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BTC Fiber members elect directors

September 21, 2023

     BTC Fiber held its 69th annual membership meeting Thursday morning, September 21, electing three directors. In the Pikeville TN 548A race, John Lee Downey and Brian Reece were elected. Downey, who received 422 votes, was one of two incumbents vying for the two Pikeville posts available. Reece edged out incumbent, Dion Ault, Jr.…

UTHSC College of Medicine receives grant for Rural Residency Track

September 19, 2023

The Department of Family Medicine in the UTHSC College of Medicine-Chattanooga has received a $750,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to support the establishment of the Family Medicine Residency Rural Track in Bledsoe County. The Family Medicine Residency Rural Track will be an expansion of the current three-year Family Medicine Residency in…

Come to Sunday dinner

September 19, 2023

In honor of Dr. R. Phillip Burns On Sunday, October 8, at noon, everyone is invited to come to Sunday dinner in Pikeville in honor of R. Phillip Burns MD, FACS. An Endowed Chair was recently established to honor his dedication, leadership and overall excellence in the field of medicine. The dinner is Pikeville’s way…

Rescuers receive specialized training

September 19, 2023

In the event of a disaster, some emergencies require more specialized training. Members of the Bledsoe County Rescue Squad understand the importance of having a swift water rescue team as not every jurisdiction has this asset readily available. For more see the September 21 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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