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The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in conjunction with the Tennessee Valley Authority Office of Inspector General, has completed an investigation into Newport Utilities which provides electric, water, wastewater and broadband services in the City of Newport and surrounding areas.

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After an extensive, nationwide search conducted through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, the Board of Directors at Appalachian Electric Cooperative in New Market, Tennessee has selected Josh Compton to succeed Greg Williams as General Manager following Williams’ upcoming …

Local Sports

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RUTLEDGE – After falling behind Northview Academy by 11 points in the fourth period Tuesday night, the Grainger Lady Grizzlies made two comebacks to pull to within a point but could never get over the hump in a 45-38 loss.

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RUTLEDGE – Northview Academy was determined to get the ball to Richard Bell in Tuesday’s game at Grainger and he delivered, scoring 20 points in a 58-51 Cougars win at The Den.

Announcements

Education

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Hawkins County’s three high schools will be receiving new Career Technical Education facilities in the near future, just not at the Phipps Bend Industrial District.

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Four Tennessee community colleges are in the process of implementing self-designed pilot plans for Reimagining the Community College Experience – a Tennessee Board of Regents initiative to improve student success through more extensive career exploration, career advising and a workforce-focu…

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Tennessee teacher nabs ‘Oscar of Education’ award

Obituaries

Maxine Wilder, age 92, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, Nov…

Lois Hicks Ison, age 70 of Morristown died at her home on Mond…

Arts & Entertainment

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Downtown Morristown is dressed and ready for the city’s annual Christmas Parade that will step off at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1 from the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and West Main Street across from the Morristown-Hamblen Library. The parade will follow the traditional route through down…

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