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Imagination Library Week is upon us, and the Morristown-Hamblen Imagination Library Advisory Council has something in store.

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Efforts continue for the annual Morristown-Hamblen Hospital Foundation Gala, which is set to be held on Sept. 27 at The Rose Center in Morristown.

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Tennessee gas prices have risen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.25/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,821 stations. Gas prices in Tennessee are 6.5 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, yet stand 31.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Local Sports

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If you scanned the sidelines of Saturday’s 45-0 victory by the Tennessee Volunteers, you might have seen a familiar face wearing the No. 52 jersey. Former Morristown West standout Matthew Salansky suited up with his teammates to enjoy their first victory of the season.

Announcements

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Rochelle and Chris Baxley, of Bulls Gap, announce the birth of a son, Amos Lynn Baxley, born Aug. 7, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 7 lbs., 10 oz. Amos is the brother of Abel Stone Baxley, and the grandson of Alvin and Melissa Baxley, and Robert and Sherry Martin.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee (Bob and Gwen) Cates celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The couple was honored at a reception the next day hosted by Brock and Kathy Henry at Talbott Baptist Church.

Education

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Imagination Library Week is upon us, and the Morristown-Hamblen Imagination Library Advisory Council has something in store.

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Students from Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine recently met future employers and clinical affiliates at the third-annual LMU-CVM Career Fair. Over 35 future employers attended the event held in the new College of Veterinary Medicine building on the LMU main campus i…

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The Cocke County Partnership and Walters State Community College on Friday announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission has provided a $147,000 grant for workforce training.

Obituaries

Virgie Ruth Edgar, age 87, of Morristown, passed away Monday, …

Judy Dugger, 57, of Morristown passed away Monday, September 1…

Arts & Entertainment

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Scottish and Irish entertainers will vie for attention with the Bagpipe & Drum Band Playoff Challenge at the 13th-annual Dandridge Scots-Irish Festival, which will take place on Main Street in downtown Dandridge on Sept. 28.

Businesses have an opportunity and a calling to support community initiatives. Now more than… Read more