Commission votes to keep current property tax rate

Bledsoe County taxpayers will not see a tax rate increase this year, after commissioners voted to leave the rate the same as the 2018-2019 budget year at the County Commission meeting on Monday, July 15. Commissioners Tim Campbell, Brent Griffith, Robert Reece, Tanya Roberson, Ronald Sapp, Junior Hankins, and Ruth Burton voted to keep the…

DA reviewing Pendergrass ouster case

District Attorney Mike Taylor said he is reviewing information related to the ouster proceedings of Board of Education Member Vince Pendergrass and will make a decision on whether to proceed in the next few days. For more see the July 11 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

Fleeing federal suspect struck police cruiser, still on loose

A high speed chase by the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department led to damage to a police cruiser and a federal fugitive evading arrest. Timothy (Tim) Edward Barnes, 52, of Jasper, Georgia, fled police after crashing into the patrol car of Deputy Matt Brock during the incident on Wheeler Mountain. For more see the July 11…

Gov. Bill Lee makes first official visit to Pikeville

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee [R] made his first official visit to Pikeville since taking office earlier this year on Tuesday, July 9, speaking with citizens about his priorities as Governor and answering a few questions on the steps of the Bledsoe County Courthouse. Joining Gov. Lee were State Senator Paul Bailey [R-Sparta] and State Representative…

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Events

< 2018 >
April
  • 01

    Easter Sunrise Service at Farmers Market

    All day
    Apr-01-18

    Easter begins at sunrise. Come worship and rejoice at 6:15 a.m. at the Pikeville Farmers Market, as the Bledsoe County Ministerial Association celebrates the resurrection of our Lord.  Bring a chair and a thankful heart.

  • 06

    Yard sale fundraiser for nursing home

    All day
    Apr-06-18

    On Friday, April 6, the Bledsoe County Nursing Home is hosting a yard sale fundraiser to benefit activities for residents. The sale will start at 8:00 a.m. and end at 2:00 p.m. in the dining room. No early birds please. Several items were donated to sell and individuals will be selling their items as well. For questions, please call Sharla Evans at 447-5388.

  • 06

    Board of Directors Election

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Apr-06-18
    Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Dept.
    13002 Summer City Rd, Spring City TN 37381

    The 2018-2019 Election of Board members by the community for the Luminary-Frostbite Volunteer Fire Department is April 6. Voting must be done in person and will begin at 6 p.m. EDT. All members of the community are encouraged to attend and vote. You must be 18 years old or up resident, land owner or business owner inside the department’s district in order to vote. Early and absentee voting is not being allowed per County Commissioner Tim Campbell.

     

  • 07

    Bargain Basement opening at Pikeville UMC

    All day
    Apr-07-18

    The Pikeville United Methodist Women’s annual spring rummage sale has been changed to a year-long Bargain Basement sale. Beginning April 7, you can find quality clothing, household items and other miscellaneous items as they come in during the year for a very affordable price. All proceeds from the sales will be used for missions near and far. Opening hours are the first Saturday of each month and the third Thursday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The church is located at 7 Methodist Street.

  • 07

    Enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny

    All day
    Apr-07-18

    Fall Creek Falls Fire Department is hosting breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the fire department, 24897 SR 30 on Saturday, April 7. Breakfast is served from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. and pictures with the Easter Bunny are at 9:30 a.m. An Easter egg hunt with the Easter Bunny starts at 10:00 a.m. On the menu are scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, fruit, hashbrown potatoes, bacon, sausage, fried bologna, country ham, coffee, milk, orange juice for $6 per plate.