SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — Stray and feral cats are an ongoing problem in South Pittsburg, and city leaders are considering ways to solve it.
JASPER, Tenn. — The plan to build a sewer line along U.S. Highway 41 to an area known as Shellmound Business Park has taken another step forward.
KIMBALL, Tenn. — Kimball officials' plan to fund the construction of a boat dock along the Tennessee River at Kimball Park has run into a wall.
JASPER, Tenn. — The Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen has a new member.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — With all the national discussion surrounding children and gun control, South Pittsburg leaders decided to create a yearlong program to spotlight children's safety, education and general well-being.
JASPER, Tenn. — A landowner on Aetna Mountain claims that access to his property has been blocked by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, and he wants the Marion County Commission to resolve the issue.
JASPER, Tenn. — For years Marion County leaders and veterans have voiced displeasure over signs placed on the county courthouse grounds by various organizations advertising local events.
JASPER, Tenn. — Sixteen part-time workers at Marion County convenience centers did not receive a $500 holiday bonus paid to other county employees.
JASPER, Tenn. — It took months for Marion County leaders to negotiate a contract with Solid Waste Disposal in Jasper to run the county's landfill, and now they have decided what to do with $1 million in annual revenue from the deal.
JASPER, Tenn. — After nearly 20 years, the boundary dispute between Marion and Franklin counties could be coming to an end.
JASPER, Tenn. — The Marion County Commission has ended its search for a new construction manager to oversee the building of a regional skills center in Kimball, Tenn.
JASPER, Tenn. — City administrators are implementing significant technology upgrades around City Hall.
JASPER, Tenn. — City administrators have decided to apply for a federal grant so they can improve and extend some existing sidewalks throughout the downtown area.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — For at least two months, two unmarked vans with Alabama license tags have been stopping at homes in South Pittsburg and other towns in Marion County, supposedly selling various goods and services.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — Just a week after the South Pittsburg Housing Authority sold the property at 107 E. 10th St. that includes the abandoned U.S. National Guard Armory, the city is considering buying some of the land from the new owner.
KIMBALL, Tenn. — City administrators have decided to make an offer to purchase a small piece of property at 120 Raulston Cove Road that includes a dilapidated house.
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.