Lifestyles

Engagement Announcements

Posted on August 30, 2014 at 6:47 pm

Johnson-Venturella The families of the bride and groom-elect announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Kelsey Elyse Johnson and David Reed Venturella. The bride-elect is the daughter of Vince and Deborah Johnson of Morristown and the granddaughter of the late James Wayne and Clara Jane Humphreys of Greeneville and Muriel June and the late Clyde Wayne Johnson of Sneedville. Kelsey is a 2009 graduate of Morristown-Hamblen High School West and

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  • Fall Fashion Show to benefit ALPS

    Posted on August 24, 2014 at 12:52 am

    Fashion Show

    It’s couture time in East Tennessee. Sure, there’s that fall game with the oddly shaped ball, but fashion is as important in the stands as knowing all the words to the school fight song. Kelley Marie Chic Boutique has suited up local models to assist Lakeway Area fashionistas to find just the right look from activities at Neyland Stadium to the office or a neighborhood gathering at the backyard fire

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  • Engagement Announcements

    Posted on August 23, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    Bates – Chambers Ashley Bates and Heath Chambers announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride elect is the daughter of Cynthia Hass Brady of Newport and Chip Bates of Johnson City. She is a literacy tutor for Save the Children at Northwest Elementary The groom elect is the son of Terri and Bobby Sawyer of Newport and Ed and Carole Chambers of Maryville. The wedding ceremony is planned for

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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

Hurricane Watch and Trojan Talk

Posted on August 30, 2014 at 6:58 pm

Hurricane Watch Jostens to take class ring orders Sept. 4-5 Morristown East High School will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1 and Tuesday, Sept. 2. In sports action, the Morristown East High golf team plays Greeneville/L&N Stem Academy at Millstone at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2 and faces Morristown West in a 4 p.m. bout at Millstone on Thursday, Sept. 4. The East women’s

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  • Carson-Newman to hold Eagle Scholars Ceremony, touts program’s growth

    Posted on August 23, 2014 at 5:57 pm

    Carson-Newman University is touting a successful first year for its Eagle Scholars Program, one that has succeeded expectations. It is a point that will be made during the second annual Eagle Scholars Ceremony on Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Jefferson City’s First Baptist Church. The event is open to the public. The Eagle Scholars Program recognizes academic achievements among Carson-Newman student-athletes. Carson-Newman is the only school in the South

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  • Fifteen recognized at Walters State 21st class of paramedics graduation

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    (Left to right) Dustin Carter of White Pine received the professional development award, Philip Jordon of Morristown received the clinical excellence award and Renee Dunn of Jefferson City received the leadership award during Walters State’s recent paramedic graduation. With the paramedics is Jonathan R. Reeves, coordinator, Paramedic Program.

    Walters State’s 21st class of paramedics is now prepared to serve emergency service agencies across East Tennessee. A total of 15 graduates were recognized at a ceremony held on Aug. 15 at the Morristown campus in which their technical certificates were conferred. Walters State offers the three-semester Paramedic program as part of its Public Safety Division. The speaker for the certificate ceremony was Andrew A. Slemp, III, regional operations manager,

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Religion

First Baptist to honor Hamblen first responders

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 11:12 am

First Baptist Church in Morristown will honor all first responders in Hamblen County during a special service to be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 in the church sanctuary. “Sept. 11, 2001 is a date which will live in infamy,” Don Beach, pastor of adult education and discipleship at First Baptist Morristown, said. “The United States was suddenly and deliberately attached by terrorists in New York. Over 3,000 souls

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  • Church Briefs

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 11:11 am

    Big Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Mooresburg will host a benefit singing at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, featuring the Shepherd’s Call and Praise of Voices singers and others. Proceeds will benefit a church member whose husband passed away. The Rev. Daniel Jarnagin is pastor. Central Heights Baptist Church, 108 East Price Rd. Hwy 92, Dandridge, will have a free bluegrass gospel concert with the Locust Ridge Bluegrass Singers Sunday,

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  • Notre Dame Church in Greeneville to host Fall Festival of Nations

    Posted on August 22, 2014 at 10:21 am

    Notre Dame Church, located at 212 Mt. Bethel Road in Greeneville, will host its annual “Fall Festival of Nations” on Saturday, Sept. 20. The Festival is open to the general public beginning at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Their will be several activities and an evening outdoor concert at 6:30 p.m. will conclude the day. All the entertainment is free. Food and games require tickets that are available for 50

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Health

Deadline for Senior Olympics is Sept. 2

Posted on August 30, 2014 at 6:49 pm

The early bird deadline for senior athletes to sign up to participate in the East Tennessee Senior Olympics district games is Sept. 2 and the final deadline is Sept. 12. Area seniors ages 49 and older are invited to showcase their athletic abilities and share in some friendly competition at the East District Senior Olympics, scheduled for Oct. 3 to 8 in Gatlinburg. It is necessary to participate in a

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on August 30, 2014 at 6:48 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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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on August 23, 2014 at 5:58 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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