KIMBALL, Tenn. — As city administrators prepare for major enhancements to Kimball Park, they want to make sure their list of needs is prioritized in case the grant money for the work runs out.
JASPER, Tenn. — After residents in the Coppinger Cove area complained for years about the lack of a waterline near their homes, few of them connected to it when Marion County finally funded the project in 2010.
JASPER, Tenn. — Changes to the state's plan to connect state Highways 150 and 28 have necessitated the relocation of existing utilities in the area.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — South Pittsburg is once again a member of the Marion County Partnership for Economic Development after a two-year absence.
KIMBALL, Tenn. — When city administrators got a look at a grant-required engineering contract for an upcoming sewer line project, they found a lot of things in it they didn't like.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — Before the days of pagers and cellphones, an ear-piercing siren on the roof of the South Pittsburg Volunteer Fire Department warned firefighters and residents of an emergency situation.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — For the fourth straight month, South Pittsburg city commissioners have put off a decision on hiring a part-time worker at the Princess Theater.
JASPER, Tenn. — After 12 years as mayor, Billy Simpson has presided over his last city meeting.
KIMBALL, Tenn. — City administrators have committed $750,000 to help build a sewer line for Marion County's career and technical school project, and they will borrow an additional $750,000 to construct a boat dock on the Tenne
KIMBALL, Tenn. -- As the use of social media grows, Kimball is moving to protect itself from misuse that could be damaging.
KIMBALL, Tenn. -- While most small towns across the state struggle financially, Kimball continues to prosper.
JASPER, Tenn. -- A budget oversight in Whitwell, Tenn., could cause a loss of state services to all the public libraries in Marion County if officials don't act soon.
JASPER, Tenn. — Some Marion County residents have asked county commissioners to educate themselves on the Thrive 2055 program before voting on anything connected to it.
JASPER, Tenn. — At one time, the manpower at Jasper's police force was running a bit thin.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — The effort to hire a part-time employee for South Pittsburg's Princess Theatre twice has ended in a tie vote by city commissioners.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — The City Commission voted unanimously this week to approve Resolution 925, which authorizes Mayor Mike Killian and City Recorder Mary Faye Payne to sign an agreement with the University of Tennessee's Municipal Technical Advisory Service for a study of its water and sewer rates.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- City leaders are making preparations to buy a tract of riverfront property with plans to build a large recreational facility there.
JASPER, Tenn. — City administrators have been notified that Jasper will receive a $500,000 grant to help pay for installation of water lines across the new bridge crossing the Tennessee River along U.S. Highway 41.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — After Mayor Mike Killian and City Commissioner Charles Reynolds announced in February they would not seek re-election in November, the South Pittsburg City Commission was destined for a significant makeover.
JASPER, Tenn. — The plan to construct a sewer line to an area known as Shellmound Business Park is moving forward in Jasper.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — The South Pittsburg High School Interact Club will present host a Walk n' Wag One-Mile Dog Walk on Saturday, Nov. 4.
JASPER, Tenn. -- During a year when James Monroe was president of the United States, construction of the Erie Canal had begun and the New York Stock Exchange was founded, Marion County was born.
JASPER, Tenn. — Marion County Mayor John Graham recently asked the county's financial adviser to review the county's debt.
JASPER, Tenn. — Even though the Marion County Commission has donated $3,000 to the Marion County Veterans Memorial Park this year, park officials said they need more money to pave a nearby parking lot.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- The South Pittsburg High School Interact Club will host events the next two weekends to raise money for local charities.
JASPER, Tenn. — When the lights are on at the ballfields at Jasper Park, it costs the town.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. -- When Robert and Rita Petty woke up their neighbor city Commissioner Gene King in the middle of the night, he didn't know they were trying to save his life.
JASPER, Tenn. — After the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the annexation of the south side of U.S. Highway 41 to an area known as Shellmound Business Park, liquor-selling business owners in the newly annexed area said they should be allowed to stay open until 3 a.m.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — When a street renovation project was completed in the 1990s on Cedar Avenue in downtown South Pittsburg, there was a small oversight.
JASPER, Tenn. — When city officials announced last month a new sewer line extension route as part of their plan to annex the area known as Shellmound Business Park, some of the affected business owners expressed concern to the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen.
KIMBALL, Tenn. — The plan for Marion County to build a career and technical school along U.S. Highway 41 is pushing slowly forward, but city officials now must find a way to finance their $750,000 commitment to the project.
KIMBALL, Tenn. — It took a few months, but city administrators finally found the new tractor they desperately needed for Kimball's maintenance department.
KIMBALL, Tenn. — Construction of a technical school on the 150-acre Holland Farm property along U.S. Highway 41 has been an ongoing issue for more than three years in Marion County.
JASPER, Tenn. — When Marion County found itself with a $1.5 million budget shortfall in 2011, many nonprofit and charitable organizations got their funding slashed in an effort to fill the gap.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — When city leaders saw that the U.S. Census Bureau's 2010 report showed the city shrinking by more than 300 people, they knew the count was wrong.
JASPER, Tenn. — Marion County commissioners have approved a new budget for the fiscal year, but one commissioner is not satisfied.
JASPER, Tenn. — As progress continues toward construction of a Love's Travel Stop and Country Store near Interstate 24's exit 158, a man who lives next to the site is worried.
JASPER, Tenn. -- After the Marion County Commission and Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to provide tax relief for a local company's expansion project, Jasper city leaders are pushing to get state grant money for it, to
JASPER, Tenn. -- City administrators in Jasper and Kimball are joining in an effort to force a bankrupt telecommunications company to pay franchise fees the cities claim are overdue.
JASPER, Tenn. — The plan for Jasper to annex about 35 parcels of land between U.S. Highway 41 and Interstate 24's exit 158 and to build a sewer line through the area is bothering some business owners.
JASPER, Tenn. — After the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen hired a new certified municipal finance officer so the city would comply with state regulations, one board member said he wants a backup option.
KIMBALL, Tenn. -- When city administrators put out bids for a much-needed new tractor for the maintenance department in August, they got no response from vendors.
KIMBALL, Tenn. -- A year ago, city administrators voted to take the fight to bats that had invaded two municipal buildings. So far, the bats have won the battle.
JASPER, Tenn. — When Marion County resident Bill Jochym drives near his home along U.S. Highway 41 between Haletown and Tiftonia, his frustration mounts when he encounters a group of cyclists.
JASPER, Tenn. — Tennessee Galvanizing Inc. plans soon to begin a $2.25 million expansion here that officials said should add 65 jobs over the next three years.
JASPER, Tenn. — The lack of water is an issue residents bring to Marion County leaders almost monthly.
JASPER, Tenn. -- When Marion County made the switch from Grandview Medical Center to Puckett EMS for ambulance services in March, the County Commission was required to buy Grandview's five remaining vehicles.
JASPER, Tenn. — The plan for Jasper to annex 35 parcels of land in an area between Highway 41 and Interstate 24's exit 158 is nearing its conclusion.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — City Commissioner Charles Reynolds wants a crackdown on trash and high grass along a heavily traveled road in South Pittsburg.
JASPER, Tenn. -- The Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen has hired a certified municipal finance officer and passed this year's budget with raises for city employees on first reading.