First day of early voting in county breaks records

October 20, 2020

Voters in Bledsoe County shattered first-day early voting totals for the November 3 election compared to 2016 and 2012 by large percentages. A total of 271 people voted on Wednesday, October 14 and 150 absentee ballots were returned for a total of 421 votes cast on day one, according to the Tennessee Secretary of State.…

“Colorful Bunch” wins scarecrow contest

October 20, 2020

It’s scarecrow season in Pikeville and students from all three local elementary schools submitted their best work to the Main Street Committee and Pikeville-Bledsoe County Chamber of Commerce for the annual Scarecrow Contest. This year’s contest entrants and winners are on display at the Pikeville Main Street Stage downtown until after Halloween, according to Sharon…

Aviagen feed mill on schedule

October 20, 2020

Aviagen’s $35.3 million expansion and new state-of-the-art feed mill off the U.S. 127 bypass is progressing at a steady pace and on schedule, according to Aviagen Marketing Communications Specialist Wendy Parker. The company broke ground in early August, and a flurry of activity has taken place on the site since, Parker said. “If they are…

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    County Democratic Party meeting

    All day
    Oct-29-19

    The Bledsoe County Democratic Party will have their next monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m. at Sequachee Valley Electric Cooperative in Pikeville. All Democrats, potential Democrats, candidates and anyone interested in attending is welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Chairman Tim Campbell at (423) 618-0514.

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    Halloween at First Southern Baptist

    All day
    Oct-31-19

    On Halloween evening, October 31, the members of First Southern Baptist Church are handing out candy in the Family Ministry Center from 6:00 p.m. until the candy runs out. Bring the kids by for a fun and safe alternative, regardless of the weather. B43S44

    Candy at Bledsoe County Nursing Home

    All day
    Oct-31-19

    Bledsoe County Nursing Home residents are going to be handing out candy on Halloween evening, October 31 from 5:00 until 6:30 p.m. The residents love seeing the children in their costumes. Please bring you children by to visit with the residents. B43S44

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