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Deputies in Jefferson County were dispatched to 1043 Shields Ridge Road in New Market at 1:34 a.m. Monday where they found the bodies of Paul West, 58, and Vanessa West, 49.

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Lakeway Area residents will have a chance to meet local authors this Saturday while they peruse the Morristown-Hamblen Library’s selection of books on sale at the Friends of the Morristown-Hamblen Library Book Sale.

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The Morristown Police Department put out a release Saturday, stating that some media sources had used inaccurate information in describing a shooting incident that happened earlier this week.

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The annual Allen Family Reunion will be held at 11 a.m., Satur…

Education

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Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System recently welcomed 12 third-year medical students to earn practicum hours at the hospital while they are in school. The students participated in Covenant Health’s “white coat ceremony” held for medical students from Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk Col…

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A few months ago, a staff member came to the central office with her two small children. I let the children draw on the whiteboard in my conference room while she worked. The entire board was covered with our notes, plans, ideas, solutions, and challenges from last year. We started this list…

Obituaries

Willetta Winton was born July 27, 1965. Her physical life came…

Jerome Osborne, 53, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021 at his…

Vaughtie Oaten, 95, of Talbott, passed away Monday, August 2, 2021.

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City officials announced this week that the greenway project has received almost $1 million from the Tennessee Department of Transportation, which should allow them to build almost half a mile of trail.

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The Cocke County Partnership and the City of Newport will be holding their last Rhythm on the River concert for this year on the Riverwalk behind the Newport City Hall on Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.