Court rules textile building foreclosure can proceed

The Pikeville plant and headquarters of Textile Corporation of America (TCA) can be foreclosed upon by a Florida loan company, Chancellor Melissa Blevins-Willis ruled in a two-hour hearing in Jasper on Friday, June 21. The hearing revolved around whether or not the Florida company, Whoriskey, Inc., could move forward with foreclosure of the building on…

Swafford starts digital dental lab in Bledsoe County, hopes to create jobs

In an area that is known for mostly farming jobs with few exceptions, Jill Swafford wants to be able to provide a different career opportunity for not only her family but others, with her recently opened Oaks Dental Designs digital dental lab on Summer City Road. For more, see the June 20 issue of The…

Commissioner to be appointed

Bledsoe County Commissioners will appoint a replacement member next Monday, June 24, to fill the seat of Commissioner Shayne Bickford (District 1- Part C) who resigned last month. For more, see the June 20 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner, on newsstands now.

Sherman charged with attempted murder

An attempted murder charge and two other felony charges were filed against Garrett A. Sherman, 32, of Pikeville, after a shooting incident in Pikeville over the weekend. Pikeville Police Officer Ricky Hodge was dispatched to 233 Spring Street for a “Jeep driving by someone’s house with a gun” while he was at the Bledsoe County…

Crash shuts down U.S. 127 for hours

A non-injury crash on U.S. Highway 127 near Bledsoe County High School left the road closed for over six hours on Wednesday evening, June 12. The drivers were both from out of town, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Sgt. Alan Bailey. A box truck struck the southbound side of a concrete bridge and required…

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    Plainview FWB to hold Fall Revival services

    5:00 pm
    Sep-25-16-Sep-28-16
    275 Plainview Church Road, Pikeville, TN, United States

    Please join Plainview Free Will Baptist Church for four nights of Bible messages and Gospel singing, September 25-28. Sunday night’s services are at 5:00 p.m. with Bro. Wayne Sullivan speaking. All other services are at 7:00 p.m. with Bro. Rudy Oakes on Monday, Bro. Tracy Curtis on Tuesday, and Bro. Sam Davis on Wednesday bringing the messages. The church is located at 275 Plainview Church Road, just off SR30 near Fall Creek Falls State Park. For info call 423-881-5374 or 931-267-2704.

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    Rev. Bartley to lead Revival at Mt. Crest UMC

    6:00 pm
    Sep-25-16-Sep-27-16
    Mt. Crest United Methodist Church

    Mt. Crest United Methodist Church is holding revival services, September 25-27 at 6:00 p.m., with Rev. Greg Bartley. Everyone is invited to attend.