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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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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Knoxville’s WIVK 107.7 and King University kickoff fifth annual scholarship contest

Posted on September 27, 2014 at 6:42 pm

BRISTOL, Tenn. – One of WIVK FM 107.7’s listeners will be the lucky winner of a full scholarship to King University. WIVK and King University are sponsoring their fifth annual scholarship contest. The promotion will begin on Monday, Sept. 29 and will run through Sunday, Oct. 26. All applications must be submitted before midnight on Oct. 26, at which time five finalists will be chosen from the pool of qualified

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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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Church Briefs

Posted on September 26, 2014 at 12:47 pm

Agape Baptist Church will host a yard sale to raise funds for playground equipment on Saturday, Sept. 27. The hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some estate sale items will be included. Hot dogs with chili, baked goods and drinks will also be available. The church is located 1.2 miles from exit 4 off I-81 on Roy Messer Highway at Fred Sharp Road. Bluegrass gospel group, Appalachian Tradition, will

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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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Hamblen Health Department offering FluMist for elementary students

Posted on September 27, 2014 at 6:38 pm

The Hamblen County Health Department is working to protect the entire community by providing free FluMist nasal spray vaccine to elementary students attending Hamblen County schools. FluMist will be offered for all elementary students at the following locations and times: • 3:45 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Manley Primary School • 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23 at Hillcrest Elementary School • 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday,

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on September 27, 2014 at 6:37 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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  • Takoma named healthier Tennessee workplace

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 10:18 am

    Takoma Regional Hospital has been named a “Healthier Tennessee Workplace,” a special award by Gov. Bill Haslam recognizing organizations that promote healthy lifestyles to their employees. “Takoma is proud to be a leader in workplace wellness,” said Bob Kamieneski, the hospital’s wellness director. “We offer annual health risk assessments for our associates, provide health coaching, and motivate them with fun wellness initiatives like the ‘Biggest Loser’ contest and ‘10K A

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