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  1. Local free tax service looking for volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 |

    Are you looking for an opportunity to help other folks? Want to donate some time to your community? Here is your chance! The VITA Free Income Tax Service is in need of your help. The VITA program will be starting its fourth year in Marion County this tax season.


  2. Tennessee American Water Plant in Whitwell Earns Award of Excellence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 |

    Tennessee American Water's Whitwell plant has earned the Award of Excellence for Water Treatment Operation from the American Water Works Association . The plant received the award from the KY/TN AWWA after a review process, which included onsite interviews and sharing operating data. 1 comment

  3. Randy Smith inducted into the Tennessee Journalism Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 |

    Longtime TV sportscaster and sports columnist Randy Smith has been chosen for induction into the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame. The sixth class of the Hall of Fame also includes East Tennessee cartoonist Charlie Daniel; veteran Middle Tennessee journalist and journalism advocate Frank Gibson; photographer of the stars Les Leverett, 10-time Emmy Award-winning Nashville reporter and anchor Bob Mueller of WKRN-TV; the late investigative reporter and columnist Jerry Thompson and radio announcer Dan Whittle.


  4. Whitwell City Manager on administrative leave after Monday night meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 |

    Whitwell City Hall was crowded in near standing room only status on Monday night as the residents came wanting answers to why the city's police chief, Kenneth Seagraves, allegedly quit late last week . Some came to show their lack of support for city manager, Todd Mistrot, wearing shirts and holding signs showing their frustration and demanding his removal from the position in light of speculation around recent events.


  5. Whitwell Police Chief Seagraves quits; County deputies assisting with patrolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 |

    The City of Whitwell is now without a leader of the police department after Chief of Police, Kenneth Seagraves, reportedly walked off the job on Friday. Whitwell City Manager Todd Mistrot has asked Marion County Sheriff Ronnie "Bo" Burnette for assistance covering the city's police patrol in the wake of the recent developments.


  6. Man arrested after SWAT standoff near Griffith CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 |

    Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office responded to a call around 10:00 pm regarding a person threatening suicide at a home on Whitwell Mountain near the Griffith Creek community. When deputies arrived at the scene in the 500 block of Lee Morrison Road, they learned that 45-year-old Douglas A. Floyd had barricaded himself with a 9mm handgun and a rope.


  7. Trial date set for Whitwell woman charged with Valley Pawn murder and fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 |

    A trial date has been set for the woman charged in connection with the murder of 72-year-old Jerry Ridge, owner of Valley Pawn Brokers in Whitwell almost two years after the incident. 51-year-old Angela Denise Kilgore of Whitwell was charged in 2016 on grand jury indictments with first-degree murder, felony murder, especially aggravated robbery, employing a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony aggravated arson, theft and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.


  8. Whitwell Middle students to take part in historic Arbor Day tree planting event on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 |

    Students at Whitwell Middle School are set to take part in a special tree planting event centered around the annual TMA/OSM Arbor Day events this year with the Coal Creek Watershed Foundation on Tuesday, April 10th. CCWF President Barry Thacker, PE and board member Carol Moore recently met with Whitwell Middle Assistant Principal, Dr. Joshua Holtcamp, 8th-grade teacher Brady Rorex, and Barry Thacker, in order to plan the event.


  9. Whitwell's "Pop-Up Butterfly Festival" and art...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 |

    Thrive Regional Partnership's Thriving Communities participants, Whitwell, Athens, and Decatur, Tennessee and Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, kick off experimental programs which seek to invigorate community engagement by utilizing the principles of creative placemaking and design thinking.


  10. The Old Jones Farm venue to give away Wedding Ceremony or Vow Renewal in contest for Military CouplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 |

    Are you a member of the military that's about to get married? Maybe you're hoping to renew your vows? Well, here's a chance to do just that at a great local venue.for FREE! Wanda Cooper, owner of The Old Jones Farm venue just outside of Jasper is holding a contest for for any military/veterans that are wanting to get married or renew their vows. All they have to do is email her their story.


  11. Whitwell High teacher arrested on statutory rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 |

    Marion County Sheriff Ronnie "Bo" Burnett confirms that teacher Joseph "Joey" Smith was arrested following multiple statements given to the department alledging Smith was involved in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. Smith was taken into custody on charges of statutory rape by an authority figure, which is a Class B felony in Tennessee, according to the District Attorney's office.


  12. Around Town: Feb 16th - May 6thRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 |

    Feb. 17 Kimball Softball League Registration - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM at the Kimball Town Hall, 675 Main Street in Kimball. This is for ages 3-14 yeas old.


  13. Director of Whitwell's Orena Humphreys Public Library indicted...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 |

    An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller's Office has resulted in the indictment of Marilyn Frazier, the director of the Orena Humphreys Public Library in Whitwell. Comptroller investigators determined that at least $3,680.37 went missing from the library from January 2016 through June 2017.


  14. Robbery suspect Dewayne Halfacre finally captured Friday in Whitwell areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | has been able to confirm that the suspect originally wanted for an armed robbery in Rutherford County has finally been captured after five days of evading multiple law enforcement agencies. The 42-year-old man robbed a convenience store in Almaville, Tenn.


  15. Search for wanted fugitive Dewayne Halfacre continues with first...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 |

    For the fifth day in a row, the search for wanted fugitive Dewayne Lee Halfacre continues in the Whitwell community on Friday morning with what authorities are calling the most credible lead they've had all week following an alarm system going off at the Powells Crossroads Church of God early Friday morning. Pastor Brent Upchurch says that the alarm went off at the church before sunrise.


  16. Four days into the search for wanted robbery suspect with no results; ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 |

    It's now been four days in the search for alleged Rutherford County robbery suspect Dewayne Halfacre, who we know for sure was last seen in the Whitwell area on Tuesday . Marion County deputies, Whitwell Police, and multiple other agencies searched the wooded areas near TN-28 and Hwy.


  17. Search for Dewayne Halfacre now enters its third day in Whitwell as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 |

    Local authorities say they are ready to resume the search for Dewayne Halfacre this morning in Whitwell. More agencies will be on hand to assist again today and the U.S. Marshals will also be assisting and ready to use deadly force if neede but hope for the likely cold, tired and hungry suspect to make a peaceful surrender.


  18. Escaped suspect in Whitwell still on the loose Tuesday after stealing ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 |

    We have just learned that schools will be dismissing this afternoon, despite earlier reports. Stay with for the latest updates The robbery suspect who escaped after a crash on Monday morning in Whitwell is still on the run on Tuesday now after stealing a Marion County corrections van and crashing it into the Dollar General in Whitwell on Tuesday morning.


  19. Suspect on the loose near Whitwell after car chase Monday morning; Schools locked-down as a resultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 |

    Details are limited at this time, but has learned that deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Department, Whitwell Police, and possibly other local agencies are searching an area near Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home on Highway 28 this morning for suspects on the loose following a car chase that ended with a crash near Porter McCurry Road in Whitwell with two potentially armed suspects escaping on foot. According to Kenneth Seagraves with the Whitwell Police Department, the two men are the pair wanted in Rutherford County near Smyrna, Tenn.


  20. Two injured in early morning fire near WhitwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 |

    The call came in to Marion County 9-1-1 around 4:00 AM on Friday morning. Multiple fire agencies responded to find the home on Griffith Highway fully-involved.


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