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After consultation with Richard Hardy's administration, Marion County News can now report that Richard Hardy will have school Friday, January 19, but they will observe a one hour delay to the school day.
The Marion County TN Schools’ Director of Schools, Mark Griffith, announced that county schools will be off for yet another day due to concerns over road conditions and debilitatingly low temperatures for students at bus stops. County schools are scheduled to reopen on Monday, January 22. Richard Hardy Memorial Special School District has not announced their intentions for 1/19 at...
After consulting with the Marion County School Director of Schools Mark Griffith and the principal of Richard Hardy Memorial School, Beth Webb, Marion County News can report that both school districts have determined that they will cancel classes for Thursday, January 18.
Marion County News has conferred with administrations from the Marion County School District and they have confirmed that there will be no school on Wednesday, January 17, due to the weather. Richard Hardy has not made a formal announcement, but is leaning toward closing tomorrow as well. We'll let you know as soon as a formal announcement is made.
The Marion County TN Schools and the Richard Hardy Special Scholarship District will be releasing school Friday, January 12 at noon in anticipation of inclement weather coming this direction.
The much debated IMPROVE Act that emerged from the Tennessee General Session this year that targeted sustainable infrastructure funding has some smaller municipalities scrambling with the reality that the tax cuts in the bill impact their discretionary spending. Locally, the City of Whitwell has certainly crunched the numbers to discover that the net effect on their budget, as the...
Marion County Sheriff Bo Burnett recently released some of the details surrounding the shooting in Sequatchie Monday, January 1. The victim has been confirmed as Brandon Shrum, 24 years old. Reports indicate that Shrum approached the assailant's, Johnny Watts, residence on Dancing Fern Road with a shovel in his hand "banging on Mr. Watt's home yelling threats," according to Sheriff...
Former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen has added his name to a crowded field of candidates for the U.S. Senate seat that Bob Corker announced he would not seek re-election in 2018. Bredesen  joins fellow Democrat James Mackler to contest for the DNC primary on August 2, 2018. Bredesen retained the honor fo being the last Democrat to win a...
The Marion County Warriors basketball team returned home Tuesday night after having pulled a victory at CSAS Monday night. Unfortunately, the fate of the hardwood would not favor them as they dropped a matchup to the Rhea County Golden Eagles. With the final score panning out at 72-54, the Warriors were left to appreciate that the defeat was far more palatable than the...