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Newly appointed Hamblen County Trustee Scotty Long has been approved for a $2.8 million insurance bond, according to the county’s mayor, Bill Brittain, who presented the information to the county commission’s finance committee.

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A former Hamblen County married couple, Christopher Oakes and Kristy LeMarr Oakes, headed an $8.24 million insurance-fraud scheme in South Carolina, but will escape jail time altogether. The Oakes were released on an unsecured bond on Jan. 4, the same day they were arraigned in federal court…

Local Sports

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When the Morristown West boys basketball team takes the court on Nov. 19 to begin their season against Grainger, those in the gym will be greeted with a completely different team than last year’s Trojan squad that made the Region 1-AAA Quarterfinals.

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RUTLEDGE — The 2019-20 edition of the Grainger Grizzlies will be a young one as they only return six upperclassmen but head coach Adam Wolfenbarger says he still sees a lot of potential in his team.

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No team had a better month to end the regular season than Morristown East and their defensive resurgence, led by Citizen Tribune All-Lakeway Area Defensive Player of the Year C.J. Livesay, was the driving force behind it.

Announcements

Lali Luzi Gonzalez Gonzalez and Edy Joel Morales Roblero, of Morristown, announce the birth of a son, Eddy Alexander Morales Gonzalez, born in October 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 6 lbs., 3 oz.

Education

West High School Thanksgiving Drive going into its last week

Obituaries

Carroll Jean Acker, 86, of Morristown, passed away Saturday, N…

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Heritage Park is the former site of Morristown College, a college which served the African-American community of Hamblen County and East Tennessee for more than a hundred years.

Many theories exist on why we age and how we can minimize the effects of aging. Some excitin… Read more