Lifestyles

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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  • Reunions

    Posted on September 6, 2014 at 8:01 pm

    Sunrise School The Sunrise School Reunion will be held Sunday Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. at Amis Chapel United Methodist Church off Carter’s Valley Road in Surgoinsville. A covered dish meal will beheld in the fellowship hall. All former students, faculty and family members are invited to attend. Attendees should take a covered dish. For more information, call 423-345-2824.   Massengil-Henson The Massengil-Henson family reunion will be held Sept. 14

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  • 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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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

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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  • 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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Religion

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

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 12:21 pm

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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  • Church Briefs

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    Beside the Still Waters Clothing Ministry will host its Clothing Give-A-Way at Captive Free Ministries, 6205 West AJ Hwy, Talbott, Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. For more information, contact Reba at 865-322-2722. Bible Aires Baptist Church, 1086 Old Whitt Rd. Morristown, will have its regular monthly singing. The singing will benefit the late George Dotson’s family to help with final expenses. Singers will be

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  • Liberty Hill UMC to host barbecue and auction

    Posted on September 5, 2014 at 10:51 am

    Liberty Hill United Methodist Church, 1508 Liberty Hill Rd., Morristown, will host a Harvest Sale barbecue and auction Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26-27. Barbecue will be catered by Heavenly Hawg BBQ. There will be other items for sale such as apple butter and baked items. The cost is $18 for a family of four, and it includes one pound of barbecue, buns, chips, slaw and baked beans and $7 for

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Health

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: 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 September 6, 2014 at 8:15 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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