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Oktoberfest, cycling this weekend

Two unique events, free to the public, are taking place in Dunlap September 30-October 1. With a base of Harris Park, Cycle Sequatchie Century returns for cycling rides of varying length, and for the first time, Oktoberfest is being held.  Oktoberfest, the traditional German festival, begins Friday with music provided by the Chattanooga party band,…

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Savage Gulf joins state parks

Gov. Bill Lee and Commissioner David Salyers of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has announced the creation of Savage Gulf State Park in Grundy and Sequatchie counties, a boost for recreation in the region, bringing the total of Tennessee’s state parks to 57. The park, featuring one of Tennessee’s most scenic areas,…

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Natural Gas price hike approved

Due to rising costs, Dunlap City Commissioners approved raising the price of natural gas for residential, commercial and industrial. New prices approved September 15 by the Commission will be $6.64 per dekatherm for residential customers, $7.05 for businesses, and $3.21 for industrial customers. City Recorder-Treasurer Norman Hatfield explained the average residential customer will have an…

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Rally in the Valley is September 17

Christian Youth Outreach (CYO) is hosting their third annual Rally in the Valley on Saturday, September 17, at 2:00 p.m. at Harris Park in Dunlap.  “This is a free event for our community, music with a message,” said youth leader Cindy Widick. “Our theme message is Psalm 105:2: ‘Sing to Him; sing praise to Him;…

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Card is 2022 Alumnus of the Year

Dr. Rebecca “Becky” Card was recognized as Sequatchie County High School’s Alumnus of the Year prior to the SCHS football game on September 9. She is an active member of the community as a businesswoman, volunteer and public official. For more see the September 15 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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Tribune earns TPA recognition

The article “Jobs a plenty in Sequatchie County” earned The Dunlap Tribune recognition by the Tennessee Press Association (TPA). In the category of Best Business Coverage, the Tribune received fifth place.  One of the judges from the Indiana Press Association noted, “Good focus on economic issues, props for taking on more difficult topics in the…

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Cycling, Oktoberfest September 30-October 1

Dunlap is the site for two different events beginning the end of this month, with each offering much for local residents and visitors. Taking place over two days, September 30-October 1 is Cycle Sequatchie Century and for the first time in Dunlap, Oktoberfest. Harris Park is the base for each event.  Sequatchie County-Dunlap Chamber of…

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Early career training for Camp

Sequatchie County High School senior C.J. Camp is taking part in a special program which could set him up for a long career. Through the career preparedness program at SCHS, Camp has started an apprenticeship at Komatsu in Chattanooga five days a week with a focus on welding. “I start at noon and go to…

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Dishman sews her way to first place and Best of Show at State Fair

Sewing for less than a year, Sequatchie County High School sophomore Brylee Dishman was a first place  and Best of Show winner at the Tennessee State Fair August 22. Brylee’s self-made outfit was entered at the 4-H Clover Collection Fashion Event in Lebanon.  For more see the September 1 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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