Children receive five days of breakfast, lunch meals

  Sequatchie County Schools’ staff packed and handed out 5,150 meals for children in hundreds of bags, during service to students and parents Thursday morning. Each bag has breakfast and lunch for five days apiece, with items such as milk, juice, sandwich meat and cheese, and cereal. The next serving day is planned for Thursday,…

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Sandra Lee Layne Del Valle

Sandra Lee Layne Del Valle, 7, of Smithville, Tennessee passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 at her residence after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. She loved to crochet, quilt and watch the Game Show Network. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Daniel…

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Victoria Lynn Frazey Plank

Victoria Lynn Frazey Plank, 63, of Signal Mountain, Tennessee passed away Friday, March 20, 2020 at Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Buford Grove Baptist Church in Hillard Florida. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald W. and Joyce Mahan Frazey; husband, Clarence “Bubba” Plank She is survived by her brothers, Jim…

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Mildred Land

Mildred Minton Land, 96, died March 23, 2020. She was born November 19, 1923 in Mt. Airy, TN to the late Homer D. and Almeda Moffitt Minton. She was a graduate of Sequatchie County High School, and for 32 years she was employed with the Sequatchie County School System, retiring as business manager. For over…

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Hallie Belle Cheatham

Hallie Belle Vandergriff Cheatham entered into rest on Monday, March 23, 2020 at the age of 92. She was born in Daus, Tennessee. Hallie Belle had lived in the Chattanooga area before moving back to Daus to make her home for 53 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She and her husband,…

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COVID-19 impacting community: Health-Business-Schools-Life

Physicians and dentists in Dunlap are working to continue services, while stressing safety for both visitors to their offices and staff. Individuals referred by a primary care physician or state health department can have a drive-thru appointment. Swabbing will take place while individuals remain in their vehicles, at the Industrial Park behind Mann+Hummel in Dunlap.…

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Blaze consumes structure

Members of the Cagle Volunteer Fire Department responded to Harmon Road for a structure fire on March 13. For more see the March 19 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Help needed to identify thieves

Surveillance footage indicates two suspects were involved in the theft of catalytic converters, emissions control devices from a West Valley Road location, reports Sequatchie County Sheriff Coy Swanger. For more see the March 19 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Gas prices going down

Weekend trips may not be in the plans of most families at the present time, with concern over the COVID-19 virus, but for those traveling or just driving to work or businesses, cheap gas is currently commonplace. For more see the March 19 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Preemptive efforts to prevent virus spread

City, County work to prevent COVID-19 spread:  A number of local leaders, from City and County government, emergency response, and schools are working preemptively to help prevent spread of COVID-19, Novel Coronavirus. Through Monday, March 13, steps taken include closing Sequatchie County Schools with no after school activities through the week of March 28, limiting…

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