Bledsoe County Hospital turns 50

April 13, 2021

Bledsoe County’s 35-bed, six bassinet County General Hospital, was opened for business on April 15, 1971. Now, in 2021, the facility celebrates 50 years of medical service as Erlanger Bledsoe. An article in The Bledsonian-Banner at the time called it “modern in every way” and a project that had been in the “pipe dream” stage…

8 months later: Pursuit/drug suspect in custody

April 13, 2021

A man who evaded law enforcement in a pursuit along U.S. Highway 127 in a stolen vehicle last August 31 was arrested in Sequatchie County and transferred to Bledsoe County according to Detective George Hodge with the Bledsoe County Sheriff’s Department. Jesse Allen Johnson, 34, of Whitwell, was injured in the pursuit where he damaged…

Use of $2.9 million COVID relief funds to be considered by County Commission

April 13, 2021

Bledsoe County will benefit from the federal government’s American Rescue Plan of 2021 in the amount of approximately $2,947,632. Proposals for spending the funds are expected to be presented at the County Commission’s April 19 meeting. For more see the April 15 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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