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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