plays a wind or percussion instrument. All experience levels are welcome. For more information, contact Tim Willis at [email protected] or (423) 994-8445. T15S16

  • 12

    Preschool screening day planned

    All day

    Preschool Screening Day will be held Friday, April 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for Sequatchie County children, ages three and four, at Griffith Elementary School (enter through breezeway near the old gym). Vision, hearing, motor, speech and developmental screenings will be given. Parents/guardians are to bring proof of residency (water or electric bill), birth certificate, social security card, shot record and physical on school form, and proof of income. T14S15

  • 16

    Lewis Chapel meeting

    All day

      The regular monthly meeting of the Lewis Chapel Community Center is planned for Tuesday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m. EST. Life Force will be there to talk about insurance. Everyone is welcome to attend. T14S15

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