Biblically Speaking: Law isn’t a chore under the Spirit

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Galatians 5:18 says,  “But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.” After reading today’s verse, my mind recalled a story that interpreted what Paul is stating to us today. There was a man and his son on the farm working together.  The father thought this would be a great time to teach his son […]

County Executive Branch to Remain Familiar for Four Years; Legislative Branch to See Changes

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Publishers Note: All results mentioned in this article or the graphics within are Unofficial Results that do not include provisional ballots and therefore have not been certified by the local Election Commission nor the State of Tennessee.  Marion County, Tenn. – Marion County residents appear to be largely content with their top elected official. At least that’s what the August […]

Old Scam Resurrected for Business Owners

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Nashville, Tenn. – NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Secretary of State Tre Hargett is warning Tennessee business owners to be aware of a scam that has resurfaced and is once again targeting businesses with a deceptive mailer from a company that goes by TN Certificate of Existence Filing Company. “Our Division of Business and Charitable Organizations has recently received multiple complaints from business […]

THOMAS “DEXTER” DAVIS

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Thomas “Dexter” Davis, age 69, of Dunlap, Tennessee, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 2, 2022. He will join other loved ones which include his mother, Mary Lou Brown; father, Tommy (ET) Davis; brother, Dennis Hale; and son, Joey Davis. He is survived by his wife, Debbie Davis; mother of his children and life long […]

DAVID SILVA

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David Silva, 69 of Jasper, left this earth on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.    He was born on June 1, 1953 to David Cleveland Silva and Ida Abbott Silva in Apalachicola, Florida.   David worked in the auto parts business for most of his adult life with the majority of those years with Napa Auto Parts.  He spent 10 years […]

ANNE ELIZABETH “LIBBY” WOODS PILGRIM

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Anne Elizabeth “Libby” Woods Pilgrim, age 68, of Jasper,  passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Born January 22, 1954, in Rossville, Georgia to Robert Lee (Bob) and Nelle Day Woods. The youngest of the four Woods girls – Carolyn, Linda, and Jan – Libby was the baby of the family and, as her sisters claim, […]

Governor Encourages SafeTN App to be Part of Back To School Process

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Nashville, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security invited Tennesseans to get ready for the new school year by downloading the SafeTN app. “Every Tennessean has an active role to play in ensuring school safety, starting with downloading the Safe TN app,” said Lee. “As students return to school this month, […]

Big Changes to TNAchieves Coming This Fall

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Marion County, Tenn. – Arguably, Tennessee’s most recognizable program to segue high school students to college has reacted to a nine percent drop in public school students attending in-state colleges over the past two years with changes to its schedule. Using its own website’s description, “TNAchieves is the partnering organization to the TN Promise Scholarship in 90 of the 95 counties in […]

MC School Director Griffith Asks for Patience With Upcoming Start of New School Year

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Jasper, Tenn. – Marion County School District Director Mark Griffith took to social media Wednesday afternoon to plead for patience with the upcoming school year kicking off Friday. Following is the audio track and the automated transcript of Griffith’s comments. www.mcnewstn.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/POD00085.wav Good afternoon. Just to say that kids will be, obviously registration was yesterday. First full day will be Friday. There’s […]

JAMES RONNIE ROLLINS

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James Ronnie Rollins, age 75, of Whitwell, passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin Franklin and Corrine Cunningham Rollins; brother, Jerry Rollins; and sister, Judy Hedden. Those left to cherish his memories are his brother, Larry “Ace” Rollins; girlfriend, Sally Pickett; caregivers, J.D. Gurtley and Ashley; nieces, nephews, and a host of […]