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City increases property tax rate

August 10, 2022

City of Pikeville officials gave the green light to increase the City’s property tax rate by about 25¢ per $100 of assessed value in an effort to fund paving main city streets. Mayor Philip Cagle previously stated the increase would bring in about $100,000 to use for paving. During a public hearing Monday evening, August…

Fire department reaching new heights

August 10, 2022

Pikeville Volunteer Fire Department (PVFD) has made history once again, this time by adding an aerial truck to its fleet. The aerial is the first to be placed into service in Bledsoe County history. Joining the aerial purchase was a special operations unit that will be used to supplement the tower during operations and several…

Walker, Campbell retain posts – Election Results

August 4, 2022

Bledsoe County voters chose to re-elect Michael Walker [R] as Circuit Court Clerk and Tim Campbell as District 2A County Commissioner by a three vote margin. These two races were the only locally contested races on the General Election ballot. All other offices were determined in the primary earlier this year. Winners indicated in bold…

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    Fundraiser for BCHS Girls Volleyball Team

    8:00 am-3:00 pm

    ***Fundraiser for Bledsoe County High Girls Volleyball Team***


    Grades: 3rd grade through 8th grade going into the 2021-22 school year.

    Place: First Southern Baptist Church

    Dates: July 12, 13, and 14

    VOLLEYBALL CAMP INFO: Volleyball Camp July 12, 13, 14

    9am to 11:30 a.m. – Lunch will be served from 11:30 to 12:00.

    Camper Sign in begins at 8:30 am and doors will open at 8:30 am each morning of the camp. Pick up for Volleyball Campers only will be 12:00 pm

    Cost: $85 includes: Volleyball, Tee Shirt, and Lunch.


    BASKETBALL CAMP INFO: Basketball Camp July 12, 13, 14

    Basketball Camp is CO-ED: Boys and girls are welcome to attend!

    11:30 a.m. – Lunch will be served at this time. Camp will begin at 12:00-2:30 pm.

    Camper Sign in begins at 11:30 am first day of camp. Campers may come into the gym at 11:30 each day of the camp and lunch will be served.

    Cost: $85 includes: Basketball, Tee Shirt, and food will be provided for lunch.


    *** $20 Discount Basketball and Volleyball Camp $150 – Includes: Volleyball, Basketball, Tee Shirts, and Lunch.

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