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Associate Professor of Music, Carson-Newman Univeristy

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 12:02 pm

The Music Department at Carson-Newman University is pleased to announce some upcoming recitals in September. All of the recitals are in the Tarr Music Center in Thomas Recital Hall and are free and open to the public: Tuesday, September 9 at 7:30 pm – Faculty Recital – Angela Holder, soprano; Richard Scruggs, saxophone; and Ryan Fogg, piano Tuesday, September 16 – Faculty Recital – Pat Bivens, trombone and euphonium and

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  • Streamliners in Concert Sponsored by From Africa to Appalachia Foundation

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 11:13 am

    The From Africa to Appalachia Foundation, in conjunction with Morristown Parks and Recreation, are presenting two free concerts featuring some of the best musicians in east Tennessee. On Saturday, August 30, at 7 p.m., The Streamliners will be bringing their high-energy big band/jazz music to Martin Luther King Park. Jenna and Her Cool Friends will bring their amazing blues sound to Fred Miller Park on Saturday, October 4, at 6:00

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  • Robert Wampler Receives Capella Healthcare’s 2013 People Pillar Award

    Posted on November 20, 2013 at 11:39 am

    Robert Wampler, a native of Morristown, has been awarded the 2013 “People Pillar Award” by Capella Healthcare. The recognition program was established last year to recognize outstanding contributions in each of Capella’s five Pillars by individuals serving at the corporate office. Nominated by their colleagues and supervisors, these individuals show a consistent passion for excellence in Quality, Service, People, Growth or Finance. Wampler is Vice-President – Hospital Operations COO /

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Sports

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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  • Team Parent

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 11:45 am

    East Tennessee Heat Orange 12U Girls Softball will be holding tryouts for 2015 season on August 22nd & 23rd. Interested in girls with birth years of 2002 & 2003. We will be traveling throughout the southeast area. If interested call coaches Terry Burger (423-747-0203) or Matt Million (423-426-3638).

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  • Lady Eagles play host to Lee University tonight

    Posted on December 3, 2013 at 12:50 pm

     JEFFERSON CITY — The Carson-Newman Lady Eagles women’s basketball team will host the Lee University Lady Flames at Holt Fieldhouse tonight at 6 p.m.  The Lady Eagles (5-1) have won their last four games, and this game marks the return to action for Carson-Newman following the Thanksgiving holiday.  “I think we had a nice break and have had two good days of practice, and we’re excited to play Lee,” said

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Lifestyles

New Destiny Productions presents “An Evening with the Collingsworth Family”

Posted on January 6, 2015 at 9:25 am

Knoxville, TN New Destiny Productions presents “An Evening with the Collingsworth Family” on Saturday January 17th at 2d Baptist Church of Clinton, TN at 6 PM. To beat the dreary winter doldrums, New Destiny Productions has scheduled The Collingsworth Family. This is their only single evening appearance in East Tennessee in 2015! Excitement, spiritual anointing, family-emphasis, and musical excellence are what you can expect to find when you step across

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  • Need help

    Posted on December 26, 2014 at 9:18 am

    I bought a used shotgun recently and in the stock was a note saying “this is my shotgun”, with the name… Eugene Grooms, 4805 Barton Springs, Morristown, TN, Phone # 423-586-9499. I’ve researched all this and have called all around Morristown (even the police department) and the best I could come up with is: He died, he was either 84 of 97 years old when he died. Relatives were Hazel

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  • Engagement

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 9:40 am

    Trevor Scott Smith and Katie Brooke Singleton announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride elect is the daughter of Greg and Kim Singleton of Russellville. She is the granddaugher of Max and Linda Murphy of Morristown and Carroll Singleton of Russellville and the late Penny Turner Singleton. She is a graduate of Morristown East High School and is employed by Knoxville TVA Credit Union. The groom elect is the

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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

Bruised, Battered, yet Resilient: Civil War Soldiers Buried in Jefferson County, TN

Posted on January 16, 2015 at 9:06 am

Bruised, Battered, yet Resilient: Civil War Soldiers Buried in Jefferson County, TN By Dr. Patricia G. Wright From the hills and valleys of Jefferson County, the lives of Civil War soldiers come to life in the recent publication by the Jefferson County Genealogical Society: The Blue and the Grey at Rest: Civil War Soldiers in Jefferson County, Tennessee. The seeds for the Civil War Project and this associated publication were

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  • Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program

    Posted on December 4, 2014 at 6:33 am

    Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program Outreach workers Tommy Brooks and Erin Haverland will be available to assist eligible veterans with enrollment in HVRP every Tuesday 8am-4pm at Central Services 2450 S Cumberland St, Morristown, TN 37813, (423) 586-9431 The Homeless Veterans Reintegration Project helps veterans find secure employment. Outreach workers can arrange visits with veterans in outlying areas who are unable to travel to the program office. This innovative program provides

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  • Turning Tragedy Into Triumph

    Posted on November 18, 2014 at 10:54 am

    Nestled in the woods of Bean Station, Tennessee, is a little known glimmer of hope called Hope Reins. Hope Reins is a nonprofit youth ranch which rescues and rehabilitates equine physically and mentally, acts as their forever home and gives them each purpose. Each horse serves as a “counselor” for children who are suffering from or have endured some form of trauma, hurt or difficulty. These amazing creatures encourage and

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Education

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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  • Bethel District Baptist Missionary & Education Association selects 2014 J. Bratton Gaines Scholarship recipients

    Posted on August 4, 2014 at 9:39 am

    (Pictured L to R): Akeyla Madison, Rev. Dr. C.H. Charlton, Addison Adams, Tatyana Pippins, Erin Roper, Jasmine Bryant, Samuel Chepkouga and Rev. Lester D. Lattany-Vice-Moderator from New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Johnson City

    ELIZABETHTON, TN – The scholarship committee of the Bethel District Baptist Missionary & Education Association chaired by Mrs. Betty A. McFarland announced its 2014 J. Bratton Gaines Scholarship recipients. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Tatyana Pippins of Morristown, TN; Morristown-East HS (Tennessee State University) Erin Roper of Morristown, TN; Morristown-East HS (Walters State Community College) Friendship Baptist Church Akeyla Madison of Johnson City, TN; Science Hill HS (University of Tennessee at

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Volunteering

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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  • Morristown Resident Pledges to Perform 10 Months of National Service

    Posted on February 21, 2014 at 1:34 pm

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 21, 2014 Contact: Allison Bromley Phone: (202) 746-5331 Email: allison.bromley@fema.dhs.gov Morristown Resident Pledges to Perform 10 Months of National Service Perry Point, MD—Zachary Langley of Morristown, TN, is one of 160 men and women who pledged to perform 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s 20th Class of the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), as a member of FEMA Corps. As

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