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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Events

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October
  • 01

    Roundup Cowboy Ministry planned

    All day
    Oct-01-17

    New Martin Church of God has Sam and Ann Phillips with the Roundup Cowboy Ministry coming to the church on Sunday, October 1 during the 11:00 a.m. service. Come watch as Sam teaches a better understanding of horses, people and God. You can sign up to ride and experience basic horsemanship on horseback. Everyone is welcome. Bring a lawn chair and see God’s way through the horse. For more information contact Andy Smith at (423) 364-9076. B39

  • 01

    Shady Vale Church of God has homecoming

    All day
    Oct-01-17

    Shady Vale Church of God is celebrating Homecoming on Sunday, October 1 with the Gilbert Family singing during the worship service at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Donnie R. Lawson and congregation welcomes everyone to come celebrate with them.B3

  • 01

    Gospel meeting October 1-5

    All day
    Oct-01-17-Oct-05-17

    A Gospel meeting is being held at Griffith church of Christ on October 1-5 with guest speaker T.A. Smith. Bible Study is at 10:00 a.m. and worship is at 11:00 a.m. Lunch is being served after the morning worship. All other services are at 7:00 p.m. nightly. B39S40

  • 02

    Veterans Wall office closed until Oct. 2

    All day
    Oct-02-17

    The Bledsoe County Veterans Office for adding names to the Veterans Park wall is closed until Monday, October 2. THe cost of placing a name on the wall is $100 and should be accompanied by an application and a DD214 (separation or discharge paper). Please call Gail Forsythe at (423) 605-4274 if you need additional information. Your support and assistance is appreciated. B36S37

  • 03

    Community-wide meeting for Griffith Fire Dept.

    All day
    Oct-03-17

    Griffith Volunteer Fire Department is holding a community-wide meeting on October 3 at 6:00 p.m. at the fire hall. Everyone is urged to attend.