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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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  • 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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  • 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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Sports

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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  • 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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Lifestyles

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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  • Good Shepherd Luthern Church

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Cruising thru Morristown! Come join the families at Good Shepherd Luthern Church on Friday March 20th from 6-9 as we “cruise” together. We’ll have refreshments, dancing, and fellowship. All are invited to join us. Put on your cruise attire, your dancing shoes, and come along for an evening of fellowship and fun.

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  • PEA PICKIN’ HEARTS represent TN at the COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN

    Posted on March 6, 2015 at 8:27 am

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PEA PICKIN’ HEARTS represent TN at the COOPER RIVER BRIDGE RUN Gatlinburg, TN (3/5/2015) – Local singing duo, the Pea Pickin’ Hearts, have been selected from 2100+ submissions as one of twenty-three entertainers for the 40,000+ participants in the Cooper River Bridge Run in Charleston, SC on March 28, 2015. In addition, the Pea Pickin’ Hearts have the opportunity to claim one of the top 3 positions

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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

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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  • Wedding Announcement

    Posted on March 5, 2015 at 10:50 am

    Gretchen Nicole Hill and Nicholas Andrew Long are pleased to announce their wedding at 2 pm on April 18th, 2015 at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Some invitations were mailed, but all friends and family are welcome to attend.

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  • 3rd Annual Gospel Winter Fest coming to East Tennessee

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 7:58 am

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Destiny Productions LLC, based in Powell TN has announced another exciting Christian music concert, Gospel Winter Fest 2015 featuring the award winning Triumphant Quartet with special guest Soul’d Out Quartet. This concert will take place on Saturday evening March 1st at 6 PM at Wallace Memorial Baptist Church Knoxville TN. Doors will open at 5 PM. Triumphant Quartet was recently recognized by the Singing News Fan

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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

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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