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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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  • Wedding Announcement

    Posted on November 8, 2013 at 9:11 am

    Gary and Lois Turnmire of White Pine, Tennessee, announce the wedding of their daughter, Melissa Gail Turnmire, to Samuel Ernest Bradford, a Greeneville, Tennessee, native. The bride resides in Palm Harbor, Florida, and is a manager for The Fresh Market. The groom, son of Dr. and Mrs. R.J. Bradford, DDS (retired), is a technical support manager for Support.Com and resides in Miami Beach, Florida. The bride’s grandparents are the late

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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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  • WSCC golf standout Brad Hawkins inks with Tusculum

    Posted on December 3, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    GREENEVILLE — Walters State’s Brad Hawkins has signed a national letter of intent to attend Tusculum College and play golf for the Pioneers, TC men’s coach Bob Dibble announced.  Hawkins, a native of Knoxville, will join the Tusculum team next fall after completing his second season at Walters State.  Hawkins has put together an impressive resume at Walters State, where he is coached by Tusculum alum and TC Sports and

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Genevieve Hamrick 1st Birthday

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 6:25 am

Genevieve Hamrick celebrated her first birthday on Saturday, July 26 with friends and family, at Frank Lorino Park in Morristown. Genevieve had a Minnie Mouse Cake and decorations. She is the daughter of Joseph and Jennifer Hamrick of White Pine.

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  • Birth Announcement

    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 7:41 am

    Brad and Rachel Dearing, along with big sisters Janelyn and Blakely announce the birth of a son and brother, Ketner Jackson Dearing. Ketner was born at Physician’s Regional Medical Center in Knoxville on July 29th, 2014 at 11:38 PM. He weighed 8 pounds 1 ounce and was 21 inches. Ketner is the grandson of Rusty and Janet Rouse, Johnny Bewley and the late Jacki Ketner Bewley, and Mike Dearing. Great-grandparents

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  • Morristown resident pledges to perform 10 months of national service

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 11:28 am

    Perry Point, MD—Zachary Langley of Morristown, TN, is one of 160 men and women pledging 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 a corps member, Langley will spend 10 months getting things done for America while strengthening communities and developing his leadership. Langley and his team will serve

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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

Eviction Law in Tennessee

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 4:02 pm

A program on the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants in Tennessee will be presented a Legal Aid attorney on Monday, April 8 at 7pm at the Blount County Public Library in Maryville.

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    Posted on November 8, 2013 at 9:12 am

    JEFFERSON COUNTY “HAMS” TO Hold 1993 SUPER STORM REDUX The March, 1993 super storm / blizzard that paralyzed east Tennessee as well as one-third of the U.S. for several days, will provide the scenario for the JCARES annual Simulated Emergency Test in Jefferson County. The Simulated Emergency Test, known as SET, is sponsored by the American Radio Relay League which is the national association for amateur (“ham”) radio operators. The

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  • Local Leadership Academy Hosts Board Break-a-thon

    Posted on October 24, 2013 at 7:19 am

    Morristown, TN – The Summit ATA Leadership Academy is pleased to announce it will be hosting the fourth annual Board Break-A-Thon in honor of the American Taekwondo Association’s Founder’s Month. The event will be held on October 26th at 2pm at Summit ATA Leadership Academy, 143 W. Main St, Morristown. More than 50 participants will compete to see who can break the most boards in 60 seconds. With a total

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(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

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

Posted on August 4, 2014 at 9:39 am

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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  • Morristown East’s Cuberson selected for summer apprenticeship

    Posted on April 11, 2014 at 6:25 am

    MORRISTOWN, TN – Tennessee State University’s College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences has named Dayon Cuberson as the recipient of the Summer Apprenticeship Program in Agribusiness. A future Business major with a concentration in Business Administration, Cuberson will begin his apprenticeship in June 2014. Cuberson was selected from among a slate of candidates submitted to the university by high schools across the nation. The candidates had to demonstrate a

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  • 4-H State Congress

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 6:32 am

    The 67th Annual Tennessee 4-H State Congress was held March 30-April 2 at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown. The Congress is open to delegates in the 9th and 10th grade who participate in mock government procedures. In addition, regional winners from the state of Tennessee in grades 9-12 for public speaking and 4-H portfolios in leadership and citizenship attended the event as state finalists. Alyssa Reed, a senior at Grainger High

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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: 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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  • VP Cherokee Lake Users Association

    Posted on May 29, 2013 at 7:17 am

    Successful Cherokee Lake Shoreline Clean Up – Despite the Rain!! May’s weather proved challenging to the Cherokee Lake Users Association Marina Challenge cleanup. Despite those challenges, there was 8,105 pounds of trash collected and over 54 volunteers participated in donating 94 hours of their time. The CLUA would like to thank the 9 participating Marina owners and managers and their volunteers: Dave Lemon from Gilmore Dock, Dave and Justin Miller

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