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Bruised, Battered, yet Resilient: Civil War Soldiers Buried in Jefferson County, TN

Posted on January 16, 2015 at 9:06 am

Bruised, Battered, yet Resilient: Civil War Soldiers Buried in Jefferson County, TN By Dr. Patricia G. Wright From the hills and valleys of Jefferson County, the lives of Civil War soldiers come to life in the recent publication by the Jefferson County Genealogical Society: The Blue and the Grey at Rest: Civil War Soldiers in Jefferson County, Tennessee. The seeds for the Civil War Project and this associated publication were

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  • Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program

    Posted on December 4, 2014 at 6:33 am

    Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program Outreach workers Tommy Brooks and Erin Haverland will be available to assist eligible veterans with enrollment in HVRP every Tuesday 8am-4pm at Central Services 2450 S Cumberland St, Morristown, TN 37813, (423) 586-9431 The Homeless Veterans Reintegration Project helps veterans find secure employment. Outreach workers can arrange visits with veterans in outlying areas who are unable to travel to the program office. This innovative program provides

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  • Turning Tragedy Into Triumph

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 10:54 am

    Nestled in the woods of Bean Station, Tennessee, is a little known glimmer of hope called Hope Reins. Hope Reins is a nonprofit youth ranch which rescues and rehabilitates equine physically and mentally, acts as their forever home and gives them each purpose. Each horse serves as a “counselor” for children who are suffering from or have endured some form of trauma, hurt or difficulty. These amazing creatures encourage and

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  • Hancock County Sinister Darkness Covers the Area

    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Sinister Darkness, Hancock County’s 2nd Annual Halloween attraction, is a non-profit event hosted by the Sneedville/Hancock Chamber and Community Partners, Inc. The attraction is designed, created, and staffed by community volunteers. Located at the Hancock County Farmer’s Market site, Sinister Darkness encompasses approximately 6,000 square feet of dark and winding corridors that integrate both 3-D and traditional haunt styling to provide you with a truly disorienting and terrifying experience. All

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  • Jenna & Her Cool Friends in Concert

    Posted on October 2, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    The From Africa to Appalachia Foundation, in conjunction with Morristown Parks and Recreation, is presenting its final concert of the current series featuring some of the best musicians in east Tennessee. On Saturday, October 4, at 6:30 PM, Jenna and Her Cool Friends will bring their amazing blues sound to Fred Miller Park. Come a little early to shop with our crafters and buy dinner from our food vendors Pizza

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  • Eviction Law in Tennessee

    Posted on February 4, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    A program on the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants in Tennessee will be presented a Legal Aid attorney on Monday, April 8 at 7pm at the Blount County Public Library in Maryville.

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  • JCARES SET

    Posted on November 8, 2013 at 9:12 am

    JEFFERSON COUNTY “HAMS” TO Hold 1993 SUPER STORM REDUX The March, 1993 super storm / blizzard that paralyzed east Tennessee as well as one-third of the U.S. for several days, will provide the scenario for the JCARES annual Simulated Emergency Test in Jefferson County. The Simulated Emergency Test, known as SET, is sponsored by the American Radio Relay League which is the national association for amateur (“ham”) radio operators. The

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