14th Days of Yesteryear Festival

Old fashioned family fun is available in Dunlap as the 14th Annual Days of Yesteryear Festival is set for October 19-20. The event runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and on Sunday from 12:00-4:00 p.m. Admission and parking are free each day with donations appreciated. For more, see the October 17 issue…

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County receives ThreeStar Grant for leadership

Sequatchie County is one of 59 counties across the state receiving ThreeStar grant funding through the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). The county’s grant award, to be used for leadership training, is $32,878. Sequatchie County-Dunlap Chamber of Commerce Director Janis Kyser said funding will help continue the successful Leadership Sequatchie Academy. For…

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New filter required for water plant

Dunlap leaders state while local water customers should not be concerned about the safety or availability of water, one of the Dunlap Water Plant’s two main filters is no longer in use. City Commissioners approved the purchase of a new filter, possible clarifier, and installation, for a cost of up to $175,000. During a special…

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Donnie Phillip Harvey

Donnie Phillip Harvey, 69, of Dunlap, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. He was of the Church of God faith and was retired from C & D Technologies in Dunlap. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip David and Naomi Shubird Harvey; and siblings, Doyle, Dallas, Danny Ray Harvey and Darlene Harvey Reed.…

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Family accuses officers of excessive force

The family of a man reportedly injured by officers serving a search warrant has accused law enforcement of excessive force. Willard King, 64, has a broken nose, two black eyes, stitches above one eye, and a concussion, according to his daughter, LouAnn Brock. For more see the October 10 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Local tourism to get boost from $75,000 TNECD grant

Tourism is an emphasis for the State of Tennessee and a $75,000 grant designed to aid Sequatchie County’s tourism was awarded October 3. “Tennessee Economic and Community Development (TNECD) went on listening tours throughout the state,” said Jody Sliger, State Community Development Director. “These Tourist Enhancement Grants came out of those tours.” For more see…

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Alexis Moore

Alexis “Lexi” Moore, 17, of Trenton, Georgia, passed away in a tragic automobile accident on Thursday, October 3, 2019. She was a senior at Dade County High School taking dual enrollment at Northwestern Tech. She was involved in the marching band and color guard, and was vice president of Health Occupational Students of America. She…

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Siotha Archer Jones

Siotha Dow Archer Jones, 86, of Signal Mountain passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Cumberland Medical Center. She was a member of St. Timothy Episcopal Church and was retired from BellSouth and AT&T Telecommunications. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Richmond and Siotha McEntire Archer; son, Kenneth L. Jones, Jr.; two…

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Susan Cole

Susan Broadbent Cole, 70, of Pikeville, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Erlanger Medical Center. She was born in Wakefield, England. Sue was a wonderful wife and mother. She never met a stranger and was loved by all who knew her. Along with her outgoing personality and captivating English accent, she made countless friends.…

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James “Byrd” Burgess

James Randall “Byrd” Burgess, 44, of Dunlap, passed away Friday, October 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Earl and Ruth Morgan and Buddy and Gladys Burgess. He is survived by his wife, Kelly Griffith Burgess; parents, Randall and Brenda Morgan Burgess; son, Brent James Burgess; daughter, Meredith Lynn Burgess; two step-sons,…

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