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An Evening of Hope headliners have found niche in Christian rock

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 11:25 pm

The headlining act for the Citizen Tribune-sponsored An Evening of Hope is Christian band Sidewalk Prophets. It may seem as though the Sidewalk Prophets were always bound for the spotlight of the Christian music industry. The band received the opportunity to tour with Jeremy Camp and Audio Adrenaline on the strength of independent albums. They then rode the popularity of their first Word Records release, “These Simple Truths,” to a

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Margaritaville theme for Rotary Noon banquet

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 11:22 pm

While this year’s Morristown (Noon) Rotary Club Banquet may begin at 6:30, guests will party like it’s 5 o’clock somewhere. The annual banquet and fundraiser will take from Jimmy Buffett with a “Margaritaville” theme. Guests will escape to an island paradise via The Country Club in Morristown on Tuesday, May 6. The banquet will include dinner and music by the Tall Paul Band. Tall Paul (Paul Bobal), now a regular

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  • tnAchieves needs mentors for scholarship program

    Posted on April 19, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    tnAchieves, partnering with HC*EXCELL, is on the search for mentors. “We are in desperate need of mentors. tnAchieves is a last-dollar scholarship and mentoring program designed to send the students to college who would otherwise not be attending. The program offers last-dollar scholarships to any public high school graduate in 27 counties across the state,” said HC*EXCELL Foundation Director Tish Jones. “This means tuition cost should no longer be an

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  • Another possible arson forest fire reported

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 11:43 am

    Another suspected arson on Thursday claimed another 20-acre swath of woodland off Anderson Bend Road in East Hamblen County, a sheriff’s department detective said this morning. It was at least the eighth suspected arson in the Anderson Bend area of northeast Hamblen County this year. Detective Lt. David Stapleton says the blaze is almost certainly the work of an arsonist because the fire started in the woods approximately 1,000 yards

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West’s Jenna Potts inks with Milligan College

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 10:19 pm

Chances are if you have been in a gymnasium with Morristown West’s girls’ basketball team playing, you have seen No. 13 shooting and making a lot of 3-pointers the last four years. Senior Jenna Potts has made her fair share of long-range jumpers, and despite her prep career coming to a close in March, her playing career did not end at the state tournament in Murfreesboro. Due to her propensity

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  • JV ‘Canes win; East drops two in Gray

    Posted on April 19, 2014 at 10:16 pm

    The Morristown East junior varsity baseball team ended up with a 2-2 record in the Junior Varsity Hardball Classic played at Sherwood Park after Colby Cook fired a complete-game, one-hit shutout Saturday against Greeneville. Cook struck out eight Greene Devil batters and walked just two in seven innings, as he used just 95 pitches to get through the game. Greeneville’s Leau-Austin Williams was the tough luck loser in the contest,

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  • Hurricanes use speed, energy in 6-3 win

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 11:05 am

    Morristown East’s Chris Logan (7) lines up to take a shot against Sullivan Central on Thursday at Burke Toney. The Hurricanes won the contest 6-3.

    Thanks to some spectacular play by Sullivan Central keeper Wes Moore and the improbable goal scoring of the Cougars mad bomber Matt Lange, things were a lot more interesting at the half of Thursday night’s match against Morristown East than they should have been. After watching his team dominate play, possession and shots, Hurricane coach James Kelley was demonstrably unhappy to see his team allow the Cougars to cut a

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Posted on April 19, 2014 at 9:45 pm

Danica Mercedes Debbie Cameron and Eddie Cameron of Grainger County announce the birth of a daughter, Danica Mercedes, born March 31, 2014. She weighed 9 lbs., 13 oz. She is the sister of Kayla Cameron. She is the granddaughter of Mary Underwood and the late Tommie Underwood, Vena Mae Guy and Hollis Cameron.  Logen Blaine Rice Roy John Rice and Crystal Rice of Russellville announce the birth of a son,

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  • Engagement Announcement

    Posted on April 12, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    Bible-NeSmith Barton and Ginger Bible of Talbott announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Elizabeth Bible, of Talbott, to Jarrell DePree NeSmith of Russellville, Ala. The bride-elects is the granddaughter of Charlie and Virginia Odom of Morristown, Nancy Bible of Talbott, Darwin and the late Cindy Bible of New Market. She is a 2006 graduate of Morristown West High, a 2010 graduate of Tusculum College and 2014

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  • Birth Announcements

    Posted on April 5, 2014 at 10:25 pm

    Mazie Grace Davis Eric and Diane Davis of Bean Station announce the birth of a daughter, Mazie Grace Davis, born March 28, 2014 at Lakeway Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz. She is the sister of Justin, Zachary, Lucas, Devan, Shane, Tyler, Brittany and Marlie.  Jackson Bowlin Brianna Adams and Christopher Bowlin of Morristown announce the birth of a son, Jackson Bowlin, born March 11, 2014 at Morristown-Hamblen

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Frankie Abel poses with his classic car at a 2011 car show. On Saturday, the Hamblen County Car Club will host a show at East High to benefit the Junior Car Club.

East to host annual Spring Car Show

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 11:42 am

Normally on the Saturday before Easter, things would be quiet at Morristown-Hamblen High School East in Morristown, since the students and staff take a long weekend break. Things will be anything but quiet tomorrow, however, thanks to the roar of competition car engines in the parking lot. The Spring Car Show to benefit the Jr. Hamblen County Car Club will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, featuring

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  • At the Movies

    Posted on April 18, 2014 at 7:32 am

    Empty Movie Theater

    A HAUNTED HOUSE 2 Having exorcised the demons of his ex, Malcolm is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, however, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events. Rated R. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 College Square Mall at 1:15, 3:30, 5:30, 7:50 and 10:20. Showing at Carmike Town Crossing 8 in Greeneville at 1:25, 3:45, 6:20 and 9:05.

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  • Fourth annual Music of the Mountains slated for April 27

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 10:36 am

    The hills will be alive with the sounds of music on Sunday, April 27 when the Cocke County Partnership’s Tourism Committee presents its fourth annual Music of the Mountains. Beginning at 2 p.m., visitors can step back in time and listen to some “Sunday Music” similar to what was heard at the time the Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s was created in the early 1930s. The three-day event, sponsored by

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