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If weather reports are correct, the Lakeway Area will receive significant amount of rainfall Friday through Monday which may cause flooding issues, which would making 2021 the third straight spring the region has suffered significant flooding.

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The Hawkins County Commission joined the Board of Education in supporting House Bill 48, a bill to stipulate that 80% of revenues raised by sports betting be directed to K-12 education for maintenance and building needs.

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Announcements

Brianna Walker and Dustin Fingleman Jr., of Bean Station, announce the birth of a daughter, Oaklynn Fingleman, born Nov. 20, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. She weighed 5 lbs., 1 oz. Oaklynn is the granddaughter of Patricia Rose, Dustin Fingleman, Amy Sauceman and Joey Walker.

Education

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The Hawkins County Commission joined the Board of Education in supporting House Bill 48, a bill to stipulate that 80% of revenues raised by sports betting be directed to K-12 education for maintenance and building needs.

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Based on rapidly decreasing COVID-19 case counts in the Lincoln Memorial University service areas, President Clayton Hess has announced that LMU will begin a phased approach to expanding access to campus facilities beginning on Monday, March 1.

Obituaries

Arts & Entertainment

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The Word Players will present “The Ends We Seek” by Ethan Norman at every Walters State Campus in February. The presentation is part of the college’s celebration of Black History Month.