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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

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

Anna and John say Happy Valentines Day

Posted on February 13, 2015 at 8:35 am

John and Anna say Happy Valentines Day to Aunt Peg and Uncle Duke in Anderson, Indiana! We love you! (they are subscribers there).

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  • Dennison 50th Anniversary

    Posted on January 29, 2015 at 10:29 am

    Omer (OJ) and Sue Dennison celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in January. The small gathering included family and their dog Sparky. OJ is retired from BASF and Sue works at Walmart. The couple resides in Morristown.

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  • 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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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

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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  • Compassion Church

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 11:02 am

    I had written information on Compassion Church and I thought there would be a place to put my contact info in, but there wasn’t so my info is 423-312-2107 Cell Pastor Fred Killman: 704-607-1194

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  • Compassion Church

    Posted on February 17, 2015 at 11:01 am

    Compassion Church has been located at 3305 W. AJ Highway. This location has been sold while we are in the process of building our new building behind Ingles on the west side of town. We will have to relocate for a temporary time to Crescent Center located at 224 North Fairmont Avenue. Our first service will be March 8 at 10:30am.

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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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