#The Dunlap Tribune

Citizens Tri-County Bank — 50 years of community banking

Fifty years ago, a half dozen Sequatchie County business owners decided to try to organize another local bank to Dunlap to compete against the only other local bank, Sequatchie County Bank, later renamed to Mountain Valley Bank. “We wanted to have a competitive market and as we began to organize...
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Teens pass away in intersection wreck

Driver Austin Moffitt, 18, and passenger Alexis C. McCann, 19, both of Dunlap, passed away in a September 29 wreck at the Highway 28 and John Burch Road intersection, the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported. THP stated Moffitt was driving a 2016 Jeep Patriot and pulled into the path of a southbound Freightliner, driven by Jeffrey D. Miller, 62, of Elkmont, Alabama. Miller was not injured, THP reported.

Savage Gulf joins state parks

Gov. Bill Lee and Commissioner David Salyers of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has announced the creation of Savage Gulf State Park in Grundy and Sequatchie counties, a boost for recreation in the region, bringing the total of Tennessee’s state parks to 57. The park, featuring...
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Natural Gas price hike approved

Due to rising costs, Dunlap City Commissioners approved raising the price of natural gas for residential, commercial and industrial. New prices approved September 15 by the Commission will be $6.64 per dekatherm for residential customers, $7.05 for businesses, and $3.21 for industrial customers. City Recorder-Treasurer Norman Hatfield explained the average...

Rally in the Valley is September 17

Christian Youth Outreach (CYO) is hosting their third annual Rally in the Valley on Saturday, September 17, at 2:00 p.m. at Harris Park in Dunlap. “This is a free event for our community, music with a message,” said youth leader Cindy Widick. “Our theme message is Psalm 105:2: ‘Sing to Him; sing praise to Him; tell of all His wonderful acts’!”

Card is 2022 Alumnus of the Year

Dr. Rebecca “Becky” Card was recognized as Sequatchie County High School’s Alumnus of the Year prior to the SCHS football game on September 9. She is an active member of the community as a businesswoman, volunteer and public official. For more see the September 15 issue of...