published Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Sequatchie woman says her family is target of ‘racial terrorism’

Va'Lory B. Jenkins, a resident of Cagle Mountain in Sequatchie County, Tenn., talks about feeling singled out for her skin color by others in the community.
Va'Lory B. Jenkins, a resident of Cagle Mountain in Sequatchie County, Tenn., talks about feeling singled out for her skin color by others in the community.
Photo by Ben Benton.

CAGLE MOUNTAIN, Tenn. — The Jenkins family is like many of their neighbors in Sequatchie County: They’re retired; they served in the U.S. armed forces; they moved from out of state to the Sequatchie Valley to enjoy a quiet life.

But because of their differences, the Jenkinses say they feel they have become the target of racial terrorism since moving to Cagle Mountain in 2005 — they’re black, American-born Muslims from California who are new to the rural South, where blacks sometimes are still called “colored.”

Va’Lory Jenkins, 58, said she can’t understand why her family is drawing abuse from the community, most recently with vandals using what seems to be a sledgehammer to destroy their brick-based mailbox over the course of two nights.

But she said there also has been a note in their mailbox and shouted epithets from passers-by, both of which centered on the n-word.

“We relocated here from the Middle East back in 2004 after serving three years in the Middle East,” Jenkins said. “We happen to be black veterans, and both my husband and I happen to be American-born Muslims.

“These people in this mountain area up here seem to resent the fact that we’re minorities and don’t want us here,” she said. “But I will live any place my money can buy. That’s the American dream, and that’s what I’m doing.”

Sequatchie County Sheriff Ronnie Hitchcock, though, says the mailbox incident more likely was the random act of some local youths rather than a racially motivated act of violence aimed at the Jenkinses.

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    The Jenkins family's mailbox, where they live on Cagle Mountain in western Sequatchie County, has been the target of vandals for two weekends in a row. On Aug. 5, vandals knocked much of the top of the structure to pieces and this past weekend finished the job by knocking the heavy brick base over the pitching the metal strongbox it held into the woods.
    Photo by Ben Benton /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

RACIALLY MOTIVATED?

Hitchcock said the Jenkinses have complained a number of times about someone using firearms near their house, trespassing, hunters, ATV riders and other activities the Jenkinses felt shouldn’t be happening in the Cagle Mountain community. He said others have complained about the Jenkins family.

“We have a file about an inch thick,” he said.

The file contains two police reports from 2007 in which Jenkins complained about trespassers riding ATVs across her property and people shooting fireworks nearby. It also contains letters from nearby residents and a person who went to the remote mountaintop area to photograph some property and encountered Jenkins.

Jenkins said the destruction of the mailbox property prompted her to call not only local law enforcement, but the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. TBI officials say the agency has not yet been asked by the district attorney to launch an investigation, a necessary step.

The first time her mailbox was targeted, on the night of July 30, the vandals took about half of it down, she said. When she called Sequatchie authorities about it, Jenkins said the responding deputy told her the incident was isolated.

She noted that there are four mailboxes standing side by side at the end of the private road where she and her husband live, but “only ours was destroyed.”

“It’s got to be racially motivated, because they don’t do it to anybody else,” she said. “They’ve pinpointed me and my family. There’s always a problem with the people up here. They’re vandalizing my mailbox. What’s the next thing they’re going to do? Vandalize my house? Or enter my property and do other damage?”

Over the weekend, the file at the sheriff’s office got a little thicker.

Sometime overnight Saturday, someone finished destroying the mailbox, Jenkins said Monday. What was left of the heavy brick structure was flipped over and the metal strong box that acted as the mailbox itself was tossed into the woods.

The other mailboxes were untouched.

Jenkins said she called authorities to file a report, but only one deputy was on duty and he said he would respond by noon. When she called again, he said he was too tied up with the World’s Longest Yard Sale to come, she said.

He gave Jenkins a report number and his badge number, and officials promised to have the report in paper form when the officer returned to duty Wednesday, she said.

Jenkins said she feels ignored.

Hitchcock said he simply doesn’t have the staff on weekends or any other day to keep someone in the area at all times. Sequatchie is staffed with eight road officers, three detectives, the sheriff, chief deputy and two school resource officers to handle an average of 300 calls a month, he said.

“I wish I had the luxury to put an officer in every district in the county,” he said Monday. “I have to fight to keep the eight deputies and three detectives I have.”

Hitchcock said several mailboxes were vandalized in various areas of the county over last weekend and the weekend of July 30 and there was nothing indicating that the damage to Jenkins’ mailbox was racially motivated. He said none of the other vandalism victims were black.

Hitchcock said the Jenkins family gets the same level of law enforcement provided to everyone.

“We’re going to protect her just like we’re supposed to do,” he said. “It doesn’t matter what race you are, what religion you are. We take an oath to uphold the law.”

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    Signs on railing at the entrance to the Jenkins property notifies passersby that the home is protected by dogs and an armed owner.
    Photo by Ben Benton /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

HISTORY OF PROBLEMS

The family has had continuing problems with their neighbors since completing their home in 2005, Jenkins contends. The sheriff’s file also contains Jenkins’ complaints in 2007 about the department’s response when she reported that two youths were riding ATVs past the house “yelling ‘n——, n——.’”

The file does not contain a report, the sheriff says, because no youths or ATVs were found when officers searched the area.

In 2005, Jenkins said a note reading “Get out, n——” was stuffed into the family’s mailbox. She told TBI officials about the note, she said, but no investigation was launched.

But other letters in the sheriff’s file are directed at Jenkins.

In a 2006 letter from Kay M. Turner, a subcontractor for the developer of the land where Jenkins lives, Turner states that she was taking photographs of lots and talking to perspective buyers when Jenkins approached, armed with a long-barreled weapon and “yelling that we were trespassing and didn’t need to be there.”

“As she neared with the weapon now at her side, I took the picture you now have,” Turner states in the letter to the sheriff, which contained a photograph of Jenkins with a rifle at her side.

Jenkins responded to the development company in June 2008 with a letter saying that she would seek charges against any of the developer’s employees who trespassed on her property if they did not desist, warning that “they are playing a very dangerous game with me and my family. I don’t mind accommodating their interest with deadly resistance.”

Another neighbor, Robert Belcher, wrote a letter to the sheriff in 2007 describing an incident in which he was entertaining visitors at a bonfire and shooting fireworks on his property when the local constable and a deputy arrived to say there had been a complaint about people shooting and running around on ATVs. Belcher stated that his friends that year came in cars by the main road because in 2006 Jenkins allegedly fired a shot toward them “even though we were on the road and nowhere near her property.”

Another resident, Richard Patenaude, also alleged that on July 3, 2007, his family was shooting off fireworks when at least three gunshots were fired in his direction from the Jenkins property.

On Monday, Jenkins denied shooting at anyone over fireworks, and said she simply confronted people who were walking across her property, at least in the case of the salesperson who was taking photographs as she was target practicing with her rifle.

“I fired off a warning shot, and said, “Where are you going?’” Jenkins said Monday of the encounter with the photographer.

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    A sign on the Jenkins' gated property notifies visitors of a surveillance system.
    Photo by Ben Benton /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

A NEIGHBOR’S VIEW

Denise Holder and her husband are the Jenkinses’ next-door neighbors. They have been both friendly and at odds with the Jenkinses over the years, but Holder and Jenkins talk frequently, both women said.

Holder, 48, said she believes the Jenkins family was targeted by the mailbox vandalism because Jenkins has made enemies in the community with aggressive behavior.

“I think it’s probably mainly racial and her making some people mad,” Holder said. “If you don’t have nothing nice to say, then don’t say nothing at all. She doesn’t do that.”

Holder said she hoped the vandals leave the Jenkinses alone so the community and the Jenkins family can calm down, and so the vandalism incidents don’t leave a black eye for the whole area.

“Cagle Mountain is not doing this. Sequatchie County isn’t doing this,” she said. “I’ve never heard anybody say they [the Jenkinses] weren’t welcome.”

Many people from other areas of the country are making their homes on Cagle Mountain, and they all should understand that longtime residents are resistant to change, Holder said.

“If they come to Cagle Mountain, people will accept them. But you don’t go in and try to change everybody’s way of life,” she said. “The people that live here didn’t change it for a reason. They like it.”

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Ben Benton is a news reporter at the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He covers Southeast Tennessee and previously covered North Georgia education. Ben has worked at the Times Free Press since November 2005, first covering Bledsoe and Sequatchie counties and later adding Marion, Grundy and other counties in the northern and western edges of the region to his coverage. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Tenn., a graduate of Bradley Central High School. Benton ...

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lilmisandy said...

Call the NAACP Agency on the the sheriff dept. because they are not trying to do anything about it they wouldn't run me away from my home you are entitle to live anywhere you want too.they don't own that ___ mt.

August 9, 2011 at 3:59 a.m.
maddawg said...

It sounds like she might be part of the problem herself.

August 9, 2011 at 6:36 a.m.
GreenKepi said...

I know many 'whites' in that county who have had their mailboxes destroyed...so...now I know it was 'blacks' who were targeting the boxes...correct?

August 9, 2011 at 7:55 a.m.
Jack_Dennis said...

NCbegood: Terrific letter. Mailboxes. That's the problem.

August 9, 2011 at 8:09 a.m.
esaletnik said...

Hmmm .. I remember that story about that teacher from Sequatchie High School a few months back who took it upon himself to detain a carload of teens who were "ghosthunting" off his property and every hailed him as a hero. But this women is not afforded the same right.

That said, when you are black, a Muslim, from California, and have a bit of chip on your shoulder, I would think Cagle Mt. is the last place you would want to live.

August 9, 2011 at 8:36 a.m.
correctioncrap said...

I know the area well, and never had any problems mainly keep to your self stay on your property and everything is ok. ATV are apart of the life style there as well as fireworks. There isn't a day that goes by that you will not see an ATV out and about in the community, if you don't like the living in the woods and mountains move to the city. The attatude you put out there to others, will be reflected by the actions of other take torwards you and yours. think bout it this family is shooting at ATV most of the people out there ride and allot of kids, shoot at my kids and i'll react as well..

August 9, 2011 at 9:03 a.m.
correctioncrap said...

Just FYI before anyone tries to bash me, my child is mixed and i have not had any problems there.

August 9, 2011 at 9:15 a.m.
shopalholic1 said...

esaletnik, he was a teacher at Sequoyah High, not Sequatchie. Different area.

August 9, 2011 at 9:38 a.m.
nowfedup said...

Well so far they are lucky, in other counties folks have been beaten and homes torched for speaking, welcome to TN, circa 1890

August 9, 2011 at 9:43 a.m.

Sounds like this lady is a huge jerk and is just looking for a way to cause problems and plans to drop the race card every time someone retaliates for her behavior. Typical coward.

August 9, 2011 at 9:54 a.m.
Skeptic101 said...

Sorry folks, you didn't have to go to the Middle East to fight extremists who want to take away the freedoms we supposedly enjoy. We have plenty of the "Christian" variety right here in the USA who want to take those freedoms away as well. Same mentality, different label. When did we lose our way?

August 9, 2011 at 10:11 a.m.
lilmisandy said...

So what if she's not from here that doesn't mean a damn thing she has the right to live anywhere she wants too. If I where her I'll would just start target practicing.

August 9, 2011 at 11:16 a.m.
lilmisandy said...

I bet you cant come in the hood with that kind of careon...

August 9, 2011 at 11:23 a.m.
terrybham said...

I would not live in a little hick town like that if they were giving the houses away. Her neighbors are so-called "good Christian people". I think that says it all. When I hear "good Christian people" I run as fast as I can.

August 9, 2011 at 11:37 a.m.
01centare said...

She should have contacted the FBI rather than the TBI. The TBI is too closely in bed with any city or county law enforcement. They'll only assist in downplaying the events.

And to think Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins honorably served their country! What a sham and disturbing turn of events.

August 9, 2011 at 11:45 a.m.
onetinsoldier said...

Very well said Skeptic 101.

August 9, 2011 at 11:47 a.m.
chas9 said...

buge--Does that go for the 4,000 American Muslims now bravely serving in our military? Do you want them to leave, too? And have you no respect for our Constitution?

August 9, 2011 at 11:49 a.m.
sangaree said...

buge said... they can always leave.We do not need muslims in this country black or any other color

Maybe they should ship out all those fake 'Christians' instead. That alone would solve the problem.

Everyone who's using the mailbox situation to excuse away any racial overtones, must be poor readers. The destruction of the mailbox appears to be one event in a series of many. Hint: People riding by on the ATVs shouting n_ n provides a clue.

August 9, 2011 at 12:22 p.m.

Two unique cultures clashing. One feeling violated, the other fearing someone different. So not necessary. These two groups would be better to solve their problems on a personal level instead of unloading on the law. Bet Ms. Jenkins is a good soul in reality, just like those who have lived in Cagle for a while.

August 9, 2011 at 12:25 p.m.
knowscagle1979 said...

To lilmissandy, if you had read the police reports you would understand why she is getting all this flack, because she is using people, children for target practice. Where do you live lilmissandy? Would you want someone to start targe practice on your or your family? Think before you speak!

August 9, 2011 at 1:41 p.m.
knowscagle1979 said...

I am very familiar with this area and with the constant termoil that Mrs. Jenkins brings upon herself. The writer of this article did not mention that the person they interviewed had told them that their mailbox had been taken down 3 times! It is probably kids riding around knocking mailboxes down, but it is so easy for some "person" to make this racially motivated. It's not. Keep quiet, mind your business and treat other with the respecet that "you" are wanting and everything will be the way you want it. Don't go somewhere demanding all this respect that you are not giving to anyone else!!

August 9, 2011 at 1:49 p.m.
ruth53 said...

Same crap, different day. Race card is always tossed in no matter what the circumstances are.

August 9, 2011 at 2:14 p.m.
fedup350 said...

It does sound like this lady has a big chip on her shoulder and it is a big part of the problem, not all of the problem but a big part. So she wants to move there and change their way of life for the people who have been there for generations and then use the race card when there is trouble? So after some fireworks and vandalism some want the FBI called in? 01centare were you calling for the FBI to be called in when the white person was abducted at gunpoint in dowtown Chattanooga after leaving work by black teens and then put in the truck of his car and drove around while the thugs yelled racial slurs at him from the front? I seriously doubt it. This ladies behavior cant be excused because of her race, she is the one threatening people with guns, sounds like she is playing a dangerous game. No wonder she is so disliked by her neighbors and it is not because of her race.

August 9, 2011 at 2:17 p.m.
hambone said...

99.9% of the crap that happens to a person in this world is self inflicted.

The rest is the weather!

August 9, 2011 at 2:58 p.m.
dao1980 said...

Good call hambone.

Can you imagine how efficiently the socioeconomic world would turn if everyone shared that perspective?

August 9, 2011 at 3:08 p.m.
YardSaleFan said...

This lady should be able to live where she wants. This is a free country, isn't it? That said, we are not a bunch of hicks living up here in the woods. People around here like to ride their horses, ATV, shoot guns and fireworks. If you don't bother them, I don't think they will bother you. Maybe she should try to get involved in community events. We have a Senoir Citizen get together at the fairgrounds where you can learn to quilt, we also have a fair commities. Make some friends.

August 9, 2011 at 3:16 p.m.
LibDem said...

Hambone, we need that on a billboard downtown.

August 9, 2011 at 3:38 p.m.
tarheeljosh said...

I genuinely hope that the community on Cagle Mountain has not targeted this woman because of her race. The racial slurs and (potentially) the destruction of her mailbox are sad examples of continued discriminatory attitudes that need to be corrected. That said, she is apparently not endearing herself to her neighbors. First and foremost, that warning shot came down somewhere. That is one of the most irresponsible actions a person could take. She could have killed someone completed unrelated to the situation because she wanted to make a point. In case she is ignorant of our state laws, Tennessee Code Annotated section 39-11-614 (c) clearly states that “Unless a person is justified in using deadly force as otherwise provided by law (loosely defined as reasonable fear for one's life), a person is not justified in using deadly force to prevent or terminate the other’s trespass on real estate or unlawful interference with personal property.” She needs to be very careful in her approach to this situation and her promise of "deadly resistance". If she seeks out someone on her property with a shotgun again, the trespasser could possibly have the law on their side in a gunfight, because they have reasonable fear for their own life while the property owner has gone out of her way to hunt down the person on her property taking real estate pictures. Hopefully they can build a relationship with their new community and everyone will be better for it. We've seen enough violence around here for quite a while. (I'm not a lawyer, nor am I giving legal advice. I've just done a little research on the topic.)

August 9, 2011 at 3:56 p.m.
lilmisandy said...

To knowscagle1979 I did read it and like I said if it where me I would just start target practicing starting with you knowscagle1979 where do you live?

August 9, 2011 at 4:08 p.m.
dao1980 said...

Ha! That's funny stuff BLACKGOLD.

August 9, 2011 at 4:17 p.m.
BLACKGOLD said...

None of you people even know Mrs. Jenkins or any of her family and friends. Here neighbors have no comparison to the quality and level of life this family lives. Therefore, I don't blame them one bit about keep the peace themselves, and all the vile trash of other neighbors away from her family. She has tried to educate the community in the laws of trespassing and respecting other peoples property. If you don't live on her road - stay the hell out!

August 9, 2011 at 4:18 p.m.
osama said...

MS Jenkins,dont let those banjo playing gringo,s run you away from your home!bunch of cowards! destroying this family mail box! and doing it during the night!just like the good oh boys back in the day, the one,s with the sheets,yea the ones that covered their head like cowards! more black familys should move to red neck mountain! then watch how homes go up for sale(lol)MS Jenkins everytime something makes you and your family uncomfortable call the police! better yet the FBI

August 9, 2011 at 4:21 p.m.
Veritas said...

They should be made to feel as welcome as a Christian in a Moslem country.

August 9, 2011 at 4:26 p.m.

Osama, "Covered their heads like cowards" You mean like muslim terrorist and protesters are typically seen covering their heads and faces? You are an idiot. A product or your environment no doubt...

August 9, 2011 at 4:34 p.m.
osama said...

The FBI needs to investigate this matter,am sure they would uncover a minimum amount of stolen pick ups trucks the good oh boys have stash,and a maximum number of meth labs and a lot of designer overalls

August 9, 2011 at 4:43 p.m.
Veritas said...

The entire situation seems odd, why would a black Moslem family move to a very rural, white, majority fundamentalist Christian community? Could they be part of a conspiracy to create problems and bring attention to their agenda? It merits looking into.

August 9, 2011 at 4:53 p.m.
osama said...

@veritas,because they can!!last i check blacks can live where they want!whites dont own that mountain!! at last check its apart of the U.S.A.

August 9, 2011 at 5:06 p.m.
osama said...

the good oh boys cant handle the truth!! they will hit delete when a black comment!! the king of the online free press doa1980 still up to his tricks no job!! why dont they put you on pay roll

August 9, 2011 at 5:20 p.m.
fedup350 said...

Hey Osama, why dont you leave the hood and go up there and help her. Talk is cheap

August 9, 2011 at 5:23 p.m.
fedup350 said...

I think osama watches too much TV.....you cant handle the truth? Give me a break and quit watching old Tom Cruise movies....

August 9, 2011 at 5:36 p.m.
goldie said...

@osama you hit the nail on the head!

August 9, 2011 at 6:23 p.m.
fedup350 said...

osama, that was the most incoherent post I have ever seen on here. You even beat out chet123. Are you really chet123? I have to give you credit though..you must be very talented to hit the crack pipe and type at the same time....

and goldie, if you understood him then please tell us..what the heck did he say????? or are you two sharing the pipe?

August 9, 2011 at 6:49 p.m.
BLACKGOLD said...

I THINK WE NEED A BILLION MAN MARCH UP HERE ON THIS MOUNTAIN WHAT DO YOU SO CALL RED NECKS THINK?

August 9, 2011 at 7:37 p.m.
SavartiTN said...

I think that jerks exist in every race.

August 9, 2011 at 7:59 p.m.
retiredonthemtn said...

HOLD ON...it is clear those who do not live in the Cagle Mountain community do not know the real story or who we are. Many of us (the residents) are retired, live in VERY NICE homes and are from all over the US where living with multiculturalism is a way of life and no big deal. Other residents here are still working, many in other towns and dont have time, or the energy, to be riding around at night knocking over mailboxes. We are not "Red Necks" which is as offensive of a slang term as the N... word thank you. The "good ol boys" don't live here any more. Yes there are ATV riders and if they were on her property at some point where many old trails have been for years, a kind conversation with the kids usually does the trick. However, Ms. Jenkins only feels intimidation and violance is her answer rather than chatting with people pleasantly. It's a mailbox and there are teens in the neighborhood. We have all had our boxes destroyed with bats too many times to count, she is not alone. No one is targeting her and her family and the Times Free Press waisted the front page on this story, shame on them! Racial Terrorism....HA! Good One!

August 9, 2011 at 8:20 p.m.
amnestiUSAF84 said...

Libertarians4Freedom said... What about this: Black ‘Mobs’ Attack White Patrons Outside Wis. State Fair

And what about this one,lib4?:

Jackson, Mississippi (CNN) -- On a recent Sunday morning just before dawn, two carloads of white teenagers drove to Jackson, Mississippi, on what the county district attorney says was a mission of hate: to find and hurt a black person.

http://www.cnn.com/2011/CRIME/08/06/mississippi.hate.crime/index.html?iref=allsearch

August 9, 2011 at 10:26 p.m.
Justreading said...

Sounds to me like she stirred up a hornets nest and wants to cry racism to get everyone to back off.

August 9, 2011 at 10:32 p.m.
amnestiUSAF84 said...

why would a black Moslem family move to a very rural, white, majority fundamentalist Christian community?

Well, if everything Mrs. Jenkins is saying is true, one things for sure They couldn't possibly be real Christian, Meaning: To be Christ-Like

August 9, 2011 at 10:32 p.m.
MasterChefLen said...

She sounds like a real nut job. She expects the entire world to run by her standards and change to her point of view. She probably ticked off the entire community and now hides behind the race card.

August 9, 2011 at 11:11 p.m.
lilmisandy said...

hey "ghjatg" do you have a fb page we need to talk more about that website.

August 9, 2011 at 11:41 p.m.
dunlapcrazies said...

Mrs Jenkins, are you at it again??? Why do you act like all of us are out to get you??? You've acted like the community you've joined has been filled with ignorant, "Deliverance" style inbreeders from the beginning. In reality, you've hated just about everyone since you built your home. Just because when you look at your neighbor you see a specific skin tone doesn't mean your neighbors do likewise. and do you have something against christians??? If not, why are you talking about religion??? Any response you've gotten from your chosen community has been a direct result and reaction to your own actions. I know you are an educated woman. I'm sure you are aware of "cause and effect." If you cause problems, you are going to effect a worthy response. It is why you have an inch thick file with law enforcement. There is not threat being made here. It is just why the late Constable threatened to take you to jail if you didn't "cease" your behavior. I see you as a bully. That smile on your face in your photo doesn't look like you're concerned, it looks more like you are enjoying the spotlight. Wow, if only these bloggers were your neighbors.....they would see who the mistreated, constitutionally violated residents really were. This isn't about race or religion. This is about being a drama queen. And wasn't you having your "crazy papers" once cycling in the rumor mill you cultivated??? You've successfully worn all of us out. We are tired of you shooting us or threatening to shoot us. We are tired of your backwoods accusations. No one is out to get you. If you really have crazy papers, maybe you check yourself into a nice, quiet establishment with lots of thorasine shots. If not, check yourself in anyways and get some crazy papers. You need some if you think we spend our time and energy caring about what you call your God or what race you are. Seriously!!!! Everything isn't about you.

August 10, 2011 at 12:45 a.m.
dunlapcrazies said...

I'm tired of your racial profiling me because i'm white mrs jenkins. I guess you putting up a chain across a public road and putting up your own street sign claiming your county road is a private drive, shooting at 4th of July celebrators, and you should be ashamed of yourself. Children are riding their ATVs and you have a gun around them. Are you crazy????? yes, i believe you said you are. If you have your crazy papers like you claim, why do even have a gun???? didn't you claim over 20 years on the LAPD??? My you were busy. So then you would know the law, like people with crazy papers can't have guns, lying on the background paper for purchasing a firearm is a felony. yes, I think you haven't gotten what you wanted at a local level, so I believe you sabotaged your own mailbox to get to the federal level. I think I will place a call to ATF about you having a firearm, while you have your crazy papers proudly framed. (my own children have been afraid of you shooting them for shooting their fireworks on the 4th of july). Yes, I think your crazy, racist ass pulled this stunt just to get to the next level. and that smile on your face looks like you are enjoying this. that there makes you look crazy. probably why your husband is always gone.

August 10, 2011 at 1:06 a.m.
retiredonthemtn said...

dunlapcrazies - Thank you! You said it, we are worn out up here on Cagle Mtn from her crap.. No one gives a rats ass what she does or who she worships, she stirs up her own drama! Our kids have not ridden their ATVs on her property since the house was built YEARS ago, the poor developer can't even show property out there because of her trigger happy butt! The reporter didn't put all the history of Ms Jenkins in his story or how she made the local paper few weeks ago. We don't even live on her street and have had problems with her, she has screwed contractors out of money, theres a list of pissed off people a mile long from her crazyness and I am sure she must take meds!

August 10, 2011 at 8:10 a.m.
HomeOfTheFree said...

Listen - We live in Dunlap and this is no surprise that this family is being treated that way. We moved from up north and at least twice a week one of the locals would say to my wife "You ain't from here are ya". These folks don't want anyone from outside moving in. I constantly hear guns going off and ATV's on my private road and the bottom line is the locals want it just like it was 50 years ago. Well Dunlapers, times are a changing. Sequatchie is the fastest growing county in the state of TN. Like it or not you have African American families moving in. I believe the Jenkins and hope and pray they are safe. All of these so called retires who moved up on Cagle are also the problem. All these folks up these think they can hunt and ride their ATV's all over the place. Get over it, people from other areas are moving in and bringing their social values with them and you are gonna have to get used to.

August 10, 2011 at 8:52 a.m.
fedup350 said...

Osama and. Goldie You two are the most illiterate posters I have ever. Seen on here. You two are the reason that a lot of white people are racist. You two geniuses. Only accomplished showing. How idiotic you are How do you manage to feed yourself with your extremely limited intelligence? I would say that you depend on the govt for that. You two are prime examples of why the black youth are failing in the school system. In the prior story. But never fear. Sanngaree has plenty of excusesready for you.

August 10, 2011 at 9:43 a.m.
mzungu said...

Blockquote Osama and. Goldie You two are the most illiterate posters I have ever. Seen on here. You two are the reason that a lot of white people are racist. You two geniuses. Only accomplished showing. How idiotic you are How do you manage to feed yourself with your extremely limited intelligence? I would say that you depend on the govt for that. You two are prime examples of why the black youth are failing in the school system. In the prior story. But never fear. Sanngaree has plenty of excusesready for you. > Blockquote

Why am I not surprised that GOB fedup350 is right smack dab in the middle of this thread? (GOB being an acronym for "good 'ol boy").

Ya know, fedup, I checked your posting history here on TFP and it seems that you only post something when the topic pertains to one of 4 things:

1) race; 2) EBT cards; 3) black on black crime; and 4) race.

Aint that coinkydinky you would once again rear your pointy little mug to stir the pot on this story.

At least in your latest post you finally admit you're a racist. But we already knew that. How about you just don't try to blame others for the way you are, huh? It's called "keepin' it real".

By the way, what time are the rest of the GOB's meeting at your trailer for your weekly member's only club meeting? I'll be glad to let you use my EBT card at the Soddy Daisy Dollar General for some new white sheets. That would be the Christian thing for me to do, afterall. I was always taught 'Tis far more blessed to give than to receive. :-)

August 10, 2011 at 12:07 p.m.
goldie said...

@350fed up aka doa1980/3k... the color of your neck speaks for itself!!this ain,t 1950, blacks do have rights MS.Jenkins and any other black family can live wherever they choose,your one of them under cover (NECKS) that smile in blacks face, then go online to bash the black race,try walking up to any black man over 6ft. 200lb and tell them what really on your lil red neck mind!! you can,t and won,t!! because your a coward! A ANXIETY COWARD!! your the one that calls the freepree online staff and try to get all black comments deleted!cry baby!! that dont work anymore,we call in on YOU!LOL all online reader know about you and the good oh boys!any WHITE man that comments on every BLACK STORY like you do have more that just a race problem, that lets us know a few things about you,1 your isolated, 2 broke,3 you know the school bus schedule for the lil kids, that all you do all day every day is stay online and talk about blacks, then soon as you see a comment from a black that you dont like you call the freepress staff crying like the punk you are, you dry up raisin poor excuse of a man doa1980/350fed up and the 100s of online names you use on a daily are sad!your a ticking time bomb! you will slip up with your online addiction and the feds will be knocking on your door,stop calling the freepress staff crying lil racist man!!

August 10, 2011 at 1:28 p.m.
goldie said...

@the online addict, doa1980/ 350fed up/and all the other names you use ,comment on willie nelson, kenny rogers,dolly the judds or write TV LAND and demand he ha reruns or better yet go to work for the tea partie or just go to work! it beats talking about blacks all day!!

August 10, 2011 at 1:39 p.m.
dao1980 said...

Hey there goldie, I though I heard someone "hollerin" something close to my name... take a closer look... my initials are actually D.A.O. I know that is really hard to get straight... for someone as intelligent as yourself...

Fedup350, if you think this current looser troop is funny to watch, you should have seen some of the posts around last April.

I believe there were three or four viciously racist, illiterate fools saying all kinds of hilarious stuff.

They claimed to hail from some nasty little gas station in Hotlanta, and ranted furiously about Liberace, running shorts, and trailers on blocks.

I haven't laughed that hard since... I kinda miss them a little.

August 10, 2011 at 1:44 p.m.
goldie said...

@mzungu AKA TOBY let me quess your moma was the reason they made the movie (THE HELP) YOU ARE A TRUE BLACK RED NECK!, the worst kind of black man, the kind that thinks he know evrything but yet kiss the white man butt every chance you get,you the one that tells the boss when the BLACK WORKERS TAKE TO LONG ON LUNCH BREAKS i bet you got whip slashes from the top of your neck to the crack of your butt you sell out uncle tom! look up UNCLE TOM in the dictionary you will see a picture of you holding rush limbauehs johnsons,let me quess your a black republican thats unemployed, any black man that (KNOWS) why whites are racist are indeed TOMS/SELLOUTS and have less than 3in and cant satisfy a black women (TOBY) DO YOU THINK YOU GOT SOME POINT FROM THE GOOD OH BOYS!! OH SELL UNCLE TOM, DONT HIT ME NO MO MASTER TYPE DUDE!! KISSING BUTT IS NOT A TALENT,WHY DO YOU THINK YOUR KIDS ARE REAL LIGHT SKINED AND YOUR DARK? LOL

August 10, 2011 at 2:24 p.m.
nurseforjustice said...

goldie is OBVIOUSLY CHET123 since goldie is as incoherent as chet. He has a lot of nerve talking about other people using other names. LOL- one of HIS trademarks.

August 10, 2011 at 2:25 p.m.
goldie said...

@DOA1980,print a BLACK STORY we can find you,go to the woodlawn apt.with a bull horn and talk about blacks they will listen.PS in ATLANTA BLACKS can live anywhere without the 3k,s or sellouts lol

August 10, 2011 at 2:48 p.m.
fedup350 said...

Goldie you are the coward and the rascist, not me, You are the poster child for the most ingorant this country had to offer. How in the world did you put your crack pipe down long enough to type all of that? My oh my I bet your little 40oz soaked brain is reeling from all of that typing. I bet you dont even know what you said. How about getting a job and paying for the 15 little project dwellers you have sired.

Yeah dao1980 they are hilarious. This is some fun! Do you think goldie is chet123? he does the LOL just like chet use to do. Have you noticed? I wondered where chet went to. U was afraid he was in jaoil or something.

And to you mzungu (just what is that? sounds like a deadly disease) I am so thrilled that you took the time to read my posts, maybe you will learn something and you are a flast out LIAR. I did not say I was a rascist. I said that ingorant people like goldie and now you are the only blacks they deal hear from and dont really get to deal with the good ones which you and goldie aka chet are definaltely not. IIt is so funny that blacks can spout off about race all they want but when a white person says something back you pull the race card. You are a hypoctite!! My point in my posts is this...quit blaming others for the failures of your race. Its not my fault that you and goldie and osama are race baoters and retrds. That is pretty plain english. So you keep reading my posts because I will keep posting them you rascist hypocrite you!

August 10, 2011 at 5:58 p.m.
fedup350 said...

Wow mzungu judging from goldie aka chet123's illiterate, incomprehensible rant it looks like your own people hate you and are being racist towards you because you have light skin. Is that what you call "keeping it real"?

August 10, 2011 at 6:10 p.m.
fedup350 said...

Well, its been pretty fun "keeping it real" but I got to go to work so I can pay my taxes. If I didnt all the able bodied people on welfare would starve to death. Cant have that on my conscience. Oh and mzungu..do you think goldie is a rascist for calling you an Uncle Tom because your skin is lighter than his? Is that racsist to you?

August 10, 2011 at 6:37 p.m.

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