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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  • Engagement Announcements

    Posted on September 13, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    Cameron-Watson Tina Louise Cameron, daughter of Robert and Sarah Cameron of Rutledge, announces her engagement and forthcoming marriage to Darren Alex Watson, son of Lisa and Doug Setsor, Pete and Lori Watson, all of Rutledge. The bride-elect is a certified surgical technician who is employed by Morristown Regional Eye Center and Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. The groom-elect is a critical care registered nurse who is employed by UT Medical Center’s Neuro

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No red carpet, but 5 free things to do in Cannes

Posted on June 14, 2014 at 5:57 pm

CANNES, France (AP) — This jewel of the French Riviera was a sleepy fishing village when 19th-century English aristocrat Henry Brougham began encouraging his friends to visit. These days the place is packed with millionaires year-round, though the famous Cannes Film Festival held each May is the designer-gowned cherry on top of that pricey sundae. But you don’t have to be a movie star to enjoy this beautiful resort. Here

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  • About to Rock? Salute rock history at Pigeon Forge’s new cafe

    Posted on May 24, 2014 at 10:57 pm

    Hard Rock

    On Tuesday, May 20, Hard Rock opened the doors of its newest location — a 12,000-square foot cafe at 2050 Parkway in Pigeon Forge. The opening marks the relocation of the Hard Rock Cafe in Gatlinburg, previously located at 515 Parkway. “The new Pigeon Forge cafe places us in a more strategic location, allowing us to serve even more guests in a larger space. Additionally, the new location’s interior design

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  • To visit The Wave in Arizona, win the lottery

    Posted on July 6, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    VERMILION CLIFFS NATIONAL MONUMENT, Ariz. (AP) — Small wooden balls click rapidly in a whirling bingo basket, as 78 hikers wait to see if their numbers will roll out to win one of 10 permits to visit a rock formation known as The Wave. Some had been contemplating the hike for years. Only 20 people are allowed to visit The Wave each day, with 10 chosen in an online lottery

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Washington Monthly names Carson-Newman University No. 7 in nation

Posted on September 20, 2014 at 8:35 pm

Carson-Newman University is ranked 7th among the nation’s baccalaureate colleges, according to Washington Monthly magazine in its 2014 rankings. The University is the only Tennessee school to be named in the top 15 of the “Baccalaureate Colleges” category. It is the third year in a row that the University has been recognized in the category’s Top Ten. Last year Carson-Newman was ranked No. 10 by the publication. “We are extremely pleased

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  • Jefferson County High elects homecoming court

    Posted on September 13, 2014 at 7:07 pm

    Jefferson County High School will celebrate homecoming on Friday, Oct 19., when they will play against Seymour High School. The JCHS homecoming court was elected by popular vote of each class. Representing the freshman class are: Ryleigh Fritz, the daughter of Darren and Penny Fritz of White Pine. She is a member of the Lady Patriots basketball and volleyball teams. Ryleigh is a member of First Baptist Church of White

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  • Carson-Newman University named one of the “Best in the Southeast” by The Princeton Review

    Posted on September 6, 2014 at 8:17 pm

    The Princeton Review has again named Carson-Newman University as one of the best schools in the Southeast. The education services company recognized the nation’s top quarter of higher education institutions in its “2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region” list. “We are thrilled to be included in this latest Princeton Review listing,” said Carson-Newman University President J. Randall O’Brien. “Being named one of the best in the Southeast, is a testament

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Church Calendar

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:06 pm

  Adriel Baptist Church in Bean Station will be having homecoming Sunday, Sept. 21 with Sacred Calling singing and Brother Scott Howerton bringing the message. Sunday School starts at 9:30, worship service starts at 10:30. Lunch will be served after the worship service. Everyone is invited to come join us in our Homecoming Celebration.     Agape Baptist Church will host a yard sale to raise funds for playground equipment

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  • Young’s Temple to celebrate 133rd anniversary

    Posted on September 19, 2014 at 6:05 pm

    Young's Temple Church

    Young Temple African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church will observe its 133rd anniversary on Sept. 21. Young’s Temple originated in 1881 in an area known as the “Rocks.” The first preacher was the Rev. Robert Russell for whom Russell Chapel in Rogersville is named. The Rev. Russell was a circuit rider who preached at Young’s Temple in the morning and rode his horse to Rogersville for afternoon services. Young’s Temple is

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  • Bishop of Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee visits M.A.T.S.

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 12:21 pm

    From left, M.A.T.S. Executive Director Gary Brewster welcomes Bishop George Young of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee and members of the Episcopal Appalachian Ministries Resource Team, Brenda McNenny, Ann Brumback, Cindy Coe, Ann VanDreumel and Bill Fryar, as part of an EAM pilgrimage on Sept. 10 to four nonprofit agencies in Hamblen County.

    Bishop George Young of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee, along with members of the Episcopalian Appalachian Ministries Resource Team, visited four nonprofit agencies in Hamblen County as part of the diocese’ annual pilgrimage within the Appalachian region. M.A.T.S., Food on Foot, Morristown-Hamblen Central Services and C.E.A.S.E. were on the list of visits, during which EAM team members, church members and community supporters were encouraged to ask questions and learn

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Autumn allergies expected to be severe this year

Posted on September 20, 2014 at 9:04 pm

AccuWeather reports allergy sufferers in the Southeast could be in for a groggy fall, as warm and wet months ahead will promote mold spore growth and prolonged ragweed season. Historically, the peak of allergy season for the South falls around Sept. 19, with the four to five weeks before and after that date typically producing the worst of fall allergies. “We’re expecting some above-normal temperatures and wetness there for September

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  • HealthStar to host Health Fair Sept. 20

    Posted on September 13, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    HealthStar Physicians’ 2014 Community Health Fair is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 20 at HealthStar’s main campus located at 420 W. Morris Blvd. in Morristown. The fair is health focused and open to the public. There will be several HealthStar providers speaking the day of the fair: • 9 a.m., Carri Martin will present, “How Physical Therapy Can Help You” • 10 a.m., Hina Kouser, M.D. presents

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on September 13, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: The New Life Group, a drug and alcohol support group meets at 8 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 601 W. Main St., Morristown. For more information or a calendar of meetings, visit or call 1-877-354-0353. Not Alone, a drug and alcohol addiction support group, meets at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 p.m. on

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