William Robert “Billy Bob” Moore was born on March 7, 1937 to the late Wallace and Lucille Fields Moore.  He passed peacefully into eternity on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at his home. Billy Bob was preceded in death by his parents; brothers; George, Dallas, and Frank Moore; sisters, Mariah Beene, Bennie Harrison and Annie Ford; special nephew, George Moore, Jr.; […]

Arrest made in WHS fire investigation

On 12/2/2018 a fire was reported at the Whitwell High School. As a result of this fire, an investigation was initiated by the Marion County Sheriff’s Department which resulted in a determination that the fire was intentionally set. Information was obtained from the scene and other sources which resulted in identifying Robert Cameron Dalton as a suspect. On 12/3/2018, the […]


Pickett, Dorothy,  Dorothy Ruth “Dot” Pickett age 78 of Whitwell passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter & Nettia Roberson; sisters, Ora Mae Guyton, Bertha Collins, Virginia Wiley, Ruby Aultman.  Mrs. Pickett was a member of the First Baptist Church of Whitwell and volunteered as a Pink Lady at Grandview Hospital for […]

Whitwell Tigers bring home 2018 1A State Champions trophy

Whitwell High School Tiger football program played in the first state championship game in the school’s history on Saturday, December 1. The football program that was thought, by many, to have peaked last season proved that adage untrue by winning the 2018 Class 1A State Championship over the Cornersville Bulldogs in a nail-biter by a 7-6 score. Both programs entered […]