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Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:49 am

There’s lots of new live entertainment, including performers from around the globe, at Dollywood for this year’s Festival of Nations, which continues through April 21.One thrilling new shows take center stage for this year’s Festival of Nation’s lineup — the world-wide phenomenon from colombia the elegant “La Danza de Colombia.” a legacy of Sonia Osorio whose members are Rodrigo Obregon (Director) Amparo Sandoval (Assistance) and the dancers lilibeth mena,Gina Vazques,Jheny

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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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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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  • 12U Travel Softball Tryout

    Posted on October 22, 2013 at 9:55 am

    I am not sure if you print these types of announcement, but if you do, we would greatly appreciate it: The Lady Marlins 12Usoftball team based in Greeneville, TN is looking for 1 or 2 players to complete their roster for the 2014 Spring and Summer season. In the 2013 season, the team played over 80 games all over East Tennessee and out of state. Potential players must have been

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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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  • Gospel Winter Fest comes to Knoxville

    Posted on February 19, 2014 at 10:58 am

    New Destiny Productions LLC, based in Powell TN has announced another exciting Christian music concert, Gospel Winter Fest 2014 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 Awards with best

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  • Engagement Announcment

    Posted on February 4, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Stacia Ervin Brown of Kingsport and Bob Howard of Morristown plan to be married at 6 pm at Angelo’s at the Point in Dandridge, TN. The bride-elect is the daughter of Jerry and Peggy Ervin of Kingsport, TN and the granddaughter of the late Horace and Helen Austin of Kingsport, TN and the late Kemper and Goldie Ervin of Kingsport, TN. She graduated from Dobyns Bennett High School, The University

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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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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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  • Milligan Students Head to Capitol Hill

    Posted on March 14, 2014 at 9:28 am

    As the old saying goes, “change begins with you”. When Governor Haslam announced his new legislation entitled “The Tennessee Promise”, local Milligan College students felt the need to take action. Logan Foshie of Whitesburg, Louisa “Lucy” Gaudiano of Johnson City, and Ruth Aramburu of Kingsport met with Milligan’s President, Dr. Bill Greer, and hit the road for Capitol Hill. Throughout the day, they met with Speaker of the House Beth

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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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