Lifestyles

Births

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 9:45 pm

Danica Mercedes Debbie Cameron and Eddie Cameron of Grainger County announce the birth of a daughter, Danica Mercedes, born March 31, 2014. She weighed 9 lbs., 13 oz. She is the sister of Kayla Cameron. She is the granddaughter of Mary Underwood and the late Tommie Underwood, Vena Mae Guy and Hollis Cameron.  Logen Blaine Rice Roy John Rice and Crystal Rice of Russellville announce the birth of a son,

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  • Engagement Announcement

    Posted on April 12, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    Bible-NeSmith Barton and Ginger Bible of Talbott announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Elizabeth Bible, of Talbott, to Jarrell DePree NeSmith of Russellville, Ala. The bride-elects is the granddaughter of Charlie and Virginia Odom of Morristown, Nancy Bible of Talbott, Darwin and the late Cindy Bible of New Market. She is a 2006 graduate of Morristown West High, a 2010 graduate of Tusculum College and 2014

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  • Birth Announcements

    Posted on April 5, 2014 at 10:25 pm

    Mazie Grace Davis Eric and Diane Davis of Bean Station announce the birth of a daughter, Mazie Grace Davis, born March 28, 2014 at Lakeway Regional Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs., 12 oz. She is the sister of Justin, Zachary, Lucas, Devan, Shane, Tyler, Brittany and Marlie.  Jackson Bowlin Brianna Adams and Christopher Bowlin of Morristown announce the birth of a son, Jackson Bowlin, born March 11, 2014 at Morristown-Hamblen

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Travel

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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  • Five free things to do in Philadelphia

    Posted on June 8, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The City of Brotherly Love is perhaps best known for its Colonial roots but locals will tell you there’s much more to explore in this city of 1.5 million people. Options abound for travelers looking for free things to do in and around the historic district and beyond — and they don’t all involve tri-corner hats and Betsy Ross’ flag. It’s a short walk from the city’s

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  • Five free things to do in Traverse City, Mich.

    Posted on May 25, 2013 at 7:07 pm

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Residents of this picturesque Lake Michigan community are known to quip, “The view of the bay is half your pay.” It’s a sardonic commentary on the local wage scale, but also a tribute to the stunning scenery and small-town quality of life that have lured many a newcomer from the big city — and make the area one of the Midwest’s top tourist draws. Perched

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Education

Scholarship deadlines near with end of school on horizon

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 9:38 pm

Congratulations to the FBLA state winners: Brish Hernandez, first place in impromptu speaking; Lakin Robinson, second place in business communications; and Dallas McCash, fourth place in impromptu speaking. These students competed at the State FBLA conference in Chattanooga April 7-9 among students across the state. Also, compliments to HOSA members for qualifying to compete in the state competition in Opryland March 31-April 2. Senior, Gabrielle Belfry was recognized for chapter

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  • WSCC taking applications for summer camps

    Posted on April 12, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    Walters State’s summer math and science camp is now taking applications. The camp is designed for current seventh and eighth graders. The camp is free, but a limited number of spaces are available at all campuses. The camp will be July 14-18 at Walters State campuses in Morristown and Greeneville. From July 21-25, the camp moves to the Sevier County Campus and the Claiborne County Campus. Camps meet from 8:30

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  • May awarded Outstanding Educational Service to Appalachia Award from C-N From Contributed Reports

    Posted on April 5, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    Carson-Newman honored Bill May on April 1, during an evening ceremony on campus. May, who serves as executive director of Gatlinburg’s historic Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, was presented the 2014 Outstanding Educational Service to Appalachia Award. “I’m flattered. I’m honored,” said May to a packed crowd in the University’s Appalachian Center. “Like many good things, this award was an honor, but was also an unexpected surprise.” May was

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Religion

Church Briefs

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 10:18 am

Bible Aires Baptist Church, 1086 Old Witt Rd., has canceled its sunrise service due to sickness. Regular 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. services will be held. George Dotson is the pastor. Burem Missionary Baptist Church, 1324 Burem Rd., Rogersville, will be having its Seventh Annual Deaf Revival April 26-27. There will be a dinner April 26 at 5 p.m. with the service at 6:30 p.m. Morning worship will be at

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  • Collins to speak at Dover Cumberland

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 11:23 am

    Dover Cumberland Presbyterian Church will host the Rev. Tommy Collins and a five-night revival from Sunday, April 13, until Thursday, April 17. The services will begin at 7 each evening. The Rev. Collins and Sandra, his wife of 47 years, live in Afton. A life-long resident of Greene County, Collins says he accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior in 1965 at the age of 20. He has been singing gospel

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  • Church Briefs

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 11:22 am

    Bible Aires Baptist Church, 1086 Old Witt Rd, Morristown will have its Saturday night singing with the Smith family from Newport and others at 7 p.m. Valley Home Singers will be performing Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Brother George Dotson is the pastor. Buffalo Trail Baptist Church, 1829 Sherwood Dr., will observe Holy Week services on Maundy Thursday, April 17 and Good Friday, April 18. Both worship services will be at

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Health

MHHS offering new Barret’s Esophagus procedure

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 9:39 pm

Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System is now offering a new procedure for patients diagnosed with Barrett’s Esophagus — a condition in that the tissue that normally lines the esophagus is replaced by tissue similar to that of the intestinal lining. The process, called intestinal metaplasia, puts patients at increased risk of developing esophageal adenocarcinoma, a rare type of cancer. One of every 10 people who experience gastric reflux will be diagnosed with

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  • Health Calendar

    Posted on April 12, 2014 at 6:59 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 April 7, 2014 at 1:52 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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