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The state gas price average in Tennessee fell below $3 per gallon this weekend for the first time since January 4th. Since last Monday, gas prices in Tennessee have fallen 12 cents, on average. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $2.98 which is 30 cents less expensive than one month ago a…

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DANDRIDGE—Jefferson County’s girls saw a 12-point lead disappear and fell behind by seven early in the third quarter Monday night but rallied with 14 consecutive points to regain the upper hand and went on to a 66-49 victory over visiting Pigeon Forge.



We had a great first week back from Thanksgiving! This past Thursday was the start of the end of course testing for students. End of course testing in Biology and US History classes will be this week.

JOHNSON CITY – Master’s degree student Joseph Headrick won East Tennessee State University’s recent 2022 3 Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition with a presentation on “Salicylic Acid Inhibits Desiccation Survival of Salmonella Typhimurium.”

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The entertainment lasted longer than the actual meeting Thursday night as the Hawkins County Board of Education held its final meeting before the Christmas holidays.


Johnny S. Spoons, age 70 of Bean Station, passed away December…

Patty Jean George, age 86, of Newport, passed away Monday, Dec…

Roy Edward Harbin, age 73, passed away on Saturday, December 3…

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Save for a little bit of winds and clouds, the weather was sunny and perfect for the annual Rogersville Christmas Parade held Saturday in downtown Rogersville.

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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…