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IDA Updates New, Ongoing Projects

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor The Industrial Development Authority discussed multiple projects during their Monday, Sept. 19 meeting. Executive Director Evan Stone informed the board members that there have been RFIs (Requests for Information) for new projects, code named Project Mayfair and Project Abraham. “These are just initial packets of information that we have sent…

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Volleyball Team Downs Lady Eagles In Two Sets

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer Dade County High School’s Lady Wolverine volleyball team was back in action on Tuesday, Sept. 20 when they traveled to face the Darlington Lady Tigers in a big area match. It was a hard-fought match from the opening volley as the two teams battled back and fourth for three sets.…

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Jenkins Park Mural Completed

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor The floral themed mural in Jenkins Park, painted by Chattanooga artist Joy Taylor, and coordinated by citizen Jennifer Blair, has been completed. “I’ve been dreaming of a mural (many murals) in Trenton for years, and especially since the (re)formation of TriState Heritage Arts and Culture Coalition. I settled on the…

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Lady Wolverines Shut Out Lady Indians In Five Innings

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County High School Lady Wolverines softball team hosted the Chattooga Lady Indians on Tuesday, Sept. 20 in a key Region 7 game. Dade took the lead in the first inning when Ali Thompson singled, stole second and scored on a single by Kaitlyn Stinnett to go up 1-0.…

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County Storm Shelters Nearing Completion

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor The three storm shelters in Dade County are nearly completed and will be ready to use in the event of inclement weather, according to Alex Case, Director of Emergency Services. The storm shelters are located at the Dade County Sports Complex, the South Dade Community Center, and on Davis School…

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Dade Deputies Locate, Arrest Shooting Suspect

Dade County deputies were dispatched to the Mapco gas station on Deer Head Cove Road on Thursday, Sept. 22, in reference to a subject shooting at an individual in the parking lot. Deputies responded to the scene and found that the aggressor, and the victim, had both left the scene. The only available information from…

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Wolverines Drop Region Opener To Darlington

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County High School Wolverine football team hosted the Darlington High School Tigers on Friday night in the first region game of the season. This was the Wolverines first game in a new region after being reclassified to single A large, region 7 earlier this year. The Wolverines took…

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Obituaries — Sept. 28 issue

RODNEY BOTTOMS Rodney Allan Bottoms, 54, of Trenton, passed away Thursday, Sept.22, 2022. He was born Aug. 7, 1968, in St. Petersburg, Fla., to Donna Brown Bottoms and the late Douglas Bottoms, Sr. Rodney enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. In…

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Trenton First Baptist’s The Blessing Ministry Helps Expectant Moms

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor The Blessing Ministry, a new ministry that is a part of Trenton First Baptist Church, aims to help new expectant mothers by providing them with a baby shower, and much needed baby items. The Blessing Ministry is led by Meghan Pittsley, a long-time member of the church, and Brilee Johnson.…

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