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CanJoe* John, left, jams with some friends at the Grand Old Opry in Nashville. John will be playing Fred Miller Park Friday night.

Play Fred Miller Park? Yes, he CanJoe*

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 11:40 am

Grab the entire family and head out to Fred Miller Park on Friday, July 25 for a truly unique experience. The Morristown Parks and Recreation Department will host its “Summer Jam” concert featuring CanJoe* John from 7 to 9 p.m. CanJoe* John makes his unique sound by playing a stick, a string, and a can, also known as a canjo. Canjoe* John was one of the first people to receive

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  • Grainger County Tomato Festival returns this weekend

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    A trio of boys throw their best shots during the ‘Tomato Wars’ at a previous Grainger County Tomato Festival. The famous Tomato Wars, which will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday at noon, will have rotten tomatoes flying all over the place.

    This weekend will have folks seeing red, with the 22ndannual Grainger County Tomato Festival commencing once again. The festival will be held on July 25-27, at Rutledge Elementary and Middle Schools, on U.S. Highway 11W in Rutledge. Admission is free and there is no charge for parking behind the schools. The annual festival helps support local non-profit organizations, local craftsmen and area tomato growers. The famous Tomato Wars, which will

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  • Nearly 100 Encore volunteers bringing ‘Shrek’ to the stage

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 11:57 am

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    For those who continue about their business unaware that an unseemly ogre — as opposed to a handsome prince — has been spotted in the shadows around Morristown, let this be fair warning. David Arnold has traveled a good ways to get here, he tends to run a bit warm under the lights and he is more than casually familiar with pleather. The 6-foot 5-inch Nashville-based actor’s reaction to seeing

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  • At the Movies

    Posted on July 17, 2014 at 7:01 am

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    22 JUMP STREET After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don’t have to just crack the case — they have to figure out

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  • Rose Center announces ‘An Omega Exhibit’ art exhibition

    Posted on July 11, 2014 at 9:08 am

    “Monument Tree with Deer” by Dr. R. Earl Cleveland will be among his exhibit “Omega” which will be displayed at Rose Center’s Edith Davis Gallery.

    Rose Center announces the “An Omega Exhibit,” an exhibition of the works of artist Dr. R. Earl Cleveland. The exhibit will be on display in the newly renovated Edith Davis Gallery at Rose Center in Morristown through July 31. The public is invited to an opening reception Sunday, July 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. Dr. Cleveland will give a gallery talk during the reception. The show is titled “Omega”

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  • Rose Center debuts refurbished gallery

    Posted on June 6, 2014 at 12:20 pm


    A conservative budget and a ridiculously brief time frame did not sway the creative team at Rose Center in Morristown when it came to refurbishing the center’s Edith Davis Gallery. Led by Drew Ogle and Beccy Hamm of Rose Center, the work of volunteers and financial supporters was revealed on Thursday evening during the opening of the Morristown Art Association’s 2014 Annual Juried Show combined with the Morristown Area Chamber

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  • Java Garden to host outdoor music

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    Java Garden, located on the corner of Henry and West Main Streets in downtown Morristown, will kick off its live outdoor music season at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, with guitarist Justin Duncan.

    Java Garden owner Ernie Allen is keeping his promise, and in return, the weather is cooperating to bring an evening of outdoor music to downtown Morristown on Saturday. Guitarist Justin Duncan will perform a variety of music, including blues, rock and traditional country, beginning at 6:30 p.m. April 12. “We’ve got a forecast of zero percent rain,” Allen said. Allen purchased the coffee house and eatery in late 2013 and

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