Reece appointed to fill vacant commission seat

Robert Reece was appointed by Bledsoe County Commissioners as replacement for recently resigned commissioner Shayne Bickford (District 1, Part C) at their meeting on Monday, June 24. For more, see the June 27 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

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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January
  • 11

    Paws and Claws holds meeting

    All day
    Jan-11-18

    Everyone is invited to attend the Paws and Claws Animal Shelter January membership meeting on January 11 the Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative meeting room, 97 Resource Road, off US Highway 127 north of Dunlap. The meeting starts at 6:00 p.m. Come meet them and help as they work to build an animal shelter for the Sequatchie Valley. BT1S2

  • 13

    Luminary-Frostbite Saturday Fund Raising Lunch

    All day
    Jan-13-18
    Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept.
    13002 Summer City Rd, Spring City TN 37381

    Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department’s first Saturday fundraiser lunch has been moved to Saturday, January 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. EST due to extreme cold weather. Lunch will include one meat, two vegetables, one side item (if available), bread, dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage. Proceeds will help support the department and community-supporting activities. Everyone is invited.

  • 22

    Advisory Board to meet

    All day
    Jan-22-18

    Meetings for the Bledsoe County Nursing Home Board and Erlanger Bledsoe Hospital Advisory Board are scheduled for Monday, January 22, at 6:00 p.m. The meetings are being held in the Chapel/Conference Room of the Nursing Home.B3

  • 30

    Legal Aid available

    All day
    Jan-30-18

    Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) representatives are coming to Pikevlle on Tuesday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bledsoe County Courthouse. If you are having legal problems, you may qualify for free legal assistance with housing/mortgage/foreclosure; consumer; health/benefits/food stamps; family; unemployment; or senior. Applicants must meet federal poverty and LAET priority guidelines to qualify for free assistance. For more information, please call (423) 756-4013. LAET does not practice criminal law. B3S4