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Hidden Treasures Academy program participant Will, dances during a rendition of the famous Kool and the Gang song “Celebration.” HTA held its annual fundraising banquet last week.

Hidden Treasures Academy holds fund raising banquet

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 11:58 am

For one special night last week a “celebration” ensued recognizing a group of people often forgotten. Hidden Treasures Academy, a postsecondary educational program for adults with mental or developmental disabilities held its second annual banquet at First Presbyterian Church in Morristown. During the banquet, a portion of the students “Von and the Gang,” performed a rousing rendition of the famed Kool and the Gang classic “Celebration.” The handbell choir, under

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Jury selection in pharmacy killings starts Wednesday

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 11:56 am

Jury selection begins Wednesday for a former Bean Station police officer who faces the death penalty after being accused of killing two and attempting to kill two others in a 2013 pharmacy robbery. Jason Bryan Holt, 38, has remained in custody since his arrest minutes after the shooting. He is being housed in the Jefferson County Jail. The trial has been set for January 2015. On May 23, 2013, Holt

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  • Pipeline plan gets permits, sued again

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 11:55 am

    Even as U.S. Nitrogen officials have announced they received the necessary permits for a pipeline to carry water from, and wastewater back to, the Nolichucky River, legal challenges continue to mount. A group of landowners whose property is located on the river, downstream from the planned intake pipeline to serve the under-construction U.S. Nitrogen plant in Greene County, filed a lawsuit in Davidson County designed to stop the pipeline and

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  • Miller recycling honored with SBA award

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    Walter Perry, state director of the Small Business Administration, on Friday explained the reasons for presenting the Tennessee Exporter of the Year Award to Miller Recycling LLC of Newport.

    A small family-owned Newport recycler was presented with the Small Business Administration Tennessee Exporter of the Year Award Friday. SBA State Director Walter Perry gave the award to Dallas Miller and his son Tim, of Miller Recycling, LLC. The firm was nominated for the award by Larry Rossini, Regional Director of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center. Tim Miller said the firm has been in business for 15 years and

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The Morristown East volleyball team honored their seniors Monday night prior to their home match against Chuckey-Doak. From left are East head coach Holly Drinnon, Mackenzie King, Sara Dent, McKenzie Heidel, Madisson Westmoreland and East assistant coach Sarah Wilson. The Lady Hurricanes won the match in straight sets.

East rolls to win on senior night

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 11:21 am

Morristown East sent their volleyball seniors out in style Monday night with a straight set victory over Chuckey-Doak inside Isenberg-Siler Gymnasium. Seniors Madisson Westmoreland, McKenzie Heidel, Makenzie King and Sara Dent had their final home match of their careers, and the Lady Hurricanes rolled to a 25-21, 25-17 and 25-10 victory over the visiting Lady Knights. East coach Holly Drinnon said it was good to send the seniors out with

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  • Senators golf in ninth at Tusculum Fall Classic

    Posted on September 30, 2014 at 11:19 am

    GREENEVILLE — The Walters State golf team shot an opening round 298 (14-over par) in their first action of the 2014 season Monday, putting them in ninth place in the Tusculum Fall Classic at Link Hills Country Club in Greeneville. Tournament host Tusculum and Lincoln Memorial University are tied for the lead at 5-under par 279, followed by Lenoir-Rhyne at 284, Mars Hill at 288 and the B-squads from both

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  • Jones, West win at Bristol Cross

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 11:17 am

    The Morristown West girls cross country team won the team title at the 23rd annual Bristol Cross Saturday in Bristol. Makenzie Jones, second from left, was the individual winner, breaking her own course record.

    BRISTOL — The Morristown West Lady Trojans cross country team rebounded from a fourth place finish at last week’s Valkyrie Invitational in Kentucky with a win this weekend at the 23rd annual Bristol Cross at Steele Creek Park. Makenzie Jones raced to the individual win as well, posting a course-record time of 18:25 to lead West to a team total of 27 points. Science Hill was second at 61, followed

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Engagement Announcements

Posted on September 27, 2014 at 6:36 pm

Collins-Cope Hannah Sidney-Nicole Collins and Cruz Colton Cope announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Clarnece and Elsia Collins of Morristown. She is the granddaughter of Martha Ely and the late James Rashic of Sneedville and Leona and the late Gease Collins of Sneedville. She is a graduate of Morrisotwn East High and Tusculum College. She is employed by Lakeway Regional Hospital as a human

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  • Engagement Announcements

    Posted on September 20, 2014 at 8:07 pm

    Walker-Wilson Caitlan Brooke Walker and Dustin Allen Wilson announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Terry and Connie Walker of Bean Station. She is the mother of Kylor Walker. She is the granddaughter of Doris Diamond and the late John Diamond of Bean Station and Kyle and Peggy Walker of Bean Station. She graduated from Grainger High School and Tennessee School of Beauty, Knoxville. She

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  • Chamber and Tribune present Business Showcase

    Posted on September 20, 2014 at 7:59 pm


    A steady stream of men and women dressed in business attire, and some utilizing a more casual theme, used the Fellowship Hall entrance at First Baptist Church in Morristown on Thursday to visit the 2014 Business Showcase presented by the Citizen Tribune and the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce. Smiling from their booth located just inside the doors were Teresa Trent, branch manager, and Roy Ogle, mortgage lender, with ORNL

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Encore Theatrical Company to offer trial for its classes

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 12:18 pm

Throughout this week, Encore Theatrical Company’s Studio ETC, located in downtown Morristown, is offering a free trial of all its classes. Dubbed “Try Before You Buy,” the studio’s classes in theater, improv, ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary and lyrical, as well as group and individual voice classes will be available. Also included in the free trial are the weekend fitness and adult dance classes. The studio recently announced it will offer

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  • At the Movies

    Posted on September 26, 2014 at 8:04 am

    A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a known drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife. Rated R. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 College Square Mall at 11:55, 2:35, 5:15, 7:55 and 10:35. Showing at CarmikeTown Crossing 8 in Greeneville at 1:05, 4:15, 7:25 and 10:05. THE BOXTROLLS 3D A young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors tries to

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  • In August company: Encore crew shines in Osage County

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    When Encore Theatrical Company opens its production of “August: Osage County” tonight, Tracy Lett’s vision of a dark tragicomedy will come to dusky light via a stage that symbolizes family dysfunction and a cast that embodies it. The story is based on an unexpected family reunion caused by the disappearance of the Weston family patriarch. The play itself is the most awarded show of the century. Portraying the role of

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