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Rose Center for the Arts serves five East Tennessee counties as a Designated Agency of the Tennessee Arts Commission, overseeing the Arts Build Communities grant program.

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After plummeting to 5.4% in September, the Hamblen County unemployment rose to 6.7% in October, a trend that mirrors the employment outlook in the Lakeway Area and across the state, according to Department of Labor Workforce Development statistics.

Local Sports

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JEFFERSON CITY – Carson-Newman (1-2, 1-2 South Atlantic Conference) limited Newberry (1-1, 1-1 SAC) to 43 percent shooting the whole game, but fall by a 70-67 score Wednesday night in Holt Fieldhouse. Newberry has now won three straight matchups with the Eagles for the third time in series history.

Announcements

Crystal Lowder, of Morristown, and Ronald Carson, of Newport, were united in marriage in a ceremony held at The Homeplace in Greeneville.

Clifford and Ava Goforth of Russellville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, Nov. 5. They were married Nov. 5, 1970. They are the parents of Lora Goforth Carter and Richie Goforth and grandparents of four grandchildren, Mckenzie, Donovan, Kennedy and Graham.

Education

Amy Hixon's 8th grade science students at Lincoln Middle demonstrate Newton’s 3rd Law of motion.

Parrott-Wood Memorial Library, 3133 W. Old A.J. Hwy., Strawberry Plains, recently announced new operating hours. These hours are designed to suit the needs of the community.

Obituaries

Donald Wilson, 67, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, Decem…

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Jack R. Rhea, 88 of Whitesburg, passed away Tuesday, December …

Mimi F. Miley, 70, of Morristown, passed away Sunday, November…

Arts & Entertainment

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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…

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