The U.S. Marshals Service has joined the manhunt for accused rapist and kidnapper William Madison Swafford, a 41-year-old Cocke County man who jumped a $350,000 bond and failed to appear in Hamblen County General Sessions Court on Nov. 14, authorities say.
Two Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers who worked at the weigh station on Interstate 81 in Greene County were indicted Monday by a Greene County grand jury for criminal conspiracy to commit bribery of a public servant and bribery of a public servant.
Accused Hamblen County crystal-meth dealer Tawauna Sheron Boutwell, the No. 2 defendant in a four-defendant, high-volume conspiracy, on Monday filed what appears to be a one-size-fits-all plea agreement that implicates Boutwell and her former alleged associates, according to court documents.
NEWPORT — Cocke County’s girls staged a furious rally in the final quarter Tuesday night before Northview Academy pulled away in the final seconds for a 62-53 win in a Hall of Fame game on Tuesday night.
KNOXVILLE — Knox Central played unwelcoming hosts Tuesday night as they knocked off Jefferson County 72-54 in the season opener for both teams.
Coming off a disappointing season that saw them bounced in the first round of the District 2-AAA tournament, the 2019-2020 Jefferson County boys basketball team hopes that a new season brings on a different outcome.
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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.
Alexandria P. Hunt and Daniel G. Johnson were married on October 19, 2019.
James E. and Virginia L. Parks Long were married Nov. 1, 1969 at Forrest Hill Baptist Church in Cocke County.
Joyce McBride Collins-Trent, 81, of Rogersville passed away Su…
Craig Lynn Wilmoth, 58, of Morristown passed away Monday, Nove…
Fate Rosenbalm Jr., 81, passed away peacefully at home, Monday…
William “Bill” Roy McMahan Jr., 85, passed away November 18, 2…
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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.
A crisp beautiful fall day with sunshine greeted the newest park for Morristown Saturday as festivities lasted all day long to celebrate the city’s latest accomplishment - the opening of Heritage Park.