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Each year, the Citizen Tribune partners with the Hamblen County Department of Education to recognize local teachers, first at each individual Hamblen County school then three system-wide winners.

Local Sports

Morristown East remained unbeaten in the Inter Mountain Conference by rolling past Cocke County, 77-38, Friday night at Isenberg-Siler Gymnasium.

Coming off of arguably two of their best performances of the year, Jeff County entered Friday’s contest against a struggling Seymour team with a lot of confidence.


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.


I once read a quote which has been contributed to several authors. Each of the translations has different verbiage but basically the meaning remains the same. The quote consists of the following: Be careful of your thoughts, for they become your words. Be careful of your words for they becom…


Ralph K. Bacon passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 at Morrist…

Arts & Entertainment

PIGEON FORGE – Dollywood is gearing up for its 2021 season by casting talent ready to shine in the park’s beloved shows. Due to social distancing protocol, interested performers should note this year’s open-call auditions are by appointment only.

The University of Tennessee Department of Theatre presents Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory,” read by Carol Mayo Jenkins, recorded on location at the Mabry Hazen House, and directed by John Sipes. The free, streaming recording is available NOW through Dec. 25. In conjunction with the read…

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Knoxville – Zoo Knoxville is excited to announce the opening of Zoo Lights presented by Chick-fil-A Knoxville, an all-new light extravaganza featuring colorful animal lanterns, tree lights, and festive food and drinks. Zoo Lights opens on Friday, Nov. 27 and continues through Jan. 3, 2021 fr…