Local News

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A series of storms that left widespread damage over the past week in the Lakeway Area are moving out of the area and good weather is expected the rest of the week, the National Weather Service said.

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Members of the Cocke County Legislative Body met in special session Monday evening but at the end of the two-hour session they went home without a budget.

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A drug roundup resulted in 12 arrests as the result of investigations by the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Grainger County Sheriff’s Office.

Local Sports

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JOHNSON CITY — The East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has officially announced kickoff times on Monday afternoon for its 2019 football home games.


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John and Rose Lee Fox will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 27. The couple was married June 27, 1959 with the Rev. Callie Drummond performing the ceremony.

Courtney and Roy Wallace, of Knoxville, announce the birth of a son, Graham Jacob Wallace, born April 19, 2019 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. He weighed 7 lbs., 15 oz. Graham is the grandson of Mitzi (Jeff) Bratten of Bean Station, Ricky (Sandy) Trent of Talbott, and Cindy and Sonn…

Cynthia Dalton and Andy Houseright, of Morristown, announce the birth of a son, Walker James Houseright, born May 20, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He weighed 5 lbs., 8 oz. Walker is the brother of Tristen Ryland Houseright.



Betty McAmis King, 91, passed away peacefully at her home on S…

Katie M. McDonald, 84, of Morristown, passed away on Friday, J…

Esther Cate Hull, 79, of Talbott passed away at home on June 2…

Arts & Entertainment

The 9th Annual Popcorn Sutton Jam will be coming to Newport this weekend with a lineup of bands and vendors and music will be the focal point for the two-day festival.