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Two Sequatchie schools exit targeted list

Despite changes and other challenges posed by COVID-19, a pair of Sequatchie County Schools officially exited the state’s “Targeted Support and Improvement” (TSI) list. Principals of Griffith Elementary School and Sequatchie County Middle School applauded the work of everyone involved in showing improvement despite challenges. For more see the October 14 issue of The Dunlap…

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Tribune honored for winning designs

Advertising designs by The Dunlap Tribune recently earned recognition from the Tennessee Press Association’s Advertising Contest, judged by the New Jersey Press Association. The newspaper competed among other non-daily newspapers with a paid circulation less than 5,000. The newspaper won a first place award with its “Shop Local. Eat Local. Support Local.” ad campaign in…

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George “Sonny” Smith

George L. “Sonny” Smith, 80, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Friday, October 8, 2021 at his home. He was a member of Dunlap First Baptist Church, retired from Dupont, Past Master Dunlap Lodge #693 F.& A.M., loving husband, father and grandfather.    He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Peggy Swanger Smith; two…

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Doris Jean Pickett

Doris Jean Pickett, 87, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away October 6, 2021. She was born in Whitwell, Tennessee on April 3, 1934 to the late Carlos and Daisy Reeves King. She loved to laugh and spend time with her family. She was a member of Dunlap church of Christ. She was preceded in death by…

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Joe Edward Layne

Mr. Joe Edward Layne, 52, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga from complications from COVID. He was born in Cumberland Heights, Tennessee on April 16, 1969. He was a computer technician and loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing with his family and friends.   He was preceded in death by…

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Michelle Harvey

Michelle Harvey, 51, of Dunlap, Tennessee received her eternal healing, surrounded by family, on October 3, 2021 after a courageous battle with COVID. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Mt. Airy Baptist Church, where she was the song leader. Michelle had a love for life, family, and friends. She loved to…

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Dolores Ann Sutherland Finley

Dolores Ann Sutherland Finley, 53, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at CHI Memorial Hospital. The greatest joy of her life was being a MiMi to her grandson, Carson Wayne Schmitt. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Dakota Green; and grandparents, France and Veola Sutherland, Nathan and Ira Harvey,…

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Road repair underway on Cagle Mountain

(photo by Sequatchie County Highway Department) The Sequatchie County Highway Department began preparing early Thursday morning for repair work after a section of Tate Hill Road, off McCarver Loop on Cagle Mountain, was washed away during heavy rain October 6. Highway department staff explained six families are affected but are able to leave on foot…

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Riverbend Farm is Tennessee Century Farm

Riverbend Farm celebrated its designation as a Tennessee Century Farm with an open house on Sunday, September 19. The Johnson family hosted the celebration at their home by welcoming friends, family and neighbors from several states to their 320-acre property located in the city limits of Dunlap. For more see the October 7 issue of…

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Adams Kyser is SCHS Alumnus of the Year

Janis Adams Kyser, a 1968 graduate of Sequatchie County High School, was named Alumnus of the Year prior to the Indian homecoming football game October 1. For more see the October 7 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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