The Marion County Commission recently voted to help fund a victim’s assistance program in Marion County.
On the morning of Jan. 27, the official grand-opening of the new hiking trail at the eastern edge of Prentice Cooper State Forest took place at the trailhead near Pot Point Cabin.
Fugitive Dewayne Halfacre at last surrendered to authorities around lunchtime on Jan. 26 after evading authorities in the Whitwell/Crossroads area for five days. We will provide more details as they become available. A big THANK YOU to the all of the law enforcement agencies who diligently w…
This morning, Jan. 26, fugitive Dewayne Halfacre was reported to have been seen in the Crossroads area when he allegedly attempted to break into a church and steal a van.
Currently, multiple law enforcement agencies are actively searching the area between Highway 28 and Highway 283 between Whitwell and Powell's Crossroads for a male suspect, Dewayne Halfacre, 42, in connection with an armed robbery in Rutherford County several days ago.
UPDATE: On Friday, Jan. 19, two men authorities in Almaville, Tenn., were searching for two male suspects following a robbery at a local store.
During the Dec. 26 meeting for City of Bridgeport, the board voted unanimously in favor of the sale of alcohol on Sundays within city limits.
Jasper Mayor Paul Wayne Evans and Police Chief Billy Mason disagreed over the handling of a police department applicant during the December meeting of the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen.
What began as a logistics glitch in mid-December has turned into positive addition to the Sentinel’s newspaper package. On Tuesday’s each week, subscribers to the Jackson County Sentinel will also receive a copy of the Sequatchie Valley Independent.
The Marion County Chamber of Commerce will be offering a free seminar at the start of the new year to small business owners and operators as part of its ongoing mission to promote and strengthen the county’s business climate. As a part of that economic and workforce development goal, the Cha…
One local Jasper resident spoke out against what she calls the town’s lack of effort in response to her repeated inquiries about several eye-sore properties in Jasper.
Earlier this month, South Pittsburg High School (SPHS) senior Sierra Rector, completed the Seamless Alignment and Integrated Learning Support (SAILS) math program.
Last week, Lodge Manufacturing Company announced that Mike Otterman had been promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.
Due to extreme drought conditions across the Valley, with increased windy weather, the risk for wildfires is great. At press time, several fires were burning in and around Marion County, and local fire departments were battling to contain them.
Madison Dykes, daughter of Stacey and Tonia Dykes from Whitwell High School in Whitwell, Tennessee is one of more than 650 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U.S. who will be representing Varsity Spirit in the world famous London New Year’s Day Parade.
Earlier this year, South Pittsburg Mayor Jane Dawkins secured a Community Facilities Grant in the amount of $48,200 through the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development to help purchase new equipment for the city’s firefighters.
Last Thursday evening, the Marion County Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual banquet at ‘The Venue’ in Chattanooga, just over the Marion County border.
On Sunday morning, authorities in Marion County arrested an Alabama man, Warren Hardy, who is suspected of shooting and killing a 72-year-old Huntsville, Alabama woman last Friday.
On Saturday, September 17, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., the annual Relay for Life of Marion County will take place in courthouse square in downtown Jasper.
On Aug.19, a two-year-old South Pittsburg boy was brought to the emergency room at Parkridge West Hospital by a caregiver, according to South Pittsburg Police Chief Robert Simpson.
The commissioners and the mayor of the City of Whitwell furthered their discussion on providing raises to the City’s three salaried employees at their recent August meeting.
Metalworking Solutions specializing in sheet metal fabrication of OEM parts, announced last week that they were nearing completion of their equipment and facility expansion initiative, which began implementation last Fall. Over $2.5 million of the initiative is in place and in production. The final phase of equipment should be implemented by the end of summer. The addition to the facility should be completed and operational by Thanksgiving.
On the afternoon of Aug.18, Christopher E. Russell was found guilty of second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse stemming from the death of his infant son back in 2012.
South Pittsburg High School (SPHS) is starting out this school year with high hopes of repeating their accomplishment at the end of the last school year – where every one of their graduating students was classified as ‘college ready’ in reading, writing and math.