First day of early voting in county breaks records

October 20, 2020

Voters in Bledsoe County shattered first-day early voting totals for the November 3 election compared to 2016 and 2012 by large percentages. A total of 271 people voted on Wednesday, October 14 and 150 absentee ballots were returned for a total of 421 votes cast on day one, according to the Tennessee Secretary of State.…

“Colorful Bunch” wins scarecrow contest

October 20, 2020

It’s scarecrow season in Pikeville and students from all three local elementary schools submitted their best work to the Main Street Committee and Pikeville-Bledsoe County Chamber of Commerce for the annual Scarecrow Contest. This year’s contest entrants and winners are on display at the Pikeville Main Street Stage downtown until after Halloween, according to Sharon…

Aviagen feed mill on schedule

October 20, 2020

Aviagen’s $35.3 million expansion and new state-of-the-art feed mill off the U.S. 127 bypass is progressing at a steady pace and on schedule, according to Aviagen Marketing Communications Specialist Wendy Parker. The company broke ground in early August, and a flurry of activity has taken place on the site since, Parker said. “If they are…

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  • 06

    Monthly meeting of Bledsoe County Democrats

    All day
    Oct-06-20

    The Bledsoe County Democrat Party is holding its monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pikeville Farmers Market pavilion to discuss business matters. Please bring a chair to sit in. Social distancing will be practiced and those attending are asked to wear a mask. All Democrats are urged to attend.

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    CANCELLED: FCF Fire Department country breakfast

    All day
    Oct-24-20

    CANCELLED: Fall Creek Falls Fire Department is serving a country breakfast on Saturday, October 24 from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the fire hall, 24897 SR 30 west of Pikeville. On the menu are biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, pancakes, hash brown potatoes, bacon, sausage, country ham, fired bologna, fruit, orange juice, coffee and milk. Plates are $7 each with children 10 and under eating free.

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