Monday Dec 2
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Second-time finalist Jajuan Lankford of South Pittsburg named Mr. Football
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The handshake was one of mutual respect. Marion County's Blake Zeman congratulated cross-county rival Jajuan Lankford after the South Pittsburg senior was named the TSSAA Class A Mr. Football back of the year, and in turn Lankford reminded Zeman he also had come up short the first time he was a finalist for the award.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Marion County players, fans shouldn't be punished
It's no secret the amount of respect I have for high school football coaches. Anyone who knows me understands the high opinion I place on these mentors who give so much of themselves to help mold boys into men.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Knoxville News Sentinel
Jay Greeson: Blame football coaches, not players, for the mess in Marion County
From left are Marion County High School coaches Tim Starkey, Randy Kirkpatrick, Mac McCurry, Chad Rogers and Joe Dan Gudger.
ChattState Kimball Site Has Enrollment Increase
"We make our students a priority and serve them consistently each year," shares Julie Bennett, site director for ChattState's Kimball Site.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Mac McCurry Resigns Amid Vandalism Scandal
"Coach Mac resigned a little while ago, saying that he needed to distance himself from the program," Marion County a Principal Larry Ziegler said.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
2nd Marion County High School Assistant Coach Charged With Vandalism
A second Marion County High School coach has been arrested in connection with vandalism at the school just prior to the South Pittsburg game.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Chattanoogan: Jim Gilliam - " EPB Retiree Turns The Tables
After working with Electric Power Board for over 35 years, Jim Gilliam turned the tables - literally.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Group Of City Police Officers Sue City Over Pay Issue
The Chancery Court complaint was filed by Bradford Brown, Thomas Burns, John Collins, Kenneth Hogans, Vernon Kimbrough, Phillip McClain, Bobby Moses, Josh Meyer, Chad Rowe, Joseph Shaw, Mike Tilley, Tim Yates and Heather Williams.
Hales Bar Dam centennial set for this weekend
Now a marina and resort , the dam was originally the first multipurpose hydroelectric dam built on a navigable river in the world.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Tennessee Releases Redesigned 2013 Report Card
The 2013 state Report Card- posted Wednesday on the Tennessee Department of Education website-offers increased functionality for users to view detailed breakdowns of last year's continued statewide student achievement growth.
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Marion County coach Michael Schmitt arrested on charges of vandalism
JASPER, Tenn. - Less than two weeks after the football fieldhouse at Marion County High School was vandalized, a joint investigation by the Jasper police and the Marion County Sheriff's Department has led to a shocking arrest Wednesday morning.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Season coming to close for TVA campgrounds
The Tennessee Valley Authority says its campgrounds and visitor centers at TVA dams and reservoirs are reducing hours or closing as the 2013 recreation season comes to an end.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
New Kimball hotel is now open
The 80-room hotel is the only Hilton-branded hotel in Marion County and also features 500 square feet of meeting space in addition to a 24-hour business center, fitness center, and seasonal outdoor pool for guests.
Hales Bar Dam celebrates 100 years
It's been a fixture of Marion County's landscape for almost one hundred years now, and has been the subject of everything from controversy to ghost hunts, and has even had a once-popular country song written about it in its' time.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Venomous Snakes Seized By TWRA, Charges Filed
Officers received information that Andrew Hamblin, pastor of the Tabernacle Church of God in LaFollette, was illegally possessing venomous snakes.