Area Breaking News

Graduation guidelines announced by SCHS

  To follow state and local guidelines enacted due to COVID-19 concerns, Sequatchie County High School is limiting attendance at its 2020 graduation, Friday, July 24. SCHS Principal Regina Belknap explained each graduate will receive six tickets to give to guests, for up to six guests. Everyone entering the stadium will have temperature checks and…

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Citizens Tri-County Bank closes local offices for two days

Citizens Tri-County Bank announced a two-day closing of its downtown Dunlap office and the industrial park office, on July 1-2. The closure is for deep cleaning of the offices due to a positive testing for COVID-19, without exhibiting symptoms, an announcement on the bank’s Facebook page stated. On Friday, July 3, the downtown office’s drive-thru will…

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New banner signs welcome visitors to the City of Dunlap

New welcoming banner signs have been placed on Dunlap streetlights by City employees, hanging alongside American flags. At different times of the year, lampposts are decorated for events and organizations such as Valley Fest, Christmas, and showing support of Sequatchie County Schools. For more like this see the July 2 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Get ready for “All American Flare at the Sequatchie County Fair in August

The Sequatchie County Fair is less than two months away, with board members and other volunteers encouraging everyone to take part. This year’s theme is “All American Flair at the Sequatchie County Fair, with the event running August 15-22. “Although many Tennessee county fairs have been cancelled due to the pandemic, it’s an end-of-summer tradition…

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Independence Day celebration is Saturday

Some changes are in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the July 4 Independence Day Parade in Sequatchie County this Saturday continues, giving everyone the opportunity to celebrate the holiday in Dunlap. The parade at 9:00 a.m. is followed by music and other events throughout the day. The theme of this year’s parade, sponsored…

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Two suspects sought in drug, vehicle theft case

Brandon Rheal and Raymond Wayne Layne are sought by authorities in connection with a drug distribution and vehicle theft investigation, the 12th Judicial District Drug Task Force reports. Rheal and Layne were at large through Thursday afternoon, June 25. Anyone with information is asked to call the DTF or Marion County Sheriff’s Office at (423)…

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