Lifestyles

Belk seeks child models for Kidfest

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 5:53 pm

Belk has announced its bi-annual Kidfest activities will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, from noon to 3 p.m. at all locations. Activities include runway fashion shows featuring local children as models wearing Belk’s latest fashion trends and styles for kids. The 2014 Kidfest is encouraging kids to get healthy and active, and the day will include sports games and an obstacle course. Other activities and entertainment will include refreshments,

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  • Engagement Announcements

    Posted on July 26, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    Reynolds-Wilder Jennifer Reynolds and Jon Wilder of Greeneville announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Bobby and Eileene Reynolds of Afton. She is the granddaughter of the late Bob and Esther Reynolds and late Bob and Gerline Crumley. She is a graduate of Chuckey-Doak High School in Afton and Walters State Community College. She is employed with Keep Greene Beautiful and she is leadership director

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  • Giving Back: Carson-Newman players help Food on Foot

    Posted on July 26, 2014 at 4:52 pm

    Carson Newman

    For the more than 360 children waiting in line to sign-up for the annual Tennessee Food on Foot backpack giveaway, their patience was rewarded with an extra treat as the Carson-Newman University football team took over the non-profit. Almost 20 players from the team volunteered their time on Wednesday to help register the kids, pass out food bags, sign autographs and play with the kids. This year made for the

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Travel

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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Education

WSCC talks technology at Leadership Academy

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 11:33 am

Walters State Community College was host to more than 100 educators from 23 different campuses across Tennessee for the 2014 TBR mEngage Leadership Academy this past week on the Morristown Campus. The event was sponsored by the Tennessee Board of Regents and Walters State, who each have been recognized nationally for their use of mobilization tools to increase learning in the classroom. “Five years ago when iPads and tablets came

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  • McClanahan receives Food City scholarship

    Posted on July 26, 2014 at 6:24 pm

    Rob Ikard Awards

    Candace McClanahan of Morristown was recently awarded a $1,500 Food City Scholarship Award from the Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation. McClanahan was recognized on June 14 at the annual convention of the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association held at the Music City Center. A graduate of Morristown Hamblen High School East, McClanahan will attend East Tennessee State University and major in Nursing. Candace, an employee of K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.,

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  • WSCC offers dual enrollment courses

    Posted on July 19, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    Hundreds of high school students throughout Walters State’s 10-county service area will be earning college credit this year through a program called dual enrollment. Dual enrollment enables students to earn both college and high school credit by taking courses through Walters State. Some students attend classes at the college’s campus locations in Greeneville, Morristown, Tazewell, or Sevierville. Other students take classes offered at high school campuses while others enroll online.

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Religion

Dover Cumberland to host Kenny, Donna Morss

Posted on July 25, 2014 at 7:03 am

Dover Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host the music ministry of Kenny and Donna Morss 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 27. Both Kenny and Donna were born in Quincy, Illinois, and lived just five houses apart when they were children. In 1968, Donna and her family moved away, and they did not see each other again until they met at a singing event in 1984. They discovered that their vocal styles had

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  • Church Briefs

    Posted on July 25, 2014 at 7:02 am

    Central Baptist Church, Central Church Road, will celebrate homecoming Sunday, July 27 following the morning worship service. The Rev. William Bradley is pastor. Citizen’s Baptist Church, 5757 North 3rd Street, Russellville, will be in revival Wednesday, July 30 through Saturday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. Speakers will be the Rev. Ben Cantwell on Wednesday and Thursday and the Rev. Bill Marks on Friday and Saturday. There will be special singing

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  • Church Briefs

    Posted on July 18, 2014 at 11:18 am

    Beulah Land Baptist church, 7166 Cedar Hill Rd., will have vacation Bible school Monday, July 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. The theme is “Who so ever will come.” Activities are planned nightly including a cookout Friday. Brother Mike Taylor is pastor. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 1800 Cherokee Dr., will be having a men’s day service Sunday, June 20 at 3:30 p.m. The guests are Elder Darris Waters and his

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Health

Takoma Regional enhances patient safety

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 6:16 pm

Takoma Regional Hospital has launched a new program providing 24-hour monitoring of intensive care unit patients by special “intensivist” physicians, delivering a new level of care in Greeneville that will further enhance patient safety. “We are very excited about this new program called Tele-ICU, which utilizes intensivist physicians – or doctors that are specially trained in critical care,” Tammy Albright, Takoma’s chief nursing officer, said. “Taking care of critically ill

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on July 26, 2014 at 6:09 pm

    Editor’s Note: To submit a calendar event, e-mail: ctstate@lcs.net 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 etror.org 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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  • Volunteers needed for free health clinic

    Posted on July 19, 2014 at 6:54 pm

    More volunteers are needed to assist with the Remote Area Medical free-health care clinic, scheduled to be held at Tusculum College, Nov. 7 through 9. RAM is a Knoxville-based organization providing free medical care for the uninsured and underinsured. Volunteers are needed for all three days. Tusculum College, which is hosting the event, and coordinators are recruiting volunteers to sign up to help. According to Mark Stokes, organizer of the

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