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Americans for Prosperity-Tennessee (AFP-TN), the leading free-market grassroots organization fighting for lower taxes and limited government in Tennessee, named state Rep. Tilman Goins a “Champion of Prosperity.”

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KNOXVILLE — A lot of Tennessee fans were probably thinking back to the Lady Vols loss to Notre Dame on Sunday afternoon at Thompson-Boling Arena and hoping it could be the same thing in reverse.

ROCK HILL, S.C. — The Tusculum baseball team has been picked to finished fourth in the South Atlantic Conference according to the SAC Coaches’ Poll announced league officials Friday.

Announcements

Amy and Jeffery Wilkes announce the birth of a son, Bentley Bo Adam Wilkes, born Sept. 7, 2017 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 8 lbs., 8 oz. Bentley is the grandson of Carrie and William Hicks, and the great-grandson of Joyce Swatsell.

Jennifer Clark and Michael Murray, of Jefferson City, announce the birth of a son, Jaxson Dakota Murray, born Dec. 7, 2017, at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz.

Miss Amy Marie Smith became the bride of Mr. James Glenn Dale on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at 3 in the afternoon. The wedding ceremony was held inside the historic Plantation Barn of 1810 in Morristown, where white curtains framed the altar and back wall. A rough-sawn wood cross was the cente…

Education

All dressed up, the group of Milligan College students huddled into the President’s Dining Room, in the college’s Sutton Hall, and waited by their place settings: chairs pushed in, forks and spoons perfectly aligned, tables draped in white.

Michael Lynch will serve as director of the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum (ALLM), on the Harrogate, Tennessee, campus of Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) on January 2, 2017, following a brief closure for renovations.

Obituaries

Margaret Kovacs, 90, of Signature Lifestyles of Jefferson City…

Rickey Hopson, 55, passed away Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at LeCont…

Sarah Matney, of Jefferson City, passed away Mon. Jan. 22, 201…

Arts & Entertainment

The Central Ballet Theatre of Greeneville has announced its newest ballet, “The Twelve Dancing Princesses,” to be performed at the Annie Hogan Byrd Auditorium at Tusculum, Jan. 26 – 28.