Ryan Lewis (Reporter)

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Marion County 911 board wants better communications for fire, police and EMS

Published Apr. 17 2017

Marion County's 911 board wants to install a more effective communications system for first responders but is asking the county...

Jasper to offer online bill payment option to residents

Published Apr. 16 2017

Residents in Jasper will soon have the option to pay their city bills online.

Marion Chamber of Commerce wants help fighting littering

Published Apr. 3 2017

The Marion County Chamber of Commerce is organizing to combat littering, and the organization wants the public's help.

Marion County gets upgraded bond rating

Published Apr. 2 2017

If Marion County needs to borrow money for a large project, officials will have an easier time doing it, thanks...

Health department officials push rec center for Marion County

Published Apr. 1 2017

A survey conducted in January by the Marion County Health Department shows significant interest in the potential construction of a...

Army engineers prepared to team up with South Pittsburg for pricey study of flood problems

Published Mar. 20 2017

The cost to study and develop possible solutions to the flooding problems in South Pittsburg could be much more than...

South Pittsburg board raises rental fees on Princess Theatre

Published Mar. 19 2017

The cost to rent South Pittsburg's historic Princess Theatre is going up.

Little Free Library coming to Jasper, Tenn.

Published Mar. 18 2017

Marion County will get another Little Free Library soon thanks to the collaborative efforts of some willing volunteers.

Marion County awards new ambulance service contract

Published Mar. 6 2017

Marion County officials are happy with their current ambulance service, so it's probably a good thing that company wants to...

Marion County Commission to consider property tax freeze policy

Published Mar. 4 2017

The Marion County Commission will examine a policy that could freeze property taxes for some residents ages 65 and older.

South Pittsburg resident takes issue with unsightly properties

Published Feb. 20 2017

The city's website describes South Pittsburg as 'the tidiest town in Tennessee,' but at least one resident is taking issue...

Jasper alderman proposes citizen committee to help clean up town

Published Feb. 19 2017

Since Josh Jennings' election to the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen in November, one area of concern city residents...


South Pittsburg to examine air ambulance coverage for residents

Published Feb. 18 2017

There's a growing trend among municipalities in Marion County to join a program that covers residents for any costs of...

Jasper, Tenn., gets good audit; water fund identified as problem

Published Feb. 17 2017

At the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen's February meeting, city leaders got a first look at the town's 2016...

Kimball OKs equipment spending

Published Feb. 6 2017

Sewer problems are a constant headache for most municipalities, but Kimball seems to experience more than its fair share.

Part-time Kimball police hirings questioned

Published Feb. 5 2017

KIMBALL, Tenn. — The Kimball Police Department recently hired some part-time help to fill in for an ailing officer, but...

Kimball board narrowly approves $68,000 to assist South Pittsburg with backup waterline

Published Feb. 4 2017

City leaders in Kimball have had spirited discussions for the past year on whether or not to support the construction...

Marion County buying new dump trucks

Published Jan. 30 2017

Marion County officials say they need new dump trucks and are preparing to spend over a half million dollars to...

Rules for county's delinquent tax sales questioned by Marion County leader

Published Jan. 29 2017

When Marion County commissioners were asked to sell several parcels of land for back taxes this month, the request stirred...

Marion County board votes to move to five-year property reappraisal cycle

Published Jan. 27 2017

Marion County's six-year property reappraisal cycle just ended, and county leaders have opted to switch to a five-year cycle instead.