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To comply with Gov. Bill Lee’s coronavirus-related order to limit exposure, the Morristown City Council on Tuesday conducted its first remote meeting.

Local Sports

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Walters State softball coach Larry Sauceman and baseball coach Dave Shelton were preparing their teams to take on Southwest Tennessee on March 12 when they heard the news that the National Junior College Athletic Association had suspended all play for spring sports due to COVID-19.

Announcements

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Mary Doud of Bulls Gap and Charles Mason of Greeneville announce their marriage. The couple was married Friday, April 3 at Margretta Falls.

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Miriam and Charlie Higgins, of Morristown, announce the birth of a daughter, Amelia Reagan Higgins, born March 22, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. She weighed 7 lbs., 10 oz. Amelia is the granddaughter of Chuck and Laura Higgins of Morristown, and Parks and Amelia Wilson of Ced…

Samantha Taylor and Cory Burton, of Rogersville, announce the birth of a daughter, Kersey Martha Elizabeth Burton, born Feb. 24, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. She weighed 6 lbs., 14 oz. Kersey is the sister of Coy Taylor, and the granddaughter of Deborah Taylor, Troy Taylor, …

Education

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Director of Schools Matt Hixson, Chairman Chris Christian and board members Bob Larkins and Tecky Hicks were in the board meeting room, along with Technology Director Wayne Absher.

Obituaries

Grady J. Wilburn, 76, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, Apri…

Penny Wallace, 57, of Bean Station, passed away suddenly Monda…

Arts & Entertainment

Magic, enchantment, and adventure is brewing at Rose Center. This summer, a Medieval Fairy Tale themed summer camp will be available to students from two years old to high school. Art projects will revolve around dragons, castles, knights and princesses, fairies and goblins, and myths and legends.

If you have ever seen the classic Broadway musical, Fiddler on the Roof, then you have heard Klezmer music. Klezmer is the musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe.

Current times have most experiencing higher-than-normal stress. That, compounded by East Ten… Read more