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World’s First-ever Zipline Straitjacket Escape at Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park in Sevierville

Posted on May 14, 2015 at 11:51 am

FOXFIRE MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE PARK AND THE COMEDY BARN THEATER® PRESENT THE WORLD’S FIRST EVER ZIP LINE STRAITJACKET ESCAPE ON THE SOUTH’S TALLEST ZIP LINE, TOMORROW, FRIDAY, MAY 15th FROM 11AM TO 1PM The Comedy Barn’s Danny Devaney attempts to escape from a straitjacket while zipping on the Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park’s Goliath Zip Line, the tallest zip line in the South. May 14, 2015, Sevierville, Tennessee — Foxfire Mountain Adventure

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  • African American Quilt Conference of Appalachia

    Posted on April 6, 2015 at 7:24 am

    The African American Heritage Alliance and From Africa to Appalachia Foundation are presenting the African American Quilt Conference of Appalachia on April 10 & 11. This event is being held at Rose Center in Morristown, Tennessee and will highlight the history and cultural significance of quilting along with quilt preservation in the African American tradition. The conference will be an opportunity for an active cultural exchange between national quilting experts,

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  • Wedding announcement

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 6:38 am

    Jacob Walter Coffman of Whitesburg and Whitney Lauren Holt of Bean station are pleased to announce there wedding arrangements. The wedding will be held at Rich Manor in Morristown 26 September 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

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Sports

Hancock Indians defeat Union County Patriots

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 7:40 am

Hancock Indians Baseball Team defeats Union County High School 4-1 on Thursday. The Indians have a record of 19-4 . Friday night the Indians will take on Washburn in a district game.

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  • 12U boys AAU basketball tryouts

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 9:59 am

    JC Elite 12U basketball club will be holding tryouts this Friday, February 20th at the Field of Dreams Activity Center(1100 Treadway Dr Dandridge, TN) from 5:00-6:30pm. For more information contact Jonathan at 865-356-3772 or JCElite12u@yahoo.com. Player fee is $250. This is a great opportunity for 6th graders to continue to improve their basketball skills to be better prepared for middle school tryouts. 5th graders are more than welcome to tryout

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  • Grainger County Little League Sign Ups

    Posted on January 16, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    Grainger County Little League will have sign ups on January 31st, February 7th, February 21st from 9am – 2pm. at the following locations. Washburn High Gym, Blaine City Hall, and Rutledge Elementary School. Registration fee is $45, with a $5 reduction per sibling. Season set to start April 13th. For any questions contact Mike Byrd (865) 851-6183 or Scott Stout (865) 712-9595

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Lifestyles

Lowland Baptist Will Host the Simple Faith Quartet

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 6:38 am

CONTACT INFO: melissa.truman@yahoo.com 423-839-5817 POST: Lowland Baptist Church, located on Highway 1-60 in Morristown, will have the Simple Faith Quartet from North Carolina on Friday, May 29th at 7:30 p.m. Reverend Buck Marshall is Pastor and everyone is welcome.

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  • Wedding Announcement

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    Mr. and Mrs. Brian and Annette Stooksbury of Jefferson City would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Mary to Robert Preston Bell of Morristown. Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Walter and Ilene Stooksbury and the late Joe and Inez Sanford. She is a 2007 graduate of Jefferson County High School and a 2011 graduate of Carson Newman University. The bride elect is employed as a Family and

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  • Rose Service Guild

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Come join us at Rose Center and dance the night away. Second annual Hoedown will be Friday March 20th 6-9 p.m. $10.00 donation for an evening of dance instruction, dancing, and refreshments bar. See you there!

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Pet Stories

Winter Hummingbird

Posted on March 16, 2013 at 5:26 pm

I have been a resident of Russellville for about 6 years now, and I have always been a follower of Hummingbirds. In September of 2011 , I noticed a ” new ” hummingbird at my feeders. I took many photos of this hummingbird, and sent them off to various groups to help get it identified. I was contacted by Mark Armstrong, of the Knoxville Zoo, who came and captured the

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Citizen's Journalism

Event Coordinator

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 11:35 am

Samuel Doak Chapter NSDAR, Morristown,TN Invites all who served in Vietnam War to a Department of Defense Commemorative Partnership Event Commemorating 50th Anniversary Vietnam War 5:30 pm Thursday 30 April 2015 Morristown City Center Rotunda

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  • Bryant Consultants partners with Foundation to raise awareness

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 6:18 am

    Bryant Consultants makes donation in support of Foundation for Airway Health, a non-profit organization that educates practitioners, educators, and parents about airway diseases in children and adults. Airway health is an aspect of our lives in which every living human relates. Unfortunately, both children and adults live with airway diseases that often times goes undiagnosed or is mistreated for years. When airway diseases are undetected or untreated, it can lead

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  • Wedding Announcement

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    Mr. and Mrs. Brian and Annette Stooksbury of Jefferson City would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Mary to Robert Preston Bell of Morristown. Elizabeth is the granddaughter of Walter and Ilene Stooksbury and the late Joe and Inez Sanford. She is a 2007 graduate of Jefferson County High School and a 2011 graduate of Carson Newman University. The bride elect is employed as a Family and

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Education

Director of Singing Saints Choir

Posted on May 8, 2015 at 10:37 am

Singing Saints Choir & Ladies Ensemble both earn 1st Place adjudications at Smoky Mountain Music Festival. A regional choir festival held annually in the spring. This is our 3rd win.

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  • Office Manager GO! Contemporary Dance Works

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 7:36 am

    Isaiah Recker from Morristown, TN will be performing as King Glele in GO! Contemporary Dance Works Tata Ajache: The story of an Amazon Warrior on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 8PM and Sunday, Feb. 8th at 3PM at the Bijou Theatre, Knoxville, TN. Tickets in advance: $17.00 for students/seniors and $22.00 for adults. $22/$27 at the door. Call 865-539-2475 or www.gocontemporarydance.com for more information.

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  • Knoxville woman earns degree completion

    Posted on December 19, 2014 at 8:20 am

    Dayton, Tenn. (Dec. 18, 2014) — Knoxville resident Donna Cunningham earned her degree completion in marketing from Bryan College in Dayton, Tenn., during the commencement ceremony on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. Cunningham expressed “Much love, appreciation and blessings to the academic faculty, classmates and family who have supported my tenure at Bryan.”

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Volunteering

Saturday Night’s For Serenity

Posted on March 6, 2015 at 8:29 am

Friend’s of Hospice Serenity House, a non-profit organization located on Lincoln Avenue on the west end of Morristown, hosted the second annual Honor Their Journey gala at Rose Center on February 28. At this venue, several guests dined upon delicacies provided by Rothchild of Knoxville, and Simply Devine Cakes, both bringing several delicious platters to every table, from chicken stuffed with spinach and vegetables to small, precise cheesecakes with chocolate

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  • Volunteer Firefighter Alliance partners with State Fire Marshal to provide home smoke alarm installations to Hamblen County.

    Posted on September 16, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    The State Fire Marshal’s Office recently presented the Volunteer Firefighter Alliance with a supply of smoke alarms to be installed in homes within the community at high risk of fire. The department personnel attended an information session and training course on the new alarms, which utilize a battery with a 10-year lifespan. This statewide, months-long distribution of smoke alarms is all part of the State Fire Marshal’s effort to both

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  • Cherokee Lake Cleanup

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Saturday, April 12, 2014 Cherokee Lake Shore Cleanup 8am – Noon Join your neighbors who enjoy using beautiful Cherokee Lake in doing a “spring cleaning” on the shores of the lake. Join members of the Cherokee Lake Users Association and several of the local marinas picking up trash and debris that has accumulated on the shores. Contact your local marina to help out, or call Rick at 865-228-3304, to volunteer

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