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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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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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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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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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City Commissioners Discuss FY23 Budget

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor Trenton Mayor Alex Case spoke with the City Commissioners about the upcoming work and schedule regarding the fiscal year 2023 budget during the Monday, Sept. 12 meeting. “We are a little behind with the tax commissioner. She is needing something pretty quick to get to billing, so we can get…

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NewTerra Compost Is Finalist For Idea Leap Grant Contest

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor NewTerra Compost, a composting operation in Wildwood, is one of five finalists in the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union (TVFCU) fifth annual Idea Leap Grant contest. These entrepreneurs will participate in a pitch competition as they strive to win one of five grants to support and expand their small business…

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Stevens Is County’s Newest Game Warden

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor Stetson Stevens, from Dade County, is Dade County’s newest game warden with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. “I was very fortunate to have parents and grandparents that kept me outside, in the woods, out on the water. I was always fishing, I always loved to hunt. I was always…

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