Category Big Sandy

Big Sandy Chamber Meets To Plan Spring Festival

The Big Sandy Chamber of Commerce met on Monday night to make plans for the annual Spring Festival coming up on memorial Day weekend. For the last several years the Festival has been a three day event but the Chamber has decided to make this years festival only a two-day event.

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Veterans Benefits Seminar In Big Sandy Saturday Jan. 27th

There will be a seminar to explain Veterans Benefits on Saturday January 27 from 10am-2pn at the Big Sandy Senior Citizens Center. The free seminar will be sponsored by the American legion Post #228 in Big Sandy. All veterans are welcome. For more information you mat call Gary Evans at 901-299-4814 or 593-5737.

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And The Winners Are….

Some of the Big Sandy Area Chamber members drove quietly and unsuspectingly through the streets of Big Sandy looking for houses decked out for Christmas. They were not disappointed.

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New Generator at Wastewater Treatment Plant

wastewaterBig Sandy Wastewater started up the new generator at the wastewater treatment plant. This is an improvement made possible through a grant from State of Tennessee Economic Community Development.

Quinn Construction installed the generator and Big Sandy employees, Mike Rogers, Daniel Tidwell and Steve Pierpoint are pictured along with H & D Engineer owner, Alton Hethcoat and project engineer, Jon Allen.

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Big Sandy Names Joe Wilson Memorial Bridge

DSCN0238A large crowd gathered on Friday to name the new bridge over the dike on the north side of downtown Big Sandy, the Joe Wilson Memorial Bridge. Big Sandy Mayor Ron Lane moderated a program that consisted of personal tributes to the life and times of grocery store owner Joe Wilson. Wilson had operated the grocery store located near the bridge for over 60 years. Big Sandy citizens Darlene Watson and Ruby Evans spoke about the many families Mr. Wilson assisted over the years. He operated his store on credit many times for people who were having hard time. There were many instances when he was never paid.

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