City denies wrongdoing in Ridley zoning lawsuit

The City of Pikeville denies any violation of law in their answer to a lawsuit filed by Gregg Ridley and his wife, Becky, in December, and recently filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed in Bledsoe County Chancery Court, alleged violations of the Fifth Amendment, Tennessee Law, and the Open Meetings Act.…

Pendergrass drops School Board lawsuit

School Board Member Vince Pendergrass has dropped his lawsuit against the Bledsoe County Board of Education, according to Bledsoe County Chancery Court records filed earlier. Pendergrass and his attorney filed a “Notice of Voluntary Nonsuit without Prejudice” on April 1, giving no explanation for why the lawsuit was being dropped. Doing so gives Pendergrass the…

Suspect shot, wounded by armed resident

Tyler Shell, a suspect in a vehicle theft in Dunlap, was shot by a Blue Sewanee Road resident on Saturday night, April 13. Shell had led officers on a pursuit on nearby Smith Mountain and was thought to be armed, a report stated. At about 8:15 p.m., Shell, on foot, reportedly charged a homeowner outside…

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Events

< 2019 >
January
  • 01

    Clothes Closet re-opening in new year

    All day
    Jan-01-19

    The Winesap Clothes Closet is closing until the new year. It will not be open on the first Saturday in December.

  • 12

    Al-Anon meeting planned

    All day
    Jan-12-19

    A new Al-Anon meeting has started in Pikeville every Saturday at 9:00-10:00 a.m. at the Mt. Crest United Methodist Church, 32979 State Route 30. If you have been bothered by someone’s drinking, Al-Anon may be able to help. Al-Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends who believe their lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. B2S3

  • 13

    Christmas Rapture presented

    All day
    Jan-13-19

    Sampson Free Will Baptist Church invites everyone to join them Sunday, January 13 at 6:00 p.m. for its Christmas play, A Christmas Rapture. Refreshments to follow.B2