Over half of county makes less than basic living costs

Bledsoe County has one of the highest percentages of working people earning less than the basic cost of living out of all of Tennessee’s counties, with households in the City of Pikeville faring even worse percentage-wise than the County as a whole. ALICE is an acronym for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, which are households…

City gets $550k grant for new sewer plant

Pikeville and 65 other Tennessee communities were recently approved to receive a portion of $26.7 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. The $525,000 grant will be used to construct a new wastewater treatment plant for the Pikeville sewer system, Pikeville Mayor Philip Cagle said. The…

Fred’s shutting down, Walgreens buys patient accounts

Fred’s Pharmacy in Pikeville officially closed its doors on October 16 and patient accounts were transferred to Walgreens in Dayton after the company bought out 185 stores across the south earlier this year. The retail portion of the store closed late this summer. For more, see the October 17 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

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Events

< 2019 >
October
  • 04

    Neuter Scooter fundraiser

    All day
    Oct-04-19

    Dunlap Neuter Scooter is offering SPAYghetti with balls or NEUTERED 13×9 family size pan of spaghetti, meatballs and garlic bread on Friday, October 4. Pick up your order at the Sequatchie County Rescue Squad between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. Proceeds go towards spaying/neutering Sequatchie Valley pets. BT38S39

  • 10

    Paws and Claws meeting

    All day
    Oct-10-19

    Everyone is invited to attend the Paws and Claws Animal Shelter meeting on October 10 at the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative Meeting Room, 97 Resource Road off of U.S. Highway 127 north in Dunlap. The meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. Come help them as we work to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley area.

  • 12

    Men's Bible Conference

    All day
    Oct-12-19

    Winesap Freewill Baptist Church is holding its annul Men’s Bible Conference on Saturday, October 12 at the church with Bro. Casey Oakes as the speaker. Registration is at 9:00 a.m. and the conference begins at 9:30 a.m. For directions or more information call Bro. Adam Hargis at 931-788-3458. B41

  • 13

    Mt. Crest UMC invites everyone to services

    All day
    Oct-13-19-Feb-23-20

    Mt. Crest United Methodist Church invites all to its services every Sunday at 11:00 a.m., with breakfast served on the second Sunday of the month from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Donations from breakfasts go to local charities. Come meet our new pastor, Pastor Greg Bartley. B41-42S42

  • 13

    Gospel meeting at Sequatchie Valley church of Christ

    All day
    Oct-13-19-Oct-17-19

    David Smith is leading a Gospel Meeting at Sequatchie Valley church of Christ at 7:00 p.m. nightly from October 13 to 17. Sunday School starts at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. A fellowship meal follows the Sunday morning services. Everyone is invited to attend the church, State Route 30 east of Pikeville.